Dr. Harprit Kanda

Dr. Kanda is a graduate of the New York University College of Dentistry, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery D.D.S. degree and graduated with honors in Special Patient Care. At NYUCD, Dr. Kanda also completed the Advanced Clinical Fellowship in Comprehensive Dentistry, following the completion of her dental degree in India.

Being born and raised in Burnaby, Dr. Kanda wanted to return to her friends and family and provide high quality dentistry in the Lower Mainland. As a New West Secondary School alumni when the opportunity to work at Royal Square Dental arose it was a perfect match. Dr. Kanda is dedicated to providing evidence-based dentistry that focuses on patient-centered care with optimal aesthetic and functional outcomes.

Dr. Kanda continues to enhance her dental knowledge through her involvement in many continuing education courses.

Dr. Kanda loves what she does and values the relationships she builds with her patients. She looks forward to taking care of your dental and overall health.

Dr. Ramanjeet Kanda

Dr. Ramanjeet Kanda’s bio is coming soon.

Dr. Joan M Lai

“I have always considered patient care to be my number one priority as a dentist. I strive hard to earn the trust of my patients by providing comprehensive, high quality dental care in a gentle, empathetic and trusting environment provided by the whole dental team. I believe in spending time talking with with patients to ensure they understand their treatment options and to assist them in achieving long term dental health. I am also very committed to being current with the latest in technology and procedures through attending continued dental education, study clubs and dental conferences. I consider myself very lucky to be in a profession the I truly enjoy. It is a privilege to be able to help others.”

Dr. Joan Lai was born and raised on Vancouver Island. In 1994, she completed her Bachelors of Science in Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto, then earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry at the University of Manitoba in 1998.

Dr. Lai is committed to lifelong learning. She is a member of the Greater Vancouver Study Club, the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP), and the Clinically Applicable Oral Pathology study club with Dr. Charles Shuler. She regularly pursues continuing education by attending conferences and hands-on courses in dental surgery.

In her spare time, Dr. Lai loves spending time with her husband and two children, travelling, reading, trying new restaurants and cuisines, watching movies, and go for long walks along the beautiful shorelines of Vancouver.

Dr. Yuen

Kar-Lai was born and raised in Winnipeg, graduating in 1998 with a Doctor of Medical Dentistry from the University of Manitoba. She promptly moved to Vancouver to join Royal Square Dental, and to escape the punishing prairie winters.

Her area of focus is general family practice and restorative dentistry. She is a member of good standing in the CDSBC, BCDA, and CDA. Additionally, she is an active participant in the Vancouver Ferrier Gold Foil (Tucker) Study Club, the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, and the Greater Vancouver Study Club.

When Kar-Lai is not at work, she can be found practicing Karate in the dojo, discussing big ideas with fellow UBC Art students, or sipping an enormous chai tea — while devouring stories and dreaming of being a poet.

Harman - Hygienist

Harman engages her patients with a patient centered approach. She acquaints herself with what motivates her patients and incorporates their values and beliefs into the oral health care she provides. By understanding why and where a patient may have gaps in their oral health or general health care, Harman is able to offer alternative approaches that are more suitable for the patient and their situation.

Harman starts each visit by asking patients questions and reviewing their medical history, this allows her to focus her oral care to each patients individual needs while also discussing preventative measures that are specific to the patient. She believes it is necessary educate patients about the importance of maintaining and promoting a clean oral cavity and how it impacts a patients overall well-being.

As a Registered Dental Hygiene Practitioner, Harman has the ability to work autonomously in regards to clinical treatment, advocacy work, educating patients, gathering data and research. She is also trained and certified to provide local anesthesia to her clients.

Sandeep - Hygienist

Sandeep is the newest hygienist at Royal Square Dental. Having completed her dental hygiene training in Quebec and with a decade of professional experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. Sandeep is dedicated to ensuring her patients’ utmost comfort in the dental chair, particularly those who may experience anxiety. In her personal life she loves backpacking abroad, being outdoors and spending lots of time with family and friends. Sandeep is excited to be a part of an amazing team here and looks forward to seeing all your smiles!

Shima – Certified Dental Assistant

Shima I have worked in the dental field for more than ten years, and have been with Royal square dental group since 2012. I enjoy spending my days helping my patients and seeing their beautiful smiles at the end of treatment. It is such an honor to work with and be part of such a friendly, loving, caring, and professional team. My interests outside of work include biking and cats—I’m a huge cat lover! Also hate cooking!!

Casey – Certified Dental Assistant

Casey grew up in 150 Mile (BC) and moved here after finishing high school. She graduated from the Certified Dental Assisting program at CDI College in 2013, and started working here at Royal Square Dental. Casey enjoys the company of positive and hard working people, being outdoors, camping, cooking, and course, being a mom!

Arshveer – Dental Assistant

Arshveer, one of the newest members of the Royal square dental Team. She was born and raised in india, moved to Vancouver in 2018. She holds a bachelor degree in dentistry. She can be found at the front desk or helping out in the back. Outside of work, Arshveer likes to spend time with her family and friends.

Anushika – Certified Dental Assistant

Anushika joined Royal Square Dental in 2015, she was quickly accepted by teammates and patients alike, thanks to her natural bedside manner and almost ninteen years of professional experience. As the practice grows she continues to show a passion for patient care. When she is not assisting the dentists and putting patients at ease, Anushika enjoys cooking, baking, party planning and spending time with her husband and children. Behind the scenes, she is a music and art lover, Disney aficionado, and a talented interior decorator.

Sharon – Office Coordinator

Sharon has been with our team for 11 years and counting. She is here to help with scheduling and booking an appointment. She likes to interact with people and make them comfortable in the office. When not working she enjoys spending time with her two nephew Landon and Lucas.