Martin Braverman, DMD
Meet Dr. Braverman
Dr. Marty Braverman received his dental degree from the University of British Columbia in 1978. After practicing general dentistry for two years he completed his advanced studies residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Tufts University in Boston. Marty returned to his hometown of Vancouver where he was awarded his Fellowship and Specialty designation in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, from the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia. He began practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1984 and established his practice at the Oakridge Centre in Vancouver and in Surrey.
Recently Dr. Braverman celebrated 40 years in dentistry and 38 years in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Marty has been very active over the past 35 years in organized dentistry. He has served as the founding chairman of the Office Anesthesia committee of the College of Dental Surgeons of BC and helped develop the initial guidelines for the safe delivery of General Anesthesia and Sedation in the dental office. Marty is also a member of the Facial Esthetics committee for the College of Dental Surgeons of BC. He has served as president of the BC Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and served as the BC Councillor to the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Braverman is an Active staff member of Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital where he has been practicing the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1984. He also teaches Oral Surgery at the University of British Columbia dental school where he is an Associate Clinical Professor. Marty has also lectured both in Canada and Internationally on Temporomandibular Joint Surgery and other topics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Braverman has been awarded the Award of Merit from the College of Dental Surgeons of BC as well as Fellowships in the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists for his contribution to the Dental Profession as well as his community involvement.
Marty and his wife Janet have been married for 40 years and have raised three sons and now have three grandchildren to enjoy as well. Philanthropy is very important to Marty and Janet and they have made major gifts to their synagogue to which Marty is a past president as well as supporting two theatres for performing arts and the Vancouver General Hospital Foundation. Both Marty and Janet love to travel the world and as Marty approaches semi retirement he plans to ski a little bit more as well as play a little more golf and will continue to travel the world.