Dr. Herman Nijjar
Dr. Herman Nijjar was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biological Sciences. Dr. Nijjar graduated with distinction. He then attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where he graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Nijjar was on the dean’s list each consecutive year of his degree program. Dr. Nijjar interned at various health centres including the Cherry Street Health Services Dental Clinic in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he completed dental procedures for the underserved communities within the area. In his final year of training, Dr. Nijjar completed the Advanced Periodontics Clerkship Program and received a certificate of completion.
Dr. Nijjar returned to Calgary and joined the Valley Ridge Dental team where continuously uses his knowledge and skills to provide exceptional oral care to all members of the community, and educate each patient on the importance or their oral health. Dr. Nijjar is a member of the Alberta Dental Association.
In his spare time, Dr. Nijjar enjoys physical exercise, playing sports, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Matthew Karavos has been practicing dentistry for over 35 years and has worked throughout Ontario and Alberta. Dr. Karavos strives to provide the upmost care in all of his clinics and ensure that his teams are well supported. He has a strong interest in cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and technology. Dr. Karavos practices dentistry part time in order to ensure that he has enough time dedicated to smooth running of his business, mentoring of junior dentists in addition to acquisitions of new potential clinics.
Dr. Karavos began his career after graduating from University of Western Ontario in 1982. Dr. Karavos excelled in his profession very quickly and became an owner within the first 6 (six) months of his career. Within his first two years he owned and assisted in the management of 6 Tridont Dental practices. Since then Dr. Karavos has been involved with over 100 transactions in the dental space.
While still dedicated to the profession Dr. Karavos’ goal is to have a dental business with multiple locations and continues to grow and improve its processes. It is important to Dr. Karavos to be able to provide an environment where newly trained professionals and practicum students can enter the dental field and have a positive and nurturing environment.
Dr. Matthew Karavos
Dr. Gosia Morley
Dr. Gosia Morley graduated from the dental program at the University of Saskatchewan in 2007 with great distinction and outstanding achievements in study of prosthodontics. Dr. Gosia thoroughly enjoys the practice of general, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics and surgery. She has completed courses in Laser dentistry in San Diego and facial aesthetics courses in Edmonton. Dr. Gosia has practiced in and around Calgary for 10+ years.
Dr. Gosia is happily married and has a wonderful son and two daughters with whom she enjoys being outdoors participating in many sports and loves to travel. Dr. Gosia is enjoying working at Valley Ridge Dental Centre and takes pride in providing her patients with top quality care and attention.