Dr. Angelina Loo
Dr. Angelina Y. C. Loo, Inc.
About Dr. Angelina Loo
Dr. Angelina Loo has been practicing as an orthodontist in Vancouver for over 20 years. Dr. Loo graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at University of British Columbia in 1985, after which she completed her general practice residency at the Hospital for Sick Children, Hugh MacMillan and Bloorview Children Hospitals in Toronto, Ontario. At the University of Manitoba, Dr. Loo graduated with a combined certification in the specialty of Orthodontics and Masters in Science in Craniofacial Biology in 1989 and her research was published in the “Fundamentals of Bone Growth: Methodology and Applications”. Following graduation, Dr. Loo returned home to establish her private practice in Vancouver and subsequently received her orthodontic fellowship in the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. In addition to being the orthodontist on staff on the BC Children’s Hospital Cleft Palate Team since 1991, Dr. Loo is an associate clinical professor and lecturer at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry undergraduate program and the course coorindator for the graduate orthodontic program in cleft and craniofacial care.
Dr. Loo's passion for treating children with cleft and craniofacial differences inspired her to form the Spring for Kids Foundation in 2009, where she currently serves as the foundation's President. Dr. Loo's commitment to the treatment and education of children with cleft and craniofacial differences was recently recognized with a 2011 certificate of merit from the British Columbia Dental Association.
Dr. Loo is privileged to be a fellow of the American College of Dentists, for which advancement of excellence in professionalism, leadership and contribution to dentistry exemplifies its honorary members. She has served as the President of the British Columbia Society of Orthodontists, and is an active member in good standing of numerous professional organizations.
When not in practice, Angie enjoys her favourite hobbies including soapstone carving and nature photography, and spending time with her husband David. Their favourite past-times include sea kayaking and hiking the great outdoors.
About Dr. Angelina Y. C. Loo, Inc.
To provide the best quality of care and service to our patients. We adapt to new situations with efficient skill, grace and good humour – thereby promoting patient confidence as we strive for excellence. By treating our fellow colleagues and patients with respect, and making our office a team-oriented workplace, we enjoy a friendly, stress-free environment to work in.
OUR ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY OFFICE
The design and construction of this clinic has incorporated an environmental theme, and is characterized by a balance of five factors:
Walls and insulation:
Gypsum fibreboard (Fibrebond) made of 20% recycled newsprint
Low colour, solvent/emission-free, water-based paint
Fibrewall (Canada) wall covering in place of wallpaper
Yellow batt insulation and Homasote (20% recycled newsprint) used for sound insulation
Formaldehyde-free Medite-II medium density fibreboard
Whiteglue for lamination of countertops and cabinets
Stainless steel countertops in wet lab
Natural stone tile with cement-based mortars
Water-based urethane finish on natural cork floor
Natural linoleum floor (Marmoleum)
Natural fibre carpet (100% wool) with fibre underpad
Heating and Ventilation:
Linear diffusers improves air ventilation, reducing the effect of ozone from office business machines
Ductedrange hood/vents with outside exhaust
Low flush and odourless toilet
Lighting: B.C. Hydro Power Smart Guidelines
Fixtures using T8 fluorescent, compact fluorescent and halogenlamps to save energy
Electronic ballasts installed to generate less electromagnetic energy and conserve electricity