Dr. Gavin Forsyth
Dr. Forsyth grew up in Vancouver and attended UBC Dental School where he graduated in 2000.
Prior to his dental career, he was active in competitive alpine skiing, and he represented Canada internationally as a member of the Canadian National Alpine Ski Team. In his final year of competition, Gavin represented Great Britain which gave him the opportunity to compete at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France.
Following his ski career and dental school, Dr. Forsyth immediately went into general dental practice. He first practiced with his father, Dr. Iain Forsyth in North Burnaby, but now maintains a full time practice with Dr. John More at 2 Road and Blundell in Richmond, British Columbia.
Dr. Forsyth enjoys the technical aspects of dentistry, and particularly he relishes in building relationships and becoming a part of his patient’s extended families. He also believes his professional license gives him an opportunity to learn new dental skills, and Dr. Forsyth is committed to a career of continuing education.
He has been an active member in the Vancouver Academy of Osseointegration with Dr. Ira Sy, he was the founding member of Richard V. Tucker Gold Study Club #50 with Dr. R.J. Clarke www.rvtucker.org, an 8 year member of Kaizen 2 Interdisciplinary Study Club with Dr. Bud Sipko, a 5 year member of the Greater Vancouver Endodontic Study Club with Dr. Bradley Mar, and a 4 year member of the Vancouver Periodontal and Prosthodontal Study Club with Dr. Jim Grisdale. Recently he has been attending the Kois Center in Seattle to further his skills in comprehensive dental care.
Gavin enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and two daughters, and really enjoys riding and occasionally racing his bicycle. Gavin has been very active in his bicycle club, and was the race director of the BC Time Trial Championships for a number of years.
Please visit his club’s website at www.escapevelocity.bc.ca.
Dr. Forsyth also enjoys running and has participated in some of the trail running events around the lower mainland.
Dr. John More
Dr. More immigrated to Canada, where he completed a residency at Vancouver General Hospital, and after a short associateship in Vancouver, he opened his first practice in 100 Mile House, BC in 1971.
He relocated to Richmond in 1980, where he continues to enjoy all aspects of dentistry, particularly collaborating with Dr. Forsyth. In his spare time, Dr. More enjoys golfing and curling. Dr. More has three grown children, and an ever increasing number of grandchildren.
Dr. Anna Pranata
Dr. Anna Pranata grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she attended the University of Manitoba Dental School. She graduated in 2010 and worked for two years before moving to BC with her husband and two dogs. She now enjoys taking her dogs to the beach, biking, jogging, and snowboarding in BC’s milder climate.
During dental school Dr. Pranata participated in her first dental mission to Guatemala. Since then, she has been involved in two other dental missions to Guatemala and hopes to continue her involvement. Helping people is an important part of dentistry for her. In Vancouver she enjoys educating and empowering her patients to meet their oral health goals. She loves improving her skills and continuing her dental education by being active member of the Vancouver Study Club.
Dr. Pranata loves getting to know people and strives to provide excellent dental care with patience and gentleness. She welcomes any new patients to the office.