Dr. Paul Pocock is a graduate of the Royal Dental Hospital in London, U.K. and a graduate of the U.W.O. Orthodontic Program in London, Ontario. As a small boy, Dr. Pocock always wanted to be a Dentist and was very content practicing general Dentistry in England and Australia before moving to Canada. While living in Quesnel, Paul and his wife Sharon noticed a lack of specialty orthodontic services available to the interior BC. Beginning with correspondence courses through UBC; Paul and Sharon briefly moved their family to Ontario for Paul to finish his Orthodontic studies before returning to BC and settling in the North Shore area.
At Smiles by Pocock, an average day starts with Dr. Pocock leading the Team Meeting where the goals are set and the work is planned for the day. Any New Patient exams are attended by Dr. Pocock while he supports the Service Team in their work with patients. Building Treatment Plans for new patients is how Dr. Pocock’s experience and scientific insight determine the proper technology and process for creating another beautiful healthy smile.
Dr. Pocock is also engaged in ongoing correspondence, collaborating with other specialists on unique and complex problems from around the world. Some of his most fulfilling work has been with Cleft Palate cases where a babies’ face and their parent’s outlook on life can be completely transformed before baby is even walking. Working in this complex area of orthodontics has taken Dr. Pocock throughout North America, the UK and China, lecturing students and colleagues. In 2010, Dr. Pocock was invited to become a member of the prestigious Angle Society which shows a high level of achievement and recognition from Orthodontic and Dentofacial Professionals.