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Dr. Derek Bosch
Dr. Derek BoschDentist, DDS
I have been practicing dentistry since 1979 and received my DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from the University of Toronto. I moved to Calgary at that time and had a dental practice in NW Calgary for many years. I moved the office downtown in 2009.

I enjoy being a general dentist. As a general dentist, I am usually able to see a case through from start to finish. An attractive smile is a beautiful thing, and I love to be able to create things of beauty. I enjoy cases that allow some creative license. If I can keep it simple – that’s great. If it has to be more involved – we have to do what it takes. If you look through some of the cases in the photo gallery, I hope you will be able to see why I might like my job.

Dentistry is a profession that allows me to use my hands and my head and use some cool technology too. With all of the diverse elements involved, it means I still consider it a privilege to be involved in the profession at a time when so many wonderful things are possible. It’s not always easy, but it is rewarding. I devote a great deal of time to continuing dental education to stay abreast of the many developments in dental care. There have been many changes over my 30 years as a dentist and there is always more to learn. Also, after 30 years as a dentist, there are families where I have seen the children grow up to become parents themselves and bring in their own children so that I get to know three generations of some families. I like that about my job too.

To satisfy my love of travel and languages, my hobby of photography and to gain some further perspectives both on dentistry and on life in general, I have worked overseas as a dental volunteer on 14 occasions – having had the opportunity to work in Haiti, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. There I could simultaneously pull some teeth and practice French and Spanish. Occasionally I still get to visit some relatives in Holland and to keep my childhood Dutch from getting too rusty.

Dr. Tejas Patel
Dr. Tejas Patel Dentist, DDS
Educational History: Dr. Tejas Patel was born and raised in India. After the successful completion of his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Faculty of Dental Sciences, Dharmsinh Desai University in India, He started his Journey in Canada in 2012 from Thunder Bay, Ontario where he studied Dental Hygiene. Being an outdoor enthusiast, Dr.Patel selected Calgary, the Heart of Canadian Rockies to practice dentistry. While practicing Dental Hygiene, Dr. Patel successfully completed the equivalency process for National Dental Examination Board of Canada and received his license to practice Dentistry in Canada.

Dr. Patel enjoys all the aspects of General Dentistry with a primary goal to provide the highest standard of Dental Care. He strongly believes in preventive dentistry and he likes to build long-term relationships with his patients and he likes his patients to become informed participants in their own oral health care.

Hobbies: Dr. Patel is passionate about continuing dental education and he possesses a keen interest in giving back to the community. He enjoys traveling In his spare time with his better half Cherry. And you can also find him enjoying outdoor activities like skiing, rafting, hiking, and swimming.



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Brandy Roy
Brandy RoyBusiness Manager
I am proud to be the Business Manager of Aviation Dental. I am honored to be managing a company with such a passion for making a difference in the lives of all people. I look so forward to being a part of positive growth in our team members.

Over the past 17 years, I have had the opportunity to expand my skills and knowledge well working as a Registered Dental Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant, Dental Administrator, Treatment Coordinator, Senior Clinical Director, and Dental Office Manager. I have obtained a Hospital Ward Clerk diploma, Dental Assistant Diploma, Orthodontic Module, Medical Reprocessing Certification, and my Human Resource Practices Certification. I am a huge advocate for lifelong learning and I am currently focusing on continuing my education in the area of successful large corporation management.

Due to my passion for children and giving back to the community I am currently serving on the Board of Directors with Kiwanis. I am also a member of Autism Canada and my aspirations are to make a difference in improving the quality of life for all children on the Autism spectrum.

In my spare time, I enjoy living an active lifestyle with my children.