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Dr. Popa is also a distinguished member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. These accreditations highlight her expertise in these specialized areas, showcasing her commitment to providing advanced dental care and aesthetic excellence to her patients. Her skill in these fields ensures that patients receive not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing dental solutions

 

Dr. Popa is also a distinguished member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. These accreditations highlight her expertise in these specialized areas, showcasing her commitment to providing advanced dental care and aesthetic excellence to her patients. Her skill in these fields ensures that patients receive not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing dental solutions.

Further enhancing her diverse skill set, Dr. Popa is a certified Dental Acupuncturist specializing in TMJ disorders, an accreditation she obtained in London, England. Her membership in the British Dental Acupuncture Association underscores her proficiency in this unique area of dental care, offering an alternative and effective approach to managing dental and jaw-related issues.

In addition to her clinical achievements, Dr. Popa imparts her vast knowledge to aspiring dental professionals as a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry. Her role as an educator reflects her passion for advancing the field of dentistry and nurturing the next generation of dental professionals.

Dr. L. Popa's multifaceted expertise and holistic approach place her at the cutting edge of dental care, making significant contributions to both her patients' health and the broader field of dentistry.

Drawing inspiration from her mother, who was a dentist, Dr. Lila Popa inherited a passion for dentistry that has defined her career. An internationally trained dentist from Bucharest, Romania, Dr. Popa secured her Canadian Dental license in 2016 after successfully challenging the Canadian dental board exams.

 

To support herself while preparing for these exams, Dr. Popa trained as a yoga instructor, a journey that led her to teach yoga at the UBC faculty. Balancing her time between teaching yoga during the day and dedicating her nights to study, she found a unique and effective formula for success. This experience not only helped her academically but also paved the way for her entrepreneurial venture in the wellness industry.

 

In 2010, Dr. Popa opened her own donation-based yoga studio in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The studio quickly became a vital community hub, flourishing for over a decade. Its success is a testament to Dr. Popa's dedication and skill in fostering a space for health and well-being. Although the studio has since closed, its impact and the community it nurtured during its successful ten-year run remain a significant part of Dr. Popa's diverse professional journey.

 

Dr. Popa's multifaceted career, marked by her achievements in both dentistry and wellness, reflects her holistic approach to health and her commitment to serving her community in various capacities.

Check out the following links to news articles that feature Dr. Popa:  Article 1,  Article 2

Dr. Lila Popa

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