10008 88 Street, Fort St. John, BC
V1J 3G6 Canada
Dental Hygiene Periodontal Exam
Dental Hygiene Recall Exam
Dental Hygiene Limited Exam
Dental Hygiene Primary and Mixed Dentition Exam
First Dental Hygiene Visit - Under 3 Years Old
Cleaning/ Scaling (Tartar/Calculus - Hard Deposit Removal) and Plaque Removal ( Soft Bacterial Plaque Deposit Removal)
Polishing - Stain Removal
Oral Hygiene Education
ZOOM In-Office Professional Whitening
SDF (Silver Diamine Fluoride)
Referrals to other Health Care and Dental Professionals
Direct Billing to Most Insurance Companies
BCDHA Fee Guide with no additional surplus
Smiles, Encouragement and Positivity Included.
With an independent dental hygiene clinic,
YOU have a CHOICE in dental care. A choice in what oral health care services you want and where YOU want to receive them. Our goal is to provide access to care in an inviting, innovative setting built on integrity, professionalism, compassion and cultural safety; and let's not forget - science.
Registered Dental Hygienists play a vital role in our healthcare system, supporting and improving oral health for HEALTHIER AND HAPPIER lives. Responsible for more than just cleaning teeth, we work with you to develop individualized daily oral care routines, and offer treatment recommendations, disease prevention strategies, dental cleanings, assessments, and oral cancer screenings. With a focus on prevention; paired with a holistic mindset, we also provide vital information regarding nutrition which can present itself as signs and symptoms in the mouth when deficient. We support improved behaviors and health through oral hygiene instruction (brushing, flossing, suggestions, products), sealants for children, in office whitening and referrals to other health care professionals including dentists, dental specialists, orthodontists, as well as general physicians. From thumb-sucking to smoking cessation, we are here to assist YOU. Additionally, knowing the dentists and dental community, we can assist you in choosing a dentist that may best suit each patients needs!!
Whether calming down toddlers at their first dental visit or providing care to adults with periodontal disease, our professional team wants to ensure that you have a healthy smile for life. Traditional Dental offices can create a lot of anxiety for people, we have created an environment where we can minimize those triggers and allow you to receive preventative care to support overall wellness.
We are YOUR choice for preventative dental care in Fort St. John and surrounding areas!
Blooming Smiles is an inviting, innovative Dental Hygiene Clinic specializing in clinical therapy; focusing on preventative oral health care, wellness and improving overall health. Blooming Smiles provides dental hygiene care to the communities of Fort St. John, BC and surrounding areas. At Blooming Smiles, we want you to feel valued and strive to ensure your experience far exceeds your expectations. Owned and operated by Michelle Worton DHP, together Michelle and her professional team have a love for the profession and hold a desire to ensure a holistic approach to dental care that embodies a health conscious mindset. Providing essential, preventative oral health care in northern communities is such an amazing experience; embracing the connection with our community, clients and other healthcare professionals to promote wellness.
Living in the North means being adaptable, personable, approachable and genuine. In smaller communities; these qualities build bridges for encouraging and educating client's. Michelle has been providing care to our community for over 15 years. She has practiced in orthodontics, traditional dental settings and as a mobile hygienist.
When adventure calls, you listen. From hiking to backcountry skiing, from camping to snowshoeing; Michelle finds great fulfillment in all the North Peace region has to offer her and her family. She is grateful to call the North home.
Blooming Smiles is a culture. It's a mindset. Welcome to the practice; better yet, welcome to the family.
Michelle Foster DHP grew up in the Lower Mainland and moved to Fort St. John in 2014. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Dental Science Degree. Michelle has been a registered dental hygienist for 5.5 years now with over 10,000 hours of clinical practice in Fort St. John. As a dental hygienist, she strongly believes that each client deserves to be treated with the utmost respect and is delivered care to their specific needs. It is important to her to always be compassionate, open-minded and to act with integrity to develop long lasting relationships with clients and colleagues. In her spare time, she loves travelling and enjoying the great outdoors with friends and family. In the summer you can find her at the ball diamonds, camping or hiking and in the winter curling or snowshoeing.
Katelyn Aulin RDH is born and raised locally in the beautiful community of Fort St. John. She is proud to call it her home. Growing up in the north gives her a unique perspective on the challenges faced by those living in this area. Katelyn has always wanted to give back to her community, this being why she chose dental hygiene as a career path. Katelyn completed her diploma at Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene at the top of her class, additionally she most recently completed her Degree in Health Sciences. Katelyn has been a dental hygienist for 3 years, where she has grown to love her career. She prides herself in her work and ensures quality care to her patients while dedicating herself to support her patients in achieving optimal oral health. Outside of work, Katelyn enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as working diligently on her hobby farm.
"The happiest people in life are the givers, not the getters."
At Blooming Smiles, this is part of our foundation.
Our clinic is built on love, patience, kindness, trust and compassion.
We find great joy in supporting our community, both in health and education.
We have been proud supporters of events in and around our community, understanding that the spirit of giving back IS community. Our focus is health related initiatives that support the health and wellness of our community and those in need.
We continue to promote healthy living in our community through education presentations including Mother Goose Early Childhood Education, Totem Preschool Presentations, distribution of Oral Health Kits throughout our elementary schools; as well as Northern Lights College, Grow Your Own and WorkBC Presentations.
SMILES IN BLOOM is our community based campaign whereby we offer free dental hygiene services to those in need on a monthly basis. This campaign has created an opportunity to improve the oral health to those in own community who need it most. All too often the importance of good oral health goes unrecognized. The relationship between oral health and systemic health is compelling. From heart disease to diabetes, pre-term deliveries to low birth weight babies, arthritis to immune-compromised individuals. We believe in providing not only essential preventative services, but also tools, education and insight to support positive changes and well being.
Do YOU know someone in need? Contact us today! Let's build community together.
V1J 3G6, Fort Saint John, British Columbia, Canada
Monday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am - 5:00
Wednesday: 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: By appointment
Evening Appointments: By appointment