COVID -19 update • WE ARE NOW OPEN! Your health and well-being continues to be our top priority.

COVID -19 update • WE ARE NOW OPEN! Your health and well-being continues to be our top priority.

(403) 382-2273

We Are Now Open!

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice, and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable.

Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA&C), Health Canada and the Canadian Centre For Occupational Health and Saftey(CCOHS).

We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe.

To ensure the health and wellbeing of our patients and team members, we have installed 2 different types of air purifiers at our dental office. Both of these are manufactured by the Canadian company, Surgically Clean Air.

  • CASCADE WHITE - The Cascade White is the first unit you will see when you enter our office. We have placed this in the waiting area because this is the largest room in our office. The Cascade White is able to filter up to 576 cubic feet per minute.

    The Cascade White filter has 6 stages of filtration including UV sterilization, plus two additional negative ion chambers to ensure the air is as fresh as possible. These six filters capture 99.998% of dust particles, pollen, volatile organic chemicals (VOCs), mold, allergens, viruses, odors (like formaldehyde and smoke), bio-aerosols, nitrous oxide, and many other pollutants that are found in the inside air. The negative ion generator makes the indoor environment feel more pure, clean, and energized.
  • JADE - The Jade filter is what you will find in each of our operatories. The Jade filters still have the same 6 stage filtering system and will move 383 cubic feet per minute. This means the Jade will filter all the air in a 10 x 10 room in about 2 minutes. 

Both of these filters perform their duties without being loud, (an industry-leading low level of about 55DB) or creating a “breeze” that can be uncomfortable for our patients. 

Some additional changes you may also see when it is time for your next appointment. For example:

  • Our office will communicate with you beforehand to ask some screening questions. You’ll be asked those same questions again when you are in the office. We will not allow patients to enter our office who have symptoms or have traveled outside of Canada in the last 2 weeks.
  • We have hand sanitizer that we will ask you to use when you enter the office. You will also find some in the reception area and other places in the office for you to use as needed.
  • You may see that our waiting room will no longer offer magazines, children’s toys and so forth, since those items are difficult to clean and disinfect.
  • In the interest of physical distancing, we are advising all adult patients to attend the office alone to prevent crowding. 
  • Appointments will be managed to allow for social distancing between patients. That might mean that you’re offered fewer options for scheduling your appointment.
  • We will do our best to allow greater time between patients to reduce waiting times for you, as well as to reduce the number of patients in the reception area at any one time.
  • For our safety and yours, we currently cannot accept walk-ins. 

We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have about the steps we take to keep you, and every patient, safe in our practice. To make an appointment, please call our office at (403) 382‑2273.

So come on in to get your dental work done and enjoy Surgically Clean Air! 

Careers

Join the team at Cool Dental

Current Team Openings:

We are always looking for good caring, professional people to join our team. Full or part time positions are available for the right candidate.

Dental Assistant - Lethbridge

* Currently hiring for: full-time and part-time

Cool Dental is looking for a registered Dental Assistant to join our team. The new RDA team member will have strong patient relationships, self-motivated, energetic, flexible and team player. 

Responsibilities:

  • Clinical chair-side assisting including instrument operation
  • Preparing operatories for Dentists and Hygienists including equipment and sterilizing instruments
  • Understanding and practice health safety and infection control
  • Establishing strong and ethical relationship with patients
  • Assisting in the recall system and checking dental insurance coverage

Qualifications:

  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • 1 year experience or more preferred

Experience:

  • Dental Assisting: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Dental Assistant (Required)

Dental Hygienists - Lethbridge

* Currently hiring for: full-time and part-time

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality clinical hygiene care to broad group of patients.
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins.
  • Root planning, polishing, taking X-rays, periodontal probing, accurate dental charting.
  • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents.
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording medical and dental histories; charting in patient records.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to Alberta’s Infection-control Policies and protocols.
  • Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, and selecting instruments.
  • Team focused clinician

Requirements:

  • AB License
  • Positive Attitude
  • Commitment
  • Effective Communication Skills

Experience:

  • Dental Hygienist: 2 years (Required)
  • Newly grads are welcome: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Dental Hygienist (Preferred)

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CONTACT INFO

Phone: (403) 382-2273

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1917 Mayor Magrath Drive, Suite 10 S
Lethbridge, AB
T1K 2R8

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Monday - Friday7:00am - 3:00pm

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