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West End Dental Inc Reopening
West End Dental is excited to begin seeing patients safely. These are unprecedented times, and we want to reassure you that we have taken every precaution to ensure your safety and wellbeing during your visit.

•  Taking temperatures and pulse oximetry measurements of every patient and caregiver before they enter our clinic.
•  Screening each person entering the building for any symptoms and redirecting them if symptoms are present.
•  Modifying our waiting rooms and how we deliver care to honor social distancing.
•  All caregivers will be masked as well as patients anytime they are not receiving treatment.
•  Increased cleaning procedures, frequency, and improved products for cleaning
•  We also request that patients please arrive as close to their appointment time as they can and that they please not bring additional persons to their appointment if possible.


We ask that you understand that our provider's time is more crucial than ever and request that you be prompt to your appointment, arriving no sooner or later than your appointment time. Understand that if you cancel your appointment less than 48 hours in advance or are more than 15 minutes late to your visit, we may charge your account a $50.00 non-refundable fee.

Thank you for choosing West End Dental. We are committed to safe, compassionate care, especially as we continue to deal with impacts of COVID-19. If you have any concerns before, during, or after you visit, please do not hesitate to make us aware of them. We are all in this together and are committed to creating a safe, compassionate and healing environment.


How does digital smile design work?


Posted on 10/28/2019 by Dr. James A. Krippaehne
It begins by taking photographs and scanning the teeth. Digital tools are used to create facially driven smile designs that account for personality, facial flow and treatment goals. These designs deliver predictable results and a unique patient experience.

Dr Krippaehne has been working with DSD app by Coachmen and the Digital Smile Design Planning Center in Madrid recently, focusing on smile makeovers utilizing digital smile design, a concept that uses new digital tools to create a smile design concept that can be used to obtain much more predictable results then in the past.

The concept allows for patients to take a test drive of their proposed new smile and see for themselves the results that can be obtained. The phrase copy and paste dentistry has been used to describe this technique. But it is only through these digital tools that a concept smile can be precisely replicated to deliver the exact same final result. Dr Jim is currently working on becoming a DSD Master. Further course work will take him to Sao Paulo Brazil in 2020 for the next residency in digital smile design.
WE TREAT OUR PATIENTS WITH RESPECT
We believe in educating patients about their treatment options and listening to their questions and concerns.
WE BELIEVE IN HEALTHY TEETH FIRST
We focus on prevention so that you keep your smile healthy. We provide excellent comfortable care for all procedures.
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