Located in downtown Courtenay, there has been a dental practice operating at our location for decades. Now, as Downtown Dental Centre, we strive to continue on the tradition of providing quality dental care for you and your whole family. From simple check-ups to dental emergencies, we cover a wide-range of services and we are able to perform most procedures ‘in house’. Call us today to book your appointment.
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.
Dr. Jason Park obtained both his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degrees from the University of British Columbia. At UBC, he received an award from American College of Prosthodontists for displaying excellence in his clinical performance in Prosthodontics. Dr. Park has a particular interest in oral surgery and has completed an oral and maxillofacial surgery externship at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in Fresno, California.
Dr. Park, with his calm and kind demeanour, strives to make dental visits comfortable and pleasant experiences for all of his patients, while focusing on providing high standard of patient-centred care. He believes in getting to know his patients and building trusting relationships with them. Dr. Park enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is dedicated to continuing his education through study clubs and extra training.
Having moved from Vancouver, Dr. Park is looking forward to enjoying beautiful scenery and relaxing lifestyle on the island. He takes great pleasure in meeting new people and is excited to join the Comox Valley community. He’s also fluent in Korean.