SOURCE: Dr. Derek Fika Family Dentistry

August 01, 2012 15:31 ET

Edmonton Dentist Educates the Alberta Community Using Interactive Website

As the Popularity of Online Search Continues to Rise Among People Searching for Information on Dental Procedures, Dr. Derek Fika Responds With an Intuitive, Patient-Interactive Website

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) - Edmonton family dentist Dr. Derek Fika has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website. The practice recently launched the new website created by dental web design leader, ProSites, Inc. The website contains many interactive features including patient education dental videos and a free Smile Analysis feature that helps patients make better informed decisions about their oral health. The website also utilizes extensive search engine optimization techniques to reach patients and local consumers who are searching for relevant information about Edmonton cosmetic dentistry and Edmonton Periodontics.

"We at Dr. Derek Fika's Family Dentistry want our great patients and potential patients to be very informed when it comes to their dental health. Creating this web site allows patients to access information that they are interested in or curious about. This keeps them involved and knowledgeable about their dental health. This tool also helps the patients be better informed about what is available; which makes it easier to set their dental goals and make decisions about their future treatments," says Dr. Fika.

Current and prospective patients now have access to information about providers, educational videos, and other informative content when they visit the website. Some of Dr. Derek Fika's services include:

Cosmetic Dentistry
Family Dentistry
Periodontics Dentistry

Dr. Derek Fika is also utilizing his website to educate the community on the importance of oral health. The website includes a links page with informative resources as well as a frequently asked questions page with topics ranging from oral hygiene to dental procedures.

"There are many benefits for our patients that visit our links and frequently asked questions page. Patients can find answers to questions they have before their dental visit. This allows us to have informed discussions with more patient involvement and understanding," says Dr. Fika.

About Dr. Derek Fika:

Dr. Fika was born and raised in St. Paul, AB and earned his undergrad from University of Alberta quickly after high school. He then proceeded with his education at University of Alberta with a Bachelor's of Science and Doctorate in Dental. He also obtained his Doctor of Surgery Degree for optimal dental health care for his patients. Having his practice for more than 23 years now, he has become well known in his community for donations to Boyles McAuley Centre, Cross Cancer, Wheelchair Rugby, and Multiple Sclerosis. He also supports the local youth sports programs. Dr. Fika cares for his community and its overall health. For more information about Dr. Derek Fika Family Dentistry, please visit their website at drderekfika.com.