Dr. Wilson J. Kwong, DMD, CEO

“ My vision is my promise: a lifetime of comfort and joy
from exceptional oral healthcare radiates through every smile.”

A graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Kwong’s passion for dentistry and patient care began in a small, rural community in BC. Today, Dr. Kwong is based in Vancouver where he founded his successful Oakridge practice, as well as Inspire Dental Group — a growing dental brand throughout the Lower Mainland. Dr. Kwong is also the founder of Vancouver Dental Education Centre (VDEC) for new dentists as well as VDEC elite—a master-level study group for A-List dental practitioners. He is a clinical instructor at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry and a respected lecturer for Nobel Biocare and Ivoclar throughout North America. Dr. Kwong is also a published author and member of the editorial advisory board for the professional journal Compendium.

DESIGNATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
• Fellow of the American College of Dentists (FACD)
• Graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
• Founder and Executive Director of Vancouver Dental
Education Centre (VDEC)
• Internationally-published author and teacher
• Certified Invisalign® specialist

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
• The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
• The American College of Dentists
• The Academy of General Dentistry
• The BC Institute of Oral Implantology
• The Global Institute for Dental Education and Dental Implantology

CLINICAL SPECIALITIES
• Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry
• Full Mouth Rehabilitation
• Dental Implants, Tissue Grafting and Augmentation
• Periodontics and Endodontics
• Orthodontics and Invisalign®
• Preventative Care and Teeth Whitening
• Neuromuscular Dentistry TMJ Rehabilitation
• AgilityGuard Performance Sportsguard

LECTURES AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2015
Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems -April 2015- London, Sarnia,
and Windsor, Ontario
Implantology Continuum – Level One and Two (Implant Surgical Mentorship and Soft
and Hard Tissue Grafting) June 2015- Vancouver, BC
Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems – August 2015- Grand Rapids,Michigan
Nobel Global Symposium- September 2015 – Las Vegas, Nevada
Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems – October 2015- Sudbury and Barrie, Ontario
Ivoclar-Vivadent- Aesthetic Design and Implant Academy – Implant and Advanced Ceramic Prosthetic Solutions- October 2015- Toronto, Ontario
Limestone Study Club- Platinum Communication Systems- October 2015- Toronto Ontario
Greater New York Dental Meeting- Adhesive Dentistry and Advanced Porcelain Implant Systems; Hands-On Cosmetic Composite Layering- December 2015 – New York, New York

2014
Dalhousie University – Implant and Advanced Ceramic Prosthetic Solutions – October 2014 – Halifax, Nova Scotia
Nobel Biocare – Platinum Communication Systems – November 2014 – Cleveland, Ohio
Ivoclar-Vivadent – e.Max Porcelain Systems – November 2014 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2009–2013
California Center for Advanced Dental Studies – Lecturer and Clinical Director – Live Patient Hands-On Programme Continuum, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, San Francisco, Toronto, Newport Beach – 2009
British Columbia Institute of Oral Implantology Lecture “Optimum Case Presentation and Acceptance” – February 2010
Ivoclar Empress Direct Composite – Vancouver, BC May 2010, Calgary, Alberta June 2010, Sacramento, California June 2010,
Toronto, Ontario Symposium April 2011, Seattle, Washington November 2012
Kootenay Dental Society Annual Meeting – Lecture September 2010
Nobel Biocare Speaker Training, Vancouver, BC – October 2010
3M Espe Lecture “Chairside Oral Scanner Application and Implementation,” Victoria, BC – February 2011
Nobel Biocare “Implant Systems and Procera eMax CAD protocol”, Fairmont Hot Springs, BC – Kootenay Dental Society Meeting – September 2010,
Vancouver, BC (Spectrum series at the Pacific Dental Conference) – March 2011, Victoria, BC – April 2011, Kelowna, BC – June 2011,
Vernon, BC – June 2011, Toronto, ONT – June 2011, Halifax NS and Moncton NB – September 2011, Vernon, BC – June 2012
Toronto Academy of Dentistry – Winter Clinic October 2012, Lecture and Hands-On Restorative Programme, Toronto, Ontario
Academy of General Dentistry – Washington State – November 2012, Lecture and Hands-On Restorative Programme, Seattle, Washington
University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry, Guest lecturer – 2011, Clinical Instructor 2011 to Present
Kamloops Implant Study Group (through VDEC SG) – Continuum 2012/2013
University of British Columbia Continuing Education, Anterior Implant Esthetics lecture and Hands-On program – April 6, 2013
Featured in Studio 4 interview with Fanny Kiefer – May 2011, Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUGtSfaAUNw
Frontier Institute – Smile Design Hands-On – April 12, 2013
VDEC Study Group – Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Occlusal Protocol to Manage the Bite Vancouver, BC – April 25, 2013
Northlake Dental Society AGD Meeting Anterior and Posterior Composite Layering, New Orleans, Louisiana – May 10, 2013

PUBLISHED ARTICLES
Reveal Magazine – February 2010 Predictable Results with Tetric Evo Ceram Composite
Compendium Journal – March 2011, Using a Nanohybrid Composite and Diode Laser to Achieve Minimally Invasive Esthetic Anterior Restorations
Inside Dentistry – November 2011, Using art and science to restore function and esthetics in the edentulous patient
Dental Products Report – June 2012, Ivoclar Vivadent’s Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill composite reduces stress with a single layer
Oral Health – September 2012, How Technology has Elevated the Role of the Hygienist in Today’s Dental Practice

wkwong@inspiredental.ca