OUR PEOPLE / DR. ALEXANDER HIRD
Dr. Alexander Hird
Dr. Hird is a partner at White Rock Dental Group.
In addition to practice, he is active in organized dentistry. He volunteers for the College of Dental Surgeons of BC (CDSBC), where he chairs the Registration Committee and sits on the Quality Assurance Committee. In 2015 he received the CDSBC Award of Merit for his contributions to the regulation of dentistry in BC. He is also an examiner for the National Dental Examining Board of Canada. His service to the profession was recognized in 2017 by the International College of Dentists.
Dr. Hird teaches as a CEREC Doctors mentor at the Spear Campus in Scottsdale AZ. He was a clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry from 2007-17.
Previously, he was a hospital dentist at Vancouver Coastal Health from 2005-12, where he treated medically complex patients. He has also worked on rotations as a public health dentist in Haida Gwaii, BC and the Vancouver Downtown Eastside.
While maintaining his practice, Dr. Hird is working on a Master's degree in Health Economics, Policy and Management at the London School of Economics.
Dr. Hird also speaks Spanish and French.