About Our Edmonton General Dental Practice
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At the Northwest Edmonton dental practice of Dr. Derek Fika, our mission is to provide patients with personalized dental treatments that extensively address current dental issues while fostering long-term oral health. Through our emphasis on patient education, we strive to integrate dental technology into our routine and complex procedures, ensuring patients learn skills that encourage lifelong oral health.
Improving Your Patient Education with Innovative Technology
Creating personalized treatment plans begins with correctly identifying your unique needs. At Dr. Derek Fika Family Dentistry, advanced dental technology is frequently used to enhance the diagnostic phase, improve treatment planning, and contribute to patient education.
From a diagnostic standpoint, the use advanced technologies such as digital x-rays, panoramic imaging, and intraoral cameras provide Dr. Fika with an in-depth look at each part of your smile. The resulting high quality images allow our Edmonton dentist to evaluate the tissue, teeth, and bone for vulnerabilities, ensuring that the eventual treatment plan thoroughly addresses current problems and prevents future issues from developing.
In regards to patient education, these innovative tools provide patients with a better understanding of the unique nuances of their smiles. During the treatment development phase of your appointment, Dr. Fika uses operatory televisions to display the resulting images so patients can see precisely where their smile may be compromised as well as how different procedures will protect their smiles. In the long-run, this emphasis on patient collaboration and education allows individuals to take control of their oral health and make informed decisions about their future treatments.
At our Edmonton dental practice, innovative technologies are also integrated into routine and complex procedures. For example, soft tissue dental lasers are frequently used to treat periodontal disease. Taking the place of traditional scalpels and stitches, periodontal laser therapy removes bacteria, sterilizes the treatment area, and encourages accelerated recovery, leaving patients with an improved treatment experience.
Providing Lasting Solutions
First opened in 1989, Dr. Derek Fika Family Dentistry of Edmonton has sought to provide unique dental services to comprehensively meet the diverse needs of our patients. In addition to offering preventive dental care for patients of all ages, Dr. Fika also offers a number of custom cosmetic and restorative services such as dental implants( with the collaboration of oral surgeons), teeth whitening, root canals, veneers, crowns, bridges, and dentures.
A community leader, Dr. Fika is dedicated to giving back to the larger Edmonton community and frequently participates in a number of outreach programs, including the Start School Smiling, Boyle’s McCauley Health Centre, Cross Cancer, Wheelchair Rugby, and Multiple Sclerosis events.
Schedule Your Next Appointment Today
At Dr. Derek Fika Family Dentistry, our dental team is committed to helping patients of all ages achieve lifelong oral health. For more information about our available services, contact our Edmonton family dentist today to schedule your next appointment. Located in Northwest Edmonton, we welcome patients from all over Edmonton.
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