Dr. Gloria Chao

Gloria Chao, D.M.D.

Born in Vancouver and raised in North Vancouver, Dr. Gloria Chao attended local schools. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the University of British Columbia in 1990. Dr. Chao established her practice in the community of Horseshoe Bay in 1991. The following year, Dr. Chao established a satellite dental practice on Bowen Island.  In 2011, Dr. Chao relocated her Horseshoe Bay practice from Bruce Street to Galleries on the Bay on Royal Avenue. 

Dr. Chao attends continuing education courses and study clubs to stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for you. Dr. Chao is a member of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and the Canadian Dental Association. 

Dr. Chao and her husband are parents to three school aged children. Dr. Chao spends her spare time in her garden, at the pool and outdoors, often on the soccer fields and ski hills, with her family.


Whether you are a current or new patient, I welcome you to my dental practice each visit.  I look forward to sharing with you, my enthusiasm, knowledge and skill of dentistry to achieve and maintain optimum dental health.  To me, this means not only a beautiful smile that you are proud of, but functional and structurally healthy teeth and supporting bone.  Our oral health is directly related to our overall physical and mental health.  I am privileged to work with a competent and caring team in a relaxed and comfortable environment.  Together, we encourage your questions and any suggestions you have to enhance the care we provide for you, and to a successful and long relationship.  I appreciate the time you have taken to find out more about my dental practice, my team and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum dental health.  I look forward to your next visit!