About Us

Our Approach

Providing Excellence in Dental Care

Heritage Dental Centre has proudly been treating patients in the Mission area since 1993. Our mission is to provide the highest quality dental care in a friendly, respectful environment.  Through continuing education, by both Doctors and staff, we strive to deliver dental excellence in fully comprehensive dentistry designed for long term success. Years of study at the world renowned Kois Center has led both Drs. Diana and Joe Germain to the level of Mentors.  The Kois Center provides the highest dental education based on science, to deliver world class long tern dental care to patients.  After assessing individual risk factors, options will respectfully be presented in a non threatening manner. Heritage Dental Centre delivers the highest quality treatment in esthetics, orthodontics, implant dentistry and individual maintainence programs. New patients are welcome.  

About Heritage Dental Centre

Located in a beautiful heritage home built in 1929 by Joe Hargitt, a prominent businessman and garage owner in Mission.  It has been fully restored to the heritage look including the original pine wood floors and interior doors, with a calming and comforting appeal. Heritage Dental Centre is a family friendly office, with a play area specifically designed for our little patients. Our inviting atomosphere and friendly staff will help put you at ease, making you truly feel like you are at home.

Giving Back

Heritage Dental Centre believes strongly in supporting the local community, and make great efforts to play an active part as well as to give back.  Heritage Dental Centre is proud to endorse the following local organizations:

  • Mission Hospice Society
  • Mission Legion
  • Poor Sisters of St. Clare
  • Meadowridge School
  • Mission Community Services Society
  • Simon Fraser University Football
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • Mission Fire/Rescue Services (District of Mission)
  • Mission Secondary School
  • MS Society

Meet Our Team

Dr. Joe Germain

Dr. Germain received his Biology degree at Simon Fraser University, during his time there, Dr. Germain played for the S. F. U. Clansmen.  After successfully earning his degree, his love of sports led him to the Canadian Football League and he played for both the B. C. Lions and the Hamilton Tiger Cats.

After his time with the CFL, he returned to the University Of British Columbia, and earned his degree in Dentistry.  In 1993, Dr. Germain returned to the Fraser Valley and began his practice in Mission, along with his wife, Dr. Diana Germain, and have remained there since.

Dr. Germain strives to keep up-to-date on the latest advances in the dental field, including implant dentistry, while participating in numerous continuing education courses, including Cosmetic and Occlusion.

Dr. Diana Germain

Dr. Diana Germain grew up in the North Vancouver area.  It seems only fitting that Dr. Germain chose the dental field for her career, since her father Dr. Cheng has been a practicing dentist himself since 1966.

Dr. Germain received her Bachelors of Science degree, majoring in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University.  During her time at S. F. U., she played for the Varsity Field Hockey team.  Upon completing her degree, Dr. Germain attended the University of British Columbia, and earned her degree in Dentistry.  While at U. B. C., Dr. Germain was a faculty member, and also served on the Admissions Committee for 5 years.  In 1996, Dr. Germain joined her husband, Dr. Joe Germain at their practice in Mission.

Dr. Germain is active in the dental community, with involvement in the Canadian Dental Association, BC Dental Association, International Association for Orthodontics, Kois Centre and Tucker Gold Study Club.

Dr. Germain enjoys spending her free time with her family, and staying active as well serves on the Board of Governors at Meadowridge School.

Dr. Tony Bae

Dr. Tony Bae received his Civil Engineering degree at Queen s University. Dr. Bae was not only committed to academics but to athletics as well. During his time at Queen s, he competed in Varsity Track & Field and in Varsity Development Rowing. After successfully earning his degree, Dr. Bae returned to British Columbia and earned his degree in Dentistry at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Bae is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys many sports and outdoor activities. Dr. Bae is also dedicated to volunteer work in dental communities. He volunteers at the Vancouver Downtown East Side Dental Clinic, Abbotsford Food Bank Dental Clinic and Douglas College Community Clinic. He has also served as a volunteer member of the UBC Dental Admission Committee for the past 5 years.

Dr. Bae looks forward to developing trusting relationships with his patients and with his calm, kind demeanor, he is perfectly suited to our practice. He looks forward to helping many people in the community of Mission to restore and enhance all aspects of patients’ oral health while working alongside Dr. Joe and Diana Germain and the rest of the dental team at Heritage Dental Centre.

The Dental Team at Heritage Dental Centre

At Heritage Dental Centre we are delighted to have such a exceptional, devoted and caring group of professionals to work with, who strive to make your dental experience as comfortable and pleasant as possible.


Our hygienists Hilary, Mary and Tracey are highly skilled and trained, as well they play an important role in your total dental treatment.  With their gentle approach, they will listen to your concerns, and will help you to develop and maintain a good oral health routine.

Certified Dental Assistants

Our CDAs at Heritage Dental go above and beyond in providing assistance, not only to the Dentist, but as well to the patients. They also have extensive training in orthodontics, crown and bridge preparations, and implants. Jamie, Torry, Sara, Lyndsey, and Donna will listen to your dental concerns, and put you at ease during your treatment. We also cater to little patients!  Our CDA, Lindsey, provides extra care, attention, and assurance, by making childrens visits to the dentist fun, enjoyable, and full of adventure.




Here at Heritage Dental Centre, our receptionists will always be ready to greet you with a smile and make you feel welcome. Linda, Mary, Kim, Leanne, and Shannon pride themselves on providing patients with assistance regarding their dental insurance, answering any questions that you may have, as well as co-ordinating appointments to help fit your busy schedule.