Meet The Doctor
Dr. Jaspal Girn, DMD, FRCD(C)
Certified Specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Girn feels privileged to be able to practice full scope oral & maxillofacial surgery since 2009, in the same neighborhood he was raised in and his family still resides. Dr. Girn attended junior high school at Moscrop Secondary and then senior high school at Burnaby Central Secondary.
Dr. Girn completed his undergraduate training at the University of British Columbia with a Bachelors of Science in Cellular Biology. He continued his education and obtained a Masters of Science degree in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His completed a scientific thesis in diabetes and drug therapy.
He received his D.M.D. from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia in 2002. During his dental training he developed a keen interested in oral surgery and decided to pursue specialty training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He completed his surgical residency training at Emory University School of Medicine’s Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Atlanta Georgia. He received extensive training in advanced oral surgical procedures (impacted wisdom teeth, dental implants, and bone grafting), facial trauma and reconstructive surgery (complex facial fractures and lacerations), orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), facial augmentation (chin and cheek implants), maxillofacial tumor and reconstructive surgery, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, and general anesthesia.
Dr. Girn pursued further subspecialty training and completed an accredited fellowship program in Implantology and Bone grafting/reconstruction at the Ohio State University. This fellowship provided him with extensive surgical experience to provide patients with successful and functional implants. He also has proficiency with the procedures for CT-guided minimally invasive surgery for implant placement.
Dr. Girn holds the following memberships:
- Royal College of Dentists of Canada
- Member of the Canadian Dental Association
- BC Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Canadian Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons
- College of Dental Surgeons of BC
- BC Dental Association
- Canadian Dental Association