the WAVE team

Dr. Gaudet and the WAVE dental team are pleased to offer you the highest standard of dental care. Our office employs four certified dental assistants, five registered dental hygienists, a sterilization assistant, two receptionists and a patient care coordinator. All staff members regularly participate in continuing education courses in an effort to remain abreast of current dental topics. For your convenience, we are pleased to be able to offer our professional dental services in English, Mandarin and French.

We truly enjoy helping our patients with their dental health so please feel free to ask any questions and voice any concerns.

Dr. Ron Gaudet

Dr. Gaudet has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a degree in Dentistry, both from the University of Alberta. He has lived in White Rock with his wife and 3 children since 2000. He enjoys traveling with his family, hunting and fishing with friends and providing dental health to  underprivileged communities locally and worldwide. Dr. Gaudet is a member of the Canadian Dental Association and the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. He regularly attends Dental Continuing Education Courses, and has taken advanced training in oral surgery, periodontal surgery, orthodontics,  dental implants, BOTOX, iv sedation and laser technology. Dr. Gaudet can speak both French and English.

Dr. Michelle Liu  刘 (相斐) 牙医

Xiangfei (Michelle) Liu (B.D.S, University of Adelaide) was born and grew up in mainland China. Before moving to Vancouver with her family, she spent 8 years in Australia, where she completed her high school study and Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. and Australian Dental Association.

Michelle can speak  English and Mandarin fluently. She enjoys swimming, golf, music and travelling in her spare time.

Dr. Patti-Anne Jones

Dr. Jones graduated with her dental degree in 1995 from the University of Western Ontario, and later went on to complete her MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. When not practicing at Wave Dentistry, she contributes to the profession through work at the British Columbia Dental Association, the association that promotes oral health for all British Colombians.  Originally from Ontario, Dr. Jones moved to BC in 2010 with her husband and two children to experience the temperate climate, and life by the ocean and mountains. Being avid skiers, Dr. Jones and her family have enjoyed exploring the beautiful alpine terrain this province has to offer.


Liza, our office practice manager, has worked in our office since 1983. Liza is knowledgeable in many areas of dental practice and her talents help the office to run things seamlessly. Liza is presently working toward her BBA program.



Denise earned a BA from UBC before completing her Diploma in Dental Hygiene at VCC in 1989. Since then Denise has completed a Masters Degree (Dental Science) from UBC and her PhD (Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology) from SFU. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC. Denise is also involved in oral cancer research through the BC Cancer Agency and the BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program. She is a regular on the dental hygiene study club circuit speaking on oral pathology. Denise has worked at Wave Dentistry since 1991.


Leslee is one of  our full time Dental Hygienists. She joined our office in September of 2002. She graduated with her Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the College of New Caledonia in June 2002. Prior to becoming a Dental Hygienist, she worked as a Certified Dental Assistant.


Cori, a Registered Dental Hygienist has been working with our team since 2002. She obtained her Dental Hygiene Diploma in Prince George, at the College of New Caledonia in 1990. She returned to the coast to live in Vancouver and achieve a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Science.


Alicia is the newest Dental Hygienist to join our practice. She graduated with her Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the University of the Fraser Valley in June 2010. She was awarded BCDHA’s Award of Excellence for Academics and Clinical Practice.


Connie graduated from VCC and is a certified dental assistant since 1985. She joined the WAVE team in 2013 and quickly realized that WAVE is a special place to practice.  She enjoys supporting her family and their love for the Canadian game of hockey!