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DR. IVY WU
DDS, MS, DIPL PERIO, FRCD(C)
Dr. Wu moved to Vancouver from Taiwan during her childhood with her family and immediately fell in love with this city. She graduated from University of British Columbia with an Honours bachelor degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She received her Doctor of Dental surgery degree from University of Southern California. Upon completion of her general dentistry training, she matriculated into the Advanced Periodontology program, where she was trained in all aspects of modern periodontics and implant dentistry. In addition to her specialty training in periodontics, Dr. Wu also obtained a Master of Science degree in Craniofacial Biology from USC.
Dr. Wu currently holds a clinical assistant professor position at UBC Faculty of Dentistry, where she works part-time teaching and supervising dental students with the emphasis on periodontology and implant dentistry. Dr. Wu is a board-certified periodontist in Canada and in United States, as a Fellow of Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Wu believes patient-centered care to be the cornerstone of good dental practice. Our team provides care that is respectful and responsive to individual needs, ensuring that patient values guide our clinical decisions. We are committed to help our patients make informed decisions and to support partnership between individuals, families and health care service providers.