About Your North Shore Dentist

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About Our Dental Clinic

Dentist chair at North Shore Dental GroupYour comfort is our first concern and your smile is our main concern! We are committed to giving you pain-free, comfortable dental care and offer you ultramodern services such as Cosmetic Dentistry smile makeovers, Sedation dentistry for nervous patients and extended appointments.

At North Shore Dental Group, we offer you individual TV and headphones in each chair, which are popular with all of our patients, and help people who don’t usually enjoy going to the dentist.

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Our Team

Dr. Hossein Sarrafan

Dr. Hossein Sarrafan

General Dentist

Dr. Hossein Sarrafan, General Dentist, was born in Iran, where he went to school and also received his Dental Degree with Honors in 1994. He owned a private practice and taught at the University as a Clinical Instructor for several years before he and his family moved to Canada, which he now calls home.  A true North Vancouver dentist, Dr. Sarrafan has been residing in North Vancouver for the past several years and offers his services to the residents of North Shore as well as surrounding areas.

Dr. Sarrafan graduated from UBC in 2007 and has over 16 years of experience in all aspects of Dentistry, with a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics and Oral Surgery. Dr. Sarrafan is also a member of DOCS (Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation).

North Shore Dental was designed specifically on a boutique practice concept to allow Dr. Sarrafan to get to know his patients personally and give them individualized care.

Through continuing education and state of the art equipment, Dr. Sarrafan and his staff are able to offer you and your family the high level of care that you are looking for and deserve to have. We look forward to welcoming you to our practice and assure of our ongoing commitment to your dental health.


Not only is Dr. Sarrafan a member of the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C., he has also completed the advanced courses in Porcelain Restoration and Veneers, Advance Rotary Endodontics, Dental Implants,Invisalign, Esthetic Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Conscious Sedation Dentistry and Laser Dentistry Level I & II.

Dr. Tony Gill

Dr. Tony Gill

General Dentist

Dr. Tony Gill, General Dentist, has done much to assist in educating the public about dentistry, from being a featured guest on numerous radio and television talk shows to creating and hosting The Dental Show, a radio call-in program in Vancouver. He has been and continues to be an adviser, clinical tester and consultant for selected dental laboratories and dental materials companies. He is a technical adviser for dental office software.

Dr. Gill has been performing difficult cosmetic and surgical cases since 1996, combining his expertise in orthodontics, restorative & cosmetic dentistry and implantology to create natural smiles. Dr. Gill has worked with 11 different Vancouver and Lower Mainland dental offices last year, performing extractions as well as placing implants, bone grafting and assisting dentists in learning about new implant and restoration techniques.

Dr. Gill has been working with implants since 1993 and has taken many lectures and hands-on courses on implants, surgery and bone grafting, travelling to the US and to Germany to study with Dr. Paul Weigl at the University of Frankfurt School of Dentistry.

Dr. Behnam Malek

Dr. Behnam Malek

General Dentist

Dr. Behnam Malek, General Dentist, worked in Iran and has over 30 years of experience. He has successfully completed all the equivalency exams here in Canada (NDEB Certified 2017). He graduated from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences (ranked 1st in Iran) in the top five percentile of the graduating class in 1984, shortly after he started working in various dental settings ranging from public government clinics to having his own practice. Over the years, he has approximately treated 2000 patients per year focusing on restorative dentistry. His experiences in having his own private practice to becoming the head of the Operative Department at the public clinic has given him valuable management skills as well. He moved to Vancouver last summer and has been working as an instructor at the University of British Columbia in addition to joining our clinic earlier this year.

North Shore Dental Group is proudly owned by Dr. Hossein Sarrafan and Dr. Amin Shivji.



Dental Assistant

Photo & bio coming soon.


Dental Hygienist

Allison was practicing as a Certified Dental Assistant in Winnipeg, Manitoba for 4 years before going back to school for Dental Hygiene. She came to realize she had a real passion for the dental field and wanted to further her education. After graduating from the Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene in Ontario, she moved back to her hometown, Vancouver to be closer to her family. She understands the importance of client care and strives to provide the most comfortable experience for her patients.

Dental Technology

North Shore Dental Group’s cutting-edge team believes that innovations in dentistry and dental technology have transformed dentists into smile partners, helping patients achieve their best oral health care possible and overcome any issues with their smile.

If you have any questions about any of our dental technologies or if you would like to book an appointment, contact North Shore Dental Group at your earliest convenience.

Digital X-rays

Creating up to 80% less radiation than traditional X-rays, digital X-rays are less harmful to you and the environment, and provide clear, digital imaging of your teeth and gums.

VELscope Oral Cancer Screening System

Invented right here in British Columbia, the VELscope oral cancer screening system uses a simple, painless light to highlight any potentially cancerous growth on your gums and tongue that may not be visible to the naked eye.

Intraoral Camera

It’s now possible to see your smile as your dental professional sees your smile. The intraoral camera shows how your oral health care truly impacts the health of your teeth, gums and tongue, in vivid photographs.


North Shore Dental Group

879 Marine Dr #620,
North Vancouver
BC, V7P 1R7


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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question that you don’t see answered below, please contact North Shore Dental Group and we’ll be happy to provide you with an answer.
Do you offer Take Home Whitening or just in-office whitening?
Yes, we do offer Take Home Whitening kits if you would like to whiten your smile in the comfort of your own home.
Do you accept Student Dental Plans?
Yes, we accept student dental plans. We also accept dental insurance. Additionally, we follow the fee guidelines outlined by the BC Dental Association and we accept co-payment by your insurance plans. Please note that patients are responsible for any portion of the treatment(s) not covered by insurance.
What types of payment do you accept?
We accept Amex, Mastercard, Visa, Debit and Cash.
Do you offer any discounts?
We offer special discounts for seniors and we offer dental financing plans. Please inquire for details at (604) 988-5093 or by emailing info@northshoredentalgroup.ca.
Are you open late or on weekends?
We have taken our clients’ schedules into consideration and extended our hours to include evenings and weekends.
Do you accept new patients?
We do accept new patients, and we accept patients of all ages. We are proud to be a Vancouver pediatric dentist, offering you child dentistry.
Do you offer your services in other languages?
We also offer services in Farsi and Spanish.

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