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Meet Dr. Dr. Polly Huang

Certified Specialist in Periodontics

Dr. Huang is an expert in restoring gum health.

It doesn’t matter if you’re just looking to stop bleeding when you brush or if you need extensive gum grafting before implant surgery — Dr. Huang can help.

Thanks to her extensive training, she’s comfortable with all areas of periodontics, whether it’s helping patients build healthy everyday habits or planning complex regenerative procedures.

As a former hygienist, she knows that daily gum care can be a struggle.

Over 6 years, she spent countless hours treating patients and speaking with them about their daily oral healthcare habits.

It means that she really gets the challenges that people face when it comes to taking care of their gums, and she now uses that knowledge to create treatment plans that are effective but still easy to stick to.

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine; University of Pittsburgh
  • Residency in Periodontics; Nova Southeastern University
  • Bachelor in Dental Hygiene; University of British Columbia
  • Graduating Class Gold Medal Award; University of British Columbia
  • Academy of Osseointegration Best Case Study Award for “Ridge Augmentation of the Atrophic Maxilla”
  • Clinical Professor; University of British Columbia
  • Peri-implantitis and Oral Hygiene Care Lecturer; Dentsply Sirona Canada
  • Periodontology and Implantology Educator; RipeGlobal

I could talk all day about mucogingival grafting or ridge augmentation of the atrophic maxilla — but what I really want you to know is that I’m here to help you have healthy gums.

If there’s one thing that my time as a hygienist showed me, it’s that gum care and tooth care are equally important. So, now it’s my mission to share that message, both as a care provider restoring gum health for my patients and as a dental lecturer guiding current and future dentists.

UBC, Dentsply Sirona Canada, and RipeGlobal

trust Dr. Huang to educate current and future dentists on gum care.

She focuses on safe, minimally-invasive care.

You can see it in her choice to specifically refine her skills with the minimally-invasive tunneling technique for treating gum recession.

That kind of health-first care is what you expect from a holistic practice like VCCID, and Dr. Huang is committed to upholding that standard.

What kinds of treatments does Dr. Huang provide?

Periodontitis (Gum Disease) Management

Proper care can prevent the need for surgery or help your gums get back to a healthy state after professional treatment.

Gum Grafting

If you’ve noticed that your gum line is receding or thinning out, gum grafting restores volume and protection to your tooth roots.

Bone Grafting

Having a missing tooth or severe gum disease can cause jaw bones to lose mass. Bone grafting helps to reverse that damage.

Dental Implants

Designed to last for decades, they restore individual missing teeth or bring extra stability to dental prosthetics like bridges and dentures.

Deep Cleaning

Deep cleaning clears away stuck on plaque and pockets of bacteria that build up without regular dental checkups.

Pre-procedure Gum Care

Having healthy gums is a requirement for many other procedures like dental implants, veneers, and orthodontic treatment.

Tooth Extractions

When your smile needs room to grow, or you need to prepare your mouth for dentures, extractions safely clear the way.

Committed to your care. Conscious about your comfort.

See the qualities Dr. Huang brings to your experience.

A steady, gentle touch.

Dr. Huang is very mindful about patient comfort — it’s another perk of her time as a hygienist! You can count on her to get to the tough areas, but always with a gentle touch.

Experienced Burnaby cosmetic dentist Dr. Peter Balogh providing treatment to a patient at VCCID

Honest communication, always.

Conversations about treatment aren’t always easy, but with Dr. Huang, they’ll always be open and factual so that you can make informed decisions as a patient.

Two languages for you to choose from.

Born in Taipei but raised in Vancouver, Dr. Huang is fluent in both English and Mandarin. It’s a small but important convenience that can help your treatment to go smoothly at every step.
Experienced Burnaby cosmetic dentist Dr. Peter Balogh providing treatment to a patient at VCCID

Humour to keep things light.

Gum health is a serious matter, but your experience doesn’t have to be all somber all the time. Dr. Huang keeps things upbeat and focused on all the positives you can look forward to.

You can have strong and healthy gums.
Talk to Dr. Huang and find out how!

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