Does my child need Orthodontics?

Does my child need Orthodontics?

I get asked everyday in my North Vancouver dental practice, questions from parents about their children’s teeth position and bite. A common question is, “Does my child need orthodontics?” I decided to write this post about the most common questions...
Back to School Dental Tips

Back to School Dental Tips

As summer holidays come to a close, parents and children of all ages begin to plan for a new back-to-school routine.  The start of school brings new beginnings– new clothes, new friends, a new teacher and new activities.  This is also a good time of year to establish...
Dental Health for Athletes

Dental Health for Athletes

Dental Health for Athletes Did you know that energy and sports drinks are linked to poor dental health among athletes? Sports drinks were originally developed to improve hydration and performance in athletes taking part in high intensity sporting events. These drinks...
10 Tips to a Beautiful White Smile

10 Tips to a Beautiful White Smile

Healthy white teeth require healthy Enamel. This is the outermost part of the Tooth. Preserving the enamel is essential, as it can never grow back. Once this hard, white part of the tooth is lost, teeth become darker in colour. At my North Vancouver dental practice, I...
Favourite North Vancouver Dentist

Favourite North Vancouver Dentist

Wow! Thank you for all the support and votes. We found out today we are the winners for the North Shore News, Readers Choice 2016. It means a lot to us that we are voted Favourite North Vancouver Dentist.  Favourite North Vancouver Dentist Every year, North Shore News...
Does My Child Have a Cavity?

Does My Child Have a Cavity?

Cavities can form on teeth when plaque and food are not brushed away. The food and bacteria-filled plaque form an acid that softens the enamel, eventually creating a hole. Cavities can form at any age… even babies can develop tooth decay.  So which signs should...
How to make brushing teeth FUN!

How to make brushing teeth FUN!

Let’s face it, brushing your little ones teeth can be a challenge! They chew the toothbrush, close their mouth, cry and run away. When it’s time to brush, many children even kick and scream, making this a dreaded time of the bedtime routine.  No matter how...
Christine visits Peru with her Outreach Team!

Christine visits Peru with her Outreach Team!

As many of you know, Christine dedicates time each year to do two Outreach Dental trips with her Semiahmoo Dental Outreach team.  This past June, 18 members traveled with their equipment and sundries through Lima to the Peruvian Amazon. The team consisted of 7...
Welcome Dr. Courtney Butler to our Team!

Welcome Dr. Courtney Butler to our Team!

We are thrilled to have Dr. Courtney Butler join our team at Third Street Dental!  She will be working with Dr. Melissa Skinner to offer the highest quality dentistry to our patients. As many of you know, Dr. Gail Landsberger retired from dentistry one year ago. She...