No one wants to lose their teeth, but unfortunately, anything from a car accident to advanced periodontal disease can cause tooth loss. Our goal at Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville is to keep your teeth healthy and prevent issues such as gum disease, but sometimes the best way to do that is to replace your teeth with quality dentures. So what kind of dentures should you get? Partial dentures Partial dentures consist of prosthetic teeth attached to a thin, plastic base designed to look like gums. They typically snap into place and replace multiple teeth across the same arch. Partial … Continue reading
Caring for your teeth is crucial for your overall health, but many traditional restorations are quick to use toxic materials and harsh chemicals that add unnecessary stress to your body. Dr. Virtue offers patients in the Yadkinville areas a dental restoration service that uses safe, mercury-free, and biocompatible materials to restore your oral health and preserve your teeth. If you’re looking for “dental restoration service near me,” contact Virtue Dental Care. Dental restorations From filling cavities to removing mercury amalgam fillings, Dr. Virtue can ensure your mouth is healthy. We use the latest technology, including digital x-rays and intraoral cameras, … Continue reading
Tooth decay can destroy the integrity of your tooth, and if it’s not addressed, your tooth may fall apart when you bite something hard. At Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville, we offer porcelain dental inlays and onlays to restore teeth damaged by decay, and we can craft them in the office within minutes. Dr. Virtue is a biological dentist who focuses on holistic care that restores your oral health while taking your overall well-being into consideration. Benefits of dental inlays and onlays Inlays and onlays are a more conservative alternative to a dental crown that allows you to preserve more … Continue reading
As a biological practice, Virtue Dental Care believes in safe, comfortable therapies that support oral health and a healthy body. Drs William Virtue and Mary Katherine Taylor offer the Healthy Start Dental System in Yadkinville, NC as a non-invasive, non-pharmacological way to relieve a range of symptoms that reportedly affect nine out of 10 children. Symptoms such as inattention, daytime fatigue, and chronic headaches can affect your child’s academic performance, facial appearance, overall health and development, and quality of life. Symptoms: Rooted in Sleep Disordered Breathing Oxygen deprivation induced by Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) is a significant contributing factor behind … Continue reading
Drs William Virtue and Mary Katherine Taylor of Virtue Dental Care practice biological dentistry principles, including the use of ozone dental therapy in Yadkinville, NC. Ozone explained You may associate “ozone” with the part of the stratosphere that shields the planet from harmful Ultraviolet-B radiation from the sun. Through history, ozone’s numerous beneficial applications here on earth range from food preservation to water treatment. Its roots as a medical therapy can be traced back to the 1800s. So, while ozone as a therapy may be new to you, it has a long track record as an effective and safe healer. … Continue reading
For many people, spending multiple days at the dentist isn’t feasible. If you need a crown for a damaged or decayed tooth without using up all your sick time, Virtue Dental Care can help. Dr. Virtue is a dentist in Yadkinville, NC, who offers same day CEREC crowns. Dental crowns can be used to address a wide variety of issues for a durable, long-lasting restoration that gives you pride in your smile. CEREC same-day treatments Traditional ceramic crowns can take over two weeks to prepare, and you’ll have to come in for a second visit. In the meantime, you’ll be … Continue reading
Porcelain veneers can provide incredible results for patients with crooked, stained, or cracked teeth. The ceramic will maintain the same sheen as natural teeth and is much more stain-resistant than dental bonding. At Virtue Dental Care, we offer porcelain veneers for patients who want to improve the look of their teeth, so they can smile with confidence. Rapid improvement for your smile Porcelain veneers are a thin ceramic restoration designed to cover your anterior teeth. You can craft them for either the top or bottom row, and they are bonded in place, so you can eat, speak, and smile with … Continue reading
Nothing makes an impression like a wonderful smile, but not everyone has the confidence to show their grin. Luckily, advancements in orthodontics treatments means that patients of all ages can improve the appearance of their teeth. Cosmetic adult orthodontics can reshape your jaw and align your teeth for a picture-perfect smile. At Virtue Dental Care, we offer cosmetic orthodontic treatment for patients in Yadkinville. Correcting cosmetic issues with orthodontics Our practice is determined to help patients achieve the smile they want, no matter what state their teeth are in. However, issues with your teeth can also cause health problems. Malocclusion … Continue reading
Complete dental care encompasses a number of primary service areas including preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dental care. Finding a dental practice that provides all your dental needs for the entire family is important as it allows for greater trust with the dental team, continuity of care, and convenience in scheduling. Dr. William Virtue of Virtue Dental Care has been providing individuals and families in Yadkinville, NC, with a full suite of dental services. Preventative dental care: In many cases, the best way to address a dental issue is to avoid getting one in the first place. With proper dental care … Continue reading
Patients often have a feeling of dread when they learn they have a cavity. Not only do they have concern about the cost, or the upcoming procedure, many patients worry about the type of materials that will be used. Dr. William Virtue of Virtue Dental Care helps his Charlotte, NC-area patients understand how cavity restoration procedures are performed and carefully explains their options for safe dental fillings. Cavity restoration is a simple and effective dental procedure In the field of dentistry, filling a cavity is one of the most common dental procedures. To restore the tooth, the dentist will … 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.