Dental Crown Information

The purpose of placing a dental crown is to give the area maximum strength, esthetics, and comfort for many years to come.

Each time we work on a toothsome trauma is inflicted which might result in some sensitivity. Particularly the gums around the tooth and where the anesthetic was placed are most often affected.

To protect the underlying teeth and to allow you to chew as normally as possible, we have placed a temporary crown. The impression that we took towards the end of your appointment has been sent to our dental laboratory. In about a week we will have received your custom manufactured restoration back from the laboratory.

The temporary crown is glued on with temporary cement to allow for easy removal at your next appointment. If inadvertently your temporary has come loose, please call the office to have it recemented.

If you have any questions please call or visit the Williams Lake Smiles dental office.

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Covid-19 (Corona) Virus

Dear valued patients of Williams Lake Smiles,

Greetings to patients and friends of Williams Lake Smiles!

COVID Patient Protocol

Our staff at Williams Lake Smiles are following careful safety protocol to keep our patients, team, and community safe at all times.

There are a few things that we are asking of you, our patients, as well:

-Please do not arrive early for your appointment time as we may not be able to accommodate you in our waiting room area. We are doing our best to limit your contact with others during your time in our clinic. If we are running ahead of schedule, we will call you to come in sooner.

-Due to our small waiting area, please do not bring any extra family members with you to your scheduled appointment.

-When you do arrive for your scheduled time, please wait in the front boot room for direction from a member of our team for entry protocol. If there is already another person in that boot room, please wait outside the front door until one of our team members can bring you in and allow appropriate social
distancing.

-We are not currently allowing anybody in the office unless you have a scheduled appointment time. Please call or email the office if you would like to book an appointment or have questions about upcoming appointments,  treatment, or billing.

-All people entering the clinic must wear a mask as per the current mandate from the BC provincial health minister (August 25, 2021).

-Upon arrival for your scheduled appointment, we will go through a verbal COVID screening questionnaire, take your temperature, and have you use hand sanitizer before entering the waiting room or treatment areas.

Thank you for your continued patience as we navigate through the changing protocols, heavy workloads, and COVID limitations.

Sincerely,

Dr. Rudy Wassenaar and the team at Williams Lake Smiles


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