Meet Dr. Lim

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Dr. Bernard Lim, DMD, MSD

“Orthodontic treatment can have a strong positive effect on patients’ lives. I am happy if I can contribute in any way to their future success and achievements.”

Dr. Bernard Lim is a certified specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and started the Richmond Orthodontic Centre in 1995. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of British Columbia in 1989 and went on to receive a Master of Science in dentistry degree and a Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Washington in 1991. His complete dedication to remaining current in the constantly evolving field of orthodontics has kept him involved in continuing education, participating in orthodontic study clubs, with one for fellow orthodontic colleagues and one as a mentor to other dentists. Dr. Lim also teaches at the University of British Columbia Dental School as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the graduate orthodontic program where he helps train future orthodontists.

With a career in orthodontics spanning over 27 years, he continues to be passionate about each day on the job. His constant pursuit of excellence has helped to fuel his reputation as a doctor who cares deeply about each patient, working to help them achieve a perfect smile that will boost their confidence and self-esteem. His gratification in watching his patients emerge as successful individuals is part of what makes him so compelling, in addition to his dedication to modern practices and techniques, and his desire to make each individual feel like the unique person he or she is.

Because of Dr. Lim’s commitment to creating the best possible atmosphere in his office, he has attracted an equally professional and caring staff. Each member of his team cares about each patient, forming a bond with everyone as they try to make the treatment experience as easy, fun, and stress-free as possible.

Education and Experience

  • Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) and Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics, 1991; Seattle, Washington, USA; University of Washington
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), 1989; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; University of British Columbia

Outside the Office

A native of Vancouver, BC, Dr. Lim is married and has one daughter. When he’s not working at the office, he enjoys golf, hockey, automobiles, wine, dining, and going to the movies. He assists in charity work for the treatment of children born with cleft lips and palates and also supports the University of British Columbia School of Dentistry and the University of Washington’s Graduate Orthodontic program.

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