Our Team of Burnaby Dentists
Metroplex Dental Team
At Metroplex Dental, our dentists are committed to providing each patient with the highest quality of comfort, care and attention. Our dental experts have helped countless Burnaby residents achieve a dramatically improved smile.
Dr. Payam Deljoui
Dr. Payam Deljoui has been providing high-quality dentistry to his appreciative and loyal patients for over 13 years. After graduating from dental school and building his own dental practice in Iran, Dr. Deljoui decided to move to Canada. In 2007, he was rewarded his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from UBC and immediately opened his dental practice in Burnaby, BC.
Dr. Deljoui loves dentistry and spends a lot of time educating his patients on the modern solutions that are available to them. Because of his dedication and thorough work, many new patients come to Metroplex Dental because their friends or family have praised Dr. Deljoui’s patient care and expert dental work. Dr. Deljoui also teaches as an instructor at UBC on a part-time basis for 4th-year dental students. He was awarded the Doctor of Dental Medicine Faculty of Dentistry Teaching Award from UBC in 2021. Dr. Deljoui is celebrated for being extremely passionate about dentistry and praised for his many contributions to the UBC Faculty of Dentistry.
Dr. Amir Ajar
Dr. Amir Ajar, graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Anatomy in 1991 and a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) in 1995. Upon completion of his degree, Dr. Ajar focused on dental surgery and postgraduate training in hospital programs designed to improve his surgical skills. These involved rotations in departments of oral and maxillofacial surgery, anesthesiology, internal medicine, general surgery, emergency medicine, surgical intensive care and pain medicine. Since moving to the Lower Mainland in 2004, he specializes in dental surgery and implants using all forms of sedation. Dr. Ajar has lectured at the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Calgary and McGill University, he currently serves as an instructor at the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC. He holds memberships in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Baljeet Panasar
Dr. Panasar grew up in Delta and has graduated with his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD) from the University of British Columbia. He is passionate about providing dental treatments that achieve long term solutions while being mindful of his patients’ overall health and well-being. Dr. Panasar is known to be an excellent communicator and strives to exceed his patients’ expectations. Complementing his devotion to the practice of dentistry, Dr. Panasar is a proud member of both the Canadian Dental Association and the British Columbia Dental Association. In his spare time, Dr. Panasar enjoys spending time with his family and playing soccer and basketball. Playing sports has shaped Dr. Panasar’s work ethic as he is a team player offering great leadership and is more than comfortable working under pressure when necessary.
Dr. Sungwon Kim
Dr. Sungwon Kim received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Kim enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and focuses on providing quality dental care in a comfortable environment for all her patients. Dr. Kim stays updated with current dental knowledge by participating in various continuing education programs.
Dr. Harveen Kaur
Dr. Harveen Kaur graduated from the University of Toronto in 2021. She is passionate about continuing to expand her area of expertise by learning about the latest dental technologies and procedures. Dr. Kaur’s focus is to assist her patients in achieving all their oral health goals, in a calm and comfortable environment, through patient education and gentle dental care. She is certified in Invisalign and Botox Injection Technique, and is an active member of the BCDA and CBSBC.
During her spare time, Dr. Harveen Kaur enjoys taking long walks with her rescued German shepherd. She is very passionate about providing pets with love and care, and thoroughly enjoys volunteering at her brother’s veterinary hospital. Charities Dr. Kaur supports are Heart and Soul Rescue, Big and Small Rescue, and Endless Pawsibilities Rescue Society. Dr. Kaur also enjoys spending time babysitting her nephew and watching Netflix.
Our fantastic, and friendly administrative team know all of our patients and always work hard to accommodate them. Caring Certified Dental Assistants help our patients through their appointments to make them feel at ease, and our qualified hygienists take time to ensure every single tooth is free of plaque and polished, the gums are healthy and that each patient walks away with a clean, fresh smile.
Metroplex Dental Centre is proudly owned by Dr. Payam Deljoui and Dr. Amin Shivji.