Dr. René Chiasson
Dr. René Chiasson was born and raised in the province of New-Brunswick.
Growing up in a family of fisherman, he naturally spent most of his life by the Atlantic Ocean. He subsequently moved to Québec City to study at Université Laval, wherein he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2011.
After graduation, he made a pivotal decision to move to beautiful British Columbia. Having had visited the west coast several times in his youth, it was an easy decision to move to a place where he remained close to the ocean.
Dr. René loves spending his leisure time outdoors around the seawall, hiking around the city and snowboarding. Since his move to Vancouver, Dr. René has been working in different offices that allowed his passion for dentistry to flourish. He worked with the community and also with the UBC students.
Dr. René’s particular interests include, but are not limited to, implant dentistry, wisdom teeth extractions and other surgeries like gum grafting.
Dr. Lavinia C. Lin
Dr. Lavinia C. Lin graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. After graduation, she pursued her practice in Denver where she concurrently volunteered her services to Colorado Mission of Mercy, which provides free dental care to low-income families. She moved to Vancouver and joined our dynamic team at Coast Dental as an associate dentist, and is already someone our patients rely on.
Dr. Lin provides an array of dental care and is committed to providing patient-focused care. Dr. Lin is a firm believer in continuing education and continues to expand her knowledge and familiarize herself with advances in the field of dentistry. Invisalign is one of her main dental interests.
Besides dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and traveling in her leisure time.
Dr. Andrew Park
Dr. Andrew Park graduated from the University of Minnesota Faculty of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. Prior to dental school, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia. Raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Dr. Park and his wife Leah relocated back to our city in order for him to work as an associate.
He practices all aspects of general dentistry and enjoys caring for patients of all ages. Dr. Park, with a kind and calm demeanour, receives much gratification from interacting with his patients. He strives to provide all of his patients with a comfortable and pleasant experience, while applying a high standard of patient-centred care. He takes pride in building trusting relationships with his patients along the way.
Dr. Park believes that education is a lifelong commitment. He participates regularly in continuing education courses in all areas of dentistry to maintain progressive skills in general dentistry. Currently, Dr. Park and his wife are parents of two young sons, Ruah and Sion. Dr. Park is passionate about music and outdoor activities; he loves playing saxophone and piano, and whenever he gets the chance, he goes out for a nice hike. He also enjoys baking and cooking with his wife and boys.
Meet the Team
Our greatest asset is our exceptional and friendly staff. Our dental hygienists and assistants are licensed professionals with a passion for what they do. By utilizing the cutting edge of dentistry and effective patient communication, we help achieve the best results. We feel it is important you fully understand your treatment so please feel free to ask any questions.
Office Manager: Azalea (currently on mat leave until June 2022)
Part-time: Jessica, Bea, and Ashley
Full-time: Connie, Amanda N, and Jiwon
Part-time: Cerina and Ruby (currently on mat leave; possible return date on September 2022)
Certified Dental Assistants
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