#120-2325 Ottawa St. Port Coquitlam, BC

604-944-8483

Our Team

Dr. Cindy Wong

Dr. Cindy Wong received her dental degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Following graduation, she completed a post-doctoral residency program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she received advanced training in all aspects of general dentistry. 

She has practiced in Maple Ridge and Richmond for several years, and currently practices at Dr. Kee’s other office in Richmond. 

Before going into dentistry, Dr. Wong completed undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nursing. She practiced as a full-time Registered Nurse at Vancouver General Hospital.

When not working, Dr. Wong enjoys swimming, biking, playing the piano, and travelling to different parts of the world to explore various cultures and to meet new people.

She is also fluent in Chinese. 

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Dr. Rho Kee

Dr. Rho Kee graduated from McGill University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed his Dental degree at UBC in 1998. 

After practicing in Fort Nelson, Dr. Kee has practiced in Port Coquitlam since 1998. Dr. Kee also has a practice in Richmond, which he took over from his family dentist of many years, Dr. Gary Sutton. 

When he is not playing with his 2 young kids, he enjoys running and weightlifting in his spare time.

Dr. Sack Igarashi

Dr. Sack Igarashi graduated from the University of Alberta Dental School in 1992 and has been practicing in Port Coquitlam since then. 

He loves all things outdoors and travelling. In his spare time, we can find him working on his vehicles, climbing, running, and anything the great outdoors offers.

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Wendy

Front Desk Administrator

Wendy is one of our front desk administrators. She has been with Riverside Dental since 2002. Wendy grew up here in Port Coquitlam but moved outside the area for a while. When she came back to Poco, it felt like coming home!

When not at work, Wendy enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 sons, and daughter-in-law—playing games and going for walks. She also enjoys music and volunteering at her church.

Miriam

Front Desk Administrator

Miriam is our new front desk administrator—she joined Riverside Dental Group in 2021. She is from Curitiba, Brazil, and moved to Canada in 2016.

When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends at home, making a good Brazilian barbecue. She loves traveling and seeing new places. Miriam can also help you with Portuguese.

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Kayla

Certified Dental Assistant

Kayla joined Riverside Dental Group in 2016 after graduating from the certified dental assisting program at Douglas College. 

In her own time she enjoys travelling, gardening, and being with her family.

Sara

Certified Dental Assistant

Sara graduated from Douglas College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2000. She completed her practicum with Dr. Sack and has been working alongside him ever since.

In her spare time, she is spending it with her husband and two children.

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Lucia

Certified Dental Assistant

Lucia graduated from the certified dental assistant program at CDI college in 2012, and has worked at our office since graduating.

She then furthered her eduction as an Anesthesia Assistant at UBC and now works part time along side Maxofacial Surgeons at Abbotsford regional hospital while continuing to be a part of the team at Riverside Dental Group.

In her spare time Lucia enjoys shopping at HomeSense for interior design projects and spending time with her husband and 2 children.

Sarah

Certified Dental Assistant

Sarah graduated from Vancouver Community College in 1998 as a certified dental assistant.

When Sarah is not working she is with her husband and 2 children.

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Janice

Registered Dental Hygienist

Janice began her journey in dental in 2009 when she graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant from Okanagan College. This is when she first joined the office. She then furthered her education with the Registered Dental Hygienist Program at Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene and graduated in 2012.

In her spare time she enjoys a great dinner and glass of wine, travelling and spending time with her husband and dog.

Michele

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michele graduated from the dental hygiene program at UBC in 2014 and has worked at the office since the end of 2015. 

When she’s not at work, she’s often outside—hiking, climbing or camping. Sometimes on the side she dabbles in art and yoga.

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Stephanie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Stephanie started her dental career in 2000 when she graduated from the certified dental assisting program at Douglas College. She continued her education and graduated in 2004 from the dental hygiene program at Vancouver Community College. She has worked at the office since 2007.

In her free time she enjoys running, biking, cross-country skiing, and spending time with her cats.

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