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.