Our Team

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Meet the Team at East Chestermere Dental

At East Chestermere Dental our goal is to provide you and your family members with dental care that caters to your specific dental needs. Our team works tirelessly to provide high quality dental care in a relaxing and inviting environment. We are committed to your oral health and overall wellness above all else. When you come to our Chestermere dental clinic, you’re treated like family, so expect to be greeted with a warm smile by one of our team members each time your visit.

Our doctors and hygienists will provide you with all options, advice for care and will be able to explain every step and ensure you are happy with your experience. We promise that you will leave smiling when leaving our clinic! We see patients of all ages and are always accepting new patients and families to our practice. In addition to being committed to our high standard of patient care, our team is committed to the community of Chestermere and you can often find us at the lake, local restaurants, and shops.

Dr Balbir Sandhu

Dr. Balbir Sandhu – Dentist

Dr. Balbir Sandhu graduated from Govt. Dental College and Hospital Patiala India (Baba Farid University of Health Sciences) in 2001. Since making Canada his home, Dr. Sandhu has focused on his beliefs in quality work and loves to help people overcome their fear of dentistry. Dr. Sandhu also ensures that those under his care understand their options and feel comfortable before undergoing any dental procedure. Dr. Sandhu’s goal is to ensure that you feel satisfied and happy every step of the way. You can talk to Dr. Sandhu in English, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu. His favorite part about Chestermere, besides the beautiful scenery, is the great choices in restaurants!

Dr Sanket Patel

Dr. Sanket Patel – Dentist

Hi, I am Dr. Sanket Patel. I grew up in Ahmedabad, India. I graduated from Government Dental College & Hospital, Ahmedabad in 2011. Then, I moved to canada to follow my dream of pursuing my career as a dentist in this beautiful country. I finished my dental equivalency with National Dental Examination Board of Canada and registered with Alberta Dental Association & college. I enjoy all aspect of general dentistry and love what I do everyday. I am committed to help patients to achieve improvement in both oral and overall health and do so by keeping myself updated by regularly attending continuing education courses. Outside clinic, I love spending time with my family and friends.


Melissa – Registered Dental Assistant

Melissa was born on the small beautiful Island of P.E.I on the East Coast of Canada. And though she misses where she grew up, Calgary has been her home since 2003. She has always had a passion for working in healthcare and she absolutely loves every aspect of dentistry. Melissa considers herself lucky to work with such a fantastic team at East Chestermere Dental. It is very calming and peaceful and Chestermere has such a wonderful community of people surrounding it. When she is not at work, she enjoys being a mom and spending time with her beautiful 5-year-old son Kesler. They love going on adventures to the mountains, camping, biking, going to his sports games, and being active. She is looking forward to meeting new patients and welcoming new smiles.

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Sam Bautista – Registered Dental Hygienist

Sam is a true Calgarian born and raised, she started her dental career in Banff Alberta where she worked as a dental assistant for 5 years. In 2000 she moved to Winnipeg Manitoba where she attended University of Manitoba, School of Dental Hygiene and graduated with honours from the program. In 2002 she moved to Chestermere where she settles with her family. Sam enjoys providing a safe and caring place for her patients and colleagues. Her passion is educating her patients and providing them with proper information to care for their oral health needs. Sam has a caring heart for children and volunteers her time teaching Children’s Ministry at Lakeridge Community Church. One of her favorite pastimes is watching her daughters play basketball, if they are not on the court the family enjoys watching their favorite team the Toronto Raptors! During the summer months Sam and her family enjoys being outdoors or can be found traveling to new adventures!


Katie – Admin

Katie was born and raised in a small rural town in Alberta, she has been in the dental field for 15 years. She is passionate about educating patients on their insurance and oral health opportunities. She loves being a part of such a great team at East Chestermere Dental.