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Panatella Dental:

A Dentist in Calgary for the Whole Family

Finding the right dentist in Calgary to care for the oral health of you and your family can be a difficult decision. Make the right choice with a board-certified general dentist, registered dental hygienists, and patient-focused support staff at Panatella Dental. Striving for transparency with our patients, we follow the most up-to-date Dental Fee Guide from the Alberta Dental Association for a range of services including but not limited to: exams and hygiene care, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, oral surgery, and a range of oral appliances.

Our Team

Panatella Dental is a family focused, full-service dental clinic in the NW region of Calgary. Our team is made up of dentists, hygienists, and other professional support staff dedicated to providing outstanding service and care for you and your family. Our dedication to professionalism and continuing education always shines through, but we never shy away from a good bit of fun either! Whether you need teeth cleaning and a regular check-up or more acute emergency services, our full-service dental clinic is just a phone call away. With a large team of dentists ready to help, Panatella Dental is sure to be able to fit you in for an appointment. We strive to make dental care more accessible to everyone with early morning and extended evening appointments, with Saturday and Sunday hours available.

Dr. Joel Thurmeier
Dr. Achala
Dr. Preston
Dr. Brayden Adair
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Allsion
Dr. Joel Thurmeier
Dr. Joel ThurmeierD.M.D., B.Sc.
Dentist
A 2000 graduate of University of Saskatchewan’s College of Dentistry, Dr. Thurmeier has dedicated his career to helping his patients understand and choose the best treatment options for their individual needs. Joel loves to travel with his wife and three children, he would love an adventure in Japan! Dr. Thurmeier’s favourite sport is hockey, but who knew this modest, analytical dentist loved listening to alternative rock, rap & lounge music! Fun fact, Joel has never eaten a filet o’ fish.
Dr. Achala
Dr. Achala BhallaD.M.D.
Dentist
Dr. Bhalla graduated with her Degree in Dentistry from the University of British Columbia in 2002. Since then, she has practiced general family dentistry in both Edmonton and Calgary. Achala is a simple, positive, spiritual woman who is learning to play guitar! Stranded on an island Dr. Bhalla would have with her a good pair of walking shoes, a knife, something warm….a notebook to make herself ‘to-do lists!’
Dr. Preston
Dr. Preston AdamsD.M.D., B.Sc.
Dentist
Born and raised in Calgary, Dr. Adams graduated with a B.Sc. from Brigham Young University, as well as a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University in 2014 and started at Panatella right after. Preston always wanted to be a dentist – it was either that or a rock star. Preston is a father of 5 beautiful children, 3 boys & 2 girls, when he isn’t spending quality time with his family you can find him watching re-runs of his favourite show – Game of Thrones. Fluent in Spanish, Preston would love to travel to South America, however should he find himself stranded on an island he would want 3 things with him….his wife, a knife and of course fire!
Dr. Breton TraskD.M.D, B.Sc
Dentist
Dr. Breton Trask graduated from the University of British Columbia’s DMD Program. Originally from Invermere BC, Breton is not new to Calgary. Having had the opportunity in high school to leave home and attend the National Sport Academy to play hockey. Who knew that during his stay in Calgary he would end up crowd surfing during a Finger Eleven concert at the Calgary Stampede! Breton enjoys spending quality time in the great outdoors, if he isn’t hiking Mount Assiniboine, biking or skiing you will find him deep into a good game of golf, and hopes one day that would be at Augusta - one can dream!
Dr. Brayden Adair
Dr. Brayden AdairD.M.D
Dentist
Dr. Brayden Adair graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2018. Brayden loves a good game of tennis, he even had the pleasure of meeting Roger Federer! Brayden would jump at the opportunity to go to Wimbledon as it is top of his bucket list. In his spare time, he enjoys quality time at the lake, a good hike and playing basketball.
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Nicole AdamsD.M.D., B.Sc., B.A.
Dentist
A 2009 graduate of the University of Saskatchewan College of Dentistry, Dr. Nicole Adams focuses on providing quality dental work in a comfortable and caring environment. Nicole is best described as loyal, reserved & conscientious, she does have a love for 90’s / 2000’s alternative & folk rock music! Dr. Adams would love to try indoor skydiving, take a sailing trip & learn to knit a sweater!
Dr. Allsion
Dr. Allison SkrenesD.M.D., BHSc.
Dentist
Dr. Allison Skrenes graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of British Columbia in 2011, joining Panatella Dental that same year. Allison is a quirky, fun-loving compassionate individual who enjoys Indie Electronic music, her first concert was Great Big Sea! Aside from enjoying hiking and reading anything she can get her hands on, Allison would love to travel to every continent, swim with the dolphins and one day ride an elephant!

Come Visit Us

Providing customized care for your total oral health is a matter of great personal and professional pride at Panatella Dental. Our full-service dental clinic in NW Calgary provides a family-friendly environment, a host of amenities for your comfort, and accessible appointment times for those patients with busy schedules. If you need a check-up, teeth cleaning, whitening, fillings, or even more acute emergency dental care, call us right away for an appointment.

Giving Back

As firm believers in the bonds of community and fellowship, Panatella Dental is dedicated to giving back. Whether donating our time to charity or fundraising drives to simply doing our best as dentists to satisfy our patients, we support our community for the benefit of all. Would you like to work with us on a local or international community initiative? Give us a call today. For more information on some of the groups we have supported over the years, please browse our Local and Global Community pages below. For over twelve years, we have been serving the area of NW Calgary with family dental care. The ongoing support we receive from the community motivates the care we practice every day.