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Dentures

Implant supported dentures can be a great way to eat again for people who have been struggling with edentulism (lack of teeth).

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Airdrie Dentures

Proud Member of Both the Canadian and Alberta Dental Association

Your Denture Solution in Airdrie

Dentures are an affordable option to restore your smile. Not only are they more economical, dentures may also a better option for some medical conditions such as uncontrolled diabetes or habits such as smoking.

Dr. Parsa will work with you to understand your current health and dental situation, and discuss all available options to restore missing teeth. Other options may include dental implants, a bridge , leaving the space as is, or a combination of treatments such as using implants to increase the retention of a denture. On a big screen, you’ll see a picture of your mouth and how the various options would work with your current teeth.

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Why Choose Dentures?

If nearby teeth are not strong enough to hold a bridge or if multiple teeth are missing, dentures may be your preferred option. There are many benefits to dentures:

We follow the latest and lowest fee guide released by the Alberta Dental Association in 2018 to make Dentistry more affordable for our patients.

Denture technology has improved over the last number of years, and current options are more stable, making it easier to chew and speak than older versions. That being said, dentures are not for everyone. Dentures are not always comfortable and some people don’t like that they come out. There is also the risk of losing or breaking them.   

Types of Dentures

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Bridges are often a great option because they are permanent, and you don’t have to worry about taking them out at night or losing them. To take care of your bridge, you’ll need to brush and floss daily to keep them free from plaque and tartar, just like the rest of your teeth.

While dental bridges have many benefits, they might not be an option if you don’t have enough healthy teeth to stabilize a bridge or if you are under budgetary constraints. A consultation with Dr. Prasa will help you make an informed choice about what option works best for you.

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Dr. Parsa guarantees her crown and bridge work for 5 years. If your crown or bridge requires replacement due to a mechanical failure or a bubble in the porcelain, Dr. Parsa will stand by her work. This does not include failure due to external trauma or recurrent decay around the work.

Dental bridges are sometimes a more expensive option, and Yankee Valley Dental will consider your financial situation, work with your insurance companies and offers payment plan to make treatments more affordable.

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Implant supported dentures are the best option if you don’t have enough natural teeth and need to further stabilize the denture. Placing two to four implants on the bottom jaw can help stability those ‘rocking’ dentures, and improve their fit considerably.

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Upper and lower full dentures are the conventional type of dentures for patients who require all their teeth to be removed (or already have them removed). They are made out of strong acrylic material.

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Flipper dentures are used when you are only missing a few teeth. These dentures are made out of acrylic and best used for short-term purposes.

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are ‘cast’ or made of metal. These are a cost-effective way to replace missing teeth and you can always add an extra tooth if you lose another one down the road. The metal reinforcement makes them a durable option.

Dr. Parsa is familiar with all types of the dental implant supported dentures and can discuss each type in detail with you, including the pros and cons of each. Whichever you choose, the process involves an impression of your teeth in order to ensure the denture looks and fits well with your other teeth.

Dentures might be the best solution for your smile. Book a consultation at Yankee Valley Dental to explore denture options in Airdrie.

What You Need to Know

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At Yankee Valley Dental, we want to ensure you walk into your dental appointment feeling confident. Our frequently asked questions include  information on our dental services, our office values and helpful tips on how you can keep your mouth healthy. If you have any further questions or just feel more comfortable speaking with our team, please give us a call at  403-980-5588

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Frequently Asked Questions

Services We Provide

At Yankee Valley Dental we provide all the services of a general dental office, including some specialty type services like dental implants and orthodontics. These are all provided by Dr. Parsa who is a general dentist.

In addition to dental work, we feel strongly about listening to our patients and learning about their patients. We love to
educate our patients, but we do this through understanding them, and not lecturing them.

We hope to help our patients achieve their best dental health with small changes, which can lead to big results.

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Why Choose Our Airdrie Dental Clinic?

We follow the 2018 Alberta Dentists Fee guide, making dental treatment more affordable for our patients. Our office offers direct insurance billing, which means that at the end of your appointment, you are only responsible for paying the part of the treatment that your dental insurance is not covering.

We never want there to be surprises for our patients. Our friendly staff will help you look into your dental insurance plan to better understand your dental coverage prior to treatment.

We also understand that life is busy, and that taking time off work is not always an option. We have evening and weekend hours to accommodate patients after work and school.

Dr. Parsa will always give out her personal phone number after extractions, dental implants, or root canal therapy.

Dr. Parsa wants her patients to be able to get a hold of her if there is even small a chance that they will be in pain over the weekend. At Yankee Valley Dental, we want to ensure that our patients are never left without the care of a dental professional.

Emergencies can have bad timing! We are one of the few offices that are open on long weekends. We close for statutory holidays such a New Year’s Day and Good Friday. We will endeavour to be open on every Saturday including long weekends, as the majority of other offices in town will be closed.

Your comfort is our priority. We have patient neck pillows and blankets so that you can get your dental work done comfortably.

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Payment Plans

We understand that dental treatment can be expensive. Some treatments are not immediately affordable. We have joined a service, Health Smart, that allows our patents to get the treatment that they need, and make payment plans in ways that make them comfortable.

With Health Smart you can find out if you qualify for financing within minutes. Dr. Parsa and her team will guide you in the application process

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Up to Date Knowledge

Dr. Parsa is a huge fan of continuing education, and also taught at the University of British Columbia prior to moving to Alberta. She has been part of multiple study groups, and always consulting with colleagues and specialists in her field to discuss the latest technology

If you have a dental related question, Dr. Parsa is often happy to come to the phone to give you an answer!

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Convenient Hours

We understand that taking time off work is not an option for most of our patients. This is why we have appointments available during evenings and weekends. At Yankee Valley Dental, if you need to be seen outside of office hours, Dr. Parsa and her team will do their best to accommodate you.

Monday & Wednesday
9am – 5pm

Tuesday & Thursday
9am – 7pm

Friday & Saturday
9am – 3pm

Sunday Closed

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Compassionate Team

Dr. Parsa took her time in picking her team members, and truly believes that she has her dream team! Every team member, while having their own specific strengths, shares the common trait of being caring and compassionate. They are all here to welcome you to the office.

You will notice the kindness of our staff members from the moment that you call us!

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Service For All Ages

Dr. Parsa would love to be the dentist for your entire family. She loves kids as she has a little one of her own, and experienced with seniors as she has worked in demographics where she served a lot of older patients.

We hope to help you with all your dental needs and reduce the number of office that you need to travel to.

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Dr. Parsa will do a very comprehensive new patient exam, which includes checking the patient’s temporomandibular joints, muscles, lymph nodes, tonsils and the thyroid gland among others. If there is a lot to be discussed, Dr. Parsa offers a complimentary consult appointment to go over the findings. The consultation appointment is only for patients who would like further information and entirely optional!

We have a train set in the reception area which is a huge hit with our pediatric patients! We have televisions in each operatory your little ones can be watching Disney Movies while you are getting your dental work done, or simply colouring in our colouring books

Testimonial of Our Service

I saw Dr. Parsa to get my wisdom teeth removed when she was working in Calgary. I had been told by another general dentist that I have to see the specialist to get them out but put it off because it was hundreds of dollars just for the consultation. I was in soooo much pain when I saw Dr. Parsa and was so relieved when she was able to take them out for me. It saved me a lot of money since my insurance covered her fees. I also had sedation since I was really nervous about the procedure and don’t think I could have gone through it without. So grateful that she was able to help me out. I highly recommended Dr. Parsa anyone looking for a dentist!

Megan Iceton
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Dr. Camelia is one of the most caring people I know!  She is very knowledgeable in dentistry, always takes time to listen, is gentle and kind.  She pays close attention and is meticulous in her work, I am so blessed to have found her, both as a dentist and friend.  I look forward to our appointments which is something I have never done with past dentists!  I highly recommend her!

Alva Saunders-Tetzlaff

Did You Know?

Did you know that Dr. Parsa speaks 3 languages fluently? She spent her former years in Japan before moving to Canada at age 10.  Dr. Parsa learned to speak Farsi at home while learning English and Japanese through school.

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Need a Consultation?

At Yankee Valley Dental we understand dental work can make you feel uneasy. You may not know what type of dental service you need. Dr. Parsa is happy to offer consultation to review and discuss any concerns or dental needs.

We also offer payment plans so that bigger treatments can be affordable for you.

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If you have any questions please reach out to us by filling out your details below.  You can also give our office a call at: (403) 980-5588.  Our friendly staff is committed to getting back to you as soon as possible.