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!

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...
Why are baby teeth important?

Why are baby teeth important?

At my North Vancouver dental practice, I get asked a lot from parents why their children’s baby teeth are important.  Parents commonly ask me if it’s critical to keep them clean by brushing daily? The answer is a big YES! Baby teeth are so important to...
Healthy Snacks and Healthy Teeth

Healthy Snacks and Healthy Teeth

Did you know that DIET plays a critical role in oral health? A healthy diet is the foundation to a healthy body…. and healthy TEETH!  There are certain foods that should be limited to prevent cavities for the whole family.  When choosing snacks, choose healthy...
Future University of British Columbia Dentist

Future University of British Columbia Dentist

My name is Justin Sheppard. I’ve been a patient at Third Street Dental for close to 10 years now, and have had the pleasure of experiencing top-notch dental care  from both  Dr. Gail Landsberger and Dr. Melissa Skinner. As a young teenager, I remember visiting Third...

Thank you for Voting us your Favourite Dentist

Thank you for Voting us your Favourite Dentist We received the wonderful news today that we were voted Favourite Dentist on the North Shore by the North Shore News, Readers Choice. Our team is thrilled! Thank you so much to all the supporters who chose us as your...

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

Tel: (604) 988-8168
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