Uptown Dental Centre has been providing dental care to the residents of the Comox Valley for more than a decade. Conveniently located at the Comox Centre Mall, Uptown Dental offers a wide-range of services for your whole family and we are able to perform most procedures in-office.
We know firsthand that each person’s dental needs are unique and strive to create an atmosphere where everyone feels welcome. Our team is passionate about providing dental care to patients of all ages and working with our community. We do our best to ensure that a dental appointment isn’t stressful, especially for young children or patients who have had previous unpleasant experiences. We take time to explain treatments simply, answer any questions you have regarding our services, so that your time in our office is as relaxing as possible.
Proud Sponsors of MARS Wildlife Rescue
At the Uptown Dental Centre, we are committed to helping. Whether it be your dental needs, or giving back to the community. We are proud to be continual sponsors of MARS Wildlife Rescue. From cleaning needs, to equipment servicing and financial support towards the wildlife rehabilitation.
MARS Wildlife Rescue is an outstanding local organization. If you too would like to help, please click the link below to learn other ways they could benefit from your support!
Dr. Kaiway strives to make patients as comfortable as possible during their visit and to make sure that their dental questions are answered to the best of his ability.
Born and raised in Calgary and Vancouver, Dr. Kaiway holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario. His Doctorate of Dental Surgery is also from the University of Western Ontario where he graduated with distinction.
Dr. Kaiway formerly taught high school in Simcoe County, Ontario, teaching French, History, Geography, and Health and Physical Education, as well as coaching hockey, rugby, and football before returning to university to pursue dentistry. At U of T, he played Varsity Rugby, served on the Victoria College Athletics Association, as well as the U of T Council of Athletics and Recreation. At Western, he served as Class President, working with instructors, professors, staff, and classmates to improve the school.
Dr. Kaiway is new to the Comox Valley, although his family has a long history on Vancouver Island since arriving in Canada to the island in the 1880’s. In his free time Dr. Kaiway enjoys playing golf and hockey.
Born and raised in Nanaimo, Dr. Christopher Becir holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Western Ontario where he graduated with distinction.
Dr. Becir’s welcoming and compassionate nature has earned him an excellent reputation among his patients. He takes care to put his patients at ease and is particularly skilled at helping children feel relaxed and comfortable during their dental appointments. Dr. Becir is able to perform a wide range of dental services, from standard restorations to root canals and complicated extractions. Dr. Becir is also trained in Intravenous (IV) sedation, which can help patients feel even more at ease.
In 2016, Dr. Becir received a ‘Comox Valley Local Hero’ award in the Category of Community Builder. This was presented to him for his work treating patients who would otherwise have barriers in receiving dental care. In 2018, Dr. Becir was nominated as one of Vancouver Islands ‘Top 20 Under 40’ for business and community excellence. Dr. Becir is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Cumberland as well as the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Becir has enjoyed living in the Comox Valley for a number of years with his lovely wife Kelsey and their two children. In his free time Dr. Becir enjoys playing squash, golf, tennis and basketball. He also loves the outdoors and likes to ski and kayak.