Located on Hastings Street in Burnaby, as one of the foremost dental practices in the Lower Mainland, North Burnaby Dental Group is well known for its exceptional dentistry and superior patient care. What else makes our dentists stand out? We’d like to tell you a bit about them.
Since graduating from UBC in 1994 with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD), Dr. H. Houchmand has devoted himself to expanding his knowledge and areas of expertise in dentistry, with a specific focus on implantology, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, endodontic (restoration), Invisalign and dental surgeries. As well as receiving an invitation from the UBC Faculty of Dentistry to be a clinical instructor teaching senior dental students, Dr. Houchmand has mentored a study club to advance his fellow colleagues in continuing education. He is also the proud recipient of the 2010 A List Dentist Award which distinguished him as one of the top three dentists in Burnaby.
Dr. Ron McCaffrey has practised family and cosmetic dentistry in Burnaby since his graduation from the University of McGill with a Dental Degree (DDS) in 1978. Throughout his career he has built a solid reputation and has forged lasting and trusting relationships with his clients. Dr. McCaffrey is the proud recipient of the 2012 A List Dentist Award, which is awarded to the top three dentists in Burnaby and is determined by votes from the citizens of Burnaby — the very citizens that Dr. McCaffrey has spent the last 30-plus years caring for.
Even before beginning to practise, Dr. Lisa Kostecki began to take the dental world by storm, receiving a string of awards during her years of dental training. These include the UWO Dental Alumni Society 3rd Year Dental Student Award (2004), the Ontario Dental Association Proficiency Award (2005), the Toronto Crown and Bridge Study Club Scholarship (2006), and the Canadian Dental Association President’s Award (2006). She currently enjoys serving as a clinical instructor with the UBC Faculty of Dentistry, which is in keeping with her track record of a heavy involvement in committees and dental associations in her school and community. Her belief that all patients deserve to be treated with dignity and a gentle approach is just one of the reasons that Dr. Kostecki’s client base is burgeoning.
Dr. Amir Ajar’s specialized practice caters particularly to dental surgery using all forms of sedation. Dr. Ajar has lectured at the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Calgary and McGill University, and he currently serves as an instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC. He holds memberships in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. His advanced surgical skills and years of experience allow him to provide a worry-free dental surgery experience for his patients.
Dr. Andrew Han, a periodontist, received his dental degree – and many awards – from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. Dr. Han continued his postgraduate education at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City where he received his training in periodontics and implant surgery under several world- renowned specialists. During his residency, Dr. Han was awarded the Melvin Morris award for excellence in periodontics, which is awarded to the top resident. He currently provides all aspects of periodontal and implant care, with his areas of expertise providing a wonderful complement to the array services offered at North Burnaby Dental Group.
Dr. Peter Romanowski, in addition to accumulating a veritable list of accolades throughout his years of schooling, has been inducted as a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honour Society (NYU Omega Chapter), a society which limits membership only to dental students who have distinguished themselves by excellence in scholarship, while demonstrating exemplary traits of character and potential qualities for future professional growth and attainments. This award did not come by accident, as Dr. Romanowski’s entire practice is now dedicated to a gentle, caring, comprehensive approach to oral health, one which places his patients’ needs and desires at the forefront of his approach.
These accomplished dentists form the nucleus of an entire team of professionals at North Burnaby Dental Group who strive to build relationships with each and every person who steps through the office’s doors, whether for a consultation, a cleaning, or for more extensive dental work. The dentists at North Burnaby Dental Group strive to provide treatments and procedures for every stage of life. Whether from preventative dentistry to long lasting cosmetic treatments, to dental prosthetics and dental surgery, our team is qualified and trained to meet your every need. We strive to ensure that you have the most comfortable treatment possible, regardless of what it is that you need done. Our award-winning dentists at North Burnaby Dental Group are qualified to meet your every need, but the area in which they really shine is their customer service, as those who already see them are well aware.