At Coast Dental Centre, we like to think of ourselves as a small team that offers boundless, world-class dental services. Every member of our team has a variety of specializations and unique expertise, that when combined makes us a formidable organization of oral health professionals.
Meet Our Dentists:
Dr. Ron Brar
Dr. Ron Brar graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1983. He then went on to pursue specialty training in prosthodontics at the University of Illinois in Chicago, graduating in 1987. Dr. Brar taught at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry until 1989. He moved to BC in 1990 and has practiced in Maple Ridge at Coast Dental Centre ever since. Dr. Brar recently celebrated his 20 years of service. He has thousands of hours committed to continued education, and is an active member of various study clubs. Although his area of expertise is in restorative dentistry (fillings and crowns), he also has advanced training in dentures, implants, root canals and oral surgery.
Dr. Rashi Chaturvedi
BDS, MDS, MSc./Dip Periodontics, FRCD(C)
Certified Specialist in Periodontics
Dr. Rashi Chaturvedi is a board certified specialist in Periodontics and a Fellow of the Royal college of Dentist’s of Canada. She received her dental degree and a Master’s in Periodontology from India and worked full time as a faculty in the Department of Periodontics in a dental hospital and teaching institution for 8 years before moving to Canada. She further pursued a 3 yrs. Master’s in Craniofacial Sciences and Diploma in Periodontics from the University of British Columbia. During her residency, she was the recipient of the prestigious ‘Nobel Bio-care Achievement award in Osseointegration’ for clinical excellence. She ranked in the top 4% of the North American Residents in the American Academy of Periodontology in-service examination in the years 2016 and 2017. She was the winner of the poster competition in the clinical research category on UBC Dentistry Research day in 2018. Her training and experience endows her with skills to provide comprehensive periodontal care, dental implants and oral/intravenous sedation. Her keen interest in research has led to several contributions in peer-reviewed journals. She is also fulfilling her passion to teach as a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC Dental School. In her leisure time she enjoys cooking, reading and travelling with her husband and 10 yr. old son.
Dr. Shweta Bansal
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Dr. Tarun Dass completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Dalhousie University, Halifax and has been practicing in Vancouver since 2016.
Before making Canada his home, he did a Masters in Orthodontics (MDS) and practiced as a specialist in India. With his extensive training and many years of experience, he has limited his general practice to provide orthodontic care.
He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, Indian Association of Orthodontics and World Federation of Orthodontics. He has recently competed a Mini-residency in Orthodontics from University of Washington, Seattle and continues to develop his skills by being part of the Advanced Orthodontics study club for general practitioners at the University of British Columbia.
He is an avid cricket fan, loves to cook and enjoys his free time with his wife and son.
Meet Our Dental Assistants:
Judy – CDA
Judy is an expert Certified Dental Assistant with over 30 years of experience. She has been working full-time at Coast Dental Centre for over 12 years. Her enthusiasm, zest for life, and level of care towards her patients on a day to day basis are appreciated by everyone. Judy has 3 grown-up kids.
Pryia - CDA
Pryia is a Certified Dental Assistant with over 5 years of experience. She is a trained Dentist from India and therefore has an edge on her level of expertise and her passion for the job.
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Kim - Office Manager
Kim is the office manager at Coast Dental Centre. She is the first smiling face you see when you come to our office, and she looks forward to welcoming you. With many years of dental administration behind her she continues to upgrade her knowledge through dental education courses. If you have any questions regarding invoices, billing, or insurance they can be answered by Kim.
Rebecca Joy Smith
Rebecca is our dental receptionist whose main job is calling patients to remind them of their appointments. She has been with us for over 20 years and her dedication and commitment speaks for itself.