"It is with much joy and happiness that I approach being a dentist each day I look forward to providing a positive and caring dental experience full of professionalism and integrity."
Dr. Michael Layton spent his growing up years in the Surrey/White Rock area. He graduated with honours from North Surrey Secondary school. After spending two years in Romania conducting humanitarian service as an LDS missionary, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT in 2003. He then went on to receive a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University Of Washington School Of Dentistry in Seattle, WA. While in school he received numerous awards for clinical excellence, conducted two research projects and presented posters at two International Association of Dental Research (IADR) conferences. His second project on Oral Health in Romania, took first place in the American Association of Public Health Dentistry pre-doctoral dental student merit award for outstanding achievement in dental public health. He was chosen as the student representative to the government affairs committee of the Washington State Dental Association and served as a dental student intern to Congressman Rick Larsen (D-WA) in Washington DC.
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Michael has been practicing in the South Surrey/White Rock area since 2007. Since graduation, he completed a two year post graduate training program in the field of orthodontics and continues to stay current by attending hundreds of hours of continuing education courses each year. Michael also regularly volunteers at the Peace Arch hospital dental clinic to care for the underprivileged in our community.
When not involved in dentistry, Michael, his wife, Emma, and their daughter, Adelaide, enjoy frequenting White Rock beach, hiking through Campbell River Valley park, going swimming and visiting grandpa and grandma. He is involved with Scouts Canada and has been a volunteer basketball coach for the YMCA Steve Nash league. He also enjoys playing sports, especially basketball and golf, as well as skiing and camping.
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Dear valued guests and clients,
Peace Arch Dental is now located at #302-1656 Martin Drive. Office contact numbers, email addresses and website still remain the same. Our team is committed to making this transition as seamless as possible for all those that make Peace Arch dental their dental home. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out, as we are always here to help. This is an exciting time for our practice and we look forward to an exciting future with all of you!
The Peace Arch Dental Team