Our Team

dbakhshi_profileDr. Daryoush Bakhshi

Dr. Bakhshi is well known with his patients for his genuine care and gentle touch and his kind manner with children. He enjoys getting to know patients and their families and providing dental care in a stress-free and relaxed environment. Dr. Bakhshi received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Toronto. Upon graduation, he worked in Toronto, Trenton, and Brampton Ontario for a few years before moving to beautiful Vancouver. He is always busy attending continuing education courses to gain advanced training in the treatment of patients with complex multi-disciplinary needs including wisdom teeth extraction, cosmetic dentistry, and implant dentistry.

When not working, Dr. Bakhshi enjoys spending time with family, and can be found enjoying bicycling, fishing, and watching movies.

szahedi_profileDr. Sepehr Zahedi

“Because I understand what a terrifying experience a visit to the dentist may be. Let me help.”

Dr. Sepehr Zahedi is a dentist with a Master’s degree in dental anesthesiology. He is a graduate of the Dental Anesthesiology program at the University of Toronto in 2012, a three-year post-graduate degree. Prior to this, he also attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Toronto. Dr. Zahedi maintains general anesthesia and sedation for dentistry facilities in lower mainland and is also an associate professor at the University of British Columbia in the field of pediatric sedation as well as local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. Dr. Zahedi grew up in Bearspaw, Alberta where he attended University of Calgary, William Aberhart High school, and F.E. Osborne Primary School.

Dr. Zahedi has tailored his practices to accommodate patients who are very dentally anxious, medically compromised, or developmentally delayed.   In his spare time, Sep volunteers at the Vancouver downtown eastside dental clinic offering free dental care to the homeless and needy. He is an avid soccer player and fan.

In keeping with his graduate training, Dr. Zahedi has tailored his practice to accommodate patients who are very young, dentally anxious, medically compromised or developmentally delayed.

snaddaf_profileDr. Saman Naddaf

Dr. Naddaf was born to be a dentist. When asked as a child what he would like to be when he grows up, a dentist was his first and only answer. Dr. Naddaf brings over 11 years of experience as a dentist. After graduating from the University of Toronto, he worked in Port Hope, Ontario for several years prior to making the move to the beautiful British Columbia along with his wife and young daughter. He takes pride in being able to provide all aspects of dental care, from an infant’s first visit to complete cosmetic makeovers, root canals, implants, and surgeries. Continuing education programs and clinical updates are a priority for Dr. Naddaf. Making people comfortable is his passion. Dr. Naddaf is an avid soccer player, adding golf to the days with better weather.

Our Staff

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Yenn, RDH

Yenn is detail oriented and well organized. His skills were honed from previous careers in Engineering and Fine Arts. Yenn’s sincere approach to life is reflected in his dental hygiene work. During Yenn’s professional dental education in BC, Yenn developed a great passion for the promotion of oral health and general well-being. His gentle and peaceful nature allows him establish a close connection with our patients. Outside of his busy work schedule in our office and in his own dental hygiene practice, Yenn’s spare time is filled with connecting to nature, music & water which are essential therapeutic elements for his life.

Mariela, RDH

Mariela has been practising as a Registered Dental Hygienist since her graduation from Vancouver Community College Diploma program in 2009, and joined the Happy Molar dental team in 2011 bringing with her over 7 years of Certified Dental Assisting experience in local endodontic and pediatric dental offices. It is her goal as a hygienist to provide thorough and comfortable periodontal care in a friendly atmosphere. When out of the office, she enjoys driving her two young children to their scheduled activities. She immigrated to Canada from El Salvador in 1993 and as a native Spanish speaker, she is always happy to help our Spanish speaking clientele with any translating if required.

Harry Sekhon, RDH

Harry is a Registered Dental Hygienist. He graduated from the Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene in Toronto back in 2011. Harry joined Happy Molar in 2011 and West Van Dental Group in 2012 as our hygiene department began to expand. Harry prides himself in staying current with the latest research in preventative oral health care. He is certified in CPR and also holds a diploma in Human Kinetics. His professionalism and commitment is noticeably reflected in his positive attitude and delivery of care. Harry is trilingual in English, Punjabi and Hindi. In his spare time, he enjoys going to the gym, is obsessed with watching the latest movies and loves hanging out with his beautiful wife, family and friends!