Our Practice and Team
We are a periodontal practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural health of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in long-lasting oral health! As Certified Specialists in Periodontics, our doctors have completed at least 3 years of additional training after dental school in the fields of Periodontology and Oral Implantology.
Dr. Joanie Faucher, Certified Specialist in Periodontics.
Langley Periodontics & Implants is pleased to introduce to you our newest Periodontist Dr. Joanie Faucher. Originally from Quebec City, she completed her undergraduate studies and DMD at Université Laval in Quebec. She went on to receive her specialty certificate in Periodontology and Oral Implantology and Masters of Sciences from Temple University in Philadelphia. Her master's thesis research on antibiotic synergies in the treatment of aggressive periodontitis was presented to the American Society of Microbiology.
Upon completion of her residency, she joined the faculty of dentistry at Laval University where she was a Professor in the Department of Periodontics. She was responsible for the clinical and didactic training of the undergraduate dental students, and the residents of the Periodontology graduate program. She also maintained a referral based practice focusing on cosmetic oral plastic surgery procedure and dental implant rehabilitation.
Joanie has received many awards for her academic and clinical achievements throughout her career and has presented her work to numerous dental groups and organizations. She also has presented her work to the JIDQ - Canada's largest dental meeting.
"As a practitioner, my main objective is to care for our patients in a friendly environment while delivering the best treatments available to improve their dental health. My practice is based on integrity, compassion, and a comprehensive treatment approach in periodontics and oral implantology."
Dr. Aleem Manji, Certified Specialist in Periodontics.
Originally from Calgary, Aleem completed his undergraduate training and dental degree at the University of Western Ontario. He subsequently completed his periodontal residency at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he obtained his Certificate in Periodontology and Masters Degree. His master's thesis work on maxillary sinus pathology was published in the Journal of Implant Dentistry.
His expert background in advanced tissue regeneration and dental implant rehabilitation have brought him across Canada to lecture to numerous dental groups. He currently serves as an advisor to the Willowbrook Dental Specialists Study Club, which provides continuing education to dentists and their team members throughout the Fraser Valley.
“As the proud owner of Langley Periodontics and Implants, I look forward to maintaining our practice’s strong tradition of caring for our patients in a friendly and welcoming environment. I also want to ensure that you have all the information you need to make the most informed decision for your treatment. We now know the importance of good periodontal health for our overall health, and so my goal is to help you to achieve the best oral and systemic health possible.”
Both Drs. Faucher & Manji are recognized as Board Certified Specialists in Periodontics in Canada and the USA. This means that they have successfully challenged the clinical and didactic examinations of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and the American Board of Periodontology. They are also proud members of the following organizations:
· Canadian Academy of Periodontology
· American Board of Periodontology
· Canadian Dental Association
· Royal College of Dentists of Canada
· British Columbia Society of Periodontists
· American Academy of Periodontology
· International Congress of Oral Implantology
· International Team for Implantology
A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. Should a dental emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.
Education & Prevention
As a practice, we truly believe that preventative care and education are the keys to optimal dental health. We strive to provide “dental health care” vs. “disease care”; that’s why we focus on thorough exams – checking the overall health of your teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and taking X-rays when necessary. We also know that routine cleanings, flossing, sealants, and fluoride are all helpful in preventing dental disease. Not only are we focused on the beauty of your smile, we’re also concerned about your health. A review of your medical history can help us stay informed of your overall health, any new medications, and any illnesses that may impact your dental health.
Training & Expertise
As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your smile healthy. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.
A Positive Experience
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients can feel about their dental visits, and we know that we can make a difference by providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs and look forward to serving you.
Make an appointment today…..we’ll give you a reason to smile!