What to Expect during your First Visit
On your first visit, you will be greeted by our friendly reception staff. They will guide you through our COVID19 procedure and invite you to fill out a medical history form. We will be happy to assist if you need help with your insurance benefits. Please consult the map on our website and arrive 5 minutes early.Important COVID19 Information
You will then meet our trained dental assistants who will help to clarify the reason for your visit. They will review examples of similar cases and procedures and will outline pertinent information applicable to your specific case. Dr. French will then perform a detailed comprehensive exam including oral pathology screening, periodontal probing, and aesthetic and functional occlusal analysis (assess your bite). Dental radiographs may be taken using digital xrays that have 90% lower dose than conventional film. We also have a digital 3-D tomography machine which can be used on the day of the exam to view your jaw as a 3 dimensional model and help us more accurately plan for implant placement. Dr. French will then review the diagnosis with you and also outline options for treatment. Our reception staff can then once again help with insurance submission and provide you with an estimate for the treatment options.
A typical visit takes over an hour so please plan your schedule to allow you time to get the most of your visit. Parking is free and there is plenty available, including underground parking with elevator access. It can be a bit tricky to find us within Market Mall so please download the map on our homepage or ask our receptionist for directions.
Monday to Thursday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed: Saturday Sunday + Statutory Holidays
If you are having difficulties post operatively please call the office at 403-247-8656, if it is after hours please access via our voice message on the above office number.
Detailed post operative instructions will be given to you at the time of surgery applicable to your unique procedure. Please see the following link for general post operative instructions.
New patients are welcome at Dr French’s office. We typically see New Patients on referral from their Dentist who assists with planning periodontal or implant treatment. However we also welcome patients coming to us directly via the web or via referral by a friend who has valued our services.
Please feel free to call 403 247 8656 to speak to our receptionist so we can discuss where to start and arrange a time for consultation.