What are your hours?
Our orthodontic office is open to serve patients in Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Port Moody, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge and surrounding areas from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Why should I choose an orthodontic treatment specialist?
Just as there are specialists in other areas of medicine, such as cardiologists, internists, dermatologists, etc., there are also specialists in areas of dental health. Certified Specialists in Orthodontics dedicate their lives to correcting misaligned teeth and jaws. Teeth, jaws and sometimes faces are permanently changed by orthodontic treatment; so it makes sense to get this important treatment done properly the first time. Remember, most dental health insurance plans that will cover some of the cost for orthodontics, pay only once in a lifetime.

When should I bring my child in for an orthodontic screening?
Anytime you have a concern, even at an early age, such as help with a thumb sucking habit, problems with chewing, speaking or breathing, or congenital issues. A child should be screened by age seven, as recommended by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).

Why not wait until permanent teeth are in?
Early screening allows the specialist to plan the best time to start any necessary dental health treatment. Sometimes early treatment can eliminate the need for more drastic measures later. In some cases it is best not to wait until the face and jaws have finished growing.

Can I come in for a second opinion?
Yes, if you would like a second opinion, we are happy to see you.

Can you be too old for braces or clear aligner therapy?
No, people can have the treatment they have always wanted, at any age, if the bone and gum tissue is healthy around their teeth.

What about fees?
Fees for an initial consultation are minimal. Fees for treatment depend on many factors, including how severe the problem is, how complex the treatment is, and how long the treatment lasts. We have a variety of financial arrangements available to suit your needs, and we're here to help with any insurance claims.

Do you give Airmiles?
No, unfortunately, due to regulatory changes for dentists in BC, we are no longer permitted to award Air Miles or other reward programs.

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What some of our clients have to say

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"My daughter has gotten her braces off and "wow" what a smile! It's picture perfect. Brittany is very proud and feeling very good with her smile. She has always enjoyed coming to her appointments and we are all going to miss Dr. B and staff."

- Angela K.

"I am so very grateful to each and every one of you. My son, Chris has great looking teeth, thanks to you people. May all of your patients be filled with the happiness you have given me and my son. I am truly thankful to have you all in my life."

- Judy D.

"The technicians are excellent at what they do, and Dr. Bianco is the total perfectionist! And there is always a happy receptionist when you first go through the doors at every appointment. Dr. Bianco's experience and expertise can truly be seen in my daughter's smile."

- Jasmine R.