Just like your family doctor, your dentist may work with dental specialists to provide you with the best care possible.Learn more »
Prevent problems early. Your child's first dental visit should occur by age one or within six months of when you see the first tooth.Learn more »
Dental care during pregnancy is not only safe, regular dental visits support your health and your baby's.Learn more »
Most dental disease is preventable—starting with these five steps to take at home.Learn more »
Clenching or grinding your teeth (often at night) may be the reason and can also cause damage to your teeth and jaw.Learn more »
Your dentist may recommend a number of treatment options to replace missing teeth, such as a denture.Learn more »
General practice dentists (general practitioners) provide a wide variety of dental procedures including all or most of the following:
Dentists are governed ethical guidelines and professional regulations. Occasionally a general practitioner will recommend that a patient be referred to a dental specialist. For example, if he or she determines that the treatment required is complex enough to require the additional expertise of a dentist who has taken extra training to specialize in a particular area of dentistry.
Visit Find a Dentist for a list of dentists accepting new patients; a complete list of licensed practising dentists in BC can be found through the BC College of Oral Health Professionals.