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Patient Information

Looking for a dentist in Kamloops? We welcome new patients! Learn more about our clinic, payment options and what to expect during your first visit.

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Your First Visit

We ask that you arrive about 10 minutes early for your first appointment so that you have time to complete a New Patient form. 

Initial Examination

Your dentist will begin by reviewing your medical and dental history and completing a thorough dental exam. Your exam will include a thorough examination of your gums, teeth, bite, and jaw, an oral cancer screening, and any required X-rays.

Treatment Plan

Based on your history and examination, your dentist will develop a long-term dental treatment plan for you. Your dentist will also take the time to answer any questions you have about your dental health and treatment options.

Office FAQs

If you are new to our dental clinic you are bound to have questions. Read through the answers to the FAQs below to learn more about what to expect at Thompson River Dental

Insurance & Payment Options

At Thompson River Dental, we'll help you navigate our options for payment and insurance claims so you can focus on achieving your dental health goals.

Insurance Claims

We can direct bill your insurance company and our administrative team is happy to assist you in understanding your insurance plan better.

Payment Methods

The full treatment cost must be paid at the time of your appointment. We accept payment by cheque, debit or most major credit cards.

Support for Anxious Patients

Anxiety or fear around dental appointments is very common and it can prevent people from getting the dental care they need.

If this sounds like you, our team is here to help.

At Thompson River Dental we have 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

We are accepting new patients at Thompson River Dental. Don't hesitate to contact us and take the first step toward better oral health outcomes.

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