Doctor of Dental Surgery
Dr. Chang speaks English and Cantonese
Dr. Chang graduated from the University of Alberta and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1988. He practiced dentistry in Calgary for 22 years prior to moving Red Deer in 2011. With 30 years of comprehensive experience in dentistry, Dr. Chang has been taking care of his patient at Image Dental Care with his special training in orthodontics, sedation, and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Chang strives for excellence in all aspects of his career, with passion in dentistry along with extensive continuing education in implants, orthodontics, complicated procedures, sedation, and more. Dr. Chang always learns from the best in the industry.
Dr. Chang believes in giving back by going on dental missions to third world countries. Most recently he participated in a three-week dental mission trip to Bhutan with a group of dentists.
Dr. Chang is married with two kids. He enjoys running, hiking and watching movies in his spare time with his family.
Dr. Trca has been practicing at Image Dental Care since July 2022. She grew up in central Alberta and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Health Science from Mount Royal University in 2018. She then went on to receive her DDS degree from the University of Alberta in 2022, contributing much to the university by volunteering for various committees during her time there. Serving as the Vice President Internal of the Dental Students Association for two years and Co-Chair of Women’s Empowerment Lunch and Learn group for three years, Dr. Trca has demonstrated her commitment to bettering higher education.
In 2020, Dr. Trca married her high school sweetheart and delights in outdoor activities such as biking, kayaking, hiking, backpacking, quadding, and camping during the summer months. During wintertime she enjoys indulging in cozy reads around the fire or crafting with friends and family.
Dr. Rafaella Shammas has been practicing at Image Dental Care since December 2022. A graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy, Dr. Shammas prioritizes her patients’ needs, listens attentively to their concerns, and makes each visit as comfortable and efficient as possible.
Outside of work, Dr. Shammas loves capturing life's special moments through photography, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, and spending quality time with family and friends.
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Swita speaks English and Farsi.
Swita joined our team in July 2014 as our Dental Assistant. She has been in the field of dentistry for ten years now.
What Swita loves the most about her job is seeing patients smile. She believes that she's able to provide patients the highest quality dental care in a comfortable, relaxed, and friendly environment.
When not in the office, you'll find Swita reading, walking, or playing soccer games.
Sarah is one of our Dental Hygienists. She's been with our team since March 2014 and in the field of dentistry since 2012.
Sarah loves that they get to help people become healthier. She focuses on preventative dentistry and guides her patients to achieve their oral health goals.
When not in the office, Sarah spends time building furniture and making jewelry. She also loves snowboarding and being in her happy place, the great outdoors.
Jessica joined us in October 2014 as one of our Dental Assistants. She has been in the field of dentistry since 2006.
She loves being able to help patients regularly - by enhancing their smile or making their dental experience calmer and more comfortable.
Jessica believes that good dental health is crucial in achieving overall health, and she’s happy and grateful to be one with patients in their journey to a better smile.
When not in the office, Jessica loves spending fun times with her family. She also likes camping, going on RZR adventures, and swimming.
Amanda has been with our team since December 2016 as our Dental Administrator. She has been in the field of dentistry for four years.
She feels she helps patients best by maintaining a comfortable, relaxed, and friendly environment. She loves interacting with patients and learning more about them.
Amanda feels that making patients feel welcomed and getting closer with them make them more eager to come back.
When not assisting patients in the office, Amanda spends time with her husband and two daughters. She loves playing golf and working on anything wedding-related.
Seline is our Dental Administrator. She’s been with our team since 2018 and in the field of dentistry for five years now.
To Seline, patients always come first. She feels she helps them best with compassion, communication, and care. She loves working with the team and feels that patients ultimately become family as well.
When not in the office, Seline spends time with her family. She also reads novels and watches Korean dramas.
Heather speaks English and Spanish.
Heather has been with Image Dental since June 2019 as our Dental Hygienist. She has been in the industry for six years.
She feels she helps patients best by providing an open and relaxed atmosphere whenever they have questions, concerns, or apprehensions about treatments. She enjoys connecting with people – seeing them smile and learning more about their culture.
When not in the office, Heather spends time backpacking as a traveler and camping outdoors. She also loves Latin dancing and cooking.
Carlee joined is one of our Dental Hygienists here at Image Dental. She joined our team in January 2019 and has been in the field of dentistry for three years now.
Carlee takes a holistic approach to treating her patients and stresses oral health as an important part of overall health.
Carlee enjoys her job as she loves caring for people. She strives to help her patients achieve a happy, healthy smile.
When away from work, Carlee spends time hiking, biking, running, doing yoga, and skiing.
Bethany joined our team in February 2020 as our Dental Assistant. She has been in the dental field for over a year now.
Bethany loves caring for her patients and enjoys assisting in complicated wisdom teeth extractions and IV sedation.
Outside of work, Bethany enjoys running, hiking and spending time with her dog, Theodore.
Amie has been a dental administrator with Image Dental Care since February of 2022. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, quading, and bike rides with her husband and three kids in the summer months; and snowboarding & snowmobiling in the winter months. Amie feels like she can help patients best when she understands their concerns and fears.
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Matthew is a Registered Dental Hygienist who joined Image Dental Care in June 2023. His patient service philosophy centres around connecting with each client and helping them feel safe and comfortable during their dental appointments. Matthew finds the job personally gratifying as he gets to help remove deposits of plaque, tartar, and bacteria, ultimately helping his patients attain a healthy smile. When not working he enjoys spending time with his family and tinkering on projects in his garage.