Meet the Team

 

Dr. Wilson J. Kwong

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

2015

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

2014


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

2009-2013

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUGtSfaAUNw

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

wkwong@inspiredental.ca

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