Our clinic is situated in the heart of beautiful Kitsilano and right off the arbutus greenway in Vancouver, and we would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Our team at Pacific Dental Centre strives to ensure pleasant, safe and educational dental appointments for our patients and their family & friends. From our convenient and accessible location, to easy online booking, complementary wifi and cable television, we’re here to make your dental appointment a relaxing and enjoyable experience. We’re an inclusive, diverse and enthusiastic team of dental professionals, and are happy to be serving our community.
MEET OUR DOCTOR
Dr. Mahshid Torkaman
Founder and General Dentist
B.Sc, DMD, GPR
Dr. Mahshid Torkaman, founder and principle dentist at Pacific Dental Centre, is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, where she obtained her Bachelor’s of Science (B.Sc) degree in Anatomy & Cell Biology and completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) training. Upon completion of her Dental Degree, Dr. Torkaman was selected to enter a highly competitive General Practice Dental Residency Program at McGill University. During her residency, Dr. Torkaman not only expanded her skills in all aspects of General Dentistry, she also had the opportunity to participate in various community outreach programs providing dental care to vulnerable groups throughout Montreal. In addition to her ongoing interest in continuing education, Dr. Torkaman enjoys teaching and was a clinical instructor at McGill University’s School of Dentistry prior to her move to British Columbia. Dr. Torkaman is highly committed to her patients and their well-being, and can assist her patients in English, French and Farsi languages. Dr Torkaman loves talking and interacting with her patients, so be sure to bring your questions!
To ensure a pleasent waiting time, we offer free WiFi acess in our clinic. Our receptionist will be happy to assist you with the WiFi credentials.
At Pacific Dental Centre, we have a wall full of photos of our patients. If you would like to have your photo posted on the wall, our receptionist will be happy to take a photo after your visit!
To ensure that you are comfortable while our dentist work on your teeth, we have cable television set up in each room. Just let us know what you would like to watch and we will accommodate the best we can!
We have a mini library section that our clients can feel free to browse around for books they like to pick up and read while waiting. However, due to COVID-19, we have temporarily removed our mini library.
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