First Impression Orthodontics
4449A Lougheed Hwy
Dr. Luu was born in Vietnam and moved to Vancouver when he was eight years old. Growing up in Vancouver, Dr. Luu attended Simon Fraser University for his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree. Upon leaving Simon Fraser University, he completed his dental degree at the University of British Columbia and continued his education with another year of general practice residency at BC Children’s Hospital. There he gained valuable and rewarding experience treating medically compromised children who were referred from all over BC. Dr. Luu practiced general dentistry for four years in the Lower Mainland and was a part time clinical faculty at UBC teaching pediatric dentistry.
In 2009, he pursued his orthodontic training at the University of Colorado. Upon successfully completing the program, Dr. Luu is excited to return to the Lower Mainland and is proud to announce the opening of his new office, “First Impression Orthodontics” in North Burnaby as well as in Whitehorse, Yukon. In addition, Dr. Luu is proud to return to his part time clinical faculty position at UBC teaching undergraduate orthodontics. Dr. Luu is honoured with contributing to organized orthodontics by previously serving on the Board of Directors and ultimately, President, of the British Columbia Society of Orthodontists (BCSO).
In his spare time, Dr. Luu enjoys spending time with his wife, Tracy, and two daughters Emma and Kaylee. With what ever time is left in the day, he enjoys playing hockey, tennis, and tinkering with all forms of electronics. In keeping with his fascination with gadgets, Dr. Luu also maintain his hobby with amateur photography.
First Impression Orthodontics
Welcome to First Impression Orthodontics! Our office specializes in treatment for patients of all ages. Our energetic staff and friendly orthodontist will aim to make an everlasting relationship with our patients. Our mission is to provide the utmost, best orthodontic care that will encourage our patients to smile with an improved self-esteem. We strive to enable our patients to create a positive long lasting impression among their peers and to build the confidence to pursue their dreams.
Not only do we care about our patients, we also care about our environment. At First Impression Orthodontics, our innovative office is designed to cater to meet both of these objectives. We use the latest contemporary braces and appliances to meet our patients' treatment needs. Aspiring to become an environmentally green office, we utilize modern digital equipment such as a paperless charting system, a low dosage, high tech 3D capable X-Ray machine, and 3D models. In addition, we use low energy, highly efficient lights and computer systems as well as efficient and low water usage dental vacuum pumps among other equipment.
Give us a call and come on by! We would love to give you a tour of the office and have you meet our staff and orthodontist. At First Impression Orthodontics, we believe that our patients deserve all the attention to smile with confidence!