Choose us, choose our values.


Trusting us with your family’s oral health is a special commitment. At every visit, we work to earn your trust with our caring, our competence, our openness, and our teamwork.


Our team


Dr. Jeffrey Ma

BSc., D.D.S.


Dr. Jeffrey Ma moved to Calgary from the West Kootenays, where he was introduced to the concepts of whole-body health and wellness. He was born in Banff, to which he credits his love of the mountains!

He attended the University of Alberta to earn a BSc. in Biological Sciences in 2005, then trained at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry to become a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2010.

Dr. Ma is a general dentist passionate about using the latest research and technology to guide healthcare treatment. He attends many Continuing Education courses to stay current, and has a special interest in orthodontics and CEREC ceramic dentistry.

He is an active member in the Calgary and District Dental Society, Alberta Dental Association and College, and the Canadian Dental Association.

In his free time, Dr. Ma is a volunteer dentist with CUPS Calgary and The Alex Community Health Centre, where he provides free dental care to those who need it most in Calgary.

Since moving to Calgary, Dr. Ma and his wife and two sons have enjoyed the opportunity to ski, hike, and camp in the Rockies. He’s also into anything with an engine and wheels.

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Ashleigh is from a small town in Northern Ontario. She knew she wanted to be a hygienist at a very young age, as teeth have always fascinated her!

Ashleigh did a co-op placement in High School, which lead to a part-time job. She started her career by studying Dental Assisting and graduated as a Dental Hygienist in 2010.

After graduation, Ashleigh made her way up to Iqaluit, Nunavut to gain experience. She met her future husband and continued a long distance relationship that lead her out West. They now live in Okotoks with their young son!

Hygiene is Ashleigh's passion and she enjoys taking continuing education courses and learning new techniques. 

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Kirsten was born and raised in the Calgary area. 

She graduated Dental Hygiene school in 2010 from Loma Linda University in Southern California where she met some of her closest friends.

In her spare time, Kirsten enjoys fishing and hunting!

Kirsten's favourite part of being a dental hygienist is building relationships with her patients.

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RDH (Part-time)


Olya is a proud graduate of the University of Alberta Dental Hygiene degree program.

She has been a part of the Friends and Family dental team for over four years, and recently had a new baby!





Chelsey is a passionate, outgoing and detail-oriented Dental Assistant.

She believes that every visit to the dental office should be a pleasant and comfortable experience for all. Chelsey takes pride in her patient care as well as her chair side manner.

Outside of the office, Chelsey enjoys doing yoga and exploring the outdoors with her boyfriend and their two rescue dogs.



Office Manager


Andrea has been in the dental industry for over 20 years. She's been a part of the Friends and Family dental team since 2014.  

Originally from Kelowna BC, she moved to Calgary as a young child. 

Andrea enjoys spending her spare time with her husband Nathan and their two children, playing golf, and travelling. In the Winter, she especially enjoys escaping the cold by travelling to tropical destinations.

Andrea is happy to be part of an excellent team, to get to know each patient, and to watch younger patients grow up through the years!


Our values


Our compassion and empathy for you and your family is our top priority. We show respect for your wishes.

Not only do we care about you, we will take care of you.


We set high expectations for ourselves and we push ourselves to do the best work possible. We are consistent in our procedures and are always thinking ahead. We grow with continuing education, new technologies, and new methods.

We hope you have high expectations of us too.


We speak openly and honestly with you. We will educate you on the risks and benefits of treatment. We are transparent with fees.

We will make the best recommendations for your oral health, your overall health, and your situation, always.


We strongly believe that the best healthcare comes from teamwork between you, the patient, and us, the healthcare providers. We can provide the knowledge, and it is your body. As a team, we support each other in achieving the best oral health for you.

We are humbled by your commitment to your oral health and we are grateful to be a part of your healthcare.