Our Hours

  • MONDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • TUESDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • WEDNESDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • THURSDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • FRIDAY:8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • SATURDAY:8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • SUNDAY:CLOSED

About Arbutus North Dental

The doctors at Arbutus North Dental Centre specialize in general, preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry including veneers, Invisalign invisible braces, Snap on Smiles, and teeth whitening, among many others. In addition, our Kitsilano dental clinic provides minimally invasive oral surgery and oral cancer screenings.

Dr. Lockhart and her colleagues believe that patients are the most important aspect of their practice. Our goal is to ensure you’re always feeling calm and comfortable at Arbutus North Dental Centre. We are here to listen to your questions and to provide solutions to your oral health needs.

Our Hours

  • MONDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • TUESDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • WEDNESDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • THURSDAY:8:00AM - 8:00PM
  • FRIDAY:8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • SATURDAY:8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • SUNDAY:CLOSED

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Punjabi
  • Portuguese
  • Hindi
  • Farsi

DOCTORS ON STAFF

Dr. Karla Short

Dr. Karla Short, General Dentist

Dr. Short has maintained a program of continuous education to further her clinical knowledge and skills in Dentistry. She has attended courses at Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI Global), a post-graduate learning institution, to gain further experience to provide the best treatment for her patients. Dr. Short is also a CEREC trained dentist; this allows her to use the latest technology to provide crowns in one appointment.


Dr. Neda Rafati

Dr. Neda Rafati, General Dentist

Dr. Neda Rafati obtained her BSc in Integrated Sciences from UBC. She was on the Dean’s honour list and a member of the International Golden Key Society. She then pursued her dental education at the faculty of dentistry at UBC where she obtained her DMD. She has been a member of numerous study clubs and been enjoying practicing dentistry using soft and hard tissue lasers, and microscopes.


Dr. Dhanshri (Michelle) Kakade

Dr. Dhanshri (Michelle) Kakade, General Dentist

Dr. Dhanshri (Michelle) Kakade aspired to become a Dentist since the young age of 10, following in the footsteps of her childhood Dentist that she visited too frequently in her hometown of Toronto. To accomplish her goals, she started by earning her undergraduate degree, a B.Sc. in Kinesiology and Health Sciences with Specialized Honours at York University in Toronto. She then moved to Montreal to attend McGill University where she graduated with her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree.


Dr. Florence Lockhart

Dr. Florence Lockhart, General Dentist

Dr. Florence Lockhart has a passionate commitment to personal attention and complete patient satisfaction. In short, her patients are a part of her extended family – and vice versa. Dr. Lockhart is passionate about life. She’s grateful to be surrounded by numerous loving friends and family, is an active school volunteer, and is an accomplished gourmet cook.