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Patient Information

Welcome to Driftwood Dental

Looking for a dentist in Smithers? We're welcoming new patients! Learn more about our clinic and what you can expect during your first visit, along with payment and financing options. We offer comprehensive dentistry for residents of Smithers, the Bulkley Valley and surrounding areas.

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Your First Visit

Please come about 10 minutes early so that you have enough time to fill out any necessary forms.

Initial Examination

Your dentist will start by reviewing your medical and dental history and completing a comprehensive dental exam. Your exam will include a thorough examination of your gums, teeth, bite and jaw, an oral cancer screening and any x-rays that may be needed.

Treatment Plan

Based on your history and examination, your dentist will create a long-term dental treatment plan to fit your needs. There will also be time to ask any questions you may have about your dental health and treatment options.

Office FAQS

Read the FAQs to learn more about what to expect at Driftwood Dental

Financing & Payment Options

At Driftwood Dental, we'll help you navigate our options for payment, direct billing to insurance companies and financing so you can focus on getting the dental care you need.

  • Financing Through Dental Card

    Driftwood Dental offers financing options through Dental Card to help you manage your dental payments at an affordable and comfortable pace.

  • Payment Methods

    You will be responsible for any co-pays or amounts not covered by insurance. These must be paid at the time of your appointment.

    We accept payment by cash, cheque, debit or most major credit cards.

Support for Anxious Patients

Do you often experience anxiety or fear around dental appointments? While this is very common, it can prevent people from receiving the care they need. If this sounds like you, not to worry.

The team at Driftwood Dental has a variety of practices in place, including dental sedation options, to help you relax during your appointments.

Learn More About Dental Sedation

New Patients Always Welcome

Looking for a dentist in Smithers? We're happily accepting new patients at our dental clinic! Contact us to get started. 

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(250) 847-2722