About Us

Dr. Kanani Gives Back is the community and charity arm of Dr. Aly Kanani.  Contests and community give-back events and awards are open to all youth to participate in, regardless of whether you are an existing or past orthodontic patient of Dr. Aly Kanani.


Dr. Aly Kanani
B.Sc, M.Sc, MS.Ed, D.M.D., MS.Ortho.,Cert.Ortho., FRCD(C)., FCDS(BC)

Certified Specialist in  Orthodontics for Children and Adults
Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada

Dr. Aly Kanani was born and raised in the Lower Mainland Area. He has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Physiology from McGill University and received a Masters of Science (M.Sc) from the London School of Economics in England. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (D.M.D.) and also completed his Masters in Education degree (MS.Ed) at the University of Pennsylvania. Furthermore, he has nearly completed his Masters in Public Health degree (M.P.H.) from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kanani graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy with a Masters of Science degree in Orthodontics (MS.Ortho) and a Specialty Certification in Orthodontics (Cert.Ortho).

Dr. Kanani previously taught at the University of British Columbia (U.B.C.) Faculty of Dentistry to third and fourth year dental students.  He has also taught in various capacities at both McGill University and at the University of Detroit Mercy. His research has been published in the premiere journal of orthodontics in North America, the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

He was the recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation Scholarship to conduct oral health research in impoverished New Delhi and the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award presented to him by His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

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