Dr. Christopher Zed


Principle Associate, APNA Dental Vancouver

About Dr. Christopher Zed 


A respected professional with over 25 years of experience in dental health care, Dr. Christopher Zed is a Dental Surgeon and the owner of Bayview Lonsdale Dental in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Zed’s philosophy on dental care is focused on patient-centered treatment. This means that each patient has a say in their treatment plan. By utilizing a collaborative approach, Dr. Christopher Zed is able to provide information to patients that allows them to make informed decisions about their health and well-being. When presented with a difficult decision, Dr. Christopher Zed provides his expert opinion, but always takes into account what the patient’s situation is.

Dr. Christopher Zed’s patient-centered approach has earned him tremendous reviews across platforms such as RateMDs and Google Reviews. One patient stated in his review, “Dr. Zed is exceptional, truly the best dentist I have ever been treated by.” Another patient of Dr. Christopher Zed noted, “Exceptional service! Dr Chris and his staff have wonderful energy that allows patients to feel comfortable and confident in the experience. From the greeting at reception to the service in the chair, I truly appreciate the kindness…” Dr. Christopher Zed ensures his patients receive the best care and experience he and his team at Bayview Lonsdale Dental can offer. 

Throughout his career, Dr. Zed has always stood confidently in the face of adversity. His personal mission is to provide excellent care to his patients, regardless of the difficulties that stand in his way. In fact, according to Dr. Christopher Zed, “it only energizes me to persevere and never play the victim.” Dr. Zed understands that growth comes from adversity, and he embraces the changes in his life that have happened due to overcoming obstacles. This sentiment has allowed him to pursue a rich career in dentistry, as his can-do spirit pushes him to succeed.

Outside of his practice, Dr. Christopher Zed also holds a position as Principal Associate at Apna Dental Vancouver and Delta. He was previously a Clinical Professor at The University of British Columbia and Chief of Dentistry for over 10 years at Vancouver General Hospital. One highlight of Dr. Zed’s career was acting as the Olympic Chief of Dentistry at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. In fact, Dr. Christopher Zed presented on the topic of Dentistry at the Winter Games.

Although his passion for dental health care has taken him far, Dr. Zed still gains fulfillment out of helping each individual patient achieve their dental health goals. By remaining in-the-know on dental technology and new practices, Dr. Zed can provide top-notch dental care to each of his patients. 

Throughout his life, Dr. Christopher Zed has been fascinated by various technological advancements. Even in his daily work as a dentsist, he is constantly amazed by how advancements in the field have affected the profession. Although the dental arts may not have changed much, Dr. Zed believes that the technology is constantly improving and adapting to provide better treatment methods and diagnostic tools.

The use of new technology has continued to be a major factor in Dr. Zed’s career. As the field of dentistry has evolved, it has become a preventative field, which means that more patients are able to benefit from the latest innovations. Dr. Christopher Zed uses the latest equipment and techniques to ensure that his patients are getting the best possible care.

Besides his daily work, technology has also permeated Dr. Zed’s personal life. He enjoys exploring new technology at home, such as the latest smartphones and smart home features. Although some of these innovations are aimed at the average consumer, Dr. Zed is constantly updated with the latest developments in the field to ensure that he can continue to provide the best possible service to his patients.

Ultimately, whether working with Olympic athletes or the average Joe, Dr. Christopher Zed works his absolute hardest to ensure everyone he cares for is well taken care of. When Dr. Christopher Zed is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying a multitude of hobbies. Whether relaxing with his 4 children, playing backgammon and cribbage, or connecting with the great outdoors, Dr. Christopher Zed appreciates the downtime he has to rejuvenate after a long day.

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