Welcome to Orchards Dental!
We are a team of professionals who are passionate about dental care and our patients' health! We are committed to providing quality, comprehensive dental care in a compassionate and conscientious way to gain the trust of our patients and the community we serve.
We believe in constant improvement, and we do our very best to produce a consistently positive patient experience through a combination of gentle care and a dedication to patient education.
Meeting new patients and getting to know you and your family is one of the best parts of our job! We'd like to take a moment and return the favor so you can get to know us better as well!
Dr. Dennis George Anithottam
Dr. Dennis George Anithottam graduated with his BDS in 1998 from the Government Dental College,Trivandrum, Kerala University, in Kerala, India. He completed a compulsory rotating internship (equivalent to a general practice residency in North America) in 1999 after which he practiced as a general practitioner before immigrating to Canada.
While practicing in India, he was for a time a lecturer in The Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics at his alma mater. After immigrating to Canada, he enrolled at the University of Manitoba Dental School and graduated with his D.M.D in 2010 and has been practicing as a general dentist since. He recently moved to Edmonton and has purchased The Orchards Dental Clinic. He is excited to be in Edmonton, his new hometown with his two sons and wife, Dr. Merry Anithottam, a fellow dentist.
In his spare time, He likes to keep his knowledge and skills updated by attending continuing education courses and is also a fitness enthusiast. He likes to work out in the gym and enjoys going out with his kids to play with them in parks. He is also passionate about getting involved in the community and helping people in need.
Dr. Merry Dennis Anithottam
Dr. Merry Dennis Anithottam graduated with a Bachelor of Dental surgery degree from Government Dental College, Calicut, Kerala, India in 2006 and moved to Canada in 2007. After immigrating to Canada, she joined the International Dentist Program at University at Buffalo, New York and obtained her DDS. Dr. Anithottam provides quality dentistry for her patients, caring for adults and children in her practice. She enjoys educating patients and helping them feel better about their dental care.
In her spare time, she loves cooking and spending time with her family.
Nick Teoh, DDS
Dr. Nicholas Teoh earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Alberta School of Dentistry. He is a member of the Alberta Dental Association and College as well as the Canadian Dental Association.
Dr. Teoh was born and raised in Edmonton and loves the city of Edmonton and the opportunity to provide care to the members of the community he knows so well! For Dr. Teoh, dentistry is an exciting career because it allows him to provide such a range of services, all of which contribute to the overall health and self-confidence of the patients of Orchards Dental.
"I can honestly say that a lot of these procedures are simply fun to do – and the assistants I work with hear me say that I'm looking forward to seeing my patients!" - Dr. Nick Teoh
Dr. Teoh also enjoys chatting with his patients and getting to know them throughout their regular dental visits.
Outside of the office, Dr. Teoh helps out his community in other ways. He is very involved in his church and leads youth group activities.
Dr. Teoh is married to his wife Courtney and loves exercising in a variety of ways, reading both fiction and nonfiction, and playing board games with his friends and family.