Dr. Aleem Kara was born and raised in North Vancouver, BC. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from The University of British Columbia. In addition, he previously completed his undergraduate degree in Sciences at UBC. Following graduation, Dr. Kara practiced dentistry in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. He enjoys delivering all aspects of general and emergency dental care to both adults and children. He believes it is important to develop a trusting relationship with his patients, be an active listener, and have all their questions answered so he can provide the best quality of treatment. Dr. Kara feels it is important to give back to the community and therefore has been an On-Call Dentist for the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and a Clinical Instructor for the Dental Hygiene students at the Vancouver Island University. Furthermore, he has participated in a volunteer dental mission to Vietnam and Cambodia treating a marginalized community. His interest in continued education has led him to become a member of a Spear education study group where he can learn new concepts from his peers. Dr. Kara enjoys keeping active by running, hiking, and playing squash.