Our Team

Better Care by Design

Our team is driven by the same purpose: to transform our patients’ lives. We see ourselves as patient advocates, creating custom solutions that truly work for you—improving your health and increasing your confidence. We also work closely with a team of other dental specialists, ensuring you receive the best care possible.

We achieve our mission by offering expertly crafted dental treatments with proven efficacy, by fostering strong connections with our patients, and by committing to a culture of continuous improvement.

Dr. Kevin Aminzadeh

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery
    University of Western Ontario, 2001
  • Master of Science in Prosthodontics
    University of Michigan
  • Master Clinician Certificate
    gIDE Institute and Loma Linda University, 2014
  • F.O.R.C.E International Orthodontic Training Program
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada
  • Board Certified Prosthodontist

In 2015, following his successful decade-long practice and graduate education, Dr. Aminzadeh launched Implant Genius, the world’s first prosthodontist-driven implant planning company, which focuses on digital treatment planning of complex oral rehabilitations. That same year he founded Key Dental Laboratories, which develops cutting-edge technological solutions for dental treatments. As a consultant for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, and general dentists and as a digital workflow expert, Dr. Aminzadeh advises on the use of implant planning software, implant placement, and custom prosthodontic restorations. 

Dr. Aminzadeh founded ByDesign Dentistry in 2015, with the goal of providing his patients with the highest level of comprehensive, customized care. He continues to develop his clinical skills through accredited educational programs and has been a clinical instructor with the UBC Faculty of Dentistry.

Since giving back is important to him, Dr. Aminzadeh has gone on several missions to rural areas of Iran, where he provides essential dental services to people in need. Outside of his practice, he enjoys open water scuba diving, soccer, and traveling with his wife.

Our aim is to improve people’s lives, fostering an environment of care and compassion that begins with our patients and team and extends outward. We take pride in serving our local and international communities.

Dr. Ahmed Ballo

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Implantology
    University of Turku, Finland, 2008
  • International Team for Implantology (ITI) Scholar
    University of Turku, Finland, 2007
  • Master of Science and Diploma in Prosthodontics
    University of British Columbia, 2019
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
    Garyounis University, 2002
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2008-2012
  • Fellow of the International Team for Implantology
  • Board Certified Prosthodontist

Born in Parma, Italy, Dr. Ballo spent close to two decades studying, working, and travelling between continents. Following several successful years in private practice and a postgraduate education, Dr. Ballo moved to Vancouver in 2012, where he became a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry. In recognition of his excellent contribution to the education of UBC undergraduate dental students, he received three consecutive teaching awards (2014-2016), an exceptional achievement.

A widely published and internationally respected clinician and lecturer, Dr. Ballo’s main focus within clinical practice, teaching, and research is aesthetic and implant dentistry. He is also an expert in the implementation of cutting-edge digital technologies for complex implant oral rehabilitation.

Publishing more than 50 scientific papers and book chapters, Dr. Ballo has also authored a textbook in the field of implant dentistry and related research. He has been recognized with multiple prestigious awards and honours, including the Dr. Donald Brunette Award in Dentistry, the Dr. S. Wah Leung Award, and the European Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Doctoral Award (EDA).

He is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, British Columbia Society of Prosthodontics, British Columbia Dental Association, and American College of Prosthodontists as well as the director of the Vancouver Digital ITI Study Club.

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