Dr. Saldarriaga was born in Lima, Peru were she initiated her dental training at the Universidad Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. Following university she moved to London, Ontario where she obtained her dental degree from the University of Western Ontario, receiving awards for excellence in Restorative Dentistry and patient care. Upon graduation Dr. Saldarriaga moved to Minnesota where she attended a one year general practice residency with a focus on surgery at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. She then pursued her post graduate training in Prosthetic Dentistry and implant surgery at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Saldarriaga is passionate about restorative dentistry and the rehabilitation of the worn dentition. She enjoys implant surgery but also believes in conservatively preserving patient’s teeth whenever possible. Dr. Saldarriaga enjoys meeting new patients and attending to their dental needs taking into consideration their life style and their expectations.
When not practicing dentistry Dr. Saldarriaga enjoys the outdoors with her husband and two children, skiing in the winter and riding her bike in the summer. She feels fortunate to have an opportunity to practice and live in beautiful British Columbia.