Building Trusting Relationships

Playtime is located in the heart of Vancouver by the Olympic Village Canada Line and Broadway-City Hall Canada Line stations. This central location allows us to easily serve families from Vancouver, Burnaby and Richmond. Our professional pediatric dental team is devoted to making sure your child has the best possible experience and receives excellent, comprehensive treatment.


Our Dental Leadership Team

Compassionate, caring and experienced, our pediatric dental leadership team understands that childhood experiences carry through to adulthood – and going to the dentist is no exception. Our four dentists offer patients an exceptional experience whether getting a checkup, cleaning or filling. They build trusting relationships with children while providing exceptional dental care.

Dr. Kanu Grewal

Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry
BDS, MDS Pediatric Dentistry, DDS, FRCDC, FCDSBC

Dr. Kanu is a highly skilled and friendly pediatric dentist. She earned a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in India in 2005, followed by three years of pediatric dentistry specialty training and a Master of Dental Surgery in 2009. She practiced in Northern India, providing comprehensive oral care to children before moving to Vancouver with her husband in 2013.

Dr. Kanu earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Sciences and Center, San Antonio, in 2017, where she graduated with Teaching Honors and was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. She then completed a pediatric dentistry residency at the highly ranked Texas A & M College of Dentistry, gaining extensive clinical and emergency training at two children’s hospitals in Dallas, Texas. She is a board-certified Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Kanu has volunteered with underserved populations in various parts of India and has been on dental mission trips to El Paso, Texas. Outside the office, Dr. Kanu enjoys travelling and trying new restaurants with her high school sweetheart — her husband.

Dr. Amanda Suh

Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Amanda is a board-certified specialist in pediatric dentistry. One of the most rewarding aspects of her profession is developing a growing and trusting relationship with young children as they mature.

Dr. Amanda earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2017 from Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS. Fond memories of living in BC for some of her childhood and her love of the outdoors brought her back to the West Coast. After practicing as a general dentist for two years on Vancouver Island, she attended the Eastman Institute of Oral Health at the University of Rochester, gainin extensive training in all aspects of pediatric dentistry, including behaviour management, dental trauma and working with children with special health-care needs. Her research focused on the association between feeding problems and early childhood dental caries.

Dr. Amanda is a Pediatric Dentistry Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, BC Society of Pediatric Dentists, and British Columbia Dental Association. She is also a part-time clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia and a staff dentist at BC Children’s Hospital.

Outside of dentistry, you will find her on the trails — camping, hiking, running, biking and exploring the BC outdoors.

Dr. Ella Choi

Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry

The founder of Playtime Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Ella received her Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Alberta in 2010. She went on to earn a Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry from and a Masters Degree in Craniofacial Science from the University of British Columbia. Her research about x-ray radiation in pediatric patients was published in Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.

Dr. Ella is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, British Columbia Dental Association and British Columbia Society of Pediatric Dentists (where she served as president in 2017). As a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, she is a board-certified specialist in Canada. 

Dr. Ella often volunteers her time, especially to help underprivileged children. This includes Special Smiles at the Special Olympics in Vancouver; Open Wide Community Day in Burnaby; and Dentistry for All in Guatemala.

Dr. Ella is also the busy mom of two boys, Luke and Micah.

helping kids enjoy the experience

Clinic Support Team

Our professional dental team is devoted to making sure your child has the best possible experience and receives excellent, comprehensive treatment. We take pride in our long-term relationships with our families, starting from the very first call to our office. We take the time to get to know you and your children and their needs, always providing a positive dental care experience.

We have two locations. Visit our other location in South Surrey.

I 10/10 recommend Playtime Pediatric Dentistry! My nearly 3-year-old was so comfortable with our hygienist and dentist and sat for an entire cleaning! They were friendly and knowledgeable, and we both had a great dental experience at PPD!