General Dentistry

I’ve served the Williams Lake area since 1987, not just as a dentist, but also as a patient.

I know how it feels because I’ve been there. I know the anxiety, but I also know how it feels when you’re unhappy with your smile.

That’s why I’ve dedicated my life to you the best way I know-how…

…through excellence in dental care.
academy of general dentistry
international congress of implantologists

The world deserves to see you smile

Family and cosmetic dentistry serving Williams Lake for over 30 years.

A simple call could change your life

We are a comprehensive dentistry:

  • General & family dentistry
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Dental implants
  • Teeth whitening
  • Crowns and veneers
  • Sedation dentistry
  • Dentures

Put your health in the right hands

We are all dental patients. All of us have to go for checkups and all of us need dental work. I understand what is going through your head because I’ve been there too. My whole practice is built around the patient because I’ve been in your shoes.

We are a full-service practice. There’s no jumping around doctor-to-doctor. We take care of you from beginning to end, like family.

If you suffer from dental anxiety or phobia, that is no problem and we understand. Our practice offers dental sedation to help you relax during your appointment and get the dental care you need.

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Covid-19 (Corona) Virus

Dear valued patients of Williams Lake Smiles,

We hope this finds all our patients and friends healthy and well as summer is supposed to be arriving! Fingers crossed that we will see some sunshine in the Cariboo soon!

Our clinic staff have been working hard through this "new normal" of COVID-19 and ensuring that our clinic is exceeding the regulations to create the most safe and comfortable environment for all our patients. In the field of dentistry, we have always been experts in infection control. Now we are establishing a modified workflow to go above and beyond in this endeavor.

We are starting to resume some scheduling of more routine procedures as well as emergency care at this time. Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions about our current protocols or would like to schedule care.

Please respect our measures we are taking to ensure physical distancing within our office. This includes completing the COVID-19 prescreening form that is emailed to you before each appointment. We are also continuing to limit our waiting room to one person at a time and having patients complete payments and scheduling in their treatment room before exiting through the side door. This allows us to prevent interaction between patients whenever possible.

You may also find that we are slightly less flexible in our available appointment times for now as we are managing these new measures. We need to consider the amount of patients within our clinic at any time as well as stagger our patient entry and exit times.

Please be patient and kind as we all adjust to this protocol that is in place for the safety of all of us.

Take a few minutes to watch and share our latest instalment of Dr Wassenaar's appearance on the television program "The Wellness Hour". This interview outlines a lot of what we are doing to make sure that our patients have the utmost confidence and comfort in visiting Williams Lake Smiles at all times.

Our first TV interview has enjoyed 860,000 views with world-wide sharing. We would love to hear your feedback.

We look forward to seeing you in our office soon.


Dr Rudy Wassenaar

Dr Sophia Dahai

And all the Williams Lake Smiles team

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