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5 Tips to Find the Right Dental Clinic in Calgary

5 Tips to Find the Right Dental Clinic in Calgary

You are suffering from a dental issue, and you know what you want, but are you sure the one you have selected is the right dentist for your specific problem? With so many options out there, finding the right dental office in Calgary might sound somewhat overwhelming. But not anymore!

By the end of this post, you will have five useful tips that will help you find a dental office in Calgary to meet your oral care needs. Let’s take a look:

1: Ask People Around.

The ideal way to find a dental office in Calgary is to ask your friends and family for referrals first. People around you would definitely have had some experiences with dentists in their lifetime, so why not ask them to give you suggestions!

There are so many ways to do that, including:

  • Asking your friend personally
  • Posting query on social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Asking your physician for a reference.
  • Asking your colleagues and relatives of any dental clinic they have visited in the past.

Once you have the feedback about different dental care clinics in Calgary, it’s time you follow up. Ask multiple questions like when did they visit the dental office, how was their experience, what was the fee structure, whether they provide emergency service, and many more. All the data you gather by asking people around will help you shortlist the right one.

2. Check Working Hours & Emergency Services.

Injuries and health issues are inevitable, and you never know when you meet a dental emergency. The solution? You need a dental office like Southcentre Dental that can help anytime.

When searching for dental clinics in your region, check the working hours of the office. Some clinics work 9-5 while a few provide you with emergency services too. If you have a tight schedule because of your work, personal life, or any other reason, you may need evening or night hours to visit a dental facility.

3. Multi-Specialty.

Finding a dentist who can treat multiple oral health issues is the first thing you could have! Even if you need a dental implant, visiting someone who specialized additionally in cosmetic dentistry is a plus. The reason is, the staff at a multi-specialty clinic will provide you with comprehensive, customized plans to treat severe dental problems. The in-depth knowledge in different fields of oral health will help much more than the typical training and services.

4. Check Credentials.

Is the dental clinic you are planning to visit even recognized or works in the dental problem you are suffering? Make sure to get information about the dental clinic and its staff to avoid hassles later. Also, go through the certification and reputation of the office before booking any treatment.

5. Visit the Dental Office.

So you have done the homework, but what’s next? It’s time to visit the clinic! After you have shortlisted top three or so choices, you should visit them one by one to pick the ideal one. When visiting, make all the queries you have in your mind and see how does the staff respond to your concerns.

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Three Effective Solutions for Chipped or Cracked Teeth

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To learn which options will best repair your chipped or cracked teeth, please call Calgary dentist Dr. Steven Cload at (403) 278-1415 and schedule a consultation todayChips and cracks in teeth may seem like a minor issue, but they are anything but. Any weakness in the structure of the tooth can provide an easy foothold for bacteria and this, in turn, can lead to issues including tooth decay and pulp chamber infection. To help prevent these potentially serious issues, Calgary dentist Dr. Steven Cload strongly recommends addressing chips and cracks as soon as they occur.

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Gum Recession and Sensitive Teeth

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Do you have gum recession? Why do you have gum recession? Do I need a gum graft?

Gums shrink up your teeth for various reasons that include gum disease , bone loss around the teeth due to prolonged gum disease, clenching teeth, tooth grinding and trauma. The most common reason in my opinion is clenching and grinding. Excessive tooth clenching and grinding causes the bone around your teeth to breakdown and pull away from the crown of the tooth . The gums follow the shrinkage of the bone. Once the gums shrink they expose the root of your tooth.

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Why Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

Why Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

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When you lose a tooth you may not think of it as being a critical issue, especially if the tooth sits back further and is not visible. Since teeth are meant to work together, the loss of a tooth can actually impact your oral health and have more serious long term consequences. For missing teeth dental implants are an effective option.

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Fighting Tooth Decay

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Last month a study led by scientists at the University of Edinburgh found that a natural chemical derived from a plant can actually help in fighting tooth decay, also known as caries or cavities. Though not as serious as some other conditions, tooth decay is a highly preventable oral disease that affects a large population of people.

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April is National Oral Health Month!

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Each April, the Canadian Dental Health Association promotes better oral health for a better quality of life with their National Oral Health Month campaign. The mouth is a part of the body that doesn’t get as much attention as it needs in many cases. In observance of National Oral Health Month, Southcentre Dental Clinic would like to remind everyone about the importance of oral health.

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How Does Invisalign Work?

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If you or your teenager suffers from crooked teeth, you may have heard of Invisalign, today’s clear alternative to metal braces. Invisalign is an excellent choice for many of our Calgary patients, and we invite you to learn more about it. Please contact Dr. Steven Cload today at 403-278-1415 to schedule your Invisalign consultation.

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Do I Need Dental Implants or a Dental Bridge?

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If your smile is incomplete due to missing teeth, Dr. Steven Cload can help. At Southcentre Dental Clinic, our Calgary dentist offers a range of dental implant options to restore your smile. During your consultation, Dr. Cload can assess your needs to help you determine which option is right for you.

In many cases, candidates missing more than one tooth will have the option to choose dental implants or dental bridges. If you are seeking a more natural-looking and longer-lasting tooth replacement option, dental implants might be right for you, but in some cases, a dental bridge might be more suitable.

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