Dr. Jonathan Bouwer


Dr. Jonathan Bouwer is a Board Certified Specialist in Periodontics. He completed his dental surgery degree in 2007 at the University of Western Cape in his native South Africa. The year after graduation, Jonathan started his career volunteering his services in remote rural communities of South Africa and completed a postgraduate diploma in implantology. He continued to work for nearly a decade in Cape Town and Johannesburg as a general practitioner providing a wide range of care, from complex restorative rehabilitation, to laser dentistry, oral surgery and implants.

Jonathan moved to Canada and completed the Graduate Periodontics Program at the University of Manitoba under the mentorship of world renowned instructors. He not only excelled in his studies, but he designed and completed his Masters research in the field of Growth Factors and Alveolar Ridge Preservation, making him one of the few experts on this topic in Western Canada.

Jonathan is currently partnered in two multi-specialty practices where he performs full spectrum periodontics on upper and central Vancouver Island and is also a part time clinical assistant professor at the postgraduate periodontics department of the University of British Columbia. Jonathan has a special interest in skiing, biking, fishing and camping on Vancouver Island and prides himself on entertaining and cooking for his family and friends.

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