Dr. Jay Philippson grew up in Chemainus and graduated from Chemainus Secondary School. Following graduation he attended UBC for degrees in both Commerce and Dentistry. Dr. Philippson received many awards in dental school including acceptance into Omicron Kappa Upsilon society which recognizes the top students in each dental class.
While in dental school, Dr. Philippson met and married his wife, Ana, who was born in Brasil. From Brasil, she and her family moved to Montreal and ultimately Vancouver. Dr. Philippson and his wife have 3 children: Jacinta, Cassia, and Lucas. Both girls were born before the family moved to Edmonton where Dr. Philippson attended the University of Alberta to take his Orthodontic specialty training. The family moved to Duncan in December of 1993 and Dr. Philippson has been in practice in Duncan since that time.
Dr. Philippson is active in the community as a volunteer and as a supporter of many local and national charities including the Cowichan Sportsplex as a medallion sponsor and Cowichan District hospital. Dr. Philippson is also an avid skier, golfer, fisherman and cyclist.
At Cowichan Orthodontics, Dr. Philippson and his staff offer a complete range of orthodontic treatment options for children, adolescents, and adults.
Our cutting edge technology, all-digital practice, and modern office are combined with old-fashioned, small town friendliness, integrity, and high quality standards to give our patients the very best care.
Choosing an orthodontist is an important decision and there are many treatment options to consider. This site is our way of introducing you to our practice, our team, and our services. We strive to exceed your expectations and to earn your trust.
Certified Orthodontists receive an additional 2 to 3 years of training after Dental School to allow them to most effectively, efficiently and successfully manage even the most complex dental and orthodontic problems.
We care about each of our patients and treat them as individuals as unique as their smiles!