Dr. Chersa is a general dentist and has been practicing over 12 years. He 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. Maar grew up in Edmonton and graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science degree. He then went on to complete his Bachelor of Dental Science (DDS) at the University of Toronto. After working in High Prairie, Leduc, and Calgary, Dr. Maar is excited to now be back in Edmonton working with the Copperwood Dental team. His passion in dentistry is educating his patients about the value of preventive dentistry. Outside of work, Dr. Maar enjoys reading, basketball, movies, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Chu was raised in Edmonton, and is proud to call Edmonton home. He attended the University of Alberta for both his Undergraduate and Doctoral degrees, graduating with distinction. He enjoys the finesse aspects of dentistry, and is strongly committed to prevention-based dentistry. He treats each patient as an individual, and strives to address their specific needs. In his free time, he enjoys skiing and playing badminton (Please note that Dr. Chu has decided to further his dental education, and is going to specialize in Oral Medicine at the University of Alberta).
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.
Brittany was born and raised in Slave Lake AB, Brittany then moved to Toronto and attended the Toronto College Of Dental Hygiene to receive a Dental Hygiene Diploma with Honours. She enjoys the learning aspect of Dental Hygiene and always staying new with continuing education and educating patients on an individualized basis. Brittany loves creating patient relationships and meeting new people and hearing all the stories they have to tell. Brittany enjoys spending time outdoors with her not one, but two goldendoodle dogs, Snowboarding in winter and golfing in the summer and wants to travel the world over the years.
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. Robyn is a big foodie and enjoys trying new restaurants as much as she can. Ramen + sushi are her favorite! When not at work, she tries to travel as much as possible, otherwise she is at home playing video games with her cat Gus.
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!
Sarah is a registered dental assistant who graduated from Nait in 2013. She takes pride in providing the most comfortable experience for her patients and absolutely loves working with children. Outside of work Sarah spends her time with her loving boyfriend and her busy 4 kids. She enjoys her summers at the lake, tap dancing and cheering on the Edmonton Oilers!
Keyanna was born and raised in Kamloops, British Columbia and made the move to Edmonton in 2021. Prior to working at Laurel Dental, she worked as a sterilization tech at a dental office in Kamloops before moving into an administration role. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, camping, spending time with her cat Gracie and taking any opportunity she can to go back to British Columbia to see her friends and family.
Brianna was originally born in British Colombia, but her parents moved to Alberta when she was 10 so Alberta is now considered home. She attended Red Deer College and graduated from the Unit Clerk Program with Honours. Her previous job was working in Industrial Safety at the many processing plants in the Edmonton area so coming to Copperwood Dental was a big career change, but a welcomed one. When she is not at work, Brianna enjoys spending time with her family, friends, or travelling. She has been to 13 countries so far and can’t wait to add more to the list.
Kerry grew up in Edmonton and studied Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Alberta. She decided to change career paths and decided to work in the dental field. She enjoys the interaction with the staff and patients. When not at work, Kerry likes to watch movies, spend time with her family and her dog Lilou.