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Dr. Mostafa Altalibi

Orthodontist | Read Reviews

Dr. Mostafa Altalibi received his D.M.D from the prestigious McGill University, graduating with the highest honour as the valedictorian of his class and having won numerous other awards including the American Association of Orthodontists Award.

He then dedicated the next year to working with disadvantaged and disabled kids at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. His growing interest in orthodontics led him to the University of Alberta to pursue his passion for orthodontics. There he completed a master’s degree and developed tools to help physicians and orthodontists treat obstructive sleep apnea in children.

Mostafa is currently involved in exciting research at the positive psychology institute at the University of Pennsylvania, to establish the means to boost his patient’s self-esteem throughout orthodontic treatment. He’s also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Alberta Undergraduate Dental Clinic. He has published numerous research articles in respected scientific peer-reviewed journals on cleft lip and palate, surgical procedures, obstructive sleep apnea, and the new cone-beam tomography technology. Moreover, Mostafa is an examiner and fellow of the Royal College of Canada.

Outside of orthodontics, he enjoys healthy living, with an active lifestyle of travelling, camping, hiking, Cross Fit and yoga.

Dr. Javier Cabrales

Periodontist | Read Reviews

Dr. Javier Cabrales completed the Graduate Periodontics program at the University of Manitoba in June 2020. Prior to his periodontal training, he received his DMD from the University of Saskatchewan in 2014 and thereafter worked as a general dentist for 3 years prior to entering postgraduate studies.

As a trained periodontist, he specializes in the placement of dental implants and the management of periodontal disease. This includes the following:

  • Complete or limited periodontal evaluations
  • Surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Periodontal regeneration
  • Soft tissue augmentation
  • Functional & esthetic crown lengthening
  • Oral pathology & biopsies
  • Canine exposures
  • Guided surgical implant placement with a digital workflow
  • Sinus and ridge augmentation
  • Atraumatic extraction and ridge preservation

Dr. Cabrales is fluent in both English and Spanish, and was drawn to Calgary for its mountains. When not at work, he enjoys going for long walks with his dog, snowboarding, cycling, and playings sports such as soccer and squash.

Dr. Ben Thomas

Periodontist | Read Reviews

Dr. Ben Thomas was born in Calgary and raised in Crossfield, Alberta. After high school, he spent two years abroad before moving to the United States to pursue further education. He completed his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University, where he majored in Neuroscience and minored in French. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Master of Public Health degree, and Specialty Certificate in Periodontics from the University of North Carolina. His training also included certification in Intravenous Sedation and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and an active member of numerous dental organizations and societies, including the American Academy of Periodontology, the Canadian Association of Periodontology, and the International Academy of Periodontology. As a trained periodontist, he specializes in the placement of dental implants and the management of periodontal disease. This includes:

  • Limited or complete periodontal evaluation
  • Surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Periodontal regeneration
  • Surgical implant placement
  • Ridge and sinus augmentation
  • Extractions and ridge preservations
  • Gingival grafting
  • Functional & Esthetic crown lengthening
  • Oral Pathology

Ben is passionate about dental surgery and loves what he does. He is fluent in French and has provided dental services to underprivileged populations in Haiti, Mexico, Moldova, and Senegal.  When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking for friends, and playing sports.


Dr. Ryan Keyes


Dr. Ryan Keyes is a Board Certified Prosthodontist. He can provide advanced and complex restorative & rehabilitative treatment options involving crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures, and dental implants focused on function and aesthetics.

He completed his Bachelors Degree in Science and then completed his dental training at the University of  Sydney. Following dental school, he completed an additional 3 years of training to attain his Specialty of Prosthetic Dentistry.  He is a Fellow with the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is registered with the Alberta Dental Association and College, with practice focused on the Specialty of Prosthodontics.

Ryan enjoys teaching in the dental field and has worked as an adjunct associate professor. He also maintains research interests involving dental implants. Currently, Dr. Keyes is involved with local and international dental study clubs and lectures as a specialist in the field of Prosthetic Dentistry.  Ryan enjoys the lifestyle that Alberta has to offer and can often be found snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, camping, or wakeboarding.


Roni Yusefov


Roni is a second-generation denturist, who developed a passion for dentures at a young age while visiting his Dad often at their family denture clinics back home in Toronto. He graduated in 2016 from a well-known and highly accredited school; George Brown College where he obtained his license to practice as a Denturist across Canada.

In his free time, Roni likes to spend it outdoors fly fishing for trout, playing basketball, hockey and of course spending time with family and friends.

Roni is always putting his patients’ needs first, using his excellent level of commitment, skill and patience in both his professional and personal life ( we all know the patience you need to catch a fish)

His words to go by are “changing lives one smile at a time” which he strives to achieve with every patient.