Smile Team

Vancouver denturist Eugene Shmitsman and his younger brother and colleague Dimitry Shmitsman offer a full range of removable restorative prosthetic treatments, using latest materials and technology, with genuine concern for each patient’s individual needs. We take great pride in our work and the privilege to help people of Greater Vancouver area. You will find that we always strive to give back to our community by offering excellent quality work at very reasonable cost. We also accept all dental plans including Ministry Services and Disability, Victim’s Services, and First Nations health services. Our seniors and veterans will be eligible for additional discounts on top of already competitive prices. We have dental financing in our office for those who are in difficult financial straits as we believe that everyone deserves to eat and smile with confidence. One on one consultations are complimentary and you will never feel rushed into a decision which you do not feel comfortable with. Our team consists of highly trained, passionate professionals who take pride in what they do and providing you with extraordinary care and attention to your concerns.

Meet Eugene Shmitsman

Whether you require a complete denture for the first time or a simple denture repair, Eugene believes building open and trusting long-term relationships with patients and their families is essential to his practice.
Eugene was raised in Vancouver, attended Vancouver Technical Secondary School and graduated from Vancouver Community College as a denturist in 2006. Prior to this he was working as a dental technician fabricating dentures, partials, and other prosthodontic appliances. Eugene regularly attends professional development courses and workshops for denturists and dental technicians in Canada, USA, and Europe. Eugene Shmitsman is also an active member of:
– College of Denturists of BC
– Denturist Association of BC
– Denturist Association of Canada
in good standing.When Eugene is not providing denture care at his Vancouver office, he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing and hiking the local North Shore mountains. He likes painting during the summer time and will often carry his painting kit on the hikes in order to capture the green trees, snowy peaks, and rushing mountain streams in person. He frequently volunteers his free time at Vancouver Minor Hockey Association and helps local kids learn the basics of skiing. He enjoys classical music: Shostakovich, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, are some of his favorites.

Meet Dimitry Shmitsman

Dimitry was raised in Vancouver and also attended Vancouver Technical Secondary School, he first graduated as a dental technician and worked in one of the largest local dental laboratories specializing in partial dentures, digital denture workflow, and dentures over implant abutments. He had later graduated as a denturist, and has joined his older brother in Shmitsman Denture Clinic as a denturist intern. He brings lengthy experience of dental technology into our office together with his great interpersonal skills. Dimitry is also an active member of:
– College of Dental Technicians of BC
– College of Denturists of BC (active intern).
Dimitry played lots of hockey during his childhood and teenage years, he is still playing on the beer league, and has coached local boys and girls hockey teams during his free time. He likes spending time with his family and many friends that he met over the years, and enjoys the outdoor activities such as road biking and skiing. Dimitry is very passionate in artistic and technical approach of denture fabrication and this passion takes him to different learning roads worldwide. He has gone to Germany and USA where he spent time chair side, observing various surgical and laboratory procedures related to implant supported denture treatments.

Meet Marion Gonzalez

Marion has been with us in Shmitsman Denture Clinic since 2008 as our office and dental laboratory manager. She was personally trained in all aspects of denture fabrication procedures by Karl Landsberger, Phillip Landsberger, and Eugene Shmitsman. Now she helps us manage our busy operation and oversees the final touch ups before denture investment and processing. During her spare time she likes to volunteer at her local kingdom hall and abroad, where her good personality and kindness goes a long way.

Meet Cesar Miranda Zazueta

Cesar was born in Mexico City where he first worked for a large dental laboratory supply company. Now he is working with us as a dental technician focusing on investing, processing, trimming, polishing, gingival build up, toning and characterization of finished complete and partial dentures. When he is not working at our office he likes to venture out into sunny Tsawwassen, take a ferry ride to Victoria, or explore the Sunshine Coast. He is very interested in outdoor photography and you will bump into him on our local hiking trails with a professional camera.

We can serve you in the following languages:

1. English
2. Russian
3. Spanish
4. Hungarian
5. Tagalog