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Your smile comes first.

Peace Arch Dental is all about realizing your ideal smile. We’re here to help you first assess your dental goals, then work with you to achieve them.

The expertise of a general dentist.

When you choose a dental practice, you want to entrust the health and aesthetics of your mouth to a dentist who's equally adept at providing regular checkups as they are restoring a full set of teeth.
As a general dentist, Dr. Layton is trained in a range of procedures. But with countless hours of additional training, he delivers each of those procedures with focused, in-depth expertise.
When you need a dentist to help you develop the right oral health habits, he's ready to set you up for success. And when you need a dentist to help you achieve a confident, charming smile, he's got the expertise to make it happen.
Combined with a technology-forward approach and a focus on comfort, Dr. Layton's expertise guides you through the dental experience and helps you stay on top of your oral health.

"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."

— Michael Layton, General Dentist (DDS)


Dr. Michael Layton grew up in the Surrey/White Rock area, graduating 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.


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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