Veneers: cosmetic dentistry options at Coast Dental Centre in Maple Ridge

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Veneers consist of tiny sheets of porcelain that are bonded onto the natural tooth to strengthen and improve the appearance of the tooth. If you have cracked, chipped or badly stained teeth, veneers may be an option to restore the look and function of your smile. Veneers are generally about one millimeter thick, but a […]

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General dentist near me in Maple Ridge

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If you live in or around Maple Ridge and are looking for a family dentist, please consider Coast Dental Centre. We are happy to announce that we are accepting new patients. We are located just off of Lougheed Highway at 22410 Dewdney Trunk Road (on the corner of Dewdney Trunk Road and 224 St.) We […]

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Root canals: Separating fact from myth

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The words ‘root canal’ can often strike terror in the hearts of patients. If you’ve been told that you need a root canal or if you are scheduled for one soon and are experiencing anxiety about the procedure, read on to gain a little clarity on what to expect. First of all, the need for […]

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Caring for your child’s teeth, a parent’s guide to prevention and cleaning for toddlers and children

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When your child is a newborn, it’s all about diapers, bottles, formula and endless sleepless nights. Your baby depends on you to keep her safe, warm and nourished. However, as your baby develops, she will become more independant and her needs will change. Usually, the eruption of the first teeth at around 1 year of […]

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Teeth whitening options

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Many things can cause your teeth to be stained or discolored. Everyday things such as drinking coffee and tea can cause discoloration. Certain medications can contribute to this, as well as poor oral hygiene habits. Also, as we age, sometimes the teeth just lose their ‘whiteness’. Because of this, many people are wanting whiter teeth […]

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Prenatal Dental Care | Coast Dental Centre, Maple Ridge

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If you are expecting a baby, you probably are experiencing a mix of emotions including joy, excitement, anticipation and even anxiety. This is a busy time in your life, filled with prenatal appointments, ultrasounds, and preparing the nursery. Of course, you want the very best for your baby, and are probably stocked up on prenatal […]

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Don’t be a stranger! The importance of regular dental check-ups

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Most people are aware that in order to maintain oral health, brushing and flossing at least twice a day is must. But often times another important variable, regular dental visits, gets put on the back burner. We encourage all of our patients to schedule a cleaning and exam at least twice a year. The general […]

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What to look for when shopping for toothpaste

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There are literally hundreds of different brands available. Some people have a favourite brand that they have been using for as long as they can remember, while others just pick up whatever’s on sale. Read on to learn about the difference between various kinds of toothpaste. Difference between regular vs children’s toothpaste Children’s toothpaste usually […]

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TMJ Disorder­ Symptoms, causes, and treatment options | Coast Dental Centre in Maple Ridge, BC

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Disorders of the temporomandibular joint (jaw joints, just below your ears on either side of your face) can have multiple causes. A past dental or head trauma, bruxism (grinding of the teeth at night), and a misaligned bite can all be contributing factors. Stress can aggravate the condition, as well as poor posture and tension. […]

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Treatments for patients who are missing teeth | Cosmetic Dentistry in Maple Ridge, BC

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Missing one or more teeth can affect a patient’s life in so many ways. It can make chewing, eating and speaking more difficult, and also negatively impact a person’s self esteem. At Coast Dental Centre, we specialize in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Over the years we have restored countless patients to a state of optimal […]

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