Dr. Lina Jung, General Dentist – Owner
Dr. Jung (or “Dr. Lina” to the kids) graduated with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery, Honors, from the University of Toronto in 1997, after a degree in Microbiology from UBC, and was awarded top prizes in Oral Medicine and Orthodontics. She then completed the UBC General Practice Residency Program, with advanced training for medically complex patients at VGH, BC Children’s Hospital, and the BC Cancer Agency. In addition to AARM BC Place, she has a successful practice in the Okanagan with her husband where she is also the General Consultant for the Department of Oral Oncology/Dentistry at The Cancer Center for the Southern Interior. She has been actively involved with oral cancer research and has actively taught the medical community. She provides a wide spectrum of general services, with a special interest in comprehensive care, TMD, Craniofacial Pain, Oral Medicine, Dental Sleep Medicine, and Orthopaedic Orthodontics.
Dr Jung currently sits on the licencing body BCCOHP Discipline Committee and for many years past involved with BCDA. She is a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry and teaches case-based learning in Ethics at UBC. She was recently elected as the BCCOHP Board Director in the Dentist/ Dental Therapist seat and starts her three-year term in April 2024.
Dr. Jung believes your smile and total body health are top priorities. We believe in Optimal Dental Physiology, which means that we provide choices for oral care so that you can achieve optimal oral health. Dr. Jung and the entire team are dedicated to providing you with the personalized, high-quality dental care that you deserve. Dr. Jung spends extra time to get to know you so that you can be as comfortable as possible in our “dental home”.
In her spare time (when not chauffeuring her 3 kids), she enjoys hiking, biking, skiing
and spending time at the beach with her family, in addition to being a Vancouver “foodie”!
Dr. Michael Numerow, General Dentist – Owner
Dr. Michael Numerow graduated from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry in 1993. He began a fulfilling career in Dauphin, Manitoba located in central Manitoba. After 3 years, he moved to Winnipeg where over the past 12 years he owned and operated two dental practices. After many years of consideration, he finally made the move to Vancouver in the fall of 2007 and loved it!! When not working, he can be found biking, hiking, rock climbing, or just taking in the beauty of the west coast.
Dr. Mikhail Chakanau, General Dentist – Associate
Dr. Mikhail Chakanau graduated from Belarusian State Medical University in 2010. After having completed numerous hours of continuing education in Prosthodontic Dentistry, he made focused on full-mouth rehabilitation in his work. At the University Dr. Mikhail was actively engaged in scientific research and in 2009 and 2010 he was awarded first place for the best student research. Dr. Mikhail started practicing Dentistry in BC in 2022 after successfully passing Canadian Dental Board Exams. As a lifelong learner, he constantly reads periodicals and takes various dental courses to expand his knowledge and provide high-standard dental services for the community.
In his free time, Dr. Mikhail enjoys outdoor activities, practicing yoga, and traveling with his wife, son, and dog.