Practice Information:
Owner: Certified Specialist in Periodontics, Restricted to Periodontics: Dr. Anastasios (Tassos) Irinakis DDS, MSc, Dip.Perio, FRCD(C)
Operating clinicians: General Dentist: Dr. Jaclyn Brash

Meet the Doctors

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Dr. Jag Shoker

Dr. Jag Shoker was born in Surrey, BC and is fluent in English and Punjabi.  He spent his childhood in the Lower Mainland graduating high school with first class honours.  After graduating high school Dr. Shoker decided to take some time off from his studies in order to travel and gain some valuable work experience.  He spent two years working while shadowing and exploring various career pathways.

After spending time working and travelling, he moved to Australia in 2015.  He pursued further education completing the Bachelor of Dental Surgery program at the University of Adelaide. Dr. Shoker volunteered for several elective placements, spending time in the rural outback of Australia providing care to remote Indigenous communities.
Dr. Shoker has a particular focus on patient centered care and working to overcome dental fear and anxiety. In his spare time Dr. Shoker enjoys running and going to the gym.  Dr. Shoker is excited to start this new chapter of life in beautiful Vancouver Island.

 

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Dr. Tassos Irinakis

Dr. Irinakis is a Certified Specialist in Periodontics and one of the current leaders in comprehensive Implant Patient Care & in Implant Education for Dental Professionals. He serves the community in various positions, such as his private practice specializing in Implant & Periodontal care in Vancouver (BC), Kamloops (BC), Campbell River (BC) and his affiliation with Vancouver General Hospital. He is the Director of Graduate Periodontics & Implant Surgery at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and serves the Division of Periodontics as a Clinical Associate Professor.

He is an International Faculty member of the prestigious “PAADI” Dental Institute in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Prince Abdul Rahman Advance Dental Institute), where he teaches graduate residents and also treats VIP patients of the Kingdom.

He is the Founder & former Director of I.D.E.A.S. Institute for Dental Education & Advanced Surgeries, which is dedicated to teaching dental professionals every aspect of Implant Dentistry, Bone Grafting and Periodontal Surgery.

He is the Founder & former Director of the exclusive multi-disciplinary “Vancouver Study Club”, which is the Vancouver Chapter of the world renowned SEATTLE STUDY CLUB. Members can join by “invitation only” in this particular study club.

He is the Founder & former Director of the exciting new “Vancouver Implant Study Club”, which is committed to the advancement of all implant related education for all levels of dentists (from novice to experienced).

Dr. Irinakis has been honored twice by the American Academy of Periodontology with the “2005 Educator Award” for Outstanding Mentoring & Teaching in Periodontics and most recently the “2010 Educator Award” for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring in the Field of Periodontics.

He serves the Academy as a Reviewer for the prestigious Journal of Periodontology and is a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Implant & Advanced Clinical Dentistry. He is also a Reviewer for the Oral Surgery Journal. ?In addition, Dr. Irinakis has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals on Implants and Bone Grafting.

Dr. Tassos Irinakis lectures actively in study clubs, conferences & hands-on courses for dental professionals nationally and internationally.

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