The number one thing that people say about Dr. Dulat is, "I can't believe how much time he spent with me!" But that is Dr. Dulat's love of education shining through as he takes great pain to explain everything in great detail and make sure patients understand exactly what is happening in their mouths. Dr. Dulat graduated from University of Manitoba's Faculty of Dentistry and has been in private practice since then. He is a man who believes that his dental degree was only the beginning of his education as he actively seeks to keep himself abreast with the latest in the field. With two full time dental practices and over 2000 hours of continuing education from some of the most renowned masters of cosmetic and implant dentistry, it is not surprising that Dr. Dulat's collective knowledge and skills are sheer magic! Dr. Dulat is a: 1. Fellow of the International Team of Implantologists 2. Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists 3. Preferred Invisalign Provider 4. Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 5. Level 4 Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, Florida 6. Co-ordinator of the ITI Manitoba Chapter Study Club He has achieved: 7. Preceptorship in Implantology from University of Texas, School of Dentistry, Medical Center 8. Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Treatment from UCLA. Today, his practice is focused on cosmetic, orthodontic, surgical and implant dentistry as he continually travels around the world to study the latest trends in the field. Most of his Cosmetic courses have been completed at the UCLA School of Post-graduate Dentistry, LA. He has also completed the ITI Advanced Surgical Implant course from the University of Switzerland in Berne. But when not designing peoples' smiles (or dental offices), he enjoys adventure travel, climbing mountains or scuba diving with his wife and son. His motto being to always live life to the fullest and helping others do so too.
If Dr. Dulat is the head of Dental Designs, Sheri is the heart. The first thing that strikes one about Sheri is her charming smile and the positive energy she brings to the work place. Intuitive and perceptive to other people's needs, she draws satisfaction from making their visits a positive experience. A true people-person, she oversees the operations of both Dental Designs offices as well as Nirvana Wellness with great efficiency. Sheri's love of dentistry started at the age of 16 when she worked part-time as an assistant for a local dentist. Since then her thirst for knowledge led her to attain an Honors degree in both Psychology and Sociology and has education and experience in both Human Resource Management and Financial Management. Sheri is also a big advocate of World Vision and her infectious zest for life is evident in her fitness choices like sculpt barre, zumba and her love of adventure travel, though true fulfillment lies in spending time with her husband and son.
Dentist Dr. Monica Arora, a graduate of University of Manitoba, completed her Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) prior to entering the Faculty of Dentistry where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. She joined our practice in 2011 and has already made a special place in the hearts of the patients who warm up to her calm assurance and patient demeanor. Always one to keep up with the latest in Modern treatment modality, Dr. Arora has taken countless hours of Continuing Education and gears her practice towards comprehensive dentistry. In her spare time she loves to dance, discover new cuisines while travelling and spending time with her young family.
Dr. Eraldo Batista received his D.D.S. from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil in 1988. He worked as a general practitioner before enrolling in a Master Degree and Specialty Program in Periodontology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), becoming a specialist in 1998. In 2000 he enrolled in the PhD Program in Oral Biology at Boston University, graduating in 2005. He returned to Brazil and continued teaching at the Dental School as well as collaborating with the Medical School and the Graduate Program in Cellular & Molecular Biology. Dr. Batista is just one of handful of clinician/scientists in Canada. He has focused not just on clinical work, but also Molecular Dental Research with more than 30 publications in peer reviewed prestigious dental and medical journals. He has received many awards and research recognitions. He is presently working as an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba focusing on Periodontal research and he coordinates the 4th year undergraduate Periodontal Teaching Program. He is also a Fellow (one of only 900 worldwide) and a Registered Speaker of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), located in Bern, Switzerland. A lover of music, Dr. Batista enjoys playing the classical guitar as well as listening to progressive rock, jazz fusion and classical guitar masters. He enjoys an active lifestyle by playing tennis and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Dr. Fabio Pinheiro has recently joined the Division of Orthodontics at the University of Manitoba as assistant professor. He completed a 4-year orthodontic residence program in Brazil which combined the delivery of clinical services to patients with craniofacial anomalies and a Master's degree in Orthodontics from the University of Sao Paulo. Dr. Pinheiro also received a Master's degree in Biomaterials from the University of Michigan, USA, and his PhD. in Orthodontics from the University of Manchester, England. After having worked in Japan as a research fellow as well as a clinical orthodontist in both Brazil and Sweden, Dr. Pinheiro, along with his wife Tatiana and his son Daniel, now look forward to permanently settling in Winnipeg. He enjoys working in a multidisciplinary setting as well as planning treatments based on his patients' perceptions and goals. He sees his patients as a partaker in the pursuit of the best results and is thrilled with all that orthodontics can offer nowadays to achieve excellence.
Our Green Ambassador as we like to call her, Angela has been part of our team the longest (14 years) and is as integral to our office as to our lives. She ensures everyone uses green products and practices re-cycling. A graduate of the Dental Hygiene program at the University of Manitoba, she too is continually learning new techniques and advancing her skills. Her gentle touch and deft handling are what keep the patients coming back year after year. Angela takes oral health very seriously and will be often found educating patients with tips to improving their overall health. Fishing and golf relax her the most and she loves spending time at her family cottage with her husband and son.
Carley is our go to person at Dental Designs, helping make the entire operation run smoothly. Her engaging personality makes it a joy for patients to come see us and her efficient time management and organizational skills ensure that patients' accounts are always attended to. Carley loves spending her time outdoors as much as with her family. She has a 3 ½ year old Boxer dog that keeps her active and always on her toes. She loves escaping Manitoba's cold winters and vacationing at warmer destinations, which is when we truly miss her!
Registered Dental Assistant
Miranda graduated with honours in 2003 from Red River College and attained her Orthodontic Module. She has over 10 years of experience with both assisting and reception making her truly efficient and knowledgeable. Her talents shine through when she deals with patients. They love her approachable, bubbly demeanour and soothing nature. She loves to answer their questions and help them feel at ease. An outdoors enthusiast she loves camping and fishing and trying new activities with her family. A recent addition that brings her much joy is her puppy Piper, a Norwegian elkhound cross.
Allie's smile brightens up each patients day as they enter Dental Designs Richardson Centre. Her positive attitude and genuine love for people shines through when she is talking to patients. Allie is passionate about dentistry and is always seeking opportunities to learn and grow. In her spare time she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family. A lover of travel she takes any opportunity to discover somewhere new with her husband.
Kaitlin's calm nature and friendly demeanor helps patients feel relaxed instantly. She has been an asset to our team since the day she joined us this spring when she returned to her home base of Winnipeg after spending some time in Vancouver. An Honors Graduate from Red River College, Kaitlin achieved her orthodontic module in June, 2010. Her favorite things about being a dental assistant are working with people and the variety of dental procedures that are done. Like she says, "It's nice getting to do something different every day." Someone with a zest for life, she enjoys traveling, snowboarding, cross-fit, and lots of other outdoor activities.