At Maple Ridge Dentistry for Kids we treat every child with the same attention and care as we would our own.
We help children understand the importance of dental health so they can maintain a beautiful smile for the rest of their lives. Whether they are 1 or 18 years old, we pride ourselves in making your child’s visit to our clinic an exciting, educational and enjoyable experience.
Dr. Nancy Vertel
DDS, Certified Specialist – Restricted to Pediatric Dentistry UBC
As both a certified pediatric dentist and a mother, Dr. Nancy Vertel knows that any health problem affecting a child has the potential to impact the entire family. To protect the well-being of both child and family, she believes a more holistic approach to care is needed.
“After experiencing the specialized care my child received from his pediatrician, I realized that I wanted to bring that same level of specialized care to children sitting in the dentist’s chair.” – Dr. Nancy Vertel
After years of specialized training, Dr. Vertel has opened Maple Ridge Dentistry for Kids to offer children in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge the specialized dental care they need in a comforting, child-centric environment close to home.
Having been raised in Colombia, Dr. Vertel is fluent in both Spanish and English. When not at the office, she likes to spend time with her family. Her favourite activities are hiking, yoga and volunteering with the Special Olympics.
Dr. Vertel is a certified specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. She holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery and a Master of Science in Craniofacial Science degree from the University of British Columbia. She also instructs part-time at the university’s Faculty of Dentistry and is on staff at BC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Vertel serves as a mentor for the Golden Ears Dental Alliance (GEDA) of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge and for the Delta Multidisciplinary Dental Study Club (DMDSC) which she founded.
Dr. Vertel has hospital privileges at both private and public hospital facilities and is a member in good standing with the following professional organizations:
- Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada
- Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- College of Dental Surgeons of BC
- American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry