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Meet Our Team

Our Dentists Meet the Brookline Dentistry Team

Our team of dentists and dental professionals is dedicated to our community and our patients. We believe in dentistry with compassion and ongoing learning - and we love to see our patients smile. We’re grateful that you’ve chosen us, and we look forward to seeing you in our office.

Dr. Ebrahim Kiani Moghadam

Dr. Ebrahim Kiani Moghadam

Dr. Kiani holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (2001) and a Master’s degree in Endodontics from the Shiraz University of Medical Science. After coming to Canada, he received a Dental Surgery degree at the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University, where he graduated with distinction. He remains close to Dalhousie, where he serves as an instructor in the Specialty Endodontics (Root Canal) Clinic.

Prior to moving to Halifax, Dr. Kiani owned a private dental practice in Iran. He now co-owns several practices in Halifax. He is widely recognized for his professional and academic achievements in dentistry, including several awards from Dalhousie, the American Association of Endodontics Award for excellence in root canal treatment, the American Academy of Oral Medicine Award, and the Nova Scotia Dental Association Award.

Dr. Kiani lives in Bedford with his family. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, walking their dog Benji. Outside work Dr. Kiani is an avid runner, tennis player, and he also likes to read.

Dr. Shadi Ashtari

Dr. Shadi Ashtari

Dr. Shadi attended the Shiraz University of Medical Science, where she received a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1999 and a Master's degree in Pediatric Dentistry in 2006. Over the next twelve years she owned and operated two private dental practices before moving to Canada. After moving to Canada, she completed her National Dental Board Exams to obtain her licence to practice. She returned to private practice and settled in Nova Scotia.

Dr. Shadi has a special interest in family dentistry with sedation (laughing gas) and cosmetic veneers. She holds advanced qualifications, including a certificate in dental sedation, which lets her work with anxious children and adults.

Dr. Shadi lives in Bedford with her family. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, walking their dog Benji. In her spare time, Dr. Shadi enjoys drawing, writing, working out at the gym, and hiking around beautiful Nova Scotia.


Shelby Registered Dental Assistant

Shelby graduated from NSCC IT in 2016 as a Level II Dental Assistant. Now, with nearly six years practicing in the industry she has joined our practice upon inauguration.

Shelby grew up in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, although her family is from Cape Breton. She has been living in Halifax since she moved here to attend NSCC in 2015.

When not working, Shelby enjoys thrift shopping, tending to her plant collection, and spending quality time with her beloved cats, Jaz & Mar.


Kelly Office Manager

Kelly graduated from CBBC in 2009 as a Level II Dental Assistant. In 15 years of practice more than half have also been spent working in the administrative side of dentistry. She still holds a Dental Assisting license and is happy to help when needed.

Kelly is originally from Sydney, Nova Scotia but has lived in Halifax for many years. She currently lives in Bedford with her son Tyler.

When not working, she enjoys cooking, travelling, and spending time with her family and close friends.

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