OUR PEOPLE / DR. ALEXANDER HIRD
Dr. Alexander Hird
Dr. Hird is a partner at White Rock Dental Group.
In addition to nearly two decades of clinical practice, he brings experience in health policy. Dr. Hird is currently a board member at the BC dental regulator, the College of Dental Surgeons of BC (CDSBC), where he was previously a chair and member of senior committees. 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. He also holds a graduate degree in health economics, policy and management from the London School of Economics.
Dr. Hird teaches as a CEREC 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.
Dr. Hird also speaks Spanish and French.