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Find a family dentist in Maple Ridge

Find a family dentist in Maple Ridge Your family dentist is an important part of your healthcare team. No matter how good an oral hygiene routine you have, it's still important to maintain those bi-yearly appointments for checkups and cleanings. These...

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The benefits of orthodontics

At the mention of orthodontics an image of a teenager with metal bracket braces may come to mind. The truth is that great strides have been made in the dental specialty of orthodontics in the past few decades, and there are many discreet and comfortable...

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Wisdom teeth removal in Maple Ridge

The term ‘wisdom teeth’ may seem like an oxymoron, since the wise thing to do is usually to have your wisdom teeth removed before they start causing problems. Wisdom teeth are the last molars that a person will develop. They usually begin erupting around...

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The importance of oral health care during pregnancy

Expectant mothers have to make many lifestyle adjustments.  If you are pregnant, you may find yourself squeezing in doctor’s appointments, ultrasounds, and decorating the nursery in addition to your normal schedule- all while dealing with decreased energy....

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Stay cavity free

At Coast Dental Centre, we love all of our patients, but we hope to only see you for your bi-yearly cleaning and exams. However, the reality is that many Canadians will suffer from cavities, gum disease, and other oral health care issues that require...

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Pediatric and family dentistry

With Halloween and the Christmas holidays just around the corner, there are going to be many sugary foods and beverages available to tempt adults and children alike. While there’s nothing wrong with indulging from time to time, if sugar and acid are...

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Three – Unit Bridge vs. Dental Implants

At Coast Dental Centre in Maple Ridge we have restored many patients’ smiles over the years. Replacing one or more missing teeth is a common oral health issue that we address at our office.     Missing teeth can impact a patient’s quality of life in a...

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Dental cleanings and exams in Maple Ridge

When you come for a dental cleaning here at Coast Dental Centre, your dentist will also do a thorough examination to check for signs of decay, gum disease, oral cancer and any other abnormality. Regular visits for dental cleanings and exams are important...

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Complete and partial dentures in Maple Ridge, BC

A denture is a removable dental appliance used to replace missing teeth. Many patients opt for dental implants if only one tooth is missing, but dentures may be a viable option if most or all of the teeth are missing. There are two kinds of dentures -...

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Fluoride treatment in Maple Ridge

Fluoride is a very effective mineral to help strengthen teeth and prevent tooth decay. While fluoride is often misunderstood, it is very safe and is actually naturally occurring in various foods and water supplies. Many municipalities add fluoride to their...

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