Meet Dr. Navdeep Asi, MSc, DMD, FAGD, FRCD(C)
Dr. Navdeep Asi grew up in the Greater Toronto Area. He obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science degree with high distinction from the University of Toronto. Before transitioning to dentistry, and after receiving several undergraduate research scholarships, he obtained a Master’s in neurophysiology at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Asi graduated from McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry in 2014 with distinction, earning his DMD. He furthered his education at the University of Connecticut with a 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate.
In 2016, Dr. Asi and his wife, a pediatric dentist, moved to Newfoundland and Labrador, where he practiced all aspects of dentistry for 4 years. During their time in Atlantic Canada, he worked in St. John’s, Gander, and Fogo Island, where he treated medically compromised adults in the local hospital and provided dental services to remote communities.
Dr. Asi has been committed to honing and advancing his skill set throughout his career. Combining schooling with a passion for travel, he has received advanced training all over the globe and has been a member of multiple study clubs. Having completed well over 500 hours of continuing education followed by an additional examination, he obtained Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry in 2020.
To pursue graduate training in endodontics, Dr. Asi attended the University of Iowa, where he served as chief resident. During the second year of his training, he was selected as the sole resident in the country to serve on the American Association of Endodontists Research and Scientific Affairs Committee.
After graduating as an endodontist in 2022, Dr. Asi found his way to Ottawa. Having been to all 7 continents, he is glad to call Ottawa home.
Dr. Asi is a member of the following professional associations:
- Royal College of Dentists of Canada: RCDC
- Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario: RCDSO
- Canadian Academy of Endodontics: CAE
- American Association of Endodontists: AAE
- Ontario Dental Association: ODA
- Ottawa Dental Society: ODS
- International Association of Dental Traumatology: IADT
- Academy of General Dentistry: AGD
Dr. Asi has been a lifelong tinkerer and has an extensive hobby list: pottery, carpentry, coffee, gardening, and working on cars, to name a few.