LAUREL DENTAL

About Us

Dr. Taha Chersa - DMD

Dr. Chersa attended the University of Calgary where he received Bsc Honours in Environmental Sciences and worked for Canadian Natural Resources (CNRL) on the Horizon Oil Sands project north of Fort McMurray. He decided to change career paths, and enrolled in McGill University’s dental program in Montreal. He loves dentistry, and enjoys working with patients to provide them with positive dental experiences, and in helping those with fear of dental treatment. Dr. Chersa has a beautiful daughter, and when not practicing he spends time outdoors with his family hiking, biking, and of course fishing.


Dr. Jennifer Yu - DDS

Dr. Yu completed her education at the University of Alberta, where she obtained her BMSc and Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. She prides herself on performing quality dentistry, using up-to-date technology, and promoting good oral care at home. She focuses on diagnosing problems early and tailoring treatment plans to suit individual patients. Dr. Jenn is bilingual in English and Mandarin. In her free time, she loves teaching piano, skiing in the Rockies, travelling, and Instagramming food.


Danielle L. - Office Manager

Danielle’s previous background as a Dental Hygienist has allowed her to branch out into practice management. She has extensive experience in managing group practices, office startups and new business acquisitions. Her skill set includes: marketing, human resources, staff training, project coordination, website development, accounts monitoring and corporate event planning. When she’s not working, Danielle and her fiancé enjoy spending time with their Pug, French Bulldog & Hedgehog! She also holds her black belt in Tae Kwon Do and likes practicing from home whenever she can.


Kelli H. - RDH

Born and raised in Lethbridge, Kelli moved north to Edmonton to complete her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Ever since, Edmonton has been home! She has been working for over 10 years now in the dental field and enjoys every second of her job. She loves the opportunities she encounters every day, all the way from meeting new patients, to hearing new stories from the patients she has grown to know so well. Trying to bring a little laughter and fun into the dental office is Kelli’s focus, and she is good at it! You won't leave without a good laugh or feeling a bit more uplifted to go about your day. Kelli and her fiancée have two little daughters. Besides spending time with her family, Kelli loves doing absolutely anything fitness related and has competed in multiple fitness shows.


Megan B. - RDH

Born and raised in West Edmonton, Megan attended the University of Alberta where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves her work as a dental hygienist and enjoys meeting and getting to know each one of her patients. Continuing with her education is important to her and she spends much of her time keeping up to date with new information. When not at work Megan enjoys spending her time with family and friends, and loves exploring new spots in the city!


Robyn L. - RDA / Treatment Coordinator

Robyn is a Registered Dental Assistant who graduated from NAIT, and has received additional training in Orthodontics at the University of Alberta. She takes pride in staying up to date with the latest dental advancements and is enthusiastic in incorporating these into the practice. In her spare time, she enjoys doing makeup artistry, painting, and revamping old furniture. If she isn’t working or doing some sort of art, she is usually at yoga or spending time with her cat Gus.


Jade M. - RDA / Orthodontic Assistant

Jade is a registered dental assistant who graduated from NAIT with her orthodontic and scaling modules. She loves being apart of a team that helps people achieve beautiful smiles and enjoys seeing the outcomes of patients treatments. When away from the office, Jade loves spending her free time with her husband and two dogs, either camping or at the dog park. She also enjoys dancing, skiing in the mountains and being outside catching some sun!


Regan B. - Admin

Born and raised in Central Alberta, Regan recently moved to Edmonton after completing her Administrative Professional Certificate at Red Deer College.. Regan loves to interact with clients and is eager to learn more about the dental field.. in her spare time she loves to go camping, spend time with family and friends along with her dog Koda.