121-2926 Main St SE
AIRDRIE, AB T4B 3G4
At Sonata Dental, many of our patients come from surrounding communities throughout the Airdrie area, including Big Springs, Edgewater, Hillcrest, Meadowbrook, and Sagewood. We are just a short 15 minute drive from northwest Calgary along the Deerfoot Trail.
Monday, Tuesday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm;
Wednesday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Please introduce yourself.
Dr. Lai received his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University in 1995. However, he soon realized that he had a passion to interact with people on a more personal level. Instead of pursuing a career in research, he chose to become a dentist.
Please list your accreditations, certifications & associations
Dr. Lai enrolled in the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University. After obtaining his certification to practice as a General Dentist, Dr. Lai moved to Calgary to found his practice.
Dr. Lai is licensed to practice dentistry under the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and the Alberta Dental Association and College. He is also a member of the BC Dental Association, the Calgary and the District Dental Society and the Canadian Dental Association.
How long have you been in business?
Since 2001, Dr. Lawrence Lai has proudly served the Airdrie community as a General Dentist.
What services do you offer?
* Preventive Cleanings
* Family Dentistry
* Fluoride Applications
* Digital Radiography
* Restorative Dentistry
* Tooth-Coloured Fillings
* Dental Crowns
* Dental Implants and Bone Grafting
* Root Canals
* Invisalign for Teens and Adults
* Simple and Complex Wisdom Tooth Extractions
* Socket Grafting with Extractions
* Cosmetic Dentistry
* Teeth Whitening
* Gum Recontouring
* Porcelain Veneers
* Pediatric Dentistry
* Silver Diamine Fluoride for Pediatric Patients
* Periodontal Cleanings
* Emergency Dentist Appointments
How many dental implant procedures have you done?
At Sonata Dental, we want to help each of our patients love their smiles. For patients experiencing tooth loss, Dr. Lawrence Lai offers surgical dental implant placement in Airdrie to help restore your smile. We have done many dental implant with 90% success rate.
Why should someone choose you over the competition?
* Financing Available
* All Services Under One Roof
* Conveniently Located in Airdrie
* Dental Implants Offered
* Invisalign Clear Aligners
* Wisdom Teeth Removal
Where do most of your patients hear about your clinic?
From Google, Opencare.com, Dentagama.com etc
What procedures do you typically recommend and perform?
Dr. Lai can place singular or multiple implants (including popular implant-retained style options) to support your permanent prosthesis.
Our Teeth in a Day option features 4-6 implants on your upper and/or lower jaw, allowing you to wear your temporary prosthesis on the same day as surgery. Please keep in mind that planning prior to your surgery will take several months, and your final prosthesis will not be placed for weeks afterwards and will need to be fitted.
What type of implants does your clinic use?
We have many types of brand suggestion to our patient. Please visit our office for it.
Summary of the steps in the procedure?
How much do your procedures cost?
We offer Invisalign starting from a baseline cost of $3,900 a year, and dental implants starting from a baseline cost of $1,000.
What payment methods do you accept?
Not every dental service is covered by insurance. In these instances, we proudly accept HealthSmart Financial, which helps you cover your out-of-pocket expenses.
We also accept most major credit cards, personal checks, and cash payments.
How long is the healing time?
It will take 12 days to 20 days. It will take 2 or 3 appointments for getting dental implant. It will be depend on condition.
What do advise your patients to do if they have a problem with their implant?
Please note: This interview is for informational purposes only and does not represent a recommendation of the dentist mentioned. All opinions expressed are those of the interviewee.
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