Meet Our Team
Originally from Toronto, Ryan completed dental school at Western University in London, Ontario. He then moved to Halifax to pursue additional training at Dalhousie University where he completed a General Practice Residency. Dr. Lum-Tai now resides with his wife in downtown Halifax, and is very excited to be a member of the Timberlea Dental Centre team. Ryan strives to put his patients first while providing the highest level of care. Outside of dentistry, Ryan enjoys playing guitar, skiing, and traveling as some of his favorite hobbies.
Currently residing in HRM with his wife Laura, Matthew maintains a practice philosophy that encourages the relationship in which "a healthy lifestyle leads to a healthy body". He believes a patient's role in dental treatment is a collaborative one, working together with the dentists and the dental hygienists to prevent future problems. Matthew has thrived in previous management roles in business, as well as in the local Jr. hockey management scene. An avid fitness enthusiast, who in his spare time coaches people with their fitness and nutritional goals. He enjoys participating and following a variety of sports. Traveling with his wife, spending time with family, and a love for coffee round out his list of favorite things.