Our extraordinary dental team is dedicated to ensuring that we not only meet your expectations but also exceed them when you visit our Vancouver dentists, Dr. David Cheng and Dr. Jeffrey Norden in the Kitsilano area.

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Dr Jeffrey Norden – Dentist

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Dr Jeffrey Norden

Dr. Jeffrey Norden, the founder of WestcoastSmile Dental Studio and Whitening Spa has been at the forefront of aesthetic and rehabilitative dentistry for over 30 years. During this time, Dr. Jeffrey Norden has made continuous learning and training the focus of his professional dental life. It has made him one of the most sought-after dentists in Vancouver, the Lower Mainland and beyond.

Dr. Jeffrey Norden has been the team dentist of the Vancouver Canucks from 2006 and was the 2010 Vancouver Olympics Ice Hockey venue dentist where Team Canada won gold.

Continuing Education Dr. J Norden

Dr. Jeffrey Norden grew up in Toronto and graduated from what is considered one of the top dental schools in North America, the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. He moved to Vancouver right after graduation to enjoy the west coast lifestyle. Dr. Jeffrey Norden established his own very successful family general practice in Richmond, BC in 1988.

In 1999, Dr. Jeffrey Norden established WestcoastSmile Dental in Richmond, BC to be able to deliver his “dentistry for your lifestyle and life smile” philosophy of practice. Finally, in September 2005, Dr. Norden brought his vision for dentistry to the Vancouver beach community of Kitsilano and opened “WestcoastSmile Dental Studio and Whitening Spa”. When not at his office Dr. Norden can often be found skiing, biking, boating, swimming and enjoying the many activities of west coast life.  In addition, Dr. Norden enjoys his family and just hanging out in Kits.

Dr. Norden and his wife support the arts community and many local charities.

Professional Associations:

  • College of Dental Surgeons of BC member in good standing since 1980
  • BCDA since inception
  • CDA since 1980
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 1995
  • Canadian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry since 2004
  • Canadian Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry founding member and director 2005-2007
  • Academy for Sports Dentistry


Continuing Education courses over the last 5 years 2010-2015

  1. AACD conference San Francisco May 2015 Highlights:
    Composite Artistry presenter Newton Fahl, Complex treatment decision for Implant
    Advanced accreditation workshop
  2. Pacific Dental Conference Vancouver March 2015
  3. Use of Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring Presented by Dr. Alan Lowe dept. head UBC faculty of Dentistry
  4. AACD conference Orlando May 2014 Highlights:
    Accreditation workshop, Composite artistry, TMJ and occlusion symposium
  5. Digital CAD-CAM workflow in dentistry UBC May 2014
  6. TMJ and Occlusion: April 2014 St Petersburg Fl. Presenter Dr Mark Piper Foundational TMJ and Occlusion
  7. Pacific Dental Conference Feb 2014
  8. Digital Impression Feb 2014
  9. TMJ disorders Nov 2013 UBC presented by American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  10. AACD conference Seattle May 2013 Highlights: Composite Artistry workshop, Anterior Aesthetics, Treatment for Compromised Patient
  11. Pacific Dental Conference March 203
  12. Orofacial Trauma Conference Scottsdale AZ, Nov 2012
  13. Advanced Bone grafting including Sinus Lift Part 2 Cadaver lab UBC June 2012
  14. Advanced Bone grafting including Sinus Lift Part 1 Cadaver Lab UBC June 2010

Major Courses and Study Clubs prior to 2005

  • Masters Course on Composite Artistry (creating natural restoration using enamel bonding). Given by world renown clinician Newton Fahl Jr., Curritiba, Brazil Feb-Mar 2004
  • American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry Conference – attending for Accredition Examination, May 2002
  • American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry Conference 2001
  • Occlusion Seminar, Dr. Jack Shirley of the Pankey Institute, Apr. 2000
  • Aesthetics Seminar, Dr. Bill Dickerson, Vancouver, B.C., May 1999
  • Advanced Aesthetics, Dr. Larry Rosenthal, Dr. Peter Rinaldi, New York, N.Y., April – May 1999
  • Aesthetic Program, Dr. Larry Rosenthal, Dr. Peter Rinaldi, West Palm Beach, Fla., March – April 1999
  • Vancouver Aesthetic Prosthodontic and Periodontal Study Club, Dr. Brahn Miller, Dr. Sonja Leziy, 1997-1999
  • Comprehensive Clinical Orthodontics for General Practitioners, Dr. Alan Lowe, Dr. Clem Lear (head of the Department of Orthodontics at the University of British Columbia), Vancouver, B.C., 1987-1994


Kitsilano Dentist Dr. Norden – Professional Development:

  1. Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry :
    Sustaining member and Accreditation Candidate of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 1995-present
    Over 500 hours in continuing education including Masters in Composite Artistry given by world famous Dr Newton Fahl in Curitiba, Brazil.
  2. Aesthetic and Full mouth Rehabilitation
    Over 500 hours of continuing education
  3. Oral Surgery , Implants, Soft and Hard tissue Grafting
    Over 150 hours
  4. TMJ and Occlusion: Sleep Apnea and Snoring Over 100 hours
  5. Orthodontics as a general practioner and Invisalign Premier Provider
    Over 300 hours
  6. Botox Cosmetic and TMJ therapeutic Certificates/Cosmetic Facial Fillers
    Introductory and Advanced Training/Dr Martin Braun, Vancouver BC
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