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Welcome to Ocean Dental in Burnaby!

Our Burnaby dental clinic offers extended hours 6 days a week in order to serve our community and families.

Our Burnaby dentist and team deeply appreciate our patients' trust while in our care and we work to improve your experience at our office.

We view our role as a lifelong health partner to our patients and welcome patients that are excited by a collaborative approach to oral health and overall health!

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Burnaby Dentists

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Lyle Pidzarko, DDS

    General Dentist

    For someone who enjoys helping people and who loves to work with his hands, dentistry is an ideal profession. “I really enjoy striving to make a difference in people’s lives,” says Dr. Pidzarko. “It is rewarding to help a patient to achieve a straighter and healthier smile when we restore their teeth. We want our patients to leave here feeling good about their health and appearance.”

    “Implant dentistry allows me to offer a possible solution to patients who are missing teeth and who wish to have something that looks and functions naturally. Individual teeth, implant supported bridges or implant supported dentures can help improve how people feel about themselves. I love to sit down with people and discuss what they would like to change and so I can create a treatment plan customized to their needs.”

    Dr Pidzarko is a General Dentist who attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 1990. He founded Ocean Dental and has been practicing there since 1990. He is passionate about continuing education.

    Away from dentistry, he enjoys golfing, playing hockey, as well as cooking, travel and skiing with his wife and two sons.

    Diplomate – American Board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentistry 2015

    Fellow – American Academy of Implant Dentistry 2016

    Fellow – International Congress of Oral Implantologists 2009

    Graduate – American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Maxicourse® 2011

    Graduate – Misch International Implant Institute 2012

    Mentor – Vancouver Oral Implantology Surgical Study Club (founding member est. 2006 and Mentor 2013-Present)

    Mentor – Ocean Dental Implant Study Club (Founder and mentor est. 2012) 2012-Present

    Mentor – Calgary Implant Study Club (est. 2013) 2017-Present

    Cert. – F.O.R.C.E. Orthodontic Training Institute 1995

    Cert. – Pacific Training Institute for Facial Esthetics (Botox/Fillers) 1999

    American Academy of Implant Dentistry – Western District – Past President & Officer Positions 2010-2016. Directed Western District Meeting in Vancouver 2016

    College of Dental Surgeons of BC – Sedation and General Anesthesia Committee 2016-2020

    College of Dental Surgeons of BC – Communications Committee 1992-1994

    Vancouver District Dental Society – Director 1991-1994

    Vancouver Maxicourse® - Past lecturer/mentor 2018/19

    Dentalcorp Canada – Advisory Board 2019-Present

    American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry – Examiner 2019-Present

  • Dr. Mehr Poulad, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Poulad received his dental degree from the University of British Columbia. His undergraduate degree is in Cell Biology, Genetics and Economics.

    During his studies as a dental student he had an externship to a rural BC community. He performed dentistry there and he enjoyed the experience so much that after completing dental school he returned to that community to provide dental care to the underserved. Every year, Dr. Poulad donates his time and expertise, and travels to less fortunate countries to provide dental care.

    Dr. Poulad gets along with all ages: he spent 10 years as a day camp leader, sports instructor, teen mentor, and referee with the North Van Rec Commission. In addition to his experience with the youth, he volunteered at the Evergreen House, a long term care facility for the elderly.

    Growing up on the North Shore allowed him to have an active life. He grew up playing many team sports: basketball, soccer, rugby and volleyball. He continued with basketball and soccer at the University of British Columbia playing on several intramural men's teams.

    Dr. Poulad’s focus is on patient care and striving to help his patients remain comfortable while receiving professional treatment. "My goal is to put the patient at ease and make them feel comfortable prior to starting any dental treatment." Dr. Poulad involves his patients in the process by helping to educate them. He also takes great pride in striving to alleviate fears the patient may have and providing dedicated care.

  • Dr. Vern Beckie, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Beckie graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1986 at the age of 22.

    He moved to Metro Vancouver in 1987 and practiced in several locations before settling at Ocean Dental in 1998.

    "What makes dentistry exciting for me is incorporating technology into daily practice. Every day I am looking for ways to make dentistry more comfortable for our customers. I love hearing how I did from my patients."

    I enjoy skiing, hockey, golf, yoga, gardening and photography. Happily married since 1991 and a father of three school aged girls, I have a large extended family that I am very close to. It gives me the opportunity to hear about the needs and concerns of all ages.

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