Our dentists have established a reputation for delivering world-class results with a gentle and compassionate touch, routinely developing lifelong relationships with Burnaby families through the transformation of individual smiles.
The loyalty of the patients of Acu Dental speaks volumes about the value they place on our unique and caring dentists.
Dr. Shelina Harji
Dr. Reza Aran
Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
Dr. Reza Aran is a fellow of The College of Dental Surgeons of Canada and a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics. He graduated from the University of Shiraz in Iran with a Doctor of Dental Surgeon (D.D.S) with honours. He then went to receive his Master of Craniofacial Science, specializing in dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics from UBC.
His experience in restorative, cosmetic, and preventative dentistry built a strong foundation in his approach to offering a healthy, functional, and aesthetic bite and smile for his orthodontic patients.
- Specialty Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
- Degrees Doctor of Dental Surgeon (D.D.S)
- Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D)
- Master of Cranio-facial Science (MSc)
- Distinctions Fellow of the Royal College of the Dentists of Canada (RCDC)
- Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO)
- Member of Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO)
- American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO)
- BC Dental Association (BCDA)
- Canadian Dental Association (CDA)
Dr. Aran is a Gold Plus Invisalign Provider. Learn more.
Dr. Afarin Pahlavan
Dr. Afarin Pahlavan, General Dentist, graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D). She also received a Bachelor of Science degree, focusing on Life Sciences from UBC. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry. from restorative to cosmetic and even surgical procedures and has all the enthusiasm to serve the patients to the best of her ability to keep them pleased and satisfied. Dr. Pahlavan is an active member of The Vancouver & District Dental Society (VDDS), British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).
Dr. Houshyar Ghandi
Our Professional Team
Our Professional Team
Office Manager Sofia and the Acu Dental administrative and professional dental support team strive to make each and every appointment efficient and enjoyable for our patients. Whether it’s scheduling, patient education, or helping you with your financial arrangements or insurance plans, our team is proud to serve.
Acu Dental & Orthodontics is proudly owned by Dr. A. Shivji Dental Corporation