Dr. Phoebe Tsang has been a pediatric dentist in Fraser Valley for 15 years. She has extended her dedication for children dentistry in Metro Vancouver recently. She also has a satellite practice in Whitehorse which serves the needs of the remote communities in the North.
Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Tsang studied Microbiology before she obtained her Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the University of British Columbia. After successfully completing her dental degree, Dr. Tsang entered a Pediatric Dental Residency Training Program at British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital. She then completed a pediatric dentist specialty training program at the University of California, Los Angeles. During her specialty training, she was also enrolled in a graduate program in the School of Dentist where she completed her PhD in oral biology. Her PhD thesis was focused on understanding the disease process of cavity-causing bacteria, Streptococcus mutans. (this is correct but there is a typo on the Yukon Children Dentistry website)
Outside of the office, Dr. Tsang has a passion for teaching. She is a clinical associate professor at UBC Faculty of Dentistry in recognition for her long term commitment for teaching. She teaches dental students at the University of British Columbia and pediatric dental graduate students at BC’s Children’s Hospital. She has pioneered a research project at Children’s hospital to improve access of care and dental experience for patients with autism and her research has been published in the Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. She is also actively involved in various study clubs. You can find Dr. Tsang presenting at numerous continuing education courses for other dental and health care professionals.
Dr. Tsang was truly humbled by receiving the BCDA Merit award in recognition of her care for children, especially those who have special needs. She had the honour to be invited as members of the American College of Dentist (www.acd.org) and International College of Dentists (www.icd.org) which are two pivotal organizations for advancing excellence, ethics, professionalism and leadership in dentistry.