Meet the experienced health professionals who are committed to providing you with a pleasant visit and comfortable treatment. Highly competent and compassionate, our team can adapt to all cultures easily, and works with a friendly approach, making you feel comfortable prior to your dental session. We speak multiple languages and laugh a lot. Schedule a consultation at Meadows Dental Group today!
Dr. Gisèle Awondzeko Fouellefack
Born and raised in Cameroon, Dr. Gisèle Awondzeko Fouellefack moved to Europe at younger age. She studied dentistry in the renowned university of Göttingen in Germany and graduated with distinction in 2002. In 2005, she completed her doctorate degree in the department of Maxillofacial Surgery of the same university. She was granted the Alex Motsh Award for excellent practical skills and attitude toward her patients and colleagues. She also received the Golden Hedstrom File from the German dental journal Endodontie for excellency in the field of root canal treatments.
Open minded, curious, and eager to see more of the world, Dr. Fouellefack decided to take her young career to Norway, where she lived and practiced dentistry for 9 years, before continuing her journey in British Columbia, Canada in 2012, after completing the Canadian Dental Equivalency exams and National Dental Board Exams that she also passed excellent results.
She started at Meadows Dental Group in 2013 and quickly built a very strong connection with her patients. This led to her taking over the practice in 2016, when the previous owner retired. After a very challenging transition time, she can now say that she is very happy and grateful for the team she built around her, very proud of what they have accomplished together so far and excited for what is yet to come.
Dr. Fouellefack is very knowledgeable and very experienced with all aspect of modern dentistry, from the simple filling to the most complex root canal treatment, implant, or gum grafting surgery. She likes to explain all the options to her patients and allows them to make informed decisions. She is always eager to learn more and continuous to take numerous hours of continuing education courses in general dentistry; in particular, the area of implant and gum grafting surgery.
She feels very blessed to have lived in different continents. It humbles her and allows her to connect and relate to other people regardless of their background. She finds her job very rewarding. She wakes up every day ready to go to work, knowing that she will share a lot of laughter with her patients. She is a proud mother of two very active and dedicated young girls. Besides travelling, she also loves outdoor activities and enjoys spending time with friends and family. She is fluent in English, German, French, Norwegian, and Dshang.
While she’s giving her all to help families achieve optimal oral health, she believes in giving back to the community to make the world a better place.
Dr. Farinaz Poursoltani
Dr. Farinaz Poursoltani completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at the University of Sydney. In her final year, she worked and lived in rural Australia for a term, providing dental care for those with limited access. After graduating in 2018, she returned to Vancouver to settle back into the city where she grew up.
She enjoys all disciplines of dentistry, in particular, endodontics, prosthodontics, preventative and restorative dentistry. Dr. Poursoltani is a firm believer that continuing education is the ideal way to stay informed of the newest and best techniques in dentistry today. Thereby, allowing her to provide optimal and evidence-based treatment for her patients.
Dr. Poursoltani is a motivated and empathetic dentist who prioritizes patient comfort and patient education. She is committed to ensuring, not only, that her patients receive high-quality comprehensive care, but also that they have a positive experience.
Away from the office, Dr. Poursoltani enjoys making the most of Vancouver’s beautiful seawalls and hiking trails. She likes to stay active through hiking, tennis, snowboarding and exploring new restaurants.
The Front Staff
Urte, Office Manager
“I love working at Meadows Dental Group, because everybody is willing to go the extra mile to make sure our patients are looked after and leave the office happy.” Urte is fluent in English and German, she is a horse lover and participates in local horseback riding competitions.
Angelina, Treatment Coordinator
Angelina has a profound knowledge of dental treatment planning. You will never leave our office being confused about your treatment and the finances with Angelina on your side. She does this all with a big smile and helpful attitude. Angelina speaks Farsi, Hindu, Punjabi, Arabic and English.
Shuba – Hygienist for Over 10 Years
With a very strong dental background, Shuba earned her dental degree in India before moving to Canada where she’s been working as a hygienist for more than 10 years. With her calm and gentle manners, she will make you feel at ease during your dental visit. She is very outgoing and likes to be involved in patient’s dental health. She is fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi and many more.
Anne – Hygienist for Over 20 Years
Anne has been at Meadows Dental Group for more than 10 years. She has a very nice personality and her patients love her. She finds her career very rewarding and loves to keep the patient’s dental health very well maintained. Anne has been a fearless competitor in many triathlons all over the world. She is fluent in English.
The Certified Dental Assistants
Robyn – CDA for Over 10 Years
Robin is very knowledgeable and has excellent work ethic. She welcomes our patients with a big smile every day and makes sure everything is in place to make your time with us run as smooth as possible. She is a proud mom of two very cute little girls. She is fluent in English.