Dr. Liat Tzur Gadassi
DMD, MSc - Certified specialist in Orthodontics
Dr. Liat Tzur Gadassi has been practicing Dentistry since 2002 when she graduated with Honors from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. After numerous years of practice and of teaching, Dr. Liat pursued her Orthodontic career and has been fortunate to help create beautiful healthy smiles ever since.
Dr. Liat is a Certified Canadian and Israeli Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics as well as a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists in Canada. She is an active member in the Canadian, American and Israeli Associations of Orthodontics as well as the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists. She is also involved in teaching in the Graduate Program on UBC and in leading Clinical Orthodontic Research in sleep apnea and cleft lip and palate.
Having lived in many different countries as a child, Dr. Liat experienced firsthand the importance of a smile in creating that first connection wherever she went. She has seen how a smile can transcend language and cultural barriers and open the doors to people’s hearts.
Dr. Liat loves every aspect of Orthodontics. She is fascinated by the professional challenge, the ongoing research and development in Orthodontics and the long term impact Orthodontics has on patient’s quality of life and self-esteem. She enjoys getting to know her patients and their families throughout the treatment and beyond, and strives to provide and maintain meticulous, non-compromising treatment standards combined with compassionate, dedicated care.
In her free time, Dr. Liat loves spending time with her husband and three children hiking and exploring the beautiful BC outdoors. She also has a passion for classical ballet, world travel and fine dining.