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Dental Implants, Medicine Hat Dentist

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.

Sedation, Medicine Hat Dentist

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.

Contact us for more information about services or booking your next dentist appointment. Request Appointment

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

    Medicine Hat Dentist, Dr. Eryn Comeau, was born and raised in Medicine Hat. She attended Medicine Hat College and completed her Biological Sciences (BSc) degree at the University of Alberta. She then moved to Los Angeles with her husband Dr. Ryan Comeau to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Comeau’s dream of becoming a dentist began when she was very young. She feels very pleased to be the newest member of the River Dental team where she will be working alongside her father, Dr. Lydell Wenzel. Eryn is married to Dr. Ryan Comeau who is a chiropractor at The Ridge Spine and Sport. Her greatest passion is her love for people and she has a very special interest in treating children of all ages. She is very proud to begin her practice of dentistry in Medicine Hat. (All services provided by a general dentist.)

  • Dr. J.P. Gallimore

    General Dentist

    Dr. Gallimore is a graduate from the Faculty of Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. 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.

  • Dr. Kenneth Siemens

    General Dentist

    After having practiced for 12 years as a solo practitioner in British Columbia he was thrilled to join a group practice. Dr. Siemens has delivered dentistry to third world patients throughout his career. He is now accompanied by his wife, Deanna, who is a nurse and a dental assistant, and by others on his dental team. They have found the experience to be more than rewarding and plan to continue on a yearly basis. Dr. Siemens also enjoys the challenge of aviation as a private pilot. He tries to compete in triathlons and adventure races. Other interests include violin, writing, and canoeing.

  • 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

    Dr. Lydell Wenzel graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1982. 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. 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 practices Chiropractics at “The Ridge”. Their son Michael will graduate from the University of Alberta in Dentistry Class of 2014. 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 and scuba diving with his family as well summers wake surfing in Montana.

  • Dr. Michael Wenzel

    General Dentist

    Dr. Michael Wenzel has always had a passion for Medicine Hat; during the four years he spent away from The Gas City, he was looking forward to his return and to forge a career at River Dental. Beyond earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2014 at the University of Alberta, he discovered his passion for music; he formed a folk band with his classmates and performed at numerous events. Currently Michael is juggling the piano, cello and ukulele. During his third year, Michael happened upon the woman of his dreams at church – a Slovak girl named Natália – and married her just over a year later.

  • Dr. Nick Douvis

    General 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 21st year here at River Dental and his 19th year as a partner. 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 seven years.

  • 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