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Dental Implants in Medicine Hat

Replace missing teeth, so don't worry about unsightly gaps in your smile again.

Cosmetic Services, Medicine Hat Dentist

Cosmetic Services in Medicine Hat

Full mouth restorations to give you a healthy smile.

Root Canal Therapy, Medicine Hat Dentist

Root Canal Therapy in Medicine Hat

Talk to our dentists about root canal therapy options.

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Oral Sedation in Medicine Hat

We offer a sedation options to help make your visit to the dentist comfortable.

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Welcome to River Dental Clinic in Medicine Hat!

Our dentists in Medicine Hat have been providing comprehensive dental services in Medicine Hat and surrounding areas for over 35 years.

Choosing the right dentist is a very important decision. Through teamwork, we offer full service dentistry and strive to provide comprehensive dental services in a warm, courteous atmosphere for you and your family.

New patients are always welcome and we are open Saturdays for your convenience.

Our Medicine Hat, Alberta office serves residents of Medicine Hat, Redcliff, Dunmore, Irvine, Elkwater, Oyen, Bow Island, Taber, Lethbridge, Suffield, Brooks, Bassano, Burstall, Richmound, Fox Valley, and Maple Creek.

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Visit Us | 378 1 St SE, Medicine Hat, AB

Meet Our Medicine Hat Dentists

Aiming for a healthier smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

Our Dentists
  • Dr. Eryn Comeau

    General Dentist

    Dr. Eryn Comeau is a board-certified Doctor of Dental Surgery that practices general dentistry. Dr. Comeau received her Bachelor of Biological Sciences degree with honors and distinction from the University of Alberta in 2008 and her Dental degree from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles) in 2012. Dr. Comeau enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a special interest in dental surgery and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Comeau has completed the level 1 training in aesthetic and therapeutic Botox.

    Dr. Comeau enjoys working with her patients to identify and develop the treatment plan that best suits the patient's needs and desires. Dr. Comeau employs the most advanced techniques to ensure minimal discomfort during each procedure, patient comfort is a top priority.

    Dr. Comeau was born and raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta, and is incredibly honored to serve her community. Dr. Comeau enjoys working alongside her father (Dr. Lydell Wenzel), as well as her other colleagues. She is proud to call Medicine Hat her home and enjoys spending time with her husband Dr. Ryan Comeau (DC, Kinetic Centre), and daughters Celine and Layla.

  • Dr. J.P. Gallimore

    General Dentist

    Dr. Gallimore is a general practitioner who has special interests in aesthetics and sleep breathing disorders (eg. sleep apnea). He understands that one of the most rewarding experiences in dentistry is improving patient’s self-esteem and quality of life.

    Dr. Gallimore is the past chairman for the Medicine Hat Combative Sports Commission, a position he held for 9 years, whereby they regulate professional combative sports in Medicine Hat and Amateur MMA. He is a member of the World Boxing Council and currently judges both boxing and MMA.

    With the WBC, Dr. Gallimore was able to meet current and ex champs such as Mike Tyson, Larry Holmes, Sugar Ray Lenard, Ken Norton, Tony DeMarco, Oscar De LaHoya, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Evander Holyfield, Ricky Hatton, Freddie Roach, Tommy “Hitman” Hearns. Our goal is to bring honesty and integrity to the professional combative sports.

  • Dr. LeAnn Wasylyshen

    General Dentist

    LeAnn traveled to Australia to complete her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) at the University of Sydney.

    She loved her time abroad, enjoying the hot sun, sandy beaches, Aussie lingo, and flat whites. Because of her Alberta roots, she made the decision to return to her home province to serve the people of Medicine Hat at River Dental as a general practitioner.

    LeAnn proudly followed her father and grandfather into the dental profession. Besides involving precise techniques dentistry appealed to her artistic side. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, reading, board games, painting, getting involved in her community, and time with friends and family. LeAnn looks forward to making a positive impact on her patient's smiles and oral health.

  • Dr. Lydell Wenzel

    General Dentist

    Upon graduation, Dr. Wenzel joined River Dental as an associate and general practitioner and a few years later became a partner. Early in his professional career, Dr. Wenzel had a special interest in orthodontics.

    General dentistry remails his passion including all fields of the profession including aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry, crowns and white fillings, root canals, implants, and wisdom teeth removal. Many procedures will involve electric oral sedation. Experienced general dentistry gives patients options in their treatment decisions with referrals only when necessary.

    Dr. Wenzel met his wife Roberta in Saskatoon. They have two grown children. Their daughter Dr. Eryn Comeau is a dentist at River Dental and her husband Dr. Ryan Comeau is the owner of the Chiropractic clinic called the "Kinetic Centre". Ryan and Eryn have two daughters. Lydell and Roberta's son Dr. Michael, also a dentist, is married to Natalia and they have a son.

    Dr. Wenzel has diversified interests outside the dental office. Golf has always been a "love to do" activity and Dr. Wenzel loves pursuing the details of the game. Other interests include tennis, biking, and spending time with his family on family vacations.

  • Dr. Nick Douvis

    General Dentist

    Medicine Hat Dentist, Dr. Douvis was born in Medicine Hat and raised both in town and on an acreage just south of Dunmore. Together with his wife Voula, their daughter Christina, and their son Spiro, they have since taken up residence in the city. He is currently into his 26th year at River Dental and his 24th year as a partner. While growing up, Dr. Douvis played all sports but had a special interest in hockey which he still shares today. Although he does not play as much as before, he has shifted most of his focus to coaching. He has coached Timbits, Novice, Atom A and B, PeeWee City League & AA, Bantam City and AAA, Midget City League & Girls AA, & Junior B. In total, Dr. Douvis has coached for over 25 years both in Edmonton & Medicine Hat.

    When not spending time with his two children, Dr. Douvis enjoys volunteering some of his free time with groups such as the United Way. He also served in the past on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement for 7 years and on the Medicine Hat Adult Rec Hockey Board for 5 years. He presently serves on the Medicine Hat Minor Hockey Board. He has been a guest speaker at Medicine Hat Minor Hockey awards banquets and also at the Medicine Hat College convocation ceremonies. With his partners, Dr. Douvis serves the Medicine Hat Tigers with all of their dental reconstruction needs.

    Since joining the clinic, Dr. Douvis and his team have committed themselves to uphold the high quality of care that this clinic has offered since it first opened its doors almost 40 years ago. Dr. Douvis has invested over 2000 hours into continuing education to date. Applying this continuing education, Dr. Douvis’s practice has expanded his services to include Orthodontics, Dental Implants, TMJ Splints, Sleep Apnea screening and appliances, Same-Day Crowns, and Smile Makeovers.

    With his exceptional team members, Dr. Douvis has maintained a focus for his patients on comprehensive dental care. With more than 25 years behind them and many more in the future, Dr. Douvis and his team would like to share their appreciation for the other great people who work at River Dental. They dedicate a great portion of their day to providing you with the highest quality service possible. Dr. Douvis and his team would also like to extend their gratitude to their loyal patients and appreciate any invitations that they might have to other people in our great community. (All services provided by a general dentist.)

  • Dr. Brett Olsen

    General Dentist

    Dr. Olsen's passion for dentistry began at an early age. Growing up in Cardston Alberta, he admired his grandfather and father, both of whom were dentists. After serving a mission for his church, Dr. Olsen graduated as a dental hygienist and worked in the profession for seven years. However, he always dreamed of becoming a dentist like his family members.

    When the opportunity arose to study abroad at James Cook University in Cairns, Australia, Dr. Olsen jumped at the chance to pursue his dream while enjoying the warm climate and stunning beaches. This experience was a wonderful learning and growing opportunity for him and his family.

    Today, Dr. Olsen is a dedicated dentist with a genuine passion for providing quality care to his patients. He believes in the importance of continuing education to ensure that his patients receive the best quality of care and up-to-date information. Dr. Olsen's areas of expertise include root canal therapy, crowns and bridges, extractions, dentures, and restorative work.

    When he's not practicing dentistry, Dr. Olsen enjoys playing golf, pickleball, and basketball. He also enjoys spending time volunteering at his church and supporting his children in their various activities. Dr. Olsen's love for dentistry and commitment to his patients are a true testament to his character and dedication to the field.

Frequently Asked Questions

Aiming for a straighter, whiter smile? Our team of dental professionals are here to help.

  • Do you offer financing options?

    Understanding that dental care is a key part of overall health, for certain treatments financing options may be available. Our team at River Dental is happy to discuss your options and help you plan your treatment. We aim to make dental care manageable and affordable for everyone in our community.

  • Are you accepting new patients?

    Absolutely! We are always happy to welcome new patients into our dental family. Whether you’re seeking routine care, have a specific dental issue, or are interested in cosmetic procedures, we’re here to provide personalized dental care. Please contact our clinic to schedule your first appointment. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your best smile!

  • Do you provide dental services for children?

    At River Dental in Medicine Hat, we’re proud to offer comprehensive dental care for children. Our team is experienced in working with young patients and is committed to making their dental visits as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. We provide various dental services to support your child's oral health journey.

  • What services do you offer?

    At River Dental, our team is committed to providing personalized dental care for the entire family. We offer a broad range of services to maintain and improve oral health, including children's dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, emergency dentistry, dental implants, teeth extractions, and more. We strive to create a comfortable, welcoming environment where your comfort and dental wellness are our top priority.

  • Are you open on weekends?

    We recognize that many of our patients have busy weekdays, so at River Dental we offer weekend appointments to accommodate your schedule, so you and your family can receive dental care when it suits you best. Our weekend hours vary, so we recommend checking our website or calling our office to confirm availability and schedule an appointment.

  • Do you accept emergency patients?

    We understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. Our team will attempt to accommodate you as soon as we can.

  • How do I prepare for my first appointment?

    For your first appointment, here’s how you and your family can prepare:

    • Have your identification and insurance cards ready.
    • If applicable, fill out any digital intake forms you may have received.
    • Bring a list of any medications you are taking.
    • If possible, bring copies of previous dental records and X-rays.
    • Plan to arrive about 10-15 minutes early to complete any last-minute paperwork.
    • Note any questions or concerns about your oral health to discuss with the dentist.
    Following these steps can help ensure a smooth and efficient first visit, allowing you to focus on discussing your dental health with your new dentist.

  • What languages do your staff speak?

    The dentists and team at River Dental in Medicine Hat speak English and Greek to serve our diverse community better. Our team strives to provide clear communication and comfortable dental experiences for all our patients. If you need help in a specific language, let us know! We'll check if we have someone at the clinic who can speak with you in your language.

(403) 526-5991