About Us

Meet Dr. Cheng

Dr. Alec Cheng is a Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics, and served as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto, a Postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics and Master of Science in Oral Science from the University of Iowa. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Fellow of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia. Dr. Cheng is a member of the Association of the Prosthodontists of Canada; Past President of the BC Society of Prosthodontists, Past President of the Canadian Chinese Dental Society of British Columbia ; and is, in private prosthodontic practice in Vancouver with a focus on implant and complex reconstructive dentistry. He is a highly sought after speaker and actively involved in providing advanced education in prosthodontics to local dental practitioners through study clubs.

Dr. Cheng is extremely well rounded and down-to-earth. He takes time in explaining dental problems and conditions to his patients in ways that they can understand. He also helps his patients weighing the risk and benefit of all the complex treatment options and advises them on the best outcome for a long-term result. Dr. Cheng will work with your dentist and other specialists to achieve the most optimal treatment for your specific needs.

Dr. Cheng is passionate about music, movies, photography, and swimming. He enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. Dr. Cheng and his wife are excited to be raising their two daughters in Vancouver and continues to strive to serve the community.

Besides English, Dr. Cheng can speak Cantonese and Mandarin fluently

Educational Credentials

Dental Education – Doctor of Dental Surgery (1995), University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry
Postgraduate Specialty Training in Prosthodontics – Postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics (1999) and Master of Science in Oral Science (2000), University of Iowa, College of Dentistry

Professional Qualifications and Affiliations

  • Fellow, Royal College of Dentists of Canada
  • Fellow, College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia
  • Past President, Canadian Chinese Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Association of Prosthodontists of Canada
  • Member, Canadian Dental Association
  • Member, British Columibia Dental Association
  • Past President and Member, British Columbia Society of Prosthodontists
  • Prosthodontic Representative and Member, Dental Specialists Society of British Columbia
Dr. Alec Cheng