About Your Chilliwack Dentist

Valley Family Dentistry

Your Local Family Dentist

Here at Valley Family Dentistry, formerly Affinity Oral Care Centre, our mission is to provide exceptional dental care in a professional and caring environment. We are committed to clear and individualized treatment plans which respect our patient’s diverse needs.

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Because you should want to go to your dentist

Meet Your Chilliwack Dental Team

Dr. Chad Loewen

Dr. Chad Loewen

General Dentist

Dr. Loewen was born and raised in the Lower Mainland and recently moved to the Fraser Valley with his wife and three children. Dr. Loewen studied and earned degrees at Trinity Western University. Since completing his dental degree at University of Southern California in Los Angeles, he relocated to Greater Vancouver and has been practicing in Chilliwack. He loves spending time with his family, reading and woodworking.
Dr. Payam Eslami

Dr. Payam Eslami

General Dentist

Dr Payam Eslami (DMD, B.A.Sc, EE) has been practicing family and cosmetic dentistry in Chilliwack since 2013.

Prior to earning his degree in dentistry, he studied in Electrical Engineering and received his Bachelor’s degree with distinction at the University of British of Columbia. He then attended and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of British Columbia. As a former engineer, he is a strong believer in implementing the latest technologies to obtain the highest quality of care for his patients. He enjoys attending post-degree seminars and continuing education classes to add to his skill sets. Dr. Eslami and his team are committed to providing quality care in a kind and comfortable environment. They have helped many patients from all ages overcome their anxiety towards dental treatment. He also values and strives to establish trusting long term relationships with his patients.

His hobbies include reading, traveling, hiking, and playing soccer.

Dr. Amandeep Hans

Dr. Amandeep Hans

Certified Specialist in Periodontics

Dr. Amandeep Hans is a board-certified Periodontist. Dr. Hans attended the University of British Columbia, where he obtained his BSc., DMD, MSc. and Dip. Perio.

Following dental school, Dr. Hans served as a Dental Officer in the Canadian Forces for four consecutive years. He was posted to Halifax, NS and Kingston, ON. He was released honourably in 2017 to start a three-year residency in Periodontics. Dr. Hans completed his residency and obtained his Board certification in 2020.

Dr. Hans specializes in all aspects of periodontics and implant dentistry, including management of gum disease, dental implants, bone and soft tissue grafting. Dr. Hans also offers IV sedation.

Dr. Bill Zhang

Dr. Bill Zhang

General Dentist

Dr. Zhang was born in Toronto, Ontario but spent the majority of his childhood in Vancouver. He attended the University of British Columbia for his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Before becoming a dentist, Dr. Zhang finished his undergraduate at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario where he spent many long nights in research laboratories. Due to his previous experience in research, he enjoys learning about the latest developments in dental technology and treatment techniques. He looks forward to working together with his patients to help them understand their oral health needs and improve their smile.

Outside of dentistry Dr. Zhang dabbles in film photography and enjoys tinkering with vintage film cameras. He can also be spotted around town trying out the latest coffee shops and restaurants that Chilliwack has to offer.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rebecca completed her dental hygiene diploma at Regency Dental Hygiene Academy in August 2009. She has been working here as a dental hygienist since April 2010. Prior to dental hygiene, Rebecca gained knowledge and experience as a certified dental assistant for 3 years in Chilliwack. She strives to provide gentle, thorough care for all her patients and enjoys the variety of people she meets on a daily basis. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters, the outdoors, travelling and the Seattle Seahawks.
Renata

Renata

Registered Dental Hygienist

Renata was born in Poland and came to Canada in 1993. She graduated from the CDA program at the Southern AIberta Institute of Technology in 1995. She moved to BC a year later and has lived here ever since. After being a Dental Assistant for 10 years; her goal was to become a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley as a Registered Dental Hygienist over 10 years ago. Renata is very passionate about her profession.

She provides very thorough, gentle care, always focusing on patient’s benefits with emphasis on oral care and overall health.

In her free time, Renata loves to spend time with her two dogs. She loves to dance and she absolutely loves the Toronto Raptors.

Naomi

Naomi

Certified Dental Assistant

Naomi graduated from the CDA program in 2006 from the University of the Fraser Valley. She began her career with our clinic in 2007. Naomi loves spending time with her husband and daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, camping and boating. She is an excellent team player and loves to make her patients smile.
Katelyn

Katelyn

Certified Dental Assistant

Katelyn has been working as a certified dental assistant since 2010. She’s dipped her toes in many aspects of dental assisting from orthodontics to pediatrics, general practice and now periodontics. Katelyn enjoys working in dentistry and helping educate patients on their oral health. Outside of the office you can find Katelyn spending time outdoors with her husband Nick, son Walker and dog Norman hunting, camping and exploring nature. She enjoys cooking and baking and loves bringing treats into the office for the team!
Carly

Carly

Certified Dental Assistant

After graduating high school Carly decided to enter the Certified Dental Assistant program in 2018 as it has always been her ambition to help people. She cares about her patients and approaches every interaction in a professional and cheerful manner and she believes that her compassionate nature towards others will cultivate long-term clients that will receive amazing health care. Carl is adventurous and outgoing and enjoys playing baseball in the spring and spending time cuddling her cat Benji. If you see her hiking around her hometown of Chilliwack please stop and say “Hello!”
Jessica

Jessica

Certified Dental Assistant

Jessica has worked as a Certified Dental Assistant since 2011, she completed her training locally at UFV. Helping her patients to feel as comfortable as possible, and ensuring they have a good understanding of their recommended treatment is always her priority. Having grown up in the Fraser Valley she loves to be outdoors and enjoys a long run outside or taking the paddle board out on the water.
Alysha

Alysha

Certified Dental Assistant

Alysha graduated from the Certified Dental Assisting course at UFV in 2017. She was excited to get to be in a hands-on program that she could wear scrubs. She started with us here June 2022 and has worked in other general offices around Chilliwack. A fun fact about Alysha is that she has lived in England and Montana for 6 months. She also enjoys being outside in her kayak and baking up new things in the kitchen.
Denice

Denice

Certified Dental Assistant

Denice’s longstanding passion for dentistry, inspired her to attend the University of Fraser Valley’s Dental Assistant program. She graduated in 2018, and has been making people smile ever since. She enjoys meeting all her patients, and helping them achieve their dream smiles.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, biking, swimming, and hiking.

Fun fact: Denice manages two adult soccer teams!

Katie

Katie

Office Manager

Katie has been working as a certified dental assistant since 2015 after graduating with honors from both the dental receptionist program and the CDA program from CDI College. She loves all aspects of dentistry and is always happy to answer any questions you have regarding your oral health or treatment. When not at work, Katie spends her time with her lab pup Bandit and enjoys going to the river with her friends.
Michelle

Michelle

Receptionist

Michelle graduated from the Vancouver Community College Dental Reception program in 1992. She joined our team in 2017, and brings to our office a wealth of experience in both general and specialty practice. Michelle enjoys a busy family life with her husband and three sons. Her interests include hiking, trail running and biking.

Stacy

Stacy

Receptionist

Stacy graduated from the Dental Office Receptionist program in 2014. Since then, she has been committed to ensuring every patient has a wonderful and memorable experience at our practice. Stacy enjoys meeting new patients, and building genuine relationships with them.

In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog for walks on the Vedder trail and, spending time with her adorable nephew and twin nieces.

Valley Family Dentistry is proudly owned by Dr. Payam Eslami, Dr. Chad Loewen, and Dr. Amin Shivji.

Payment Options

Our office accepts credit cards (Mastercard, Visa, Amex) and cash. We are also pleased to accept assignment from most dental insurance benefits which means we can direct bill your insurer rather than you having to pay and seek reimbursement.

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