About Us

Meet Dr. Walter Herrador

Dr. Walter Herrador

Dr. Walter Herrador

As a general dentist, Dr. Walter enjoys all aspects of his profession. 

Education

Dr. Walter achieved his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Manitoba in 2004. Two years later, he relocated to Calgary where he cared for smiles as an associate dentist and eventually became a practice owner. In 2017, Dr. Walter made beautiful BC his home. 

Treatment Philosophy

With every patient, Dr. Walter is committed to treating them comprehensively and with detailed care.

Interests

Outside the office, he enjoys travelling, cooking for family and friends, mountain biking, snowboarding, and reading a book. 

Meet Dr. Kathem Talebien

Dr. Kathem Talebien

Dr. Kathem Talebien

Dr. Kathem Talebian, a general dentist, brings a wealth of knowledge of dentistry to Lifetime Dental at Sevenoaks. With over 40 years’ experience caring for smiles, you can feel at ease when you’re in his chair.

Treatment Philosophy

Dr. Kathem’s main focus is preventive dentistry because he wants to help you avoid dental problems before they start. And if you do have an oral health concern, he will treat it before it turns into something bigger. While he routinely performs simple treatments, such as fillings, he loves the challenge of taking on complex procedures. You can expect gentle and caring dentistry when you see him. 

Interests

“Dr. T” is happily married to his wife Sawsan. Together they have four children – Karim, Majid, Shirina, and Razan. Their family includes a dog named Rocky and a cat named Zoro. Dr. T enjoys painting and sports. Before coming to Canada, he lived in Iraq and England. Dr. T’s son, Karim, plans to follow in his footsteps and become a dentist.

Meet Dr. Owais Iqbal

Dr. Iqbal

Dr. Owais Iqbal

Dr. Iqbal

Dr. Owais Iqbal, general dentist, enjoys all facets of dentistry, but he is particularly interested in dental implants and Botox.

Education

Before studying dentistry, Dr. Owais completed his undergraduate degree in cell biology and genetics at the University of British Colombia. He achieved his Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Graduate Diploma in Dentistry from Griffith University, Gold Coast QLD, Australia, in 2016, and completed the National Dental Examination Board Certification process in June 2017. In 2019, he completed the Hiossen Implant Basic Master Program in Burnaby.

Treatment Philosophy

When it comes to recreating smiles, Dr. Owais believes implants are the “standard of care.” He says this restorative treatment greatly “improves the quality of patients’ lives.” In order to help anxious patients relax, he offers conscious sedation. And, he can straighten smiles as a certified Invisalign provider.

Interests

When he’s not at the office, Dr. Owais can be found hiking, swimming, or carving his way down the local mountain on his snowboard.