Meet the Team


Dr. Wilson J. Kwong

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A Graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Kwong’s passion for dentistry and patient care began in a small, rural community in BC. Today, Dr. Kwong is based in Vancouver where he founded his successful Oakridge practice, as well as Inspire Dental Group – a growing dental brand throughout the Lower Mainland. Dr. Kwong is also the founder of Vancouver Dental Education Centre (VDEC) for new dentists as well as VDEC elite- a master level study group for A-list dental practitioners.  He is a clinical instructor at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry and a respected lecturer for Nobel Biocare and Ivoclar throughout North America. Dr. Kwong is also a published author and member of the editorial advisory board for the professional journal Compendium.

Designations &  Certifications

  • Fellow of the American College of Dentists (FACD)
  • Gradute of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
  • Founder and Executive Director of Vancouver Dental
  • Education Centre (VDEC)
  • Internationally-published author and teacher
  • Certified Invisalign® expertise

Professional Memberships

  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • The AmericanCollege of Dentists
  • The Academy of general Dentistry
  • The BC Institute of Oral Implantology
  • The Global Institute for Dental Education and Dental Implantology

Clinical Expertise

  • Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Dental Implants, Tissue Grafting and Augmentation
  • Periodontics and Endodontics
  • Orthodontics and Invisalign ®
  • Preventive Care and Teeth Whitening
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry TMJ Rehabilitation
  • AgilityGuard Performance SportsGuard

Lectures &  Speaking Engagements


Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems -April 2015- London, Sarnia, and Windsor, Ontario

Implantology Continuum – Level One and Two (Implant Surgical Mentorship and Soft and Hard Tissue Grafting) June 2015- Vancouver, BC

Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems – August 2015- Grand Rapids,Michigan

Nobel Global Symposium- September 2015 – Las Vegas, Nevada

Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems – October 2015- Sudbury and Barrie, Ontario

Ivoclar-Vivadent- Aesthetic Design and Implant Academy – Implant and Advanced Ceramic Prosthetic Solutions- October 2015- Toronto, Ontario

Limestone Study Club- Platinum Communication Systems- October 2015- Toronto Ontario

Greater New York Dental Meeting- Adhesive Dentistry and Advanced Porcelain Implant Systems; Hands-On Cosmetic Composite Layering- December 2015 – New York, New York


Dalhousie University – Implant and Advanced Ceramic Prosthetic Solutions – October 2014 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems – November 2014 – Cleveland, Ohio

Ivoclar-Vivadent – e.Max Porcelain Systems – November 2014 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


California Center for Advanced Dental Studies – Lecturer and Clinical Director – Live Patient Hands-On Programme Continuum, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, San Francisco, Toronto, Newport Beach – 2009

British Columbia Institute of Oral Implantology Lecture “Optimum Case Presentation and Acceptance” – February 2010

Ivoclar Empress Direct Composite – Vancouver, BC May 2010, Calgary, Alberta June 2010, Sacramento, California June 2010, Toronto, Ontario Symposium April 2011, Seattle, Washington November 2012

Kootenay Dental Society Annual Meeting – Lecture September 2010
Nobel Biocare Speaker Training, Vancouver, BC – October 2010

3M Espe Lecture “Chairside Oral Scanner Application and Implementation,” Victoria, BC – February 2011

Nobel Biocare “Implant Systems and Procera eMax CAD protocol”, Fairmont Hot Springs, BC – Kootenay Dental Society Meeting – September 2010,
Vancouver, BC (Spectrum series at the Pacific Dental Conference) – March 2011, Victoria, BC – April 2011, Kelowna, BC – June 2011, Vernon, BC – June 2011, Toronto, ONT – June 2011, Halifax NS and Moncton NB – September 2011, Vernon, BC – June 2012

Toronto Academy of Dentistry – Winter Clinic October 2012, Lecture and Hands-On Restorative Programme, Toronto, Ontario

Academy of General Dentistry – Washington State – November 2012, Lecture and Hands-On Restorative Programme, Seattle, Washington

University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry, Guest lecturer – 2011, Clinical Instructor 2011 to Present

Kamloops Implant Study Group (through VDEC SG) – Continuum 2012/2013


Kamloops Implant Study Group (through VDEC SG) – Continuum 2012/2013

University of British Columbia Continuing Education, Anterior Implant Esthetics lecture and Hands-On program – April 6, 2013

Featured in Studio 4 interview with Fanny Kiefer – May 2011, Youtube:

Frontier Institute – Smile Design Hands-On – April 12, 2013

VDEC Study Group – Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Occlusal Protocol to Manage the Bite Vancouver, BC – April 25, 2013

Northlake Dental Society AGD Meeting Anterior and Posterior Composite Layering, New Orleans, Louisiana – May 10, 2013

Published Articles

Reveal Magazine – February 2010 Predictable Results with Tetric Evo Ceram Composite

Compendium Journal – March 2011, Using a Nanohybrid Composite and Diode Laser to Achieve Minimally Invasive Esthetic Anterior Restorations

Inside Dentistry – November 2011, Using art and science to restore function and esthetics in the edentulous patient

Dental Products Report – June 2012, Ivoclar Vivadent’s Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill composite reduces stress with a single layer

Oral Health – September 2012, How Technology has Elevated the Role of the Hygienist in Today’s Dental Practice

Dental Services

Our general dental services include diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting teeth and gums. Our goal is always proactive, preventive care for optimum oral health.

Cosmetic Services

Our cosmetic dentistry services are led by our appearence and makeover experts, who are widely regarded in the industry. Our team loves to make smiles happy, healthy and life-changing.

Additional Services

In addition to the common dental services our offices provide, we also help patients who require the following services:


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