Dr. Lam was raised in Vancouver, BC. She was an International Baccalaureate graduate at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary in 1991. She graduated from the University of British Columbia’s School of Dentistry in 1998 and was awarded the Elsie Halterman Scholarship for scholastic achievement and a NSERC Scholarship for research in Oral Biology. Upon graduation, she provided dental services in the Great White North of Fort Nelson, BC for 9 yrs.
Dr. Lam is a self-confessed dental geek! She does over 250 hours of dental related continuing education a year. She has been mentored by various world renowned dental specialists, including Dr. Carl Misch (Implantologist) www. Misch.com, Dr. Derek Mahoney (Orthodontist), and Dr. Edward P. Allen (Periodontist).
As a result, she has developed an outstanding set of clinical skills and today focuses on reconstructive, implants, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, and sedation dentistry. Her skills in surgery, root canal treatment, and orthodontics have garnered her with a reputation among other general dentists in Northern BC, as well as in the Lower Mainland (from Vancouver to Abbotsford). She receives many referrals from her peers, which is testimony to the level of confidence they have in her skills.
Dr. Lam has a Fellowship with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists at the prestigious Misch Institute for Advanced Implant Dentistry.
She is currently pursuing her Diplomate status with the International Associaton of Orthodontics and her associate status with the American Association of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Lam’s training and expertise also expands into the fields of Occlusion and Reconstructive Dentistry, Braces, TMD, Pain and Anxiety Control with Oral Sedation (for adults and children), and periodontal (gum) treatments. She has also obtained further training in BOTOX therapy.
When not spending time in her dental profession, she is a foodie and loves art and music.
Dental Organization Memberships:
- Canadian Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 2005
- Canadian Dental Association since 1998.
- BC Dental Association since 1998.
- International Congress of Oral Implantologist since 2006
- International Association of Orthodontics since 2000