Alumni Stories

BDSc 2017

As part of our “in conversation with” series, where we connect with some of our outstanding alumni, and to celebrate Oral Health Month, we spoke with Manvir Grewal, DHDP 2017, who is working in public health.

BDSc 2015

As part of our “in conversation with” series, where we connect with some of our outstanding alumni, and to celebrate Oral Health Month, we spoke with Dr. Dennis Chen, who is now doing the General Practice Residency (GPR) training program at UBC Dentistry.

MSc Craniofacial Science Dip Endodontics 2013

As part of our “in conversation with” series, where we connect with some of our outstanding alumni, and to celebrate Oral Health Month, we spoke with Dr. Les Campbell, who leads the Division of Endodontics at the University of Alberta.

BDSc 2017; PhD Craniofacial Science Candidate

In the early days of the Bachelor of Dental Science program, Iris knew she was interested in research. Today, she is exploring the link between inflammation and oral cancer.

PhD Craniofacial Science 2019

Dr. Jessani shares how his time at UBC shaped him not only as a dentist, but also as a gay man of colour.

DMD 2000

With a passion for healthcare and technology, Dr. Potluri has undertaken many endeavours alongside his dental practice.

MSc Dip Periodontics 1997

Dr. Weibe’s dentistry career has given him the unique opportunity to travel to 35 countries where he has built relationships and provided dental care.

DMD 1988 and DMD 1989

Drs. Leung and Fong have been part of the Vancouver dental community for over 30 years—they set up a dental practice together in 1989 and work there to this day.

Diploma in Dental Hygiene 1971; BDSc 1998

With a dental hygiene career spanning over five decades, Mary is lovingly known by some of her patients as “Tooth Mary.”