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Canyon Dental Centre in North Vancouver provides a wide variety of dental services.

General dentistry, cosmetic services, laser treatment and sedation services are available to you in one convenient location in Lynn Valley Village!

Cosmetic Dental Services in North Vancouver

Cosmetic Dental Services

Want to change the look of your smile? Let us provide you with a smile consultation today.

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Dental Technology in North Vancouver

Our Technology

Our office is equipped with many technologies to support a positive dental experience.

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Laser dental Treatment in North Vancouver

Laser Treatments

Dr. Van As provides a variety of dental services with the use of laser technology.

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Welcome to Canyon Dental Centre in North Vancouver!

Canyon Dental Centre provides cosmetic and family dental services in North Vancouver.

Our dentists emphasize full-service dental care using available dental technologies provided in a comfortable atmosphere.

Founded over 50 years ago, Canyon Dental Centre has been located in Lynn Valley, North Vancouver since the very beginning. In fact, we were one of the first dentist clinics to open in North Vancouver.

Dr. Glenn van As is a dentist who is passionate about providing patients with helpful service and a wide variety of techniques. He and the team at Canyon Dental Centre are excited to meet you and your family!

We are committed to the smiles of North Vancouver. If you’re looking to maintain your oral health or are in need of cosmetic services for your beautiful smile, book an appointment for all of your dental services right here at Canyon Dental Centre.

More About Our Office

Canyon Dental Centre, North Vancouver Dentist
Dental Office in North Vancouver

A variety of dental services under one roof near you.

Although we are focused on cosmetic services, we are also very family-friendly and often work with children of all ages.

Here at Canyon Dental Centre, we understand the importance of a healthy and beautiful smile. We offer a comprehensive range of services to keep your teeth healthy and white including:

We are also home to a laser skin care clinic. Learn more about Canyon Laser Skin Care.

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Meet Our North Vancouver Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Glenn Van As, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Glenn A. Van As graduated from the University of British Columbia (D.M.D.) in 1987. He is in full time private general practice and acted as a part-time assistant clinical professor in the Department of Oral Medicine at the University of British Columbia from 1989-1999. Dr. van As spent 18 years working with his father Dr. A.W.H Van As in a group practice.

    When his father retired, Dr. Van As maintained the practice and has been part of the Lynn Valley community for 27 years providing families with smiles since 1987.

    Dr. Van As has been placing implants since 2009 and restoring them for 20 years. In 2013 Glenn completed his master of implant training year-long program in Los Angeles with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic at the prestigious gIDE implant facility (Global Institute of Dental Education) receiving diplomas from gIDE as well as UCLA and their department of continuing dental education. In completing this intensive course.

    He is an active member of International Congress of Oral Implantology ( ICOI) and a past member of the Renaissance Implant Study Club here in Vancouver and has experience both placing and restoring multiple implant platforms including HiOssen, Ankylos, Nobel, and Astra. He has written articles on the role of lasers with dental implants and was one of the first clinicians to begin placing HiOssen Implants in Canada.

    Dr. Van As is also on the faculty for the BITES Institute. The BITES Institute educates dentists on how to place and restore dental implants in their practice.

    Since 1997, Glenn has worked exclusively with the Dental Operating Microscope (D.O.M.). for all of his clinical dentistry. He has travelled throughout North America and Internationally, lecturing and publishing about the benefits and challenges of incorporating microscopes into daily dental practice. Glenn at present is an active founding member and a Past President of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry group (A.M.E.D.) (www.microscopedentistry.com ). He has released three DVDs on microscope positioning and how to incorporate the microscope into daily practice.

    Dr. van As is also an active member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry and he holds a mastership in lasers from the ALD. Glenn has given over 600 lectures and hands-on workshops throughout Canada, USA, Europe, Asia, South America, India, Australia, and Japan on lasers, microscopes, aesthetic dentistry and dental implants and published over 50 articles. He acts as the Clinical Director for AMD Dental lasers and serves as a clinical advisor for Zolar lasers and BIolase lasers.

  • Dr. Elnaz Ghandchi, DMD BSc

    General Dentist

    Dr. Elnaz Ghandchi completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine training at the University of British Columbia in 2013. Having worked as an assistant in a pediatric dental office prior to her education, Elnaz is especially confident in managing children of all ages.

    In fulfilling her desire to provide dental care for underserved populations, she volunteers in the local community and has travelled abroad. Throughout her dental education, Elnaz volunteered in Vancouver's downtown eastside and participated in dental missionary trips in Mexico, Brazil, and Iran.

    Her practice philosophy is to improve the overall well being of her patients by providing high quality, comprehensive oral care utilizing the newest technology and materials. Elnaz continues to develop and advance her knowledge and skill set through ongoing dental education courses in Invisalign, endodontics, and implant therapy in order to ensure that her patients receive the best care.

    Dr. Ghandchi is a member of FORCE international Orthodontics study club, American Academy of Clear Aligners, BIOCLEAR training center, Oral implantolgy study club, and Pacific training Institute for Facial Aesthetics. When not in office, Dr. Ghandchi is spending time with her young family. She has a 4 year old son and 2 year old daughter that keep her busy. She enjoys playing tennis and skiing the local mountains when she gets chance with her husband.

  • Dr. Robert Hogarth, DMD

    General Dentist

    Dr. Robert Hogarth graduated from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (D.M.D., 2020) as well as Semmelweis University (D.M.D., 2015). He worked full time at a private practice in Limerick, Ireland from 2016-2018, and then in Whistler and Vancouver once he returned home.

    As someone who enjoys helping people and loves working with his hands, dentistry is an ideal profession. Practicing close to home has been a long-term goal for Dr. Hogarth where he can give back to his community. “I strive to make a difference in people’s lives by restoring function and aesthetics because it makes a significant impact in the overall health and attitude of my patients,” says Dr Hogarth.

    Dr Hogarth’s philosophy focuses first and foremost on optimising an individual’s overall health. By understanding the big picture, problems relating to the head and neck can be addressed first until it’s time to consider how best to treat the individual tooth. For Dr. Hogarth, treatment plans that are driven by an ideal end goal restore comfort and confidence on a straightforward path.

    Member: Vancouver Oral Implantology Surgical Study Club

    Graduate: Aesthetic Dental Residency

    Graduate: gIDE Implant Residency

    Cert: The All-on-4 Concept at Palo Malo Institute

    Cert: PRF EDU

    Cert: Soft Tissue Grafting

    Cert: Holistic Dental Education–TMJ pain, Zirconia implants, SMART amalgam removal,


    Cert: F.O.R.C.E. Orthodontic Training Institute

Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What services do you offer?

    At Canyon Dental Centre, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at Canyon Dental Centre is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At Canyon Dental Centre in North Vancouver, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

Meet the Canyon Dental Centre Team in North Vancouver.

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