The Ambiance Dental Team

Meet Our Team

Dr. Christian Heintze

Dr. Heintze joins us from New South Wales, Australia. He obtained an Honours in Forensic Biology before completing a Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Sydney and brings a wealth of dental knowledge from his time spent in Australia.

Dr. Heintze believes high-quality dentistry is best achieved with open communication and a scientific, best-practice approach to treatment. He is an advocate for his patient’s lifelong dental health.

When not practicing dentistry, you will find Dr. Heintze exploring the natural beauty of his new homeland. He is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys hiking, swimming, and exploring the great outdoors with his wife.

Dr. Goska Nowak

Dr. Goska Nowak

Dr. Nowak is pleased to be practicing as a general dentist at Ambiance Dental, and is the newest member of the team.  Her existing relationships with the team at Ambiance Dental make her a solid fit to the culture at the office, and she shares similar values for how to keep you healthy, starting with your dental health.

The Ambiance Dental Team

Get to know the team of hygienists, dental assistants and administrators that make your experience at Ambiance Dental run smoothly.


Practice Manager

Meet Michelle

Originally from Calgary, Michelle graduated from KDM Dental College in 2003 – began and completed her practicum at Ambiance Dental – and started work immediately afterwards. Michelle is married to Clayton; they have one daughter and two step-sons. Pets include Yoda, the bulldog. Annie, the French bulldog and Kyle, the hamster. Michelle’s hobbies include golf, curling and camping. A little-known fact about Michelle – she’s part dinosaur. She has

Brachydactyly Type D – she is part of just four percent of the population with toe thumbs.

A busy mom, one of Michelle’s favourite activities is enjoying an early morning coffee alone in the peace and quiet of her surroundings. Her favourite quote is, “Everything happens for a reason.” The favourite aspect of her job: helping people love their smiles.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet Sandra

Sandra once told us that if she wasn’t a dental hygienist, she would be a sniper or a professor. We also can't make sense of that wide range of professional aspirations. Not one to sit still, she can be found training with her husband Corey for a marathon, a triathlon or eating french fries at an NFL game. She is the proud winner of her fantasy football league, a title she has held for two years, and she's open to hearing tips for winning next year.

Why Ambiance Dental?

Sandra graduated with distinction and received her diploma in Dental Hygiene from U of A in 2002. Prior to obtaining her Hygiene diploma she completed her BSC in Agriculture and MSC in Nutrition and Metabolism at the U of A. She was pursuing a PhD at UBC in nutrition and metabolism but luckily for her patients she found her true calling and enrolled in the dental hygiene program where she combines her knowledge of dental health and full body wellness. She is passionate about helping her patients improve their overall health and understanding the mouth-to-body link.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet Winnie

Winnie graduated from the Registered Dental Hygienist course at the University of Alberta in 2003 and started working at Ambiance Dental the same year. Born in Hong Kong, Winnie is married with one son with whom she loves spending her time. Her hobbies include biking, swimming and reading. Her favourite activity is downhill karting. Her favourite quote is, “You only live once.”  For Winnie, the best part of her role at Ambiance Dental is seeing the transformation in the patient’s teeth, allowing them to smile confidently. She also enjoys getting to know each patient and her amazing team members.



Registered Dental Assistant

Meet Kristine

Kristine was born in Las Pinas City in the Philippines. After graduating from the Registered Dental Assistance Program at KDM Dental College, she started working at Ambience Dental in 2021. Kristine is married with two children – a son and a daughter. Her hobbies include baking and Friday night movies with the family. A little-known fact about Kristine – she cries at everything. Even happy moments make her cry. She is easily moved to tears. She once owned 75 different indoor plants and still loves collecting small ones. One of her favourite pastimes is to watch her husband and children play basketball on the weekends. She finds it a great way to bond as a family. Both children are involved in club and community basketball. Her favourite quote is by Mahatma Gandhi, “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”


Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet Shirley

After graduating from Oxford College, Shirley started working at Ambiance Dental in March of 2021. Shirley was born in Calgary and is married with a daughter named Hailey. Her hobbies include hot yoga, reading and travelling. A little-known fact about Shirley – she’s funny. Though most people think she’s always serious, she has a great sense of humour. Her favourite quote is by Paulo Coelho. “An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backwards. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So, just focus and keep aiming!” What she enjoys most about her role at Ambiance Dental is building relationships with patients. “They become my family and friends.”



Registered Dental Assistant & Dental Administrator

Meet Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn graduated as a Registered Dental Assistant in 2014 and started working at Ambiance Dental in 2019. Born in Calgary, Kaitlyn has a partner, a dog, cats and fish. Her hobbies include bike rides, amateur astronomy, painting and camping. When asked to share a fun fact about herself, Kaitlyn said she had no fun facts. “My life is one big joke.” Her favourite quote is from Hermes Trismegistus, “As above, so below. As within, so without. As the universe, so is the soul.” What she enjoys most about her role at Ambiance Dental is patient care – providing the most thorough service possible to build trust.


Registered Dental Assistant

Meet Ariel

Ariel graduated from CDI College in 2018 and started working at Ambiance Dental in October 2022. Born in Mexico, her hobbies include shopping, painting, cross stitch and fashion. Her favourite activity, however, is interior decorating. A little-known fact about Ariel, she loves wearing fluffy socks. Her favourite quote is from a song by India Arie Simpson. “Cause the words that come from your mouth, you’re the first to hear. Speak words of beauty, and you will be there. No matter what anybody says. What matters most is what you think of yourself.”  What she enjoys most about her role at Ambiance Dental is seeing people’s transformation after treatment.


Registered Dental Assistant

Meet Parker

Parker graduated from Columbia College in 2017 and started working at Ambiance Dental on October 26th of 2022. Born in Smithers, BC, Parker is a true animal lover with two dogs, Duke and Lady, and a cat named Kevin. (Yes, Kevin) In her spare time, Parker enjoys camping, hiking, and hunting. What she likes most about her role at Ambiance Dental is that every day brings something new.


Dental Administrator

Meet Parker

Jordan was born in Calgary, Alberta. When she was 11 years old, she moved overseas to live with her parents for her dad’s work. Where she studied junior high/high school. After school, she studied international hotel and business management in Australia. She then moved back to Calgary in 2013 and studied the Dental Business Assistant program and began her career in dentistry.

Jordan loves working in dental and being able to be part of providing patients with the best dental care imaginable and helping them achieve a beautiful healthy smile.

In her spare time Jordan loves to travel, as well as spend time with her boyfriend and her two cats Cricket and Astro. She enjoys, shopping, reading, and cooking as well as thriller/horror movies.

We'd love to meet you!

New patients are always welcome!  Let's discuss your dental health together.

…or come in for a Meet & Greet first.