Certified Dental Receptionist:
Trish

Certified Dental Assistant:
Paula

Registered Dental Hygienist:
Melissa

Part-time Receptionist/Dental Assistant:
Amanda

Part-time Receptionist:
Sara


Our Team

Great People Make a Great Team

Doctor: Dr. Ayman Samra
Doctor: Dr. Reta Al-Rais
Certified Dental Receptionist: Trish
Certified Dental Assistant: Urszula
Registered Dental Hygienist: Melissa
Part-time Receptionist: Virginia
Part-time Receptionist/Dental Assistant: Amanda

To meet our high standards, we work continuously to upgrade our knowledge through dental courses and seminars. Our ongoing education in the newest technological innovations and treatments in the dynamic field of dentistry ensures that we are ready and able to provide you with the best possible care.

Dr. Ayman Samra

Dr. Samra

Dr. Ayman Samra obtained his NDEB Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1997 at the University of Toronto. He associated in BC, and then practiced in Orangeville, prior to moving to Waterloo, and opening Bridgeport Weber Dental Centre in 2000. Dr. Samra provides all aspects of General Dentistry including Basic Restorative, Aesthetic Restorations, Oral Surgery, Periodontal Treatment, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Crowns, Bridges, Dentures and Implants. He has completed a post graduate residency for Implant Surgery and Prosthetics at the University of Toronto, and attended the Nobel Biocare International Implant Symposium in New York. Dr. Samra has taken Oral Sedation and Nitrous Oxide Sedation training as well as Medical Emergencies at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He is licensed by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario for Oral Moderate Sedation. Dr. Samra has current CPR/AED HCP training. He participated in an extensive Occlusion Correction course, advanced concepts in Aesthetic Restorations, as well as a hands-on Orthodontic Courses for the General Practitioner. A firm believer in continuing education, Dr. Samra regularly attends seminars and courses to build upon his skills. He is a member of the Waterloo-Wellington Dental Society, Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

Dr. Azehar Raouf

Azehar

Dr. Azehar Raouf has recently joined our clinic. She is now operating as the associate dentist at the clinic. She obtained her degree from the University of Western Ontario and has over 15 years worth of experience. She’s had the opportunity to practice her skills internationally while previously working in her personal clinic in Iraq and practicing dentistry through one of Malaysia’s highly recognized universities. Dr. Raouf has also furthered her education by obtaining a Master’s Degree specializing in biomaterial and implant material. She is especially interested in restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, prosthodontics and surgery and has recently completed courses focusing on Complex Restorative, Nitrous Oxide and Oral sedation. In addition, she has also been certified in CPR. Dr. Raouf currently is a member of the Waterloo-Wellington Dental Society, Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. She has a passion for providing the best care to families and individuals that require assistance and hopes to make their oral health a priority. In her spare time, Dr. Raouf enjoys being a mother to her three daughters, spending time with her husband and doing some cooking, planting and travelling. She looks forward to meeting her new patients!

Trish

Trish

Trish manages our Front Desk. She is a Certified Dental Receptionist and Certified Dental Treatment Coordinator who has worked at Bridgeport Weber Dental since 2002. A lifelong resident of Waterloo Region, she comes with many years experience in dentistry. Trish has always been involved with her professional organizations; and is a past president of the local, provincial and national dental assisting associations. A strong commitment to continual learning and her extensive training in administrative and dental procedures enables her to handle all of your questions and concerns knowledgeably and with confidentiality. She likes spending time with her family and her many friends, as well as reading, gardening, travelling and zumba fitness. Trish's favourite colour is blue.

Melissa

Melissa

Melissa is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is originally from Owen Sound, and graduated from Niagara College’s Dental Hygiene Program in 2008. Melissa has worked at Bridgeport Weber Dental since February 2010. She is constantly updating her skills to provide the most recent recommended therapies available and stay abreast of new technologies. Her outside interests include working out at the gym, biking, pampering her dog Gus, and travelling. Melissa’s favourite colour is turquoise.

Amanda

Amanda

Amanda graduated from the Level II Dental Assisting program at CDI College with honours in 2006. She is originally from Toronto and now lives in Cambridge with her family. Amanda joined the team at Bridgeport Weber Dental in 2014 as our receptionist on Friday’s. She loves meeting new people and enjoys helping others with any dental questions or concerns they may have. She likes to spend time with family and friends, travelling and reading. Amanda’s favourite colour is red.

Paula

Paula

Paula began her career as a Level I dental assistant in 1998. She upgraded her training, and graduated from Medix College as a Level II dental assistant in 2004. Her goal is to make all your visits pleasant and comfortable. Her friendly personality will put you at ease and she looks forward to welcoming you to our office. Paula regularly participates in educational programs and seminars to remain up to date with new techniques and products. In her spare time she likes fishing and being outdoors. Paula’s favourite colour is orange.

Sara

Sara

Sara is our receptionist on Monday. She is the familiar voice you hear on the phone for scheduling your check up and cleaning appointments. Sara was born and raised in Waterloo. She is a graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School, and Conestoga College. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading and movies. Sara’s favourite colour is blue.