Aarm Dental Group on Beatty

529 Beatty Street Vancouver, B.C. V6B 0G2


Email: aarmbeatty@telus.net

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Monday to Saturday with morning appointments available at 7:30am and evenings available to 7:30pm.

Dr. Benjamin Pliska, DDS,MS,FRCD
Certified Specialist in Orthodontics

Dr. Ben Pliska was born in Mission, B.C., but grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, where he enjoyed playing both soccer and football as a teenager. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ottawa, and attended the University of Western Ontario for Dental School. At Western Dr. Pliska was honored to serve as Class President and to graduate at the top of his class as the Gold Medalist in Dentistry.

Immediately following dental school, Dr. Pliska pursued specialty training in Orthodontics at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he was granted a Certificate in Orthodontics and Master’s Degree in Dentistry. Following graduation, Dr. Pliska was recruited to join the faculty in the Graduate Orthodontic Program at the University of Minnesota. After a few years in Minneapolis Dr. Pliska happily returned home to Canada and beautiful Vancouver to join the faculty of the Graduate Orthodontic Program at the University of British Columbia.

As a certified specialist in Orthodontics and fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, Dr. Pliska is proud to contribute to the education, health and wellbeing of his community. He is an active member of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).

Dr. Pliska lives in Vancouver with his wife Dr. Roxana Saldarriaga, a local Prosthodontist, and their children Isabella and Sebastian. In his spare time, Dr. Pliska enjoys exploring the outdoors of the lower mainland with his family – on bikes, boat or skis.

Dr. Sabrina Chen, BHSc, DDS Associate

Dr. Sabrina Chen obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Toronto, where she received the Ontario Dental Association Proficiency Award as well as membership to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon society. She worked in private practice in Toronto before moving to Vancouver. Dr. Chen is friendly and approachable, and values the comprehensive care and comfort of her patients. She is committed to expand her knowledge through continuing education.

During her spare time, she enjoys baking, traveling, and exploring new food around the city. She is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Dr. John Margitay, DMD

Dr. John Margitay was born in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. He moved to Vancouver where he was raised and attended UBC where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. He graduated from the UBC Faculty of Dentistry in 1989. Dr. John Margitay, for the past 29 years, has been committed to excellence in all aspects of Dentistry and routinely attends various educational programs, study clubs and conferences to remain current with new advances and trends in Dentistry. He is excited to join the Aarm Dental Group on Beatty and welcomes all Emergency and New Patients to his practice.