Readers Choice 2017 Favourite Dentist

Thank you to our community and patients for voting us your Favourite North Vancouver Dentist! We are honoured to be given this award.  Thank you as well to North Shore News for putting on the Readers Choice awards each year. Click here to view all the featured...
Preparing your child for the dentist with BOOKS!

Preparing your child for the dentist with BOOKS!

Preparing your child for the dentist with BOOKS! Books are a fantastic way to prepare your child for their first or upcoming visit with the dentist. Children’s dental books can teach them about brushing, counting their teeth, and the importance of seeing their North...

Happy New Year

What a wonderful year this has been! It has been a great 2016 serving our amazing community. This past year, we welcomed many new patients to our practice. Thank you for your continued trust, support and referrals. We appreciate it tremendously! We wish you and your...
Halloween Candy – How to maintain good oral health

Halloween Candy – How to maintain good oral health

Halloween can be a fun and exciting time of year… filled with costumes, pumpkin carvings, and of course – candy! Many parents fear this holiday, due to the immense amount of sugar and treats their children will have. However, Halloween can be a wonderful time to teach...

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...

Dr Melissa Skinner
Third Street Dental
106 3rd Street West
North Vancouver, BC
V7M 1E8

Tel: (604) 988-8168
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