Orthodontist Vancouver | - Dr. Edwin Yen
Dr. Edwin Yen is an orthodontist at Dr. Angelina Y. C. Loo, Inc. in Vancouver, BC
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Dr. Edwin Yen

Dr. Angelina Y. C. Loo, Inc.

#307 - 5687 Yew Street
604 261 8890
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About Dr. Edwin Yen

D.D.S., Dip.Ortho., Ph.D. Professor of Orthodontics and Dean Emeritus, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Dental degree D.D.S., (1973) from McGill University, Montreal, Canada Postgraduate orthodontic specialty training Dip.Ortho., (1977) at University of Toronto Graduate education Ph.D. (1978) in connective tissue biochemistry with the MRC Group in Periodontal Physiology, University of Toronto Professional Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (1974): General Dentist Manitoba Dental Association (1978): Specialist in Orthodontics Royal College of Dentists of Canada (2008): Fellow status College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (1994): Specialist in Orthodontics Academic Associate Professor in Orthodontics (1978), University of Manitoba Professor in Orthodontics (1986), University of Manitoba Department Head, Preventive Dental Science (1988), University of Manitoba Director, Graduate Orthodontic Program (1988), University of Manitoba Dean and Professor of Orthodontics (1994), University of British Columbia Research Cellular activity and signal transduction in connective tissue cells in response to mechanical stress. Service Past President, Canadian Association of Orthodontists Past President, Canadian Association for Dental Research Past Chairman, Committee of Deans, Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry Past President, Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry Past Treasurer, International Association for Dental Research Member, Council of Education, American Association of Orthodontists Reviewer for various peer review panels of granting agencies and journals Dr. Yen has been involved with the development and implementation of a hybrid problem-based learning curriculum for the entire 4-year predoctoral dental program in which the first two years are integrated with the medical school and the last two years feature integrated disciplines and integrated patient care. Dr. Yen’s research interests continue to be in the area of connective tissue response to orthodontic and physiological force systems. Dr. Yen lectures internationally in the area of biology of Orthodontics.

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.


The design and construction of this clinic has incorporated an environmental theme, and is characterized by a balance of five factors:

Occupant health
Energy efficiency
Resource efficiency
Environmental responsibility


Walls and insulation:
Steel framing
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