Dr Shelly Kassam was born in Africa, raised and educated in London ,England. She graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, England in 1981. She has obtained her Advanced Proficiency and Mastership Status from The Academy Of Laser Dentistry (ALD) and has been an Accredited Course Provider and examiner for the ALD in Canada since 2004.
After conquering her battle with fibromyelgia, Dr. Shelly has directed her strength and focus to the field of beauty and wellness. Specializing in Medical and Dental Esthetics since 1998, she continues to bring in new treatments and technology in her clinic providing exceptional services for her clients.
Dr. Shelly Kassam believes strongly in creating integrated Proactive Preventative Programs© for both facial and body rejuvenation utilizing various different therapeutic modalities including lasers, injectables and other techniques available in the constantly evolving world of aesthetics. Dr Shelly has completed countless advanced programs in dental and facial rejuvenation, lasers, Botox Cosmetic, and facial fillers all around the world.
Dr Shelly lectures internationally in the field of facial rejuvenation and lasers in medicine and dentistry. She has hosted her own radio show and magazine column called the New You.
Since her miraculous journey of recovery in India in 2003, Dr Kassam has incorporated ayurvedic medicine, yoga and meditation in her life and is passionate about helping her patients achieve inner wellness and outer beauty through lifestyle management programs.
Dr Shelly Kassam is the proud mother of four boys. She has a passion for reading, acting, poetry recitation, interior and clothes design and travel.
Dr Kassam is a graduate of The Leadership Vancouver Program and has served with The Agakhan Foundation Canada in supporting health and education programs for women and children in the developing world.
Dr. Omar Kassam
Laser & Cosmetic Dentist & Educator
Dr. Omar Kassam is an Accredited Educator for the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) for Canada. He is one of the first dentists to integrate Lasers in General Dentistry practice in Canada and last year was honored with a distinctive Master of Laser Dentistry award from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He teaches in Canada and internationally on the use of lasers in dentistry as well as conduct ALD courses for standard proficiency accreditation in the use of lasers for dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants. Dr. Kassam lectures internationally on the use of lasers in the field of medicine and dentistry as well as the concept of the Dental Spa Experience.
Yaletown Laser & Cosmetic Dentistry (YLCD) was founded in 1998 by Dr. Shelly Kassam and Dr. Omar Kassam to provide a dedicated facility for cosmetic and laser dentistry. Drs. Kassam has been practicing for a combined 45 years in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. Since 1998, the Kassam’s have focused their energies on laser and cosmetic makeovers, bio-aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry and full mouth rehabilitations and preventative programs in a non threatening spa like environment.
Dr. Kassam is also the founder of Yaletown @ Kensington, a cosmetic smile makeover and bio-aesthetic rehabilitation dental centre in London, England where he visits once a month to treat patients and teach laser and cosmetic dentistry.