Meet Dr. Elyasi
D.D.S., Cert.Ortho., F.R.C.D. (C), Ph.D.
Dr. Maryam Elyasi’s greatest joy is working with her patients to create confident smiles.
Dr. Elyasi is a Canadian certified orthodontist who earned her Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2011. She completed her 2-year internship with a focus on preventive dentistry. She obtained her PhD combined with orthodontic specialty from the University of Alberta. During her PhD studies, she worked as a clinical instructor in both the orthodontic and the pediatric clinics at the University of Alberta. She also served as the American Board of Orthodontics Advocacy Resident Representative and American Association of Orthodontics Resident Champion during her residency. She presented her research at several national and international conferences including Canadian Association of Orthodontics and International Association of Dental Research. Dr. Elyasi published 15 papers and was granted more than 25 academic awards at international, national, and provincial levels. She is still actively involved in her research, which is very relevant to her clinical practice. Dr. Elysai is passionate about the community she lives and works in. She has been involved in community-based oral health programs since 2013 in an effort to give back.
Dr. Elyasi met her husband, Masoud, while they were both graduate students at the University of Alberta. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking in the beauty of the great outdoors.