Columbia Square Dental

About Us

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About Columbia Square Dental

Together, our team members make up one of the most important assets of our conveniently located New Westminster dental office. Our dental professionals are passionate about the quality of the work we do here. They are dedicated to the provision of oral health care for each of our patients, new and existing.

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Our Team

Meet Your New Westminster Dental Team

Dr. Amir Najafi

Dr. Amir Najafi

General Dentist

Dr. Amir Najafi, General Dentist, earned his dental degree in 2003 from Shiraz University in Iran. Since then he is practicing all aspects of dentistry. In 2010, he completed a 4-year specialty program in Orthodontics in Shiraz University. Dr. Najafi has been committed to enhancing and expanding his expertise by participating in continuing education courses. These many years of experience have given him outstanding ability to provide high-quality dental care for his patients.


Dr. Shideh Khayat

Dr. Shideh Khayat

General Dentist

Dr. Shideh Khayat was born and raised in Iran. Growing up with dentist parents, she soon planned to follow in their footsteps. She graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences with a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2008.
She is experienced in all aspects of dentistry and enjoys focusing on restorative and cosmetic cases. She is a certified Invisalign provider.
Dr. Shideh maintains her commitment to excellence in dentistry and attends numerous continuing education lectures and study clubs. She strives to provide her patients with the best dental care and ensure they have a pleasant experience. She can put patients at ease and pays excellent attention to details.
Dr. Shideh is a member of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), the College of Dental Surgeons of BC (CDSBC) and the British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA).
During her time away from work, Dr. Shideh enjoys yoga, swimming, hiking and watching movies with her two boys and her husband. She feels fortunate to have an opportunity to practice and live in beautiful British Columbia.
Dr. Felix Zhang

Dr. Felix Zhang

General Dentist

Dr. Zhang is a well-known dentist in the field given both his extensive international education and his experience at Sierra Dental in Calgary, Alberta.

Dr. Zhang received his undergraduate and masters degree in dentistry and oral surgery in China, where he practiced as an oral surgeon for five years before moving to Canada. He continued his studies at UBC where he received his PhD in Oral Health Sciences (2000) as well as an additional degree at the University of Alberta in 2005! Columbia Square Dental is thrilled about Dr. Zhang joining the team given his experience in all aspects of dentistry, with special skills and interests in difficult extractions including wisdom teeth, implants, tissue grafts, gum surgery and root canal therapy.

Dr. Zhang is one of few dentists in the Lower Mainland certified to safely administer IV sedation to his patients who may require it. Along with the Columbia Square Dental team Felix shares a strong belief in providing quality dentistry with a gentle touch.

Dr. Mohammad Moshtaghi

Dr. Mohammad Moshtaghi

General Dentist

Dr. Mohammad Moshtaghi (Dr. Mo) was born in Iran and has been practicing dentistry for the past 24 years, dedicating the last 18 years towards Implant dentistry and Periodontal (gum) surgeries. He has been practicing as a licensed general dentist in Canada since 2015.

After getting his DDS from Shahid Beheshti University in 1995, he practiced general dentistry for three years and went back to the university to receive his MSc in Periodontics in 2001. In Iran, he provided patients with periodontal and advanced implant treatments at his private practice and served as an assistant professor at the Guilan University of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Mo has a passion for continuous education and has served both as an instructor and a student in various courses to cultivate his passion for implant dentistry.

Away from his practice, Dr. Mo enjoys skiing, biking, and spending time with his family.

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Our Languages

Languages Spoken By Your
New Westminster Dentists

Do you prefer to speak another language other than English? Our team offers dental appointments in French, Vietnamese, Farsi, Hindi, Punjabi, Tagalog, and Urdu. Just let us know what you prefer when you book your appointment.

Fees & Insurance

Our Fees & Insurance Options

We direct bill insurance and offer affordable fees based on the BCDA fee guide.

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