Helping patients keep healthy and beautiful smiles for a lifetime is the goal of the team at this clinic located at Bedford in Nova Scotia. Preventive dentistry and the long term dental and oral health of patients is the primary concern of the team. The team is committed to keeping abreast with the latest advancements in dentistry for the optimum benefit of patients. Services at the clinic include examinations and hygiene services, general dental care, paediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, child and adult orthodontics, implant dentistry, dentistry for elderly patients and restorative dentistry.
“Dr. Phil” (as he is known to many patients) is a graduate of Dalhousie University where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in 1995 and Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1999. While practicing dentistry full-time, Phil completed his Masters of Education in Medical Education at Dalhousie/Mount Saint Vincent Universities in 2007.Since joining Bedford House Dentists in 1999, Phil and his staff have maintained a committed approach to preventive care for both adults and children, resulting in a very family-friendly atmosphere.Phil provides comprehensive care in all aspects of dentistry, with special interests in Dental Implants, Prosthodontics (reconstruction of missing teeth), CAD/CAM Dentistry (computer-designed crowns and fillings) and cosmetic dentistry.In addition to full-time practice, Phil was an Associate Professor in the department of Prosthodontics at the Dalhousie Dental School from 2002 to 2007 and a clinical instructor in the Pediatric department in 2007. He is a member of the Canadian Dental Association, the Nova Scotia Dental Association, and serves on several volunteer committees with the dental association and local university.