About Our Practice

Here at Austin Dental Group, serving people in Coquitlam and the vicinity, Dr. Ellen Koo and staff firmly believe that everyone deserves quality dental care.

Dr. Ellen Koo

You can count on Dr. Ellen Koo and our dental team making every effort to ensure you have the best oral health care possible for a long lasting, healthy and beautiful smile.

Dr. Ellen Koo is a highly accomplished dentist with an impressive educational background. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2007. Prior to that, she studied at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where she received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with Honours.

Dr. Koo has further expanded her expertise by obtaining an IV Sedation Certificate from the University of Alberta Faculty of Dentistry and an Implant Certificate from Apsun Dental Implant Research & Education Center. Additionally, she holds Invisalign Clear Essential I and II Certificates.

Since 2014, Dr. Koo has been serving as the Principal Dentist at Austin Dental Group, after practicing as a General Dentist in British Columbia since 2008. Fluent in both English and Korean, she is able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of patients.

Outside of her professional life, Dr. Koo has interests in classical music, musicals, and fine arts. She is also an avid swimmer, having competed in the sport and earned a Lifeguard Certificate. Other hobbies include pilates, golf and paddle boards, showcasing her well-rounded nature and passion for various activities.

Dr. Lavinia C. Lin

Dr. Lin focuses on building good relationships with her patients and boosting their confidence through a smile.

Dr. Lavinia C. Lin, joined our dynamic team in 2017. She graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2011.

After graduation, she pursued her practice in Denver, USA until 2014. She moved to Vancouver in 2015 and has been serving the community ever since.

Dr. Lin provides an array of dental care and is committed to providing patient-centric treatment. She focuses on building good relationships with her patients and boosting their confidence through a smile.

She is a firm believer in continuing education. She continues to expand her knowledge and familiarize herself with advances in the field of dentistry through study clubs, workshops and conferences.

Dr. Lin is a member of British Columbia Dental Association and American Dental Association.

Besides dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and traveling in her leisure time.

Our Mission

Our mission is not only to provide you with the excellent care our patients have come to expect, but also to make sure your experience is comfortable and stress-free.

About Our Office

Our dental team is happy to provide you with a full range of dental care options including preventative care (such as scaling, root planning, polishing, and fluoride), restorative and cosmetic dentistry (such as filling, root canal therapy, crown & bridge, extraction, CT scanning, implant, Invisalign, in-office whitening, and botox) to keep your smile beautiful. We also provide sedation options such as intravenous (IV) sedation, nitrous oxide (N2O) sedation, and oral sedation.

Insurance & Billing

Our friendly team can help you complete insurance paperwork for a better, faster, experience. We make it easy. Contact us to learn more.

Why Choose Our Practice

Patient First Approach

Our patient-first approach begins with a warm welcome from our friendly staff, who take the time to understand each patient's concerns, expectations, and dental history. This information helps our dental team to develop a customized treatment plan to help you achieve a healthy and confident smile.

Welcoming Team

At Austin Dental Group in Coquitlam, BC, patients can expect to receive exceptional dental care from our team of highly skilled and compassionate professionals. The staff, led by the accomplished Dr. Ellen Koo, are dedicated to providing personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs.

Multilingual Office

By having staff members who are fluent in different languages, Austin Dental Group can better connect with our patients and build strong relationships based on trust and understanding. This level of connection is crucial in alleviating any potential anxiety or misconceptions about dental treatments.

Our Satisfied Patients

We love hearing from our patients! Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to provide us with feedback. It means the world to us!