Dr. Koh began his journey towards becoming an orthodontist at the University of Western Ontario, where he received his degree of Honours Specialization in Medical Sciences. Immediately upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he moved to Cleveland, Ohio to study at the prestigious Case Western Reserve University, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. He graduated in the top 10 of his class and won several awards. Following his passion for orthodontics, he chose to further his education at a two and a half year Orthodontic Residency Program at the University of Colorado in Denver; obtaining his combined Orthodontic Specialty Degree and Masters of Science in Dentistry.
Outside of orthodontics, Dr. Koh loves to stay active by being an avid volleyball, basketball, and badminton player, and pursuing his other passions like cooking, fishing, and travelling. Together, Dr. Koh and his wife live in Fort McMurray and love contributing to the community!
Fun fact: Did you know that he has his black belt in Tae Kwon Do and competed as a collegiate gymnast and cheerleader for the University of Western Ontario Mustang Cheerleading team, notorious for their national win-streak of over 20 years?
Come and meet Dr. Koh and his team at Fort McMurray Orthodontics, and see how we can create that smile you have always wanted!
Diana is our office treatment coordinator, and she has many years of experience in our office. Diana moved to Fort McMurray in 2006 with her husband and has been a member of our team since 2010. Diana is a busy mom of four. She enjoys snowboarding, cooking, and baking. Diana is also a beautiful singer and has sung at local hockey games and weddings.
Rachel moved to Fort McMurray from Denver, Colorado where she taught elementary students for many years. She is using all that she has learned from her Master’s Degree in Education to help manage the busy office. Although teaching is very different from working in an office, many of her skills such as organizing and keeping people engaged come in handy for our office. Rachel enjoys hiking, watching movies, spending time with her husband and staying connected with her Bible study group. She feels most successful when she puts a smile on our patients’ faces.
Charlene is one of our front office staff. Charlene studied at NSCC, Nova Scotia where she obtained her Office Administration diploma in 1992. She was born and raised in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, and moved to Fort McMurray in 2012 with her husband and 3 children. Charlene has been with our Fort McMurray team since 2013. She enjoys reading, travelling, cooking, and baking. Her biggest accomplishment in life is her family.
Shelly is part of the front office staff. In 2013 she received her Health and Safety Administration Certificate through ACSA. She has been on the Fort McMurray team since March of 2015. She was born in Grandview, Manitoba. Shelly enjoys playing cards, reading, bowling, and taking walks. Over everything, she would choose to spend the day with her granddaughter.
Jessica is one of the four assistants in the Fort McMurray Orthodontics office. She graduated in 2006 from Keyin College in Newfoundland with a diploma in Dental Assisting. She went on to complete the Orthodontic Module in 2009 at Holland College, PEI. She has been part of the Fort McMurray team since 2010. Jess was born and raised in Port Blandford, Newfoundland. She enjoys the outdoors, figure skating, dancing, and cooking. Her most proud accomplishment is completing the Tely 10 with her mother in 2013.
Aina is one of our lovely dental assistants in the office. She studied in the Philippines and upgraded her dental assisting at Vancouver Community College in 2007. She obtained her Orthodontic Module from the University of Alberta in 2012. Aina and her family moved to Fort McMurray in 2008, and she has been on our team since 2011. Aina enjoys working with our younger patients who are the same age as her kids. Aina is very family-oriented and enjoys her Christian group.
Jenesse is one of our dental and laboratory assistants. She has received a diploma in dental assisting in 1992 from Camosun College, BC. She went on to study and received the Orthodontic Module from the University of Alberta in 2007 and has been with our team since 2008. Jennese moved to Fort McMurray from Vancouver Island in 2003 and resides here with her two daughters and husband. She enjoys dancing and has been a member of the Fort McMurray Social Dance Club since 2008.
Lab Assistant & Sterilization
Josephine is our sterilization and laboratory assistant. She has been on the Fort McMurray team for the past 13 years. She was born and raised in Ireland. Josephine is a long-time resident of Fort McMurray, where she has raised her four kids. Josephine enjoys Starbucks, dancing, traveling, and watching Coronation Street. Her family, near and far, are very important to her.