Dr. Faranak Zaeimdar, DMD, MSc, Dip. Prostho
Prosthodontics & Implant Dentistry
- DMD (UBC), MSc, Dip Prostho (UBC), FRCD(C)
- Board Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics
- Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Faculty of Dentistry
Dr. Zaeimdar is a Board Certified Specialist in Prosthetic Dentistry. She graduated from DMD (Doctorate in Medical Dentistry) program at the University of British Columbia and consequently joined the three-year intense specialty training at UBC in prosthetic dentistry. She was awarded a Diploma in Prosthodontics and a Master of Science, in Craniofacial Science for her research on bonding to the e. max ceramics from UBC.
Besides practicing in prosthodontics, she has maintained a position as a lecturer, clinical assistant professor and consultant prosthodontist in the Department of Oral Health Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics and Geriatrics in the faculty of dentistry of the University of British Columbia; also she actively lectures in numerous dental education courses and study clubs.
In recognition of her contribution to the education of UBC graduate prosthodontics students, she was given the graduate part-time faculty teaching award in 2016.
For overall outstanding performance, Dr. Zaeimdar was the recipient of multiple awards including, the Max Nacht Memorial Prize in Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry Dental Student Award, American College of Prosthodontists Undergraduate Achievement Prize, and B.C. Society of Prosthodontists Entrance Award in Prosthodontic.
She is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and a member of the Canadian Dental Association, Dental Specialists Society of British Columbia, British Columbia Society of Prosthodontics, British Columbia Dental Association, and American College of Prosthodontists.
What Is A Prosthodontist?
Prosthodontics is a branch and specialty of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, restoration, and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance and health of the patient by the restoration of the natural teeth and/or the replacement of missing teeth and contiguous oral and maxillofacial tissues with artificial substitutes. The clinical expertise of the Prosthodontist consists mainly of two components:
- Diagnosis, treatment planning, and prevention
- Dental treatment with a wide repertoire of solutions including fillings, dentures, veneers, crowns, bridges, splints/nightguards, implants, and cosmetic dentistry