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Foothills Dentistry 2021 Patient Reviews

Dr. Shruti Chahal and her professional dental team at Foothills Dentistry are dedicated to providing their patients with comprehensive dental treatments. Patient comfort and health are at the forefront of Dr. Chahal’s care. Dr. Chahal is trained in providing orthodontics…


What is the QuickSleeper 5?

The QuickSleeper 5 is a handheld device that Dr. Shruti Chahal uses to precisely deliver anesthetic before dental treatment in her Calgary, AB office. This state-of-the-art handheld device immediately delivers an anesthetic to targeted areas of the mouth. The QuickSleeper…


Orthodontic Treatments for Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth can not only impact the aesthetics of the smile but also a patient’s oral health. It can be difficult to clean between misaligned or overcrowded teeth, which leaves them prone to infection. Harmful bacteria can hide in these…


Common Causes of Tooth Discoloration

Tooth discoloration is a common problem that Dr. Shruti Chahal treats in her Calgary, AB dental office. At Foothills Dentistry, Dr. Shruti Chahal helps patients improve the look and health of their smiles with cosmetic dental solutions. Professional teeth whitening…


What is Bruxism?

Bruxism is a condition characterized by teeth clenching and grinding. The most common causes of bruxism are TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders. These disorders increase pressure in the facial muscles and jaw joint. They may also lead to painful symptoms…


The Top Benefits of Dental Implants

Dr. Shruti Chahal provides restorative dental treatments for missing teeth at Foothills Dentistry. Dental implants are one of the most versatile treatments used to restore single missing teeth or secure dental bridges or dentures. There are multiple benefits of dental…


Root Canals Aren’t As Bad As You Think

When the dental pulp in the middle of each tooth becomes infected, it needs to be removed to save the tooth. A root canal procedure removes this diseased tissue and can save the tooth from extraction. Although many patients may…


Invisalign FAQs

Invisalign is a cosmetic dental treatment made up of sets of removable aligners. These clear aligners are highly flexible and often more comfortable than other orthodontic systems. Invisalign can be used to treat crooked teeth, overbite, underbite, crossbite, gaps in…


Can Gum Disease Be Cured?

Do you need treatment for gum disease? Gum disease, or periodontitis, is a bacterial infection that can cause swollen, irritated, and even receding gums. These painful symptoms can impact the function of a patient's smile. Dr. Shruti Chahal treats gum…


Handling Dental Emergencies

Dr. Shruti Chahal helps patients with dental emergencies in her Calgary, AB dental office. Dental emergencies are sudden and can often be painful, which is why Dr. Shruti Chahal and her office team work with patients to schedule appointments as…