Your Caring Maple Ridge Dental Team

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Evident Care Dental was established in October 2004 and has steadily grown over our many years of operation. Led by Dr. Derhami, our Maple Ridge family dentistry is designed and modelled after modern European offices. This design allows for maximum transparency for patients to see our team at work and to create a welcoming and relaxing environment.

We Actively Engage Patients

The open sterilization area allows patients to view our infection control procedures. We also equip each dental unit with a computer-TV monitor so both patients and staff can view X-rays and charts. In addition to entertainment, this helps to actively engage you in the decision-making processes.

Proud Supporters of the Maple Ridge Community

Since our founding, Evident Care Dental has done its best to support our community by donating hundreds of dollars to our local hospitals and schools. Our office is located one block east of downtown Maple Ridge in a strip mall with ample free parking. There is also a walk-in medical clinic (Meadow Ridge Care Clinic), a restaurant (Frogstone Grill) a pharmacy (The Chemist) and a hair salon in the mall.

Dr. Derhami

Dr. Derhami

Dr. Derhami and his family have resided in Maple Ridge since 2004. He is an experienced dentist with many years of practice in a variety of clinical settings including a private family dentistry, emergency hospital clinic and community health centres around the globe. He was a part-time instructor at both the University of Alberta and the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Derhami has been in practice since 1991. He received his dental degree from The Royal Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He earned a Master of Science degree in oral biology and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in medical and oral health sciences from the University of Alberta. Dr. Derhami was also a fellow at the Centre of Head and Neck Reconstruction (COMPRU) in Edmonton. He has conducted research in dental biomaterials and has numerous publications in various respected scientific and clinical journals.

“My greatest achievement is my family, my wife and children. Second to them, I am extremely proud of Evident Care Dental. The staff and I make every small detail a priority so that our clients may have a positive experience of our services and we can feel proud as a team.”

Dr. Leila Mohazab

Dr. Leila Mohazab

Dr. Leila Mohazab was raised and schooled in West Vancouver, B.C. She received her B.Sc. with Distinction from the UBC Faculty of Sciences in Behavioral Neuroscience where she was also awarded a Master of Science in Craniofacial Science. She is a graduate of UBC Dental School and she is an accomplished Scientist with publication in The Journal of Cell Science. Dr. Leila has dedicated many years to dental volunteering in the Vancouver East Side Native Health Clinic and is passionate about community service.

Professional Affiliations

British Columbia Dental Association Canadian Dental Association

Nava Hygienist

Nava has been with us since 2009. She was born and raised in Maple Ridge and graduated from the dental hygiene program in Toronto and our patients really, really like her for her gentle touch and great sense of humor.


Liz Hygienist

Liz is a dental hygienist who joined us in 2017. She is also a triathlon champion.


Katie Clinical Assistant

Katie joined us in 2016 as a part time member.


Jennifer – Administrative Coordinator

Jennifer joined us in 2013. She brings sunshine to our front desk.


Bal Clinical Assistant

Bal joined our team in 2006. Born and raised in the Fraser Valley, she finished her dental assisting program in 2006 and is certified in the orthodontics module. Bal is an invaluable member of our team.


Ellen Administrative Coordinator

Ellen joined our team in 2013. Patients tell us she is kind, considerate and polite.


Kiara Scheduling Administrator

Kiara joined us in 2016. She is the youngest member of the Evident Care Dental team. If you have a scheduling question, Kiara will be happy to assist you!


Shiva Assistant Manager

Shiva, one of our founding members, is the interior designer of our clinic and the force behind the administrative staff.

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