Whistler Dental is located in the heart of the village and is Whistler’s longest-serving Dental clinic. We are a state-of-the-art facility that is proud to offer general and specialist dental care to our local Whistler community, the sea to sky corridor and visitors from around the world. Our friendly team of dental professionals is caring, knowledgeable and passionate about helping our patients achieve their oral health goals. Come in and find out for yourself
Dr. Soroosh Torabian
Dr. Soroosh Torabian is the new principal dentist at Whistler Dental Clinic.
He received his Doctor of Dental medicine degree from the University of British Columbia, faculty of dentistry. He then spent the next four years in interior BC honing his skills and helping those without access to regular dental care. His love for nature and the outdoors brought him to Whistler in 2019, where he has called home ever since.
Dr. T spends hours learning about the new techniques and developments in the fields of surgery, orthodontics and restorative dentistry through various continuing education courses.
Dr. Robert Balint
Dr. Rob Balint graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2014 and spent the early years of his career as a dentist in Perth. His passion for the mountains brought him to western Canada in 2018, where he worked in Banff for two and half years before moving to Whistler and joining our team in January 2021. Rob is passionate about all aspects of general dentistry and has taken numerous continuing education courses throughout his career. Whenever he’s not practicing dentistry you’ll find him outside pursuing one of his many hobbies such as snowboarding or mountain biking.
Dr. Christian Stulz
Dr. Zjana Allan
Dr. Zjana Allan grew up in Perth and graduated from the University of Western Australia as a Dental Surgeon in 2020. Dr. Allan completed her Bachelor of Science with a major in Sports Science in 2014. She has recently moved to Whistler due to her love of Snowboarding. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and enjoys getting to know each of her patients and making them feel comfortable in the dental setting.
Dr. Zjana Allan enjoys playing soccer, watching AFL and snowboarding in her spare time.
Dr. Heidi North
Dr. North graduated from Griffith University on Australia’s Gold Coast in 2013. She moved to Whistler in 2015, to work at Whistler Dental. Here in Whistler, she met her Manitoban husband Kelvin, and together they now have three young children.
Dr. North recently graduated from a year long dental residency at the world renowned Dawson Academy, flying to North Carolina and Florida every 2-3 months for extensive lectures and hands-on training in full mouth reconstruction, occlusion (bite and TMJ health) and cosmetic dentistry. She also focuses her skills on orthodontics (Invisalign) and pediatric dentistry. She offers nitrous oxide (happy gas) for children and nervous adults.
Her commitment and desire to advance her skills and knowledge continues, and she is honoured to have been selected to now be studying a Masters of Aesthetic Dentistry at Kings College London, UK, one of the top dental schools in the world.
She is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the British Columbia Dental Association, and the Canadian Dental Association and is a certified Invisalign provider.
Dr. Heidi North is currently on maternity leave and we wish her and her family the best during this exciting time.
Dr. Joel Fransen
Certified Specialist in Endodontics BSC(OT), DMD, FRCD(C)
Dr. Joel Fransen practices the full scope of modern endodontics including non-surgical treatment and endodontic microsurgery. He is one of only a handful of endodontists in North America who has pursued advanced training in implant dentistry. Dr. Fransen is a previous ski racer, instructor and coach, and enjoys skiing with his family on the North Shore mountains.
Dr. Reza Ahmadi
Certified Specialist in Periodontics
Dr. Tony Gill
Dr. Gill has done much to assist in educating the public about dentistry, from being a featured guest on numerous radio and television talk shows to creating and hosting The Dental Show, a radio call-in program in Vancouver. He has been and continues to be an adviser, clinical tester and consultant for selected dental laboratories and dental materials companies. He is a technical adviser for dental office software.
Dr. Gill has been performing difficult cosmetic and surgical cases since 1996, combining his expertise in orthodontics, restorative & cosmetic dentistry and implantology to create natural smiles. Dr. Gill has worked with 11 different Vancouver and Lower Mainland dental offices last year, performing extractions as well as placing implants, bone grafting and assisting dentists in learning about new implant and restoration techniques.
Dr. Gill has been working with implants since 1993 and has taken many lectures and hands-on courses on implants, surgery and bone grafting, travelling to the US and to Germany to study with Dr. Paul Weigl at the University of Frankfurt School of Dentistry.
Dr. Alison Fransen
Dr. Alison Fransen is a 1997 graduate of The University of British Columbia, and enjoys teaching at the dental school one day a week. She says “I am proud of the excellent team at our office and know you will be impressed too. The office is bright and modern with your comfort and dental care in mind. Behind every beautiful smile is a healthy mouth.