General Dentistry |3 min read

Need a Second Opinion From a Dentist?

Female patient waiting for second opinion dentist.

If you feel unsure or confused about a dental diagnosis or treatment that you recently received, it’s best to get a second opinion dentist for your own peace of mind.

We believe that every Calgary dentist wears a different set of lenses, and thus, each one will see something different or have a different perspective on your dental condition.

The variety in opinions can be due to:

  • Differences in a dentist’s knowledge
  • Education
  • Philosophy
  • Clinical experience
  • Diagnostic technology

Each dentist may have a different solution for any dental issue or concern, so that’s why it’s best to seek a second opinion.

This can provide additional comfort and make you feel more confident in proceeding with dental treatment that’s best for you or your family member.

Get a second opinion with our NW Calgary dentist

At 16th Avenue Dental, we’d be more than happy to give you a second opinion.

Our NW Calgary dentist and dental team take the necessary steps to create and maintain well-informed patients.

This applies to both new and existing patients, including any patient seeking a second opinion from us.


If you aren’t comfortable with the explanations or treatments we provide, we strongly encourage you to ask us questions or seek a second opinion dentist from another office.

We promise you won’t offend us.

Second opinions can be extremely helpful as it provides you with more insight into your oral health.

“You can never be wrong in seeking a second opinion.” – Dr. My Le, a NW Calgary dentist.

What can you expect at your second opinion appointment with our NW Calgary dentist?

We understand that seeking a second opinion from another Calgary dentist may sometimes feel uncomfortable.

But, have no fear:

We assure you there won’t be any judgment when you meet us. Our Calgary dentist and team will make sure you feel comfortable and cared for the minute you step into our office.

We’ll start by listening to your concerns and goals before performing a full assessment.

Keep in mind:

If you had an x-ray or other patient records taken recently, please let us know so that we can request a copy of it before your consultation, as this avoids the need for us to retake it to give you a more accurate assessment.

During the full assessment, our family dentist will thoroughly examine the specific area(s) of interest in the mouth and give you our diagnosis and honest professional opinion.

Our NW Calgary dentist will spend time discussing and offering you all the different treatment options, including “no treatment” as an option.

We will explain the risks and benefits of each treatment option so that, ultimately, you can make an informed decision on what is best for you.

Call your Calgary dentist, Dr. My Le at 403-282-9141 to book your consultation for a second opinion today.

Call Us: 403-282-9141

What dental treatments in NW Calgary can I get a second opinion for?

Our NW Calgary dental office offers second opinions on the following:

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Our office is located in Calgary, AB… This text opens a new tab to the Google Maps website…. We happily welcome patients from all over, including Mount Pleasant, Crescent Heights, Hillhurst, Sunnyside, Kensington, West Hillhurst, Capitol Hill, Rosedale, Tuxedo, Briar Hill, Renfrew, Rosemont, and Downtown Calgary.