Dr. Cecil B. Sharp Inc.
Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
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Tel 250 474-8986
Dr. Sharp grew up in Victoria and graduated from Oak Bay High School. He attended both UVic and UBC, and received his dental degree (DMD) from UBC. Dr. Sharp completed a two year (2500 hours of study) post-doctoral residency in orthodontics at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he learned from some of the top orthodontists in the world how to create beautiful smiles and happy patients. The completion of this orthodontic residency at UCLA is the primary qualification that enables Dr. Sharp to be recognized by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia as a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics.
Prior to receiving his dental degree, Dr. Sharp obtained a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Zoology from UBC. Upon graduation from dental school of UBC, Dr. Sharp worked as a general dentist in Quesnel, BC for two years. He then returned to academia to pursue a PhD in genetics at the University of Guelph. After obtaining a PhD, Dr. Sharp was awarded a Medical Research Council Fellowship to do post-doctoral research at the University of Toronto and Stanford University, where Dr. Sharp met his wife, Li, who was a graduate student at Stanford University. They have three children. One of them is following in Dr. Sharp's footsteps, studying dentistry at UBC.
Dr. Sharp brings his passion for learning to orthodontics. He has continued his "never stop learning" attitude to stay at the forefront of orthodontic knowledge and techniques through continuous study of the orthodontic literature, attending lectures, and belonging to a study club with other orthodontists. He is a member of several prestigious organizations such as the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the British Columbia Society of Orthodontists, Canadian Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists, and the Victoria and District Dental Society.
Having practiced orthodontics in Victoria since 1993, Dr. Sharp specializes in creating beautiful smiles for both children and adults through state-of-the art orthodontics for over 20 years.
When not working, Dr. Sharp loves to spend time with his wife and three children. Growing up in Victoria, Dr. Sharp developed a love for the outdoors; he enjoys hiking, camping and boating.