Your smile says a lot about you and your self-image, whether it's at work or in your social life. With good, sensible dental care from Northland Village Dental Centre, coupled with healthy dental habits, you can retain your natural teeth for a lifetime. Located in Calgary, our practice is dedicated to helping you keep your smile bright. We also offer cosmetic procedures, from replacing missing teeth to simple teeth whitening. Request an appointment today!
We are committed to:
Charging fees that reflect costs and a reasonable wage, making our services economical to our customers by supplying value rather than by cutting corners
Delivering the finished dental services well within the allotted time
Using new and updated materials and techniques
Providing the professional and kindly dental services that you expect for what you expect to pay
Quality Dentistry Using Modern Techniques
Our dentists keep up with the latest technology and techniques in the field in order to better serve our patients. We offer a variety of patient consults as well, which means we can keep you informed about the procedures we have available and the options you can choose from, based on your dental and financial needs.
We look forward to seeing you soon! We accept new patients, and we serve people of all age groups.
Meet Our Team of Dental Professionals
At Northland Village Dental Centre in Calgary, we are dedicated to providing dental care through trained professionals. We invite you to take a moment to learn more about our team below. When you're ready to get started, simply contact us! We always accept new patients!
Dr. Ta Sen Lu, DDS
Dr. Lu is the founder of this dental practice, which was opened in 2003. He has served the Calgary community in general dentistry since 2000.
Dr. Lu was enrolled at the National Defense Medical Centre, Taiwan, where he graduated in 1988 with a D.D.S. degree. He continued to practice and advance his training at the Veteran General Hospital, Taiwan, where he also completed his resident and chief resident training. In 1999, Dr. Lu moved from Vancouver to Calgary with his family. Afterwards, he chose this central location to start his practice.
His approach to all of his patients is gentle. He has always focused on creating a comfortable and calming environment for his patients.
He currently practices as a family dentist. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and playing soccer, and has a passion for photography.
Dr. Christopher Coe, DDS
Dr. Coe graduated from the University of Alberta's Doctorate of Dental Surgery program in 1990.
He has completed undergraduate degrees and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and a Bachelor of Administration degree from Brock University.
Since graduation, he has pursued his interest in esthetic and comprehensive dentistry through advanced continuing education programs.
In his leisure time he enjoys the outdoors cycling, hiking and pursuing his interests in art and photography.
Dr. Simona Best, DDS
Dr. Simona Best, DDS has been practicing dental surgery since 1997. Raised in Romania, she studied electronics with a focus on Science and Maths in high school, which led her to receive a scholarship from the Romanian Government in recognition of her stellar academic achievements.
In 1997, Dr. Best graduated with a DMD degree from the University of Targu Mures, a university specializing in Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology. She then moved to Bucharest, Romania, where she completed a one-year residency program with a government clinic, after which she began her graduate studies at the University of Carol Davila. In 2001, she graduated with a master's degree in General Dentistry from the University of Carol Davila.
Upon completing her specialty program at the University of Carol Davila, Dr. Best moved to Canada to continue her career as a dentist. In 2006, she completed her DDS degree at the University of Toronto and has been practicing General Dentistry since.
After one year in Toronto, Dr. Best moved to Alberta where she continued practicing dentistry. Dedicated to enhancing her knowledge, Dr. Best often takes professional courses to further improve her dental skills.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, learning about alternative medicine, becoming a Reiki level 3, art, making jewelry and pottery painting.
Dr. Best works with the population in need, including Indian reserves. She derives satisfaction from seeing her patients happy with beautiful smiles and improved oral health, and looks forward to serving you and your family for all your dental needs!
Dr. Renny Lai, D.D.S.
Born and raised in Calgary, Dr. Lai graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences before receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2005. He joined Northland Village Dental Centre in 2016 and is dedicated to serving his NW Calgary patients for all their dental needs.
Our hygienists are gentle and caring professionals who provide optimal patient care for oral health. These individuals strive to demonstrate techniques on brushing and flossing, and will recommend dental products to best optimize your oral health.
Our hygienists not only clean your teeth, they educate our patients on the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene and good nutrition.
They genuinely care about your oral health by educating you on the prevention of gum disease and preservation of your teeth.
The registered dental assistants in this office are enthusiastic individuals who strive to look out for our patient’s comfort and safety. They work together with the dentist in any way possible in order to create the best environment for our patients.
Our assistants are responsible for preparing our patients and assisting the dentist during procedures. They ensure the treatment rooms run smoothly and work hard to keep the schedule on time for maximum efficiency, as well as keep sterilization to the high standards following the Alberta Dental Association guidelines.
The assistants are competent in many chairside duties, which include taking X-rays, taking impressions, performing polishing and fluoride.
Our receptionists are highly trained in the insurance field and strive to help you understand and communicate with your insurance company about any questions on insurance claims, coverage and payments. They are responsible for checking our patients in and out, booking and confirming appointments, and answering phone calls about any questions you may have.
Our administration team is always working hard to ensure you have a positive experience in our office!