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99 Metcalfe Suite 104, Ottawa, ON K1P 6L7
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About us

Our Team & Who We Are

The Downtown Dental Clinic team aims to provide the best services with the latest techniques and technology paired with the highest skill and dedication. We provide a relaxing and comfortable environment to ensure piece of mind while we work on returning your beautiful and confident smile.

We also welcome patients in emergency circumstances and understand the importance of reducing pain as soon as possible.  Our focus is to bring relief and happiness back to your day. Our clinic also provides direct billing for most insurance purposes to facilitate your appointment and payments.

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Dr. Shahriar Jalali

Dr. Shahriar Jalali


Dr. Shahriar Jalali received his DDS from Isfahan University of Medical Science in 1994, and his MSc in 2012 from RWTH Aachen University prior to immigrating to Canada. Dr.Jalali owned and operated a highly equipped dental office in Iran for 18 years. Upon his immigration to Canada, he wrote and passed all National Dental Board exams consecutively and received his licence in General Dentistry. He is an eminently qualified dentist who has made numerous oral presentations in cosmetic and laser dentistry in local and international dental circles.

Based on his education in Laser Dentistry, he has a wide variety of laser equipment in this office and offers different types of treatments using laser. Dr.Jalali is also highly trained in Integrated Implantology. Using 3D cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) and combining it with intra-oral scanning. This allows Dr.Jalali to produce a 3D model of the patient and the ability to perform implant surgery with less bleeding and only cutting tissue in the most appropriate place and size. He is also trained in Invisalign Orthodontics, which combined with scanning teeth and their relation with intra-oral camera offers an excellent result.

Dr. Jalali has a continued passion for learning. He trained for CAD/CAM, which scans and produces a crown or several crowns and onlays in one appointment. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family, biking, and camping.

Dr Maryam Karami

Dr Maryam Karami


Dr Karami received her DDS from Esfahan university (Iran) in 1995 and completed a three-year specialty in Pediatric Dentistry and residency program (MSc) with Mashad university (Iran) in 1998. She has been a full -time faculty member (associate professor ) in Azad university of Iran, training dental students and pediatric dental residents for nearly 18 years, doing research and published well over 35 publications at national and international dental journals and conferences.

She has also had her own practice offering all ranges of preventive and dental care for children and adolescents and also providing comprehensive dental care with general anaesthesia.

She obtained her license to practice general dentistry in Canada in 2015 and continues to pursue her passion in dentistry.




Shannon graduated from Cambrian College’s Dental Hygiene program in 2007. She specialized and gained her experience while working in Periodontology in her home town of Peterborough before making the move to Ottawa. In 2013,  Shannon continued her education and became Diode Laser Certified at the University of Sherbrooke in Montreal. She has been with The Downtown Dental Clinic for 6 years now and has built a great rapport with many of her clients and their families!

Shannon works hard to ensure a top-notch patient experience. She displays an exceptional amount of patience, kindness and compassion in her delivery of care. She helps our patients and their families by giving them one-on-one attention. Her organizational skills and spirit shine throughout the office & her warm smile and gentle hand keep her patients coming back.

Outside work, Shannon enjoys spending time ‎with friends and family, traveling and staying active. She’s always up for any new adventure and always planning her next trip around the world!

Bring back that healthy smile!