Straighten your teeth and gain confidence with orthodontic treatment from PacificWest Dental Group!

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics is the branch of dentistry that focuses on improving the alignment of teeth and guiding the growth and development of facial bones and jaws

What Is an Orthodontist?

Orthodontists are experts at lining up and straightening jaws and teeth. Requiring an additional two to three years of specialty training beyond dental school, orthodontists treat kids and adults for many problems, from crowded or spaced teeth to jaw growth and alignment issues. Using braces, retainers, and a lot of love and laughter, an orthodontist creates beautiful smiles.

Orthodontists are dentists who specialize in straightening the jaws and teeth. They can diagnose and treat several issues, including crooked or misaligned teeth, overcrowding, gaps between teeth, overbites, underbites, crossbites, and open bites. Our team offers braces and Invisalign to straighten your smile and give you the confidence you deserve. Call PacificWest to book a consultation today. 

What Can an Orthodontist From PacificWest Dental Group Do For You?

Whether you’re getting braces or emergency orthodontic treatment, the team at PacificWest Dental Group is here for you. Here are the treatment options available at our Metro Vancouver offices.

Braces and Invisalign

Braces and Invisalign are great treatment options that straighten your teeth and can give you the smile of your dreams. Here’s what we offer at our office:

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Traditional Metal Braces

Traditional metal braces are the most affordable and highly effective orthodontic treatment.

Gold Braces

Gold Braces

Opt for gold braces for visual appeal. Constructed with 24K gold plating, they function the same as traditional metal braces, offering effective treatment at a reasonable price point.

Ceramic braces

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are translucent and have a subtle appearance. Although not completely invisible due to the presence of the metal wire, ceramic braces are much less noticeable than traditional braces. However, they have a slightly bulkier profile and are more fragile than metal braces.

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Lingual Braces

 Lingual braces are the only orthodontic treatment considered completely invisible. They are placed behind the teeth and cannot be seen outside the mouth.

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Invisalign is a system of clear, plastic, removable aligners custom made to provide a precise fit over your teeth. Wearing each aligner for a designated amount of time, the teeth are gently pushed into the final position. As a removable appliance, you can take out the aligners to eat or attend important functions. However, effectiveness is highly dependent on wear time, so it would be best if you wear the aligners 20-22 hours daily for the treatment to succeed.

We are confident PacificWest Dental Group’s professional and friendly service will meet your needs. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!


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Frequently Asked Questions About Orthodontics

The Canadian Association of Orthodontists recommends that children have their consultation appointment by age seven. It allows orthodontists to evaluate the child's dental development and to identify orthodontic issues early on.

Dental issues, including crooked or misaligned teeth, overcrowding, gaps between teeth, overbites, underbites, crossbites, and open bites, can be addressed by orthodontic treatment.

The duration of treatment varies depending on the complexity of the case and the recommended treatment options. On average, treatment can last from several months to a few years. PacificWest Dental Group provides customized treatment plans to suit each patient.

Yes! However, wear a mouthguard to protect your teeth and braces during contact sports. Additionally, playing an instrument with braces may have an adjustment period.

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Meet Our Doctors

We take pride in our progressive  dental specialty office, offering quality orthodontic care in a modern, professional environment.

Our goal is to achieve the highest level of patient health and satisfaction, and contribute positively to our community. 


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Where To Find Us?

Pacific West Dental’s Vancouver clinic is located at 182 E 15th Ave, in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood of Vancouver. The clinic is situated near Main Street and is easily accessible by car or public transit.

If you are taking public transit to the clinic, you can take the Canada Line SkyTrain towards King George and get off at Broadway-City Hall station. From there, take the 99 B-Line bus towards UBC and get off at Main Street and East 15th Avenue. The clinic will be a short walk away.

If you are driving to the clinic, you can take the Cambie Street Bridge and turn left onto Broadway. Continue on Broadway and turn right onto Main Street. Take a left onto East 15th Avenue and the clinic will be on your right-hand side.

Nearby landmarks to Pacific West Dental’s Vancouver location include Main Street, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, and Guelph Park.

Book a Consultation

Get started todaY by calling us at 604-558-0993 (Vancouver) OR 604-501-0993 (sURREY), or by filling the form below.

During your initial consultation, we will understand your situation, perform a visual examination of your bite, recommend a treatment plan and answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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