Concept Dental Centre in Prince George, British Columbia is a welcoming dental environment with a knowledgeable and friendly team to help make your experience a positive one. Led by Dr. Rickards who is one of Prince George's premiere dentists and foremost expert in cosmetic dentistry.
Welcome to Concept Dental Centre. We would love the opportunity to talk to you about you and your families dental needs.
Dr. Christopher Rickards has been practicing dentistry in Prince George since 1983. In addition to general dentistry he has a particular interest in Cosmetic Dentistry and Temporomandibular Joint Management (TMJ).
Dr. Rickards is a member of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is committed to life-long learning and continues to participate in continuing education opportunities on an annual basis.
Dr. Rickards holds DDS degree from McGill University as well as certificates in Implant placement and Closed Sinus Lift, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Perio Surgery, Laser Dentistry, Center For Advanced Dental Study in TMJ Diagnostics and Management, Advanced Techniques in Aesthetic Dentistry & Occlusion.
He is also a member of the, Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry.
Concept Dental Centre features a state of the art dental facility and offers leading edge technologies in the dental services we provide. Our team encourages our patients to value their oral and general health through information and example and we hope that through these simple concepts we are able to develop healthy lifestyles and lasting relationships.
Dr. Rickards believes in continuing education and life-long learning for himself and his Concept Dental team. Dr. Rickard has taken extensive courses concerning the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and has studied under Dr. Peter Dawson at the Dawson Centre for Advanced Dental Study in St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr.Rickards studied cosmetic dentistry in New York over twelve years ago. He has continually updated his knowledge and has also been an instructor at the Advanced Aesthetic Continuum. As well, Dr.Rickards sought out the best known dentist in the world for direct composites (white fillings). The dentist, Dr. Neuton Fahl, was practicing in Curitada, Brazil. Dr.Rickards went to see Dr.Falh and spent a week in his office learning directly from him.
To summarize, whenever possible, Dr.Rickards will seek out some of the best clinicians in the world, and learn directly from them.
Team members are encouraged to enhance their skills through continuing education programs available at local colleges and beyond. The entire team attends the Pacific Dental Conference where hundreds of open lectures and hands-on courses are available for the advancement of their skills.
New patients are always welcome at Concept Dental Centre. When you visit us for the first time you will receive a complimentary "New Patient Orientation" to ensure you fully understand the philosophies we follow and the services we can offer you. We pride ourselves on providing comprehensive and personalized care as well as the latest technology. We want to get to know you early in our relationship – to understand your needs, overcome your fears, and gain your trust. We will provide you with the same dental care we expect for ourselves – the best possible.