Our team of pediatric dentists have unparalleled expertise and training to provide outstanding care for your little love ones.
Dr. Donald Scheideman
Dr. Donald Scheideman has been practicing dentistry for nearly 30 years. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and his Pediatric Dentistry diploma from the Oregon Health Science Center. He completed a fellowship in the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center and a residency in pediatric dentistry at the Oregon Health Science Center.
He has been actively involved in organized dentistry, providing leadership for pediatric specialists in the province. Dr. Scheideman has served as the President of the Dental Specialists Society of BC.
In his leisure time, he enjoys skiing, bicycling, water sports, kayaking, and swimming.
Dr. Anabel Chan
Dr. Anabel Chan, a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, has been treating the oral health needs of children since 1990. Dr. Chan completed a residency at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. After that, she became a staff dentist there for another three years, treating children in a hospital setting.
Dr. Chan was an Assistant Clinical Professor at both the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia. She speaks occasionally to study clubs and has had several articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Dr. Chan is married with two young daughters. She also speaks fluent Cantonese and some Mandarin.
Dr. Reza Nouri
Dr. Reza Nouri received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1994. After a year of practice in family dentistry, he went on to complete his specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Toronto. Upon his return to B.C., and while in full-time practice, he completed his Master of Science degree in dental biomaterials at the Faculty of Dentistry, UBC.
Dr. Nouri is a certified specialist in pediatric dentistry, and is staff surgeon at both British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital and the Cambie Surgery Centre. He is a former president of the B.C. Society of Pediatric Dentists, and also a former president of Dental Specialists Society of B.C. He has been involved with organized dentistry by participating on different committees at the College of Dental Surgeons of BC, and the BC Dental Association.
Dr. Nouri has been an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC since 1994 and has been the recipient of a part-time Faculty Teaching Award. Besides clinical practice, Dr. Nouri is interested in clinical research, and has published articles on clinical dentistry. He is also a contributing consultant for Oral Health Journal.
Away from the office, Dr. Nouri enjoys soccer, snowboarding, karate, and spending time with his wife and two children.
Dr. Louisa Leung
Dr. Louisa Leung is a Certified Pediatric Dental Specialist who earned her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2000.
Before Dr. Leung began her specialty training, she completed the Pediatric Dental Residency Training program at BC’s Children’s Hospital and she practiced in general dentistry for two years. She pursued post-graduate studies in Houston at the University of Texas Health Science Center to obtain her Pediatric Dental specialty certificate and Master of Science degree.
Despite Dr. Leung’s love of practising dentistry in Texas, her heart and Canadian roots made her return back home to Vancouver, BC.
Dr. Leung provides primary dental care and comprehensive dental treatment for infants, children, adolescents, and special needs patients at the office, Cambie Surgical Centre, and BC’s Children’s Hospital. Besides private practice, Dr. Leung teaches Pediatric Dentistry to undergraduate dental students as a Clinical Instructor at UBC and Douglas College and she presents lectures to different dental study clubs and groups.
Outside of work, Dr. Leung keeps busy with her husband and three young children.
Dr. Carter Ng
Dr. Carter Ng, a native of Vancouver, B.C., is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. His interest and inspiration to become a pediatric dentist first came to light while working alongside his late father and mentor, Dr. George Ng, a pediatric dentist.
After 8 years of practice in general dentistry in Vancouver and Burnaby, Dr. Ng pursued his post-graduate studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC) where he completed his Master of Science and Diploma of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Ng’s pediatric dental practice provides primary dental care for infants, children, adolescents, and medically compromised patients. He prides himself on providing the highest quality dental care with his easy-going personality that helps people feel at ease during their visits.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Ng is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry and has volunteered on medical mission trips to the underserved communities of Mexico and Paraguay. He is a board director and past-president of the Chinese Canadian Dental Society of British Columbia.
During his personal time, Dr. Ng and his wife, Cara, enjoy traveling, outdoor recreation, and an active life.
Dr. Scheideman received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of British Columbia followed by a yearlong General Practitioner Residency (GPR) from the University of Alberta where he received advanced training in Oral Surgery, Implants, Prosthodontics, and Periodontics. Dr. Scheideman realized his ambitions resided within Pediatric Dentistry and subsequently completed a specialty program in Pediatric Dentistry at the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. Throughout his residency he received extensive clinical training in behaviour management, emergency treatment, working with special needs patients, oral sedations, and full mouth oral rehabilitations.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Scheideman is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry for both the Undergraduate Dental and Graduate Pediatric Dental program, where he is able to share and pass on his passion for children’s oral health care. He has also volunteered on medical/dental mission trips to Cambodia and Guatemala. During his leisure time, Dr. Scheideman, enjoys hiking, playing hockey, and snowboarding. Dr Scheideman looks forward to providing quality dental care and dental education to children and teenagers that will leave them with a life-long foundation for exceptional oral health.
Dr. Janice Duong, a native of BC, is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. As a former PDG patient in both pediatrics and orthodontics, she is very happy to be part of the PDG family where she received her care while growing up.
Dr. Duong obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia where she was selected as the dental school President and then the class Valedictorian for her graduating class. Following graduation, she practiced general dentistry in the Lower Mainland for two years before proceeding to the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she obtained her Pediatric Dentistry Specialty diploma and her Master of Science degree in Dentistry. Here, she was selected as the Chief Resident. Dr. Duong is especially proud of her training in Seattle as it not only taught her the necessary clinical skills, but it also gave her extensive training in trauma management and behaviour management, especially while working in the Medically Complex Clinic (for children and adolescents with special health care needs), the Autism Clinic, and the Sedation Clinic.
Dr. Duong has been practicing pediatric dentistry for the past few years in Mission, BC. Her commitment to pediatric oral health has also taken her to the Yukon and Northwest Territories of Canada where she provided dental work for these communities on a monthly basis. She has also enjoyed volunteering abroad in dental mission trips to schools and orphanages in Peru, Cambodia, and Kenya.
Similarly, and not surprisingly, Dr. Duong is also highly involved within the dental community. She is a part-time affiliated clinical faculty member at the University of Washington’s Center for Pediatric Dentistry, and a clinical instructor for the pediatric dental residents and pre-doctoral dental students both at the University of Washington and the University of British Columbia. She was awarded the Part-time Faculty Teaching Award in 2015 at UBC by the dental students. She is a board-certified Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (FRCDC) in Pediatric Dentistry as well as a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Outside of the office, Dr. Duong enjoys travel, art, music, and dance, especially having grown up with extensive training in music and ballet. She also enjoys spending time with her close friends and family, especially with her husband Dr. Christian Wong, one of our orthodontists at PDG! Dr. Duong is a native of BC and loves everything that the west coast has to offer. She enjoys being a part of our community.