Vitacare Dental Centre – Workplace COVID-19 Safety Plan for Patients:

This plan is current as of May 20th, 2020. Note that because SARS-CoV2 is still considered a novel virus and the trajectory of the pandemic is still changing, safety measures may also be altered accordingly. The protocols presented here are in accordance by recommendations presented by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC). Note that the CDSBC flows the rules and regulations of that provided by the provincial health officer, BC Centre of Disease and Control, and Worksafe BC.

Staff, dentists and patients are not to enter the clinic if they:

1. Have any COVID-19 symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, sneezing, post-nasal drip, loss of smell, chills, fatigue, muscle aches, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, malaise and/or headache

2. Have had close contact with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 individual in the last 14 days; or

3. Have travelled internationally in the last 14 days

Booking your dental appointments:

1. During this time, your dental needs will be triaged and we will be prioritizing emergent and urgent care.

2. Appointments can be made by phone or email. You must have an appointment to enter the clinic. Please arrive on time. If you arrive early, please wait in your vehicle until your designated time to minimize contact with other departing patients.

3. You are to come alone to your appointment. One parent, guardian, or caretaker can accompany a child or person that requires additional assistance to an appointment.

4. When you arrive at the clinic, we will provide you with hand sanitizer, take your temperature and ask you screening questions.

Waiting room:

1. Physical distancing will be in effect. Maintain 2-metre distance between one another.

2. There will be a limited number of people allowed in the waiting room at a given time.

3. Plexiglass barriers will be placed at the front desk.

4. Frequently touched surfaces will be disinfected routinely.

Treatment rooms:

1. Dentists and dental assistants will be wearing enhanced personal protective equipment, which may include face shields, gowns, and respirator masks.

2. You will be asked to rinse with a hydrogen peroxide mouthwash for 30 seconds prior to your treatment.

3. There will be infection protocols requiring more time for disinfection of the rooms in between patients.

4. As always, instruments and equipment are properly sterilized to kill all microorganisms.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Aesthetic imperfections such as chips, cracks, dental discoloration, and gapped teeth can detract from the appearance of your smile.

Advances in cosmetic dentistry allow dentists to address these flaws, enhancing your smile and boosting your confidence.

Drs. Alex Wong and Vanessa Lee offer a wide range of cosmetic procedures at Vitacare Dental Centre in Coquitlam, BC.

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Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

Enhanced Appearance

The most obvious benefit of aesthetic dental treatment is that it allows cosmetic dentists to improve the balance, beauty, and symmetry of your smile. These options can also reduce the signs of aging by giving you a more youthful appearance.

Improved Confidence

When you look your best, you feel your best. Because cosmetic dentistry procedures can dramatically improve the appearance of your smile, they can also give you a boost in confidence and self-esteem.

Motivation for Better Oral Health

While cosmetic treatments do not directly impact oral health, they often encourage patients to take better care of their teeth and gums. When you have an attractive smile, you want to maintain it.

Transformative Results with Cosmetic Dentistry

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After cosmetic dentistry treatment
These dramatic before and after photos illustrate how cosmetic dentistry treatments can transform your appearance.

Schedule a Cosmetic Consultation

Even if you are in good oral health, there may be certain elements of your smile that you wish to improve. Our dental team has the skill, knowledge, and experience necessary to achieve the results you desire. During a cosmetic consultation at Vitacare Dental Centre, we can design a plan that is tailored to your unique goals and preferences.

In addition to cosmetic dentistry, we also provide comprehensive care through restorative and implant dentistry. No matter what your oral health needs may be, we can help. Contact us online or give us a call in Coquitlam at:

(778) 355-3535

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The team at Vitacare Dental Centre, which has been serving Coquitlam, BC, and the greater Vancouver area since 2013.

"The Best Dental Experience"


Victoria Chan


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Just had my crown done at Vitacare Dental Centre. Dr. Vanessa Lee and Ellie are very professional , gentle and care . This is the best dental experience for me.

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Minj Yoo


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Just went to Vitacare for the very first time today. Had a checkup and filling done with Dr. Lee. She is by far the best dentist I've had so far! 
Thanks for such a good experience :)

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What Can Cosmetic Dentistry Accomplish?

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Am I a Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

To qualify for any type of cosmetic procedure, you must:

Be in Good Oral Health

Patients should not have severe decay, gum disease, or any other condition that could affect their oral health or the results of treatment. If necessary, restorative procedures can be performed to improve oral health prior to cosmetic work.

Have Realistic Expectations

In addition, individuals should have a thorough understanding of their treatment plan and realistic expectations of the results that can be achieved. Candidacy can be discussed in more detail during a consultation at our Coquitlam practice.

Common Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Dental Bonding

This minimally invasive procedure involves the application of composite resin to the affected areas. Bonding can conceal minor imperfections like chips, cracks, and tooth discoloration. Once complete, the results last about five to seven years on average. Because it does not require the removal of enamel, this procedure is reversible.

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Porcelain Veneers

Like dental bonding, porcelain veneers can alter the size and shape of the teeth. Each veneer is custom-made and adheres to the front surface of the treated tooth. They are incredibly natural looking and have a translucency that is similar in appearance to dental enamel. Porcelain veneers can typically be placed during two visits to our Coquitlam practice. 

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Straighter teeth are not only more attractive, they are also easier to clean. Invisalign® is a popular orthodontic alternative that improves tooth alignment with clear trays. This system is preferable to traditional braces for several reasons: the aligners are discreet, more comfortable, and removable.

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Teeth Whitening

Extrinsic dental stains, the discoloration caused by dark-colored foods and beverages, can be addressed with professional teeth whitening. We offer in-office and at-home whitening treatments. Both can lighten natural tooth enamel by several shades. We can discuss which teeth whitening option is best for you during an exam or consultation.

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Smile Makeover

If you have multiple cosmetic issues, a smile makeover is an excellent solution. This treatment plan combines two or more procedures. For instance, many individuals combine porcelain veneers and teeth whitening for more comprehensive results. Each smile makeover plan is custom-designed to meet your unique needs.

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Combining Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

In addition to cosmetic services, we also offer a wide range of restorative options, including dental implants, denturescrowns, bridges, fillings, full mouth reconstruction, and more. Depending on your needs, our dentistry team in Coquitlam can combine these services to improve your oral health and aesthetics. For example, we can place dental implants to replace missing teeth, and then place crowns or veneers on your remaining teeth for beautiful results. No matter what your specific needs may be, we can design a plan that will help you achieve the results you desire.

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"I Am Very Pleased with the Results"


Risse Weizen


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I got a couple of fillings here that gave me trouble and kept needing adjusting. I had to go back enough that the receptionist knew who I was when I went in. The staff was nice and caring, and Dr. Lee texted me a week or so after each appointment to see how I was doing. 
Overall, a good experience for going to the dentist.

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Lynn Kumpula


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I had some serious work done that required a lots of hours in the chair, ithe work required  the removal and replacement of crowns.  The work was done efficiently and carefully with lots of respect and concern for the patient.  I am very pleased with the results and would recommend Vitacare to my friends.

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Vitacare Dental Centre

At Vitacare Dental Centre in Coquitlam, we are proud to offer personalized dental treatments in a warm, welcoming environment. Drs. Alex Wong and Vanessa Lee use modern techniques and the latest technology to improve the health and appearance of your smile. We are proudly affiliated with several prestigious organizations including:

  • Canadian Dental Association
  • British Columbia Dental Association
  • College of Dental Surgeons of BC
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry

For more information about our services, contact our practice online or call (778) 355-3535 today.

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