Dr. Tassos Irinakis

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Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia Map External Link
Gender:M
Specialty:Periodontist (gums)
Website: implantsurgery.ca External Link
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Phone:604-876-9777
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Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
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Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 18 reviews. Dr. Tassos Irinakis has an excellent overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Dr. Tassos Irinakis
Periodontist (gums)-related: gum disease, gingivitist
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RID: 3645424
31/12/13 5 5 5 5 Tassos was great. I had a bone graft, two implants, and gum grafts. I was very impressed with how he was not pushy with costs and treatments and how comfortable and relaxed he made me feel going in. The real thing that made me to write this review though was when I moved to Calgary after the surgery. A short time after I had moved I had what I thought was an issue with the implant. I called his Vancouver office and he gave me his personal cell to text message him at night on his own person time. He showed a lot of concern for me and set up an appointment for me in Calgary the next day with another surgeon. Luckily it was nothing: just me adjusting to the new bone implant and nothing to worry about. However, I appreciated how he played it cautiously and took it seriously to organize the appointment to get it sorted asap. It was great that he was able to find someone for me in Calgary and that the appointment including xrays was free! - T.H.  Respond
RID: 3632725
15/12/13 5 5 5 5 Dr. Tassos Irinakis and his staff have been treating me for over a year and half. Two implants, a bone graft and two gum grafts later and I have nothing but excellent feedback for them. I received a second gum graft yesterday, and as usual there is no pain today and I feel great. Dr. Irnakis exudes a certain confidence that you know comes naturally. I always leave the clinic impressed with his overall skill, confidence, competence and simple "down to the earth-ness". He makes you feel completely at ease and you know you're in the best hands! Him and his staff truly go above and beyond to make you comfortable and happy. He is passionate about what he does, and a perfectionist. I feel so lucky to have started this adventure with Dr. Tassos Irinakis and his awesome staff.  Respond
RID: 3627321
08/12/13 5 5 5 5 I have had nothing but very positive experiences with Dr. Irinakis. His staff are always smiling and are always available to answer any questions I may have about my appointments. The office atmosphere is warm and welcoming. I have found Dr. Irinakis to be very professional and knowledgable. He has an exceptional Dental Assistant who is very thorough and efficient in note taking and assisting Dr. Irinakis. I feel that Dr. Irinakis is constantly ensuring that I am receiving the best treatment possible, and for that I am truly grateful. 
Insurance: Pacificare
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17/10/13 SYSTEM: Specialty changed from "Dentist" to "Periodontist (gums)" 
RID: 2648561
14/05/13 5 5 5 5 I had a bone graft and implants with Dr. Irinakis. The entire experience was very pleasant. He is one of the most down-to-earth and genuine people I have ever met. Not once throughout my treatment did I feel as though he was selling me anything or ripping me off--he simply gave me an educated opinion on what should be done. Everything was thoroughly explained to me before any procedure was started. Dr. Irinakis made sure I knew how much coverage I would be receiving from my insurance company. The thought of surgery frightened me, especially since I'm a difficult case and other periodontists did not feel comfortable placing implants on my teeth, but his confidence and professionalism changed my mind. He hummed along to the radio during my procedure :) He's a really cool guy and I would recommend him to anyone.  Respond
RID: 2530011
13/01/13 5 5 5 5 Dr. Irinakis is exceptional and truly gifted. I highly recommend him.  Respond
RID: 1714029
15/02/12 4 4 5 5 After a long dental ordeal that left a gap/depression in my upper front gum I was referred to Dr. Irinakis. I was told, more than once, by other dentist professionals, that these factors would work against a good outcome for me. Dr. Irinakis was willing to take on the challenges that my case presented. He had reservations that a 'perfect' gumline was possible with my case but he was hopeful and optimistic that he could achieve a more favourable result than what I had. Dr. Irinakis is a consummate professional and seems to be highly regarded in his field by his peers. He worked out a complicated treatment plan with a fellow dental specialist on my case and was very good at collaborating with him as a team on my case. Dr. Irinakis is thorough, courteous and talented and provides the very best care of and treatment for his patients. His exacting and meticulous demeanor is incredibly well suited to his area and scope of practice. I highly and whole-heartedly recommend Dr. Irinakis.  Respond
RID: 1712745
13/02/12 5 5 5 5 Dr.Irinakis provided me with excellent care throughout my sinus bone graft, jaw bone graft and 2 dental implants. He is extremely professional and his confidence immediately put me at ease. I was nervous about the procedures but I have to say that I didn't feel any pain and didn't have any bruising or swelling after, even though he informed me that I might. He has gone above and beyond the call of duty for me with his time and generosity. I now have 2 lovely crowns that look like my natural teeth. I wouldn't hesitate recommending Dr. Irinakis. If I should ever need another bone graft or implant I will be seeing him but won't be walking in to his office nervous next time as I now know how good he is. Judy Froese, Vancouver, B.C.  Respond
RID: 1676520
04/01/12 5 4 5 5 I recently saw this doctor for a dental procedure. He and his staff made me feel at ease. The office followed up with me during the healing process and answered all my questions that i had following the surgery. I would highly recommend this office.  Respond
RID: 1500896
01/08/11 5 5 5 5 Dr. Irinakis is an amazing periodontist, probably one of the best in North America. I had extensive work done over a 1-1/2 year period and he took a lot of extra time to patiently explain each procedure to me and made my surgeries as painless as possible. He's always cheerful and puts you at complete ease. I cannot say enough good things about this specialist ... love him !  Respond
RID: 1348082
27/01/11 5 5 5 5 Dr. Irinakis is an extremely good periodontist. I find him to be absolutely competent, gentle, informative, thorough, and friendly. I would definitely recommend him to anyone requiring periodontal work.  Respond
RID: 1153026
20/04/10 5 5 5 5 Dr. Irinakis certainly treated me with respect and showed excellent chairside manners. Ensured i was comfortable and well informed and put me at ease regarding my surgery. His skills and passion are truly admirable.  Respond
 
14/04/10 SYSTEM: 3 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
RID: 1125636
11/03/10 5 5 5 5 I have been a patient to many, many dentists and dental specialists, and am not easily impressed, but this doctor gets 10/10 from me. If you need implants done (especially if they are not straightforward - need bone grafts, etc.) and want the best quality work and service - Tassos is the guy! This is the gentlest doctor I ever had the privilege of meeting. He is the expert in the field, very confident - and most importantly - he delivers!!! Accessible for emergencies, gives you a peace of mind. He and his staff will make sure that you leave happy. Worth every penny!  Respond
RID: 1062835
23/12/09 5 5 5 5 As good as it gets in the dental world. i had some tricky surgery and he was great. i was completely confident and comfortable the whole time. Could not ask for more.  Respond
RID: 1015844
22/10/09 5 5 5 5 I was treated with the outmost respect throughout my year long treatment. Excellent manners and skills. My dentist who sent me to Dr. Irinakis regards him as a brilliant clinician as well 
Paid (or co-pay): $5900
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27/05/09 SYSTEM: 3 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
RID: 875088
30/04/09 5 5 5 5 Very knowledgeable and I knew I was in great hands, it's very funny that humms along to music while stitching you back up again. 
Paid (or co-pay): $24000
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15/02/09 SYSTEM: 3 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
RID: 721774
13/11/08 5 4 5 5 Fantastic gentleman. He never made me feel rushed in any way. He patiently answered the multitude of questions i had and provided me with additional written information about gum disease. At our surgery appointment he gently sang while working and helped me feel calm and comfortable. My experience was overall fantastic. No wonder my dentist things this guy is the Top Specialist in town. 
Paid (or co-pay): $1200
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15/06/08 SYSTEM: 3 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
 
14/10/07 SYSTEM: 3 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
RID: 280009
15/04/07 5 5 5 I want to thank Dr. Irinakas for his exceptional service and pain free experience he offered. This gentleman is very professional with excellent manners. Although i truly fear dentists and tend to be very aprehensive around them, he made this experience so relaxing and comforting. The result is exceptional (according to my general dentist who restored the implant that Dr. Irinakas placed on me). I'll be doing some more work with him in the future and i've already recommended him to other family members and friends. 
Paid (or co-pay): $2100
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RID: 120171
30/01/07 5 5 5 This dentist was amazing.. he was so professional and answered all my questions and more.. he specializes in dental implants and gave me more information that what I found on the internet.. he works with another dentist (Dr. Narani) that is female and my wife saw her.. she was equally impressed by her.. it is a great office.  Respond
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