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Dr. Christine Park

Dr. Melanie Mattson

Our Team

Dentists

Dr. Christine Park

Dr. Christine Park, General Dentist

Dr. Park graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. She then moved to New York City and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Columbia University. She continued to pursue additional education at University of Washington Medical Center and completed the General Residency Program. During her residency, she received training in oral surgery, trauma, conscious and moderate sedation, and treatment of medically compromised patients. Dr. Park joined Family First Dental in 2016 and enjoys working with the incredible team of caring and skilled staff. Learn more...

Dr. Melanie Mattson

Dr. Melanie Mattson, Certified Specialist in Orthodontics

Dr. Mattson is a dentist and certified specialist in orthodontics. She was born and raised in the interior of British Columbia in the city of Trail. Her post secondary educational career began with undergraduate studies in microbiology at the University of Calgary, and continued at the University of Alberta where Dr. Mattson obtained her degree in dentistry. Upon graduation, she entered a general practice residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, where she gained additional training in emergency dentistry, oral surgery and special care dentistry. Learn more...

Dr. Judy Gough

Dr. Judy Gough

Dr. Gough was born and raised in Prince George, British Columbia. She started her career in dentistry in 1979 as a Certified Dental Assistant, and did this for many years, until she decided to move to Vancouver and go to the University of British Columbia to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. After graduation in 1991, she decided to further pursue her studies and graduated from the UBC Dental School in 1995. Learn more...

In December of 2017, Dr. Judy Gough made a tough decision to retire from dentistry after 30 years of working as a Certified Dental Assistant and a dentist. She will be greatly missed by all the staff and patients, and we wish her all the best on her well-deserved retirement.

– Dr. Park and staff

Registered Dental Hygienists

Florian

Florian

Florian was born in Rome, Italy. She moved to Canada when she was 5 years old. She grew up in Burnaby, British Columbia and attended Burnaby North High School. After graduation from high school, she attended Simon Fraser University and went on to Vancouver Community College to finish her hygiene diploma. She is currently attending the University of British Columbia while finishing her hygiene degree. She enjoys hiking, running, and eating in her free time. She has a pet rabbit named Hazel, and loves to travel.

Sheliza

Sheliza

Bio coming soon.

Certified Dental Assistants

Bojana

Bojana

Bojana was born in Serbia, but moved to Canada when she was 8 years old with her family. She grew up in the downtown west end of Vancouver and obtained her certification in Dental Assisting in 2006 from Vancouver Community College. She loves being a part of a dental team and helping patients feel comfortable. In her spare time, Bojana likes to explore her creative side by doing photography.

Naz

Naz

Bio coming soon.

Administration / Receptionists

Frankie

Frankie

Frankie joined our practice in 2006 and she has over 25 years of dental experience. Any suggestions or concerns regarding treatment or fiances she is more than happy to help. “I love coming to work. I get to work with wonderful patients and a group of professionals that love to laugh." She grew up in Montreal where she worked as a flight attendant and attained the experience in dealing with the general public. Frankie lives in Vancouver with her husband Mike. In her spare time you can find her enjoying the outdoors, padding her outrigger or with her dragon boat team.

Naz

Michelle

Bio coming soon.

Naz

Marielle

Bio coming soon.