Dr. Shelina Harji, Dr. Houshyar Ghandi, Dr. Reza Aran, Dr. Afarin Pahlavan and Dr. Afshin Moghaddam have decades of combined experience in cosmetic and restorative dental excellence.
Our dentists deliver the results with a gentle and compassionate touch, routinely developing lifelong relationships with Burnaby families through the transformation of individual smiles.
The loyalty of the patients of Acu Dental speaks volumes about the value they place on our unique and caring dentists.
Dr. Shelina Harji
Dr. Harji, General Dentist, attained her dentistry degree at the University of Manitoba and specializes in restorative dentistry techniques such as crowns/bridges. Dr. Harji enjoys giving back to the community through volunteer work.
Dr. Reza Aran
Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
Dr. Reza Aran is a fellow of The College of Dental Surgeons of Canada and a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics. He graduated from the University of Shiraz in Iran with a Doctor of Dental Surgeon (D.D.S) with honours. He then went to receive his Master of Craniofacial Science, specializing in dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics from UBC.
His experience in restorative, cosmetic, and preventative dentistry built a strong foundation in his approach to offering a healthy, functional, and aesthetic bite and smile for his orthodontic patients.
- Specialty Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
- Degrees Doctor of Dental Surgeon (D.D.S)
- Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D)
- Master of Cranio-facial Science (MSc)
- Distinctions Fellow of the Royal College of the Dentists of Canada (RCDC)
- Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO)
- Member of Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO)
- American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO)
- BC Dental Association (BCDA)
- Canadian Dental Association (CDA)
Dr. Aran is a Gold Plus Invisalign Provider. Learn more.
Dr. Houshyar Ghandi
Bio coming soon.
Dr. Neha Agarwal
Dr. Neha Agarwal graduated with a BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) degree in 2011 and went on to specialize in OMFS (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) and got her MDS degree in 2015. After practicing for some time in India, she moved to the USA and immediately began to work on getting a DDS degree. With the skills and compassion towards improvising her knowledge, Dr. Agarwal graduated with a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree in 2020 from the most prestigious university in the USA, the University of Southern California. Dr. Agarwal was recognized for her excellent clinical skills and was selected to be a Teaching Assistant for her junior colleagues and has also been on the Deanâ€™s honour list throughout her DDS career. Dr. Agarwal also received Special Care Dentistry Association Award for her compassion and dedication towards treating patients with special needs. As an International dentist, Dr. Agarwal practiced in Washington State before she moved to British Columbia.
Dr. Neha Agarwal practices all aspects of general dentistry such as fillings, crowns, bridges, root canal therapy, and extractions including wisdom teeth extraction to name a few. Dr. Agarwal believes in a patient-centric and gentle approach to making dental visits pleasant and comfortable for all her patients. She enjoys listening to her patients and educating and explaining everything in detail so they can be involved in their dental care and ensure the best approach is taken for each individual. Dr. Agarwal is very enthusiastic about learning and keeping abreast with the developments and trends in dentistry. She is a Certified Invisalign provider.
Dr. Neha Agarwal is an active member of BCDA (British Columbia Dental Association), ADA (American Dental Association), AOMSI (Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India) and OKU Zeta Chapter Alumni Student Association.
Dr. Neha Agarwal has a 2 years old, highly energetic boy who keeps her busy when she is at home. In her free time, Dr. Agarwal loves to go out with her family and explore new places.
Our Professional Team
Our Professional Team
Office Manager Sofia and the Acu Dental administrative and professional dental support team strive to make each and every appointment efficient and enjoyable for our patients. Whether it’s scheduling, patient education, or helping you with your financial arrangements or insurance plans, our team is proud to serve.
Acu Dental & Orthodontics is proudly owned by Dr. A. Shivji Dental Corporation