Like many professions, the field of dentistry has a wide variety of practitioners that believe in different dental care approaches, and it can be difficult to find a dentist that aligns with your needs and preferences. At Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville, Dr. William Virtue and Dr. Mary Katherine Taylor are holistic dentists that provide preventive, restorative, and cosmetic treatment options that are designed to not only maintain your oral health but also preserve your whole body health and well-being. Biological dentistry: a different approach to dental care Most dentists focus on providing treatment options that fix one problem at … Continue reading
“Ozone” became a household term in the latter part of the 20th century as people frequently talked about the ozone layer in the earth’s atmosphere. But that same type of molecule—composed of three oxygen atoms—has actually been used for over a century in medical applications. At Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville, our team of holistic dentists uses this gentle and versatile therapy to help prevent and treat a variety of issues with the teeth and gums. The health benefits of ozone Ozone is composed of three oxygen molecules and acts as a powerful oxidant. While we typically hear about “anti-oxidants” … Continue reading
At Virtue Dental Care, we take pride in helping our Yadkinville area patients to not only benefit from healthy, disease-free teeth and gums but also beautiful smiles that they are proud to show off to others. We provide a wide array of cosmetic dentistry options at our dental office, ranging from professional tooth whitening to complete smile makeovers. How can cosmetic dentistry enhance my smile? “Cosmetic dentistry” is a broad term that encompasses many types of treatments designed to improve your smile’s appearance. Nearly everyone has something they’d like to change about their smile! You may benefit from cosmetic dentistry … Continue reading
Platelet-rich therapy is a promising and revolutionary field with many possible applications in dentistry. There are two types of platelet-rich therapies for faster recovery after dental procedures – platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF). The Difference Between Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) Even though Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) are a little similar, there are also differences between them: Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP). It is an innovative technique of tissue regeneration promoting healing in different dental procedures, including oral surgeries. It is especially effective for older patients. It can be used for dental implants, extracting teeth, … Continue reading
Dental restoration is the type of treatment where the goal is to restore the function and aesthetics of the damaged tooth. It is a standard part of dental care and a great way to maintain a beautiful smile. In addition, it also improves general wellbeing and self-confidence. If you are looking for restorative dental care in Yadkinville, NC, here is a list of benefits of restorative dentistry you should know about: Dental Restorations Look Natural Dental fillings, implants, and crowns look natural and blend with other teeth, so no one can tell you had dental work done. Dental Restorations Allow … Continue reading
Cosmetic dentistry often brings up visions of a beautiful smile and perfect teeth. Although cosmetic dental procedures do restore your smile, they have so much more to offer. At Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville, NC, we offer cosmetic dentistry services that can protect your oral health, improve tooth function, improve speech, and preserve your jawbone as well, as enhance your smile. Who Can Benefit from Cosmetic Dentistry? Anyone who has imperfections in their teeth can benefit from cosmetic dentistry treatments. These imperfections include: Chipped or cracked teeth Crooked teeth Stained teeth Misaligned teeth Missing teeth Chips, cracks, and missing teeth … Continue reading
Missing one or more teeth will harm your smile as others notice the vast difference in your facial features. Dr. William Virtue and Dr. Mary Katherine Taylor of Virtue Dental Care understand that circumstances beyond anyone’s control will result in losing their natural teeth. The practice offers safe dental restoration in Yadkinville, NC, which can bring back your smile. Please find below all relevant information on dental restoration: Reasons Why Dental Restoration is the Right Choice Ultimately, the final decision is by you after consulting with Dr. Virtue or Dr. Taylor. It is necessary to discuss all the options available. … Continue reading
If you have spent time and money in some form of cosmetic dentistry treatment, you want the successful results to last an exceptionally long time and achieve the desired results. To ensure you keep your smile looking beautiful and bright for decades, the following is a list of cosmetic dentistry tips in Yadkinville, NC, to help extend the life of your cosmetic treatments, including: Avoid sticky or hard foods. Avoid sugar and acidic drinks. Brushing and flossing are paramount. Use a mouthguard when sleeping. Use a straw. Avoid Sticky or Hard Foods One of the primary considerations toward protecting your … Continue reading
Pediatric dental care is a particular type of dentistry. Working with children as young as six months old requires a lot of compassion and patience. Toddlers do not understand what you are doing with your instruments stuck in their tiny mouths, and they can become frightened very quickly. If your toddler or young child needs dental care, do an internet search for Pediatric Dentistry Services Yadkinville, NC, and you will find Virtue Dental Care. Holistic Pediatric Dental Care Dr. Taylor at Virtue Dental Care practices holistic pediatric dental care and provides pediatric dentistry services in Yadkinville, NC, at the same … Continue reading
If you have suffered the loss of one or more teeth, you may be interested in learning more about the options you have for restoring the appearance and function of your smile. At Virtue Dental Care, patients in Yadkinville, North Carolina, have multiple choices for tooth replacement. Our dentists, Dr. William Virtue and Dr. Mary Katherine Taylor, take pride in helping patients restore their smiles using biocompatible dental materials and techniques for safe and natural-looking results. Whether you have lost one tooth or multiple, dentures may be an excellent option for you. Dentures have been used for centuries to replace … Continue reading
Virtue Dental Care is committed to ensuring that Yadkinville, NC patients have healthy teeth and healthy bodies. We follow biological dentistry principles, offering general, cosmetic, and mercury-free dentistry. The latest techniques and technologies, personalized care, and a comfortable and environmentally responsible practice are our hallmarks.
Our office was established in 1979 by Dr. William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM, who was trained in dentistry at Indiana University. His achievements include Past President of the IAOMT and Forum for Contemporary Dental Esthetics. Dr. Mary Katherine Taylor, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT graduated from Wake Forest University and earned her dental degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Both of our doctors go above and beyond in continuing education to provide top service to our patients.