Doctor of Dental Medicine
Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Jennifer Park is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. She is committed to providing comprehensive dental care for infants, children, adolescents and those with special needs. She is passionate about preventing disease and restoring/maintaining great oral health.
Dr. Park received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2008 from the University of Saskatchewan, where she also obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2004). Dr. Park also completed a Pediatric General Practice Residency (GPR) at the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University in Halifax. She went on to practice as a general dentist for 3 years during which her passion to use her skills for missions led her to Haiti and Nicaragua.
Throughout the years, Dr. Park was particularly drawn to pediatrics, which led her to pursue specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of British Columbia where she also obtained a Masters in Craniofacial Science.
Dr. Park is extensively trained in providing comprehensive dental care for healthy, medically compromised and special needs children using a wide variety of modalities, including behavior management and oral sedation.
Dr. Park is a Pediatric Dentistry fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a member of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, British Columbia Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the British Columbia Dental Association. Dr. Park is committed to teaching and training future dentists and specialists and is a Professor at the University of British Columbia and chief of dentistry at the BC Children’s Hospital.