At Hi-Tech Family Dentistry, in Saint John, taking care of your oral and dental health is a passion that our entire team shares. We are aware that going to the dentist can be stressful for some people, whether children or adults. For this reason, we focus on a gentle approach that ensures you the best experience possible. Meet our team and learn more about our commitment to you and your family.
Dr. Bella Panjwani has graduated from the University of Alberta's advanced placement program. She also has a specialty degree in prosthodontics from Gujarat University, India.
Along with working in general practice dentistry, she has worked at the University of British Columbia as a prosthodontics consultant clinical instructor. She has also provided prosthodontics services at the Fraser Valley Cancer Centre Oral Oncology department in Surrey, British Columbia. Bella thinks that learning and sharing her knowledge is an integral part of her profession:
"I am also passionately involved in research work. I have presented papers at various national and international dental and prosthodontics conferences. My studies have been published in various high-impact specialty journals. I order to provide excellent compassionate service to my patients. I invest my time heavily in academic continuous education."
Don was born and raised in PEI, where he attended University of Prince Edward Island completing his Bachelor of Science in 1973. He then attended Dalhousie University in 1977 for his dental certification. He is married, with two daughters and a son. In his spare time he enjoys photography, reading and sailing.
He has a gentle touch and friendly demeanor, which makes our patients feel comfortable and at home in our dental environment.
Office Manager – CDA
Tyra grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she graduated in dental assisting from Red River Community College in 1994. She has worked in periodontics, orthodontics and general practitioners offices. She has two sons, and in her spare time she enjoys managing their hockey team, scrap booking and travelling.
Eric grew up in Rothesay and graduated from Rothesay High School. After graduation, he attended UNBSJ where he majored in history, and minored in philosophy. Eric is in charge of our office maintenance and sterilization. He is a great asset to our team and we are happy to have him. He works hard to ensure quality and protocols are followed for our patients’ safety.
I am originally from North Bay, Ontario and have recently moved to the wonderful city of Saint John. I graduated from Canadore College as a Registered Dental Hygienist where I received the Dr. Max Back Highest Academic Achievement Award. My greatest passions are traveling and my family. In my free time you can find me hiking or cooking/baking. I love to help others and it is my mission to help improve the oral health of all of our patients.