Aarm Dental Group on Beatty

529 Beatty Street Vancouver, B.C. V6B 0G2


Email: aarmbeatty@telus.net

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Monday to Saturday with morning appointments available at 7:30am and evenings available to 7:30pm.

Dr. Benjamin Pliska, DDS,MS,FRCD
Certified Specialist in Orthodontics

Dr. Ben Pliska was born in Mission, B.C., but grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, where he enjoyed playing both soccer and football as a teenager. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ottawa, and attended the University of Western Ontario for Dental School. At Western Dr. Pliska was honored to serve as Class President and to graduate at the top of his class as the Gold Medalist in Dentistry.

Immediately following dental school, Dr. Pliska pursued specialty training in Orthodontics at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he was granted a Certificate in Orthodontics and Master’s Degree in Dentistry. Following graduation, Dr. Pliska was recruited to join the faculty in the Graduate Orthodontic Program at the University of Minnesota. After a few years in Minneapolis Dr. Pliska happily returned home to Canada and beautiful Vancouver to join the faculty of the Graduate Orthodontic Program at the University of British Columbia.

As a certified specialist in Orthodontics and fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, Dr. Pliska is proud to contribute to the education, health and wellbeing of his community. He is an active member of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).

Dr. Pliska lives in Vancouver with his wife Dr. Roxana Saldarriaga, a local Prosthodontist, and their children Isabella and Sebastian. In his spare time, Dr. Pliska enjoys exploring the outdoors of the lower mainland with his family – on bikes, boat or skis.

Dr. Sahar Abtahi, Certified Specialist in Orthodontics

Dr. Sahar Abtahi obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Boston University and completed a year of residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the same institution. She practiced as a general dentist for a few years before returning to school at the University of Alberta to obtain her specialization in Orthodontics.

She is currently a board certified orthodontist, a fellow of the royal college of dentists of Canada, a diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a member of Canadian and American Associations of Orthodontists.

Dr. Abtahi cares deeply for her patients and works with them to achieve their desired treatment outcome. She believes in giving back to the profession and has published on the topic of pediatric sleep disordered breathing in peer reviewed journals, while also being involved in teaching orthodontics at the university of Alberta.

Dr. Abtahi and her husband moved from Alberta two years ago and have now made British Columbia home along with their 1 year old daughter, Hanna.

Dr. Ali Salari, General Dentist

Dr. Salari proudly holds two degrees in Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) and Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the University of Manitoba and the Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Salari is a natural leader with a passion for maintaining outstanding oral health care. He enjoys many aspects of the dental industry, and has discovered his greatest pleasure in restoring each patient’s confidence and improving their lives through general dentistry and smile reconstruction.

Dr. Salari is a strong believer in continuous education. He is an active participant in advanced dental study clubs, expanding his wide knowledge base in implantology and a new exciting technology in endodontics utilizing the PIPS laser system.

A music and movie fan, Dr. Salari also leads a very active life, enjoying a variety of outdoor activities such as swimming, biking and windsurfing.”

Dr. Mona Sadegh, General Dentists (Practice Limited to Endodontics)

Dr. Mona’s dental experience goes back to the year 2009 when she was first qualified as a general dentist from Azad Dental University of Tehran/Iran where she achieved the top rank among her classmates.

3 years later in 2012, she graduated as an Endodontist from Tehran University which is one of the highest ranking dental schools in Iran, achieving the second rank in the national specialty board exam. Afterwards, she officially started her career as Endodontist.

Upon immigrating to Canada in 2016, she went through the dental eligibility exams and successfully passed the National Dental Examination Board of Canada and became a registered general dentist in British Columbia.

With great background and proficiency in the field of Endodontics, her practice is mainly focusing in the field of root canal treatment and retreatment of the teeth with previous root treatment.

She likes to stay up to date with the latest advances in dentistry by attending continuing education courses.

When she is not busy at work, she loves spending time with her husband and little son. She also enjoys hiking, reading and listening to music.

Dr.Mona looks forward to welcoming you to Aarm Dental and hopes you experience a painless and pleasant care.

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Aarm Dental Group COVID-19 Update

Aarm Dentists and Staff has your back through Covid-19…
We are excited to have this opportunity to welcome returning & new patients to all locations!

Aarm Dentists have always made the safety of our staff and our patients,
the number one priority. Aarm has always exceeded the
guidelines of the CDSBC, BCDA, CDA and WCB.

We have instituted several the additional safety measures in all our Aarm
Locations for your protection and ours. See Covid-19 Page for details.
Contact your Aarm Location directly to schedule your next appointment.