Dr. Lila Nabi
Dr. Nabi grew up on the North Shore. She pursued her Bachelor of Sciences (BSc) and subsequently Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) at UBC. Having had braces as a teenager and frequent nerve racking dental experiences herself, she decided to overcome her past fears and serve the dental demands of the public in a compassionate and professional manner. Dr. Nabi has actively been involved with various study clubs, volunteer events and continuing education courses in order to maintain a firm connection with the public and dental community. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is particularly interested in seeing families grow alongside her practice.
Dr. Nabi has been a member of various dental organizations including; AACD, CACD, BCDA, CDA, BCDS, and KIA. She has completed several series at the world renowned Kois Centre in Seattle .In addition, Dr. Nabi has also been involved with oral surgery externship program at Loma Linda University in Los Angeles.
Dr. Nabi has been practising dentistry in North Burnaby for the past six years and prior to that in downtown Vancouver, Kitsilano, and Richmond. She is happy to return to the North Shore to serve her hometown. She is extremely excited to introduce a fresh and exciting state of the art dental office to her community. Dr. Nabi’s goal is to provide her community with a lifetime of excellence in oral health care and beautiful smiles.
Dr. Nabi has been happily married since 2003. She enjoys outdoor activities with her husband including hiking, cycling, skiing, swimming, tennis and volleyball. She is a proud mother of two boys.
Dr. Mike Zhou
Dr. Mike Zhou received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC. He graduated with honours and was awarded the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Prize. Previous to that, he completed his undergraduate degree in pharmacy, also at UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and also with honours, and had practiced as a pharmacist for several years.
Dr. Zhou’s academic achievements and passion for dentistry is reflected well in his quality of work, skill, and attention to detail. He is a warm, friendly, and gentle practitioner with a philosophy that is very patient-centred, focusing on preventative care to help combat dental disease.
Furthermore, Dr. Zhou is constantly updating his knowledge and skills through attending continuing education courses and lectures in dentistry. When not in the office, Dr. Zhou teaches part time as a clinical instructor at UBC’s Faculty of Dentistry where he helps develop and nurture the skills of young aspiring dentists.
Dr. Marie-Louise Carberry
Dr. Carberry is originally from the United States. She attended the University of Michigan to pursue Pre-Dental studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish Literature. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University, subsequently practicing dentistry in the greater Philadelphia area. Dr. Carberry is a current member of the American Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, and BC Dental Associations and attends several continuing education courses to further her knowledge in the field.
Dr. Carberry enjoys treating children of all ages, making sure to teach them about the importance of caring for their teeth. She is kind, friendly, and strives to develop a trusting rapport with her patients. In addition, she is especially sensitive to any nerves that may be associated with a visit to the dentist and is dedicated to making her patients feel comfortable while in her care.
Having relocated to Vancouver in December of 2015, Dr. Carberry could not be happier in her new city. She loves music and dancing, traveling, hikes, biking, and going to the beach.
Our North Vancouver Staff
Allyson began her dental career in 1997 as a dental assistant and then transitioned into dental administration and practice management. She has been privileged to have worked in multi-office practices and a variety of specialty offices including implant, orthodontics and pediatrics. Her 20 years of experience includes dental software training and development across Canada. She is very excited to be a part of Town Centre Dental Clinic.
Carol is our registered dental hygienist. She completed her dental hygiene diploma at Vancouver Community College and is currently working toward completing her Bachelor of Health Science degree at Thompson Rivers University. She is dedicated to promoting good oral health, and providing a gentle and thorough approach at every dental visit. During Carol’s spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Annabelle is our registered dental hygienist. She was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She moved to Vancouver to pursue her career in dental hygiene, where she attended Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene and graduated with honours. Annabelle is dedicated to educating her patients about the importance of proper oral health and prevention of oral disease. She strives to provide the best evidence based care possible for her patients and continues to expand her dental hygiene knowledge by taking additional educational courses. Annabelle enjoys hiking, water sports, snowboarding and exploring all that British Columbia has to offer.
Andrea is our receptionist. She grew up on the North Shore, and has a beautiful little girl. Andrea entered the dental community over six years ago. At Town Centre Dental Andrea enjoys helping patients, and making sure they get the best results possible for their oral health. During Andrea’s spare time she enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her daughter, and spending the summer weekends up at the lakes in Penticton.
Natasha is our receptionist; she was born and raised in Deep Cove, North Vancouver. Her goal at Town Centre Dental is to create a warm, inviting and comfortable environment for all our patients. Natasha’s passion for dentistry began when she was just a child making her own regular visits to the dentist. During Natasha’s spare time she enjoys being outdoors; paddle boarding, hiking, walking her dog and camping.
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