New dentists to take over West Park Dental Clinic


Quesnel is getting two new dentists subsequent week. Husband and spouse crew Sonny Phangura and Aman Shoker could be taking on the West Park Dental Clinic while the modern dentist, Branko Cervenka, retires on Monday, June three. Phangura, who went to high school at UBC, is at first from Quesnel. He later met Shoker, who attended the University of Saskatchewan. The pair have spent the past few years running as friends at a dental exercise in Victoria, even as preserving an eye out for practices coming available within the north.

Shoker says that even earlier than the pair were married, Phangura was hoping to take on an exercise returned home. “This became the appropriate timing,” she says. “We have always been looking for a practice,” provides Phangura. “We heard that Dr. Cervienka is retiring, so we came and checked it out — and it becomes everything we wanted to have. “And my family is still up right here, so it was a clean pass for me.”

The pair say human beings recognized Phangura throughout the metropolis, and he says it’s fine to peer familiar faces properly. His mother and father live in the location: his mother works in the Rec Centre and his father for the City Yard. His more youthful brother Jesse additionally came back to the North and lives close by, running within the Prince George Hospital, while his older brother Kelly moved south.


Many people the couple run into have already heard they have been coming, at the same time as others, they bumped into coincidentally. For instance, a hygienist at their practice labored with Phangura years earlier at Walmart. Now, both might be working together at the sanatorium. “I’m excited [to be back],” says Phangura. “I’ve were given some pals up here, and I like to be again at the Mainland. I wasn’t a massive fan of being on the Island, simply because I experience a touch bit isolated … It’s super — being towards a circle of relatives, and buying our exercise was even more low cost right here. It’s exquisite.”

Shoker, in contrast to Phangura, was born in Langley and raised in Calgary. Although she’s used to living in larger towns, she says she’s simply enjoying the tempo of things in Quesnel. “It’s relaxing right here,” she says. They each enjoy trekking and are looking to do more of it here, in addition to spending some time on the water at Dragon Lake and the Cottonwood River this summer season. The couple has been returned to Quesnel for a month as they prepare to take over their new exercise. Although they’ve each been working as dentists for some years now, they say there’s a chunk of a getting to know curve on the enterprise facet of factors.

Cervenka is planning to help the new owners transition to that component of the activity: “He’s going to reveal us the ropes and the way to run the enterprise quit of dentistry,” says Phangura. They take over the enterprise on Monday and keep the equal sufferers and body of workers — in addition to accepting new patients. “It’s the following step in and out a career,” says Phangura. “And it’s sincerely interesting,” adds Shoker.