Age, daily wear and tear, accidents, decay, and disease damage teeth and negatively impact oral health. We deliver conservative solutions that enhance dental function and preserve as much natural tooth structure as possible. There are a variety of dental procedures that may be necessary to do depending on what is going on with your oral health and the state of your teeth. In this section we provide a brief description of dental health issues that fall under the heading of general dentistry.
This services help you maintain a good oral health by stopping disease before it takes a hold in your mouth. Regular exams ( including diagnostic x-rays) and professional cleanings are a cornerstone of prevention.
Involves removing tooth decay and placing a filling in the affected tooth. Different materials are available to restore the affected tooth, we will go over the options with you based on your personal situation.
A crown is a restorative procedure that helps reshape, resize and strengthen a tooth that has been broken or worn down by decay. Think of a crown as a type of cap that is attached to the tooth with an adhesive. It can be made of different material; porcelain, porcelain/metal or gold. We will go over the best option for your tooth with you.
A branch of dentistry that takes care of kids. It includes preventative and restorative dentistry. At Alcan Dental we are happy to offer treatment under general anesthesia at the Dawson Creek Hospital for more complex procedures.
Root Canal Treatment:
Root canal treatment is designed to eliminate bacteria from the infected root canal, prevent reinfection of the tooth and save the natural tooth. It can relieve your tooth pain and save your smile.
That includes tooth extraction ( removal), biopsy, gum (periodontal) surgery.