Dr. Randy Crowell is proud of the thriving family practice he has developed over the past 20 years in Edmonton’s west end. His commitment to client comfort and gentle dentistry has been his pride and joy. His reputation for empathy and detail has made lifelong clients out of new patients and emergency patients alike. Few Canadian General Dental Practitioners have been more active in the field of Dental Emergency Medicine and I.V. Conscious Sedation than Dr. Crowell. He received his Emergency Medical Technician training in 1980 from S.A.I.T. and earned his Paramedic diploma (EMT-P) in 1984 from N.A.I.T. He worked as a Paramedic and STARS Flight Medic until 1991, the same year that he also became a Basic Life Support (CPR) Instructor.
Dr. Crowell obtained his degree in Dentistry from the University of Alberta where he was the President of the graduating class of 1991. He spent four years as a Director of the Edmonton and District Dental Society and was President of that society during his 1995-1996 Term. In 1997 Dr. Crowell earned his I.V. Conscious Sedation Certificate from the University of Toronto. In 2003 he became the first dentist in Canada to qualify as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor. With his commitment to gentle dentistry, he was instrumental in bringing the I.V. Conscious Sedation program to the University of Alberta and in 2003 was the Founding Director of that program. He is active in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry’s Continuing Dental Education Division at the University of Alberta where he has taught I.V. Conscious Sedation, Emergency Airway Management, Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support, as well as the delivery of dental office medical emergency lectures to both Dentists and Hygienists alike. He has a special interest in sedation dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation using the latest technologies available to the general dentist. Dr. Crowell lives in west Edmonton and is married with three daughters. He enjoys summer and winter sports with his family.