We’re a team of dentists and dental professionals who have come together to serve patients in the community we love and we strive to excel at what we do. We’re committed to ongoing learning and compassionate care - and our reward is seeing you smile. We’re grateful you’ve chosen Larry Uteck Dentistry and we look forward to serving you.
Dr. Nada Abdalla
Dr. Nada studied dentistry at Damascus University, and after graduation she completed a three-and-a-half-year residency program in prosthodontics. She has practiced dentistry in Syria, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom. She and her husband moved to Manchester, UK after her residency, where she practiced dentistry in local hospitals. While she was in Manchester she provided comprehensive patient care in conservative and restorative dentistry. A believer in continuing education, Dr. Nada has taken extensive courses and training to maintain and enhance her expertise. She has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Yaser Issa
Dr. Yaser has an extensive academic background in dentistry. He holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Damascus University, along with a Diploma of higher studies and a Master’s degree; a PhD in fixed prosthodontics and oral medicine from the University of Manchester, UK; and a DDS from Dalhousie University. At Dalhousie he received awards for his table clinic project and in conservative dental treatment.
Registered Dental Assistant/ Assistant Manager
Samantha graduated from NSCC - IT in 2015 as a Level II Dental Assistant. She Joined our team in October 2019. She brings 6 years of dental assistant experience.
Samantha grew up in Bedford, Nova Scotia. She enjoys spending time with her two daughter, Georgia and Ember, and her husband Coady.
When she's not at work, Samantha can be found exploring the outdoors with her two little girls, and travelling to Cape Breton to spend time with family and friends.
Registered Dental Assistant
Alexandra graduated from NSCC-IT in 2015 as a Level II Registered Dental Assistant. She joined our team in September 2021. She brings 6 years of experience. Alexandra grew up in Bedford N.S and enjoys taking hikes with her dog Nova and boyfriend Terry. Outside of work, Alexandra can be found water fishing with her boyfriend, or spending time with family and friends.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Geoff joined our team in August 2021. Raised in Yarmouth, NS, Geoff attended Dalhousie University and went on to complete his dental hygiene education in New Brunswick. In his spare time, Geoff enjoys travelling and trying new restaurants.
Sierra joined our team in August 2021. She is a graduate with a certification in dental medical administration. Outside of the dental office, Sierra can be found spending time with her partner and two beautiful daughters!
Since moving from the UK in 2018, Sally has adopted a new way of life both personally with her young family and professionally in her new career path. Sally joined our team in September 2021 and is loving her new role as Office Adminstrator and embracing her new responsibilities.
Her goal is to ensure that she is able to provide the best personal interaction to make the visit of the patients as personally fulfilling as can be.