When you smile, the whole world smiles with you.
Good dental health leads to happy smiles. Westphal Dental is proud to be Dartmouth’s family dentist! Our team of dental professionals are here to help. fContact us today to make an appointment.
At Westphal Dental, we value the opportunity to provide you and your family with complete and comfortable dental care. If you live in the Dartmouth, NS area and are looking for a dental clinic near you, our staff consists of qualified professionals who work to bring you the highest quality treatment, in a warm and caring atmosphere.
Westphal Dental is located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. We provide a variety of dental services to individuals and families. Our goal is to offer comprehensive dental care, with particular attention to your individual needs in a timely and affordable way. We want to make your visits with us comfortable and pleasant, all while providing you and your family with the most exceptional dental care available.
After graduating from Dalhousie University with her DDS, Dr. Fung completed a residency at Toronto General Hospital. She returned to Dartmouth and took over a practice to give back to the community! Dr. Fung returned to Dalhousie dental school as an instructor in 2004 and 2005.
She is a past member of the East Coast Endodontic study club and is a current member of the Esthetic Alliance implant study club. She continually upgrades her education in the field of dentistry as well as french communication, to provide her patients with the best possible care.
Once I inquired, Dr. Fung suggested my son make an appointment with her to talk things over. He nervously made that appointment. Dr. Fung’s professional approach, problem-solving ability, compassion, and sincere personal interest, gained his confidence. He has been a patient of Dr. San Fung ever since. This has been a true gift, and I believe he feels proud of his improved appearance
The regular removal of stain, plaque, and tartar is absolutely essential to the long-term look and health of teeth and gums. Our dental hygienist provide this service.
Bleaching is a very effective technique for lightening teeth. It will not, however, alter the appearance of existing fillings, crowns and veneers.
This technique can be used to alter the shape of worn or chipped teeth – providing the damage is not too great. Composite materials are used to reshape defects and close spaces between teeth. The results are performed quickly, but the patient should be prepared to replace these restorations more frequently. Better long-term alternatives typically involve veneers or crowns.
When the cavity is significant, an inlay may be needed for strength. These restorations are fabricated by a dental lab and usually require two or more appointments at the office for insertion.
Seeking porcelain veneers near you? We provide premium veneers in Dartmouth! These are thin porcelain surfaces that are bonded over the front tooth surface. Minimal tooth reduction is needed to have a veneer. Veneers can be used to restore ageing teeth that are worn down, close spaces, and change the colour of teeth or repair chipped teeth.
These are used when a tooth is densely filled or was previously treated with a root canal treatment. Crowns provide excellent strength to the tooth while improving overall aesthetics.
Bridges are restorations designed to replace missing teeth. It involves reducing the size of the teeth next to the space that acts as supports. There is a limit to the length which can be bridged, and there needs to be tooth support at each end for long term success.
There is often damage to the nerves and soft tissues inside your teeth, requiring the need to have a root canal performed. Essentially this is the process of removing this soft tissue from inside the teeth to end pain, sensitivity, or recurring infection.
All dentures are removable and tend to move. To achieve stability, partial dentures need clasps to help the partial hang on to the natural teeth. Both partial and complete dentures can be made to appear quite natural using the latest artificial teeth and acrylics.
Sealants are an excellent way to reduce the incidence of cavities in a young person’s mouth. A sealant is simply a very thin layer of material that is bonded to the biting surface of the back teeth creating a barrier that protects the teeth from getting cavities.
Do you require emergency dental services in Dartmouth, such as a knocked-out tooth or extreme dental pain? Westphal Dental is your trusted emergency dentist near you! In the case of a dental emergency, call our team right away and we’ll be happy to serve you.
A Dalhousie graduate (’99), Dr. Fung is dedicated and committed to your care and comfort, specializing in a family practice is able to accommodate any member of the family. Dr. Fung is a parent, community member, and Dentist who vigorously strives to give you what everyone wants to see, a beautiful smile.
FUN FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: She grew up in Dartmouth supplementing her academics with pursuits to include piano and martial arts. She holds a third degree black belt in karate and has competed Nationally and Internationally.
She is a 2008 graduate of Dalhousie University school of Dental Hygiene. Her goal is to help you understand your oral health to prevent future problems and maintain good oral health. Her caring, conscientious and gentle nature sets the “most anxious” at ease.
Courtney graduated from NSCC dental assisting program with Honours. She is charismatic, kind and caring. Her compassion and empathy will make you feel right at home.
Valerie has a contagious smile and gentle demeanour. She has over 34 years of experience and looks forward to helping you with your dental bookings and inquiries.