General Dentistry serving Bragg Creek
At our core we are a family dental practice. We are located in NW Calgary and provide all facets of general family dentistry with the philosophy that the best dentistry is no dentistry. Our focus is on education and prevention and taking the long view for your oral health.
We provide both conventional orthodontics (metal brackets and wires) and Invisalign clear aligner trays, and we also have a talented group of orthodontists that we work closely with when orthodontic treatment is more complex.
Teeth that are in their right places look better, work better and last longer, and there are several reasons why this is so. Your smile sends a message to the world and we believe that there is beauty in imperfection. However for some people, orthodontics plays an important and conservative role in improving the appearance of their smile.
The gums and bones supporting your teeth are vulnerable to infection and inflammation, which can cause gum disease and even tooth loss. Inflammation affects your whole body. and can play a role in heart disease. diabetes. hypertension and other serious health issues. We help you protect your health and your smile with regular cleaning and maintenance from our periodontal team.
According to Canadian jurisdiction, Bragg Creek is situated in census division 6. It falls under the administration of Rocky View County and is recognized as a designated place by the Canadian statistics office. Bragg Creek is situated 19 miles on the west of Calgary. To get there you have to reach it through Highway 8 and Highway 22.
Bragg Creek was named after Albert Warren Bragg, who hailed from Collingwood, Nova Scotia. The community of Bragg Creek was established between the Sarcee Indian reserve and the Provincial Park. In those early years ranching was the main economic generator in Bragg Creek. With the arrival of recreation in the 1920s, the economy diversified.
Bragg Creek was featured in a number of films and tv shows. CBC’s famous North of 60 was filmed mainly in Bragg Creek. Apart from those, a few other films were filmed there as well, including Storm (1987), Killer Image (1992), Betrayed (1988), the BBC/Discovery Channel series Dinosapien (2007) and parts of the movie FUBAR.
In the spring of 2005, Bragg Creek and areas surrounding it were put on flood watch. Eventually a voluntary evacuation mission was put into place when the water levels rose above 2 meters. It overflowed ad eroded in some places.
Bragg Creek recorded a population of 589 in the census of 2016. It has about 288 total private dwellings, with 241 of the dwellings occupied. It occupies a land area of size 1.54 square miles.
The community of Bragg Creek is known for its old-fashioned little shops, restaurants and its beautiful mountain scenery. Many come on short day trips from Calgary, as it is near the Rocky Mountains. The Elbow River and picturesque Elbow Falls are also a short distance away.
The area has quite a few recreational areas, including Bragg Creek Provincial Park and Bragg Creek Ice Cave. There are tons of interesting things to do, like biking or trailing, exploring the equestrian trails or picnicking and camping.
The area also has a number of summer camping areas and facilities at Kamp Kiwanis and at Easter Seals Camp Horizon. The area also hosts the powderface 42, which is a marathon and half-marathon.