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Dr. Ian Boyd
#101 – 9840 Fifth St
Sidney, BC   V8L 2X3
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“If you want to be successful in a particular field of endeavour, I think perseverance is one of the key qualities. It’s very important that you find something that you care about, that you have a deep passion for, because you’re going to have to devote a lot of your life to it.”
- George Lucas

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit."
- Aristotle

"Fine Dentistry is a work of love. We didn’t launch into this project just with the idea of making money."
- Dr. Ian Boyd

"Your mouth is the ultimate accessory."
- Dr. Ian Boyd

"Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives."
- William A. Foster

"You will never go wrong when you select quality."
- Dr. Ian Boyd

If you think you can or cannot . . .you are probably right.

“We have the ability to change people’s lives. Their eyes and smiles are two of the most important aspects of their appearance.”
- Anonymous

Through years of helping people improve their smiles, Dr. Boyd has developed a good understanding of the importance of a great smile and how people feel when the smile is less than ideal.

Precision care and attention to detail take time."

“These days, most dentist’s chairs go up and down, don’t they? The one I was in went back and forwards. I thought, “This is unusual”. And then the dentist said to me “OK Mr. Vine – time to get out of the filing cabinet”.
- Tim Vine

“Be true to your teeth and they won’t be false to you.”
- Soupy Sales

"I am as old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth."
- Anonymous

 

 

 

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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Tooth Extractions
... Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth...

Post-Orthodontic Care
...After your teeth are thoroughly cleaned, another set of X-rays and/or bite impressions may be taken to check how well your braces worked and to see how much your wisdom teeth have developed...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants in the jaw...

Extractions
... Impacted Wisdom Teeth — Early removal of impacted wisdom teeth can prevent damage to neighboring healthy teeth, bone, gum tissue, even nerves and blood vessels...

Wisdom Teeth
In most people, the third set of molars, generally called “wisdom teeth,” start coming in around age 17-25...

Oral Surgery
... Related Articles Wisdom Teeth – To Be Or Not To Be Wisdom teeth, which typically make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 25, can cause significant problems when there is not enough room for them to grow in properly...

Oral Surgery
... Impactions The wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the most frequently impacted teeth due to lack of space in the jaw...

Orthodontics
...When wisdom teeth appear, also known as third molars, this can also caused properly aligned teeth to relapse...

Dental Glossary
...Within one large film, panoramic X-rays reveal all of the upper and lower teeth and parts of the jaw, and provide information used for extracting wisdom teeth, and can reveal abnormal growths or cysts in the jaw bone...

Dental X Rays
... There are three type of radiographs that are routinely taken: Bitewings used to help diagnose cavities between the teeth, as these areas are not visible when looking directly in the mouth Periapical shows the entire tooth, including the root and surrounding bone useful in diagnosing an abscess, impacted tooth or bone loss due to periodontal disease Panoramic gives a view of the whole jaw good screening tool used for the extraction of wisdom teeth shows any abnormal growths or cysts in the jaw bone

Instrumentarium Panoramic X-ray
... Panoramic imaging is generally used to view impacted wisdom teeth, periodontal bone loss, diagnosis of jaw or dental pain, assessment for implant placement, orthodontic assessment, inter-dental cavities, carcinomas within the jaw, TMJ diagnosis, as well as for other diagnostic reasons...

Soredex Cranex D Panoramic X-ray
...This is often used to view wisdom teeth and their positions in regards to surrounding teeth, bone, and tissue...

Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth, or third molars, usually appear around age 18...

Orthodontic Glossary
...Within one large film, panoramic X-rays reveal all of the upper and lower teeth and parts of the jaw, and provide information used for extracting wisdom teeth, and can reveal abnormal growths or cysts in the jaw bone...

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