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As we move into the next phase of Alberta’s COVID 19 pandemic response where dental clinics are permitted to treat patients for urgent care situation, we would like to remind you that the safety and security of our patients and our dental team is of the highest priority. We have taken many steps to ensure that we are doing our part to limit the spread of COVID-19 while attending to your dental needs with the highest quality of care. Please read the information below to familiarize yourself on how we will be improving your experience at Millrise Dental Clinic.


If you have complex dental problems and aesthetic imperfections, our dentist can design a complete smile makeover that will change the appearance of your smile. Whatever your circumstances or dental condition, we offer comprehensive treatment plans to help you get a more healthy, beautiful set of teeth.


A visit to the dentist should be as pleasant as possible from the dental work to the payment. At Millrise Dental Clinic, located in SW Calgary, we endeavor to ensure that this is available for all of our clients. Our dentists provide excellent service, including emergency service.


What is in a beautiful smile, you might ask? For a start it gives you more self-confidence in public which translates to higher self-esteem. With these two qualities, you have better outlook to life and voila! You are on the path to success.


Dental inlays and onlays are restorations used to repair mild decay or damage in rear teeth. They can also be used to repair cracked teeth in place of a crown if the damage is not too substantial.


Do you have a tooth that has been weakened due to a large cavity, an accident, or root canal treatment?  If so, you may require a dental crown to strengthen and protect it from further damage.


Invisible braces, better known as Invisalign, are removable orthodontic appliances which can be used for tooth alignment in place of the more common braces. They are a perfect solution for people who need to get their teeth aligned, but shudder at the thought of living with metal braces for the length of time required.


Root canal treatment involves the complete removal of the nerve and the living tissue found in the tooth. In order for the dentists to access the pulp cavity of the tooth, they have to remove a reasonable amount of the tooth substance. This results in a weaker tooth structure. The tooth is more vulnerable to breaking when under pressure.


Healthy gums frame our teeth. This framing is so important to the appearance of our teeth, just as you would frame a beautiful painting. Sometimes tissue of the gums can become swollen, red, or uneven – this takes away from the appearance of teeth that are otherwise healthy.


Sometimes if you have a cavity, a deeper crack in your tooth, trauma to the tooth, or a leaking restoration, the soft tissue inside the canal of your tooth called dental pulp may become infected or abscessed, leading to great discomfort and pain.


Achieve a Straighter, More Balanced Smile with Clear Invisalign® Braces
Have you dreamed of having straight, perfect teeth but have been too embarrassed to wear metal braces, especially as an adult? It’s time to stop feeling self-conscious. Instead of wearing uncomfortable metal braces, patients interested in straightening their teeth have another option – Invisalign® invisible braces in Calgary.


They say numbers do not lie and if that is so, Canadians have a serious dental care problem. The Canadian Dental Association’s (CDA) reports that 7 out of 10 people develop gum disease in their lifetime. A study at a Calgary Hospital by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) reported 70% of hospital visits were due to dental disease.


What is the value of your smile? Yes, you must be musing over any credible answer, and truth be told, it is hard to get one instantly. However, when you look at it again, you realize that your smile reflects your personality. When you can’t smile, everyone will notice something is wrong.


Wisdom teeth removal is one of the most important dental procedures you will receive from your dentist. It is a process that determines your future dental outlook or that of your child. As such, you must make sure you pick a reputable, highly trained and experienced family dentist to avoid complications.


For people ages 17 to 24, wisdom teeth extraction is very commonly necessary. They grow in the back of the mouth, and often become impacted – meaning there is not adequate room in the rear of the mouth to function properly. Symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth can include pain, swelling, and infection.


If you are experiencing tooth sensitivity, you’re not alone.  As many as 40 million adults in North America experience it each year, and it is one of the most common complaints among dental patients.


If you don’t want your child to always fight you whenever it’s time for their next checkup, or to fight every time you tell them to floss or brush their teeth, it’s important to make dental care a fun activity for the them so that they’re always looking forward to a visit with the kids’ dentist.


Bridges are a proven way of replacing the function and appearance of missing teeth, as well as maintaining surrounding ones and a correct bite position. Millrise, your Calgary SW dental clinic, is experienced in helping patients with all the right alternatives for replacing missing teeth.


If you’re missing teeth and desire a fuller, more natural smile, dental implants could be a great solution for you. The function of your mouth will also be restored. During the procedure our dentist will affix a replacement tooth (a bridge or partial denture) if there is only one or two teeth missing, or full dentures if there’s significant tooth loss.


The surface of your teeth isn’t flat, but rather is made up of jagged edges and grooves called pits and fissures. One method of preventing cavities and decay from developing in these often hard-to-clean areas is to seal them off with a special sealant.


Sometimes bigger teeth at the front of your mouth are stained, broken, or damaged. This can cause an attractive look to your smile. These issues can be easily fixed in our office with dental bonding.