All of our dentists and team members are board certified and in good standing with their respective associations. Our mission is to provide an unparalleled experience – we’ll do everything we can to keep you healthy and smiling!

Dr. Garry Lunn

Dr Lunn brings 40 years of dental expertise to the clinic. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC and an examiner for the National Dental Examiner Board.

He has been involved with organized dentistry at the local,
provincial, national and international level with the culmination
being the International President of the International College
of Dentists. (2012) A world wide organization in over 100
countries with focus on humanitarian projects, education and
professional recognition.

By invite he is a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentists/Prosthodontists, the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He’s a co-mentor in an advanced study club in Vancouver, is a Preferred Provider of Invisalign Clear Aligners, and has a Mastership in Advanced Laser Periodontics and Biostimulation.

He has received the Distinguished Service Award from the College of Dental Surgeons of BC, the Merit Award from the BC Dental Association, the Award of Merit from the Canadian
Dental Association and Master Fellowship from the Canadian International College of Dentists. Most recently he received an Honorary Membership Award from the BC Dental Association, there highest award category.

This distinguished background and ongoing continuing education keeps his clinic current in dental techniques and treatment protocols.

Dr. Debbie Fonseca

Dr. Debbie Fonseca received her dental degree in 2007 from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario in London, ON where she graduated with honours. She went on to further her education by completing a General Practice Residency Program at UBC. This program provided postgraduate training in various aspects of dentistry including treatment of medically complex dental patients and management of dental traumas. Following her training she was offered a staff position at Vancouver General Hospital and is now the Head of the Department of Dentistry.

Dr. Fonseca is also a UBC clinical instructor and is actively involved in training dental residents at VGH.

Saturday appointments are available with Dr. Fonseca for all dental services. If you wish to schedule an appointment please let the front desk know.

Dr. Matt Gustafson

Dr. Gustafson graduated in 2011 from the University of Alberta School of Medicine and Dentistry. Following graduation he went on to pursue further training by completing three years of residency at Vancouver General Hospital as part of the UBC General Practice Residency Program. During his time with the residency Dr. Gustafson advanced his training in all areas of dental practice with a special focus on Oral Surgery, Dental Implants and Dental Trauma. He is also certified to provide conscious sedation for dental procedures.

Currently Dr. Gustafson works as a staff dentist at VGH providing care to medically complex patients as well as dental emergency services.

Saturday appointments are available with Dr. Gustafson for all dental services. Please contact the front desk if you would like to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Ivy Wu

Dr. Wu grew up in North Vancouver, British Columbia. She graduated with an honours degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Wu continued her studies abroad and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University Southern California in Los Angeles. Subsequently, she pursued 3 years of advanced education at the same institution to receive the certificate in periodontics and Master in Craniofacial Biology.

As a certified periodontist in Canada and in the United States, Dr. Wu is specialized in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal diseases, placement of dental implants, and cosmetic periodontal procedures. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She is also a member of the Canadian Dental Association, Canadian Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, and Academy of Osseointegration.

With her kind and gentle demeanor, Dr. Wu spends time listening to each patient. She is committed to provide one-on-one patient-centered dental care with careful treatment planning and communication. Her extensive training allows her to bring innovative and evidence-based approach to periodontal therapy and implant dentistry.

Currently Dr. Wu maintains private practice in Vancouver. She also teaches part-time as a clinical assistant professor at University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry. In her free time, she enjoys being involved with local community events, as well as hiking, biking and reading.

Our team is here to help. We’re friendly and knowledgable – throughout your visit we will answer and questions and provide you with oral health tips!

Anita

Registered Dental Hygienist

Anita graduated from the dental hygiene program at the College of New Caledonia in 1999. During her studies, she received the Dean’s Award in academics and was awarded Highest Clinical Proficiency in her graduating class. Since graduation, Anita has worked in the clinical environment and has done some volunteer dental work in the remote areas of Costa Rica.

Anita has also been a member of various dental hygiene study clubs and has attended many classes to stay up to date on the latest dental techniques, products and protocols. Anita has worked at our dental office since 2003 and takes pride in taking care of her patients dental needs. She is always ready to answer your dental questions and concerns.

Ella

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ella graduated from the Oral Hygiene degree program at Helsinki University of Applied Sciences in 2012. She is registered with the College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia. Since graduation Ella has worked in public healthcare centers, hospitals and private practices. She has also done volunteer dental hygiene work for the Canadian Special Olympics.

Ella enjoys providing dental hygiene services to people of all ages. She is fluent in English and Finnish, and will also gladly speak Swedish with you.

Amandeep

Certified Dental Assistant

Amandeep graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant from Vancouver Community College in July 2008 and been a part of Dr. Lunn’s team since then. She has received the Chiam Zbar scholarship for academic achievements. She attends various continuing education programs and courses from time to time to stay knowledgeable on the latest topics of dentistry. She believes in “informed dentistry” and always tries to do her part by providing patients with as much treatment information as she can. She is also fluent in Punjabi and Hindi.

In her spare time, she likes to spend time outdoors with her family.

Breanna

Certified Dental Assistant

Breanna is a recent graduate from the Certified Dental Assistant program at Vancouver Community College.

She has worked at Birch Dental since 2017, and enjoys meeting and working with all the patients there.

In her spare time, she likes to travel, or to spend time with friends and family.

Meghan

Dental Receptionist

Meghan graduated from the Vancouver Community College as a Dental Receptionist in 2010 and she’s been a part of Dr. Lunn’s team since 2011. She loves having the opportunity to meet with new patients and building a lasting relationship with them.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Now that you’ve met our awesome team, it’s time to learn more about the service you are interested in or contact us for an appointment or consultation.

General Dentistry
General Dentistry

Our dentists and hygienists will help you keep your mouth healthy and your breath fresh!

Cosmetic Dentistry
Cosmetic Dentistry

Restore your confidence by improving the shape, color, size, and alignment of your teeth.

Restorative Dentistry
Restorative Dentistry

We’ll help you restore your mouth so that you can get back to eating and speaking normally.

Dental Surgeries
Dental Surgeries

We use a variety of advanced equipment and techniques to ensure a comfortable surgery.

New
Patients
Welcome

We always warmly welcome new patients to our office and accept all major insurance companies. Give us a call at 604-738-7710 or fill out the form to request an appointment.

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