Dr. Ritu Kumar

Dr. Kumar wakes up every morning excited to go to work.! From a very early age, the fundamental values of helping others in need were inculcated to her. It only takes one visit to see her energy and passion for dentistry!!

Dr. Kumar holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Biochemistry; Master’s in Public Health and a combined management degree from University of California, Los Angeles. Both her older siblings are also dentists and this further motivated her to pursue Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) at McGill (2016). Later, to provide more comprehensive care to her patients, she went on to complete a AEGD residency (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) at New York College of Dentistry (NYU), Manhattan. Following this residency program, she traveled to suburban communities in Ontario, in order to provide much needed dental services to families, focusing on children and elderly patients. She then worked in Canadian Armed forces(CAF) at NDHQ Ottawa, where she  provided CAF members dental treatments to make them fit for deployment. She recently moved from East coast and made Vancouver her home!

Dr. Kumar has a passion for Global Dental Outreach, having worked within Canada and abroad. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry including family dentistry, pediatric dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. She strives to stay current on the latest techniques and products by attending various dental conferences, dental courses and study clubs.

Dr. Kumar prides herself on offering kind, gentle, attentive care that meets individual patient needs. She will go the extra mile to make her patients feel comfortable. She believes that patient’s trust, comfort and happiness is the highest accomplishment a health care practitioner can be honored with.

She emphasizes  clear communication and speaks English, Hindi, Punjabi and conversational Persian and French. No matter what day or time it is, there is always a radiant smile on her face!

On a personal note, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. When not practising dentistry, she enjoys attending silent meditation retreats.