Calgary Family Dentist

Our Services

Welcome to Acora Dental

At Acora Dental, nestled in the heart of NW Calgary, we pride ourselves on offering a wide array of dental services catering to the needs of patients of all ages. From the youngest member of your family to the oldest, our clinic is designed to provide comprehensive dental care in a warm and welcoming environment. Our goal is simple: to ensure every visit leaves you with a healthier smile and the knowledge to maintain it.

Our Services

General Dentistry

Prevention is better than cure, and at Acora Dental, we firmly believe in providing thorough preventive care. Our general dentistry services include routine dental check-ups, cleanings, and fillings, designed to prevent dental issues before they become serious problems.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Looking for that perfect smile? Our cosmetic dentistry services, including teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and dental bonding, are designed to enhance your smile's aesthetic appeal while preserving the health of your teeth.

Restorative Dentistry

Life happens, and sometimes our teeth pay the price. Whether you're suffering from missing teeth, damage, or decay, our restorative dentistry services, including crowns, bridges, and dental implants, are here to help restore your smile's function and appearance.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing a dental provider is a significant decision for any family. At Acora Dental, we don't take that decision lightly. With a commitment to personalized care, we strive to understand and meet each patient's unique needs. Our clinic combines the latest dental technologies with a compassionate, patient-centered approach to care, ensuring your dental visit is as comfortable and effective as possible.

Our extended evening and weekend appointments, along with free covered underground parking, reflect our commitment to making dental care accessible and convenient for all our patients. We understand the busy lives our patients lead, and we work to accommodate their schedules.

Patient Education

At Acora Dental, we view our role not just as care providers but as educators. A well-informed patient is empowered to make the best decisions for their oral health. We strive to provide educational resources and one-on-one consultations to ensure our patients have the knowledge they need to maintain optimal oral health.

Our Team

Led by Dr. Salimah Dhanji, our team of dental professionals is committed to excellence. Each team member brings a wealth of experience and a compassionate approach to their work, ensuring that every visit to Acora Dental is a positive experience. Our team's dedication to ongoing education means we're always at the forefront of dental techniques and technologies, ensuring the best care for our patients.

Community Involvement

As a proud member of the NW Calgary community, Acora Dental is committed to giving back. Whether it's participating in local health fairs, providing dental education in schools, or supporting local charities, we believe in the power of community and the role we can play in making our community a healthier, happier place.

Scheduling Your Visit

Ready to experience the difference at Acora Dental? Scheduling an appointment is easy. Contact our office at (403) 289-7055 to book your visit. Whether it's for a routine cleaning, a cosmetic consultation, or a dental emergency, our team is ready to help you achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a family dentist do?

A family dentist provides comprehensive dental care for patients of all ages. From routine cleanings to complex procedures, family dentists are equipped to handle a wide range of dental needs, making them a convenient choice for families.

When should my child first visit the dentist?

It's recommended that your child visits the dentist by their first birthday or when their first tooth appears. Early visits help to establish a positive relationship with the dentist and catch any potential issues early on.

How often should I visit the dentist?

Most people should visit the dentist for a check-up and cleaning at least twice a year. However, depending on your personal oral health, we may recommend more frequent visits.

  • Comprehensive dental care for all ages
  • Extended evening and weekend appointments
  • Free covered underground parking
  • Direct insurance billing

Choosing the right Calgary Family Dentist is crucial for your family's oral health. At Acora Dental, we're dedicated to providing exceptional care and education to ensure your family's smiles last a lifetime. Contact us today to join our dental family and experience the Acora Dental difference.

Our Team

Why Choose Acora Dental for Your Family's Dental Care?

Choosing the right dental care provider is crucial for your family's oral health and overall well-being. At Acora Dental, we stand out in the NW Calgary area not just through our comprehensive range of services catering to all ages but also due to our personalized care approach. Our clinic, led by Dr. Salimah Dhanji, employs the latest dental technologies combined with a compassionate, patient-centered approach. This ensures that your visits are not only effective but also comfortable. Plus, our commitment to education means that we're not just treating you; we're empowering you with the knowledge to maintain optimal oral health. Add to that our convenient scheduling options and free covered parking, and you'll find that Acora Dental truly offers a unique dental care experience.

What Are Some Common Misconceptions About Dental Care?

One common misconception is that you only need to see a dentist if you're experiencing pain or have a visible problem. However, dental issues can develop silently, without any immediate signs of trouble. Regular check-ups are essential for catching potential problems early on, sometimes before they start causing discomfort. Another misconception is that harder brushing yields cleaner teeth. In reality, gentle brushing with a soft-bristled brush is more effective and less damaging to your enamel and gums. Lastly, many believe that cosmetic dentistry is purely about aesthetics, but it also plays a crucial role in improving oral function and overall dental health. These misconceptions can lead to unnecessary complications, emphasizing the importance of patient education and preventive care.

What Are the Benefits of Early Dental Visits for Children?

Early dental visits set the foundation for a lifetime of healthy oral habits. Introducing your child to the dentist by their first birthday or once their first tooth appears helps in several ways. Firstly, it familiarizes them with the dental environment, reducing anxiety and fear associated with dental visits. It also allows us to catch developmental issues or cavities early when they're easier to manage. Moreover, these visits are an excellent opportunity for parents to learn about proper oral hygiene practices for their children, diet recommendations, and the importance of fluoride for young, developing teeth. It's not just about the check-up; it's about building a relationship of trust and guidance with your family.

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Oral Health?

Many people view cosmetic dentistry as purely aesthetic, but it significantly impacts oral health. For instance, teeth alignment procedures not only straighten teeth but also correct bite issues, reducing the risk of jaw pain, TMJ disorders, and uneven wear on teeth. Similarly, dental implants for missing teeth not only restore the appearance of one's smile but also prevent bone loss, maintain facial structure, and improve the ability to chew and speak. By enhancing one's smile, cosmetic dentistry often motivates individuals to adopt better oral hygiene practices, further contributing to oral health. So, while the aesthetic benefits are indeed appealing, the health advantages are equally significant.

What Sets Our Dental Hygiene Services Apart?

Our dental hygiene services at Acora Dental go beyond mere cleanings. We focus on comprehensive preventive care, tailored to each patient's unique needs. Our hygienists employ the latest techniques and technologies, ensuring a thorough yet gentle cleaning experience. Furthermore, we emphasize patient education during these visits, discussing personalized home care routines, the importance of nutrition, and lifestyle factors affecting oral health. We also offer guidance on selecting the right dental products for your specific needs. This comprehensive and individualized approach not only ensures optimal oral health but also empowers our patients with the knowledge to maintain it between visits.

How Does Our Community Involvement Impact Dental Health Awareness?

Our involvement in the NW Calgary community goes beyond providing dental care within the confines of our clinic. By participating in local health fairs, offering dental education in schools, and supporting local charities, we actively promote dental health awareness and preventive practices in our community. These activities allow us to reach a broader audience, including those who may not have access to regular dental care or education. It's our way of giving back and ensuring that our community is not only healthier but also more informed about the importance of oral health. We believe that by fostering a community that values dental health, we can contribute to the overall well-being of each member.

Have more questions or thoughts on dental health? We encourage you to leave comments or reach out to us directly. Let's keep the conversation going and work together towards healthier smiles across NW Calgary!

Acora Dental
Calgary Family Dentist
Suite 208
2003 - 14 Street N.W. Calgary Alberta T2M-3N4 CA

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