Our Concept in Providing a Dental Care
Your dentist has referred you to us because he or she personally cares about your dental health. We work together as a team to offer what’s best for you. First and foremost, we believe that people should have their own healthy teeth for an entire lifetime. To support that belief, we subscribe to a program of preventive dental care. It is also our belief that the prevention of disease is far more enjoyable, less costly and more comfortable for all concerned.
Dr. Houman Abtin BDS, MSc, Dip. Endo., FRCD(C)
Diplomate American Board of Endodontics
Dr. Houman Abtin graduated in 1998 from dentistry. Shortly after his graduation he moved to Manitoba where he practiced in remote communities for 2 years. In 2002 he returned to BC and he was involved in teaching part-time at UBC till 2012. He had his own family dental practice in South Delta prior to deciding to pursue 3 years of Graduate Endodontic program at UBC in 2008.
Dr. Abtin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. A Diplomate is an Endodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the speciality. This is one of the highest levels of recognition in the world in the field of Endodontics.
He is a fellow of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia, A fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and a member of the Canadian and American Association of Endodontists. He is a clinical assistant professor at UBC.
Dr. Abtin has been extensively involved with community volunteering work, and he was recognized by North Shore News on April 2008. In affiliation with UBC, he has been volunteering part time providing dental care in the down town east side clinic since 2013. This has been the most humbling experience personally and academically serving the most vulnerable members of our society.
He is married to Nahid, a medical doctor in North Vancouver.