Your safety is our concern
The FDA has advised ‘vulnerable’ groups - pregnant and lactating women; women trying to conceive; fetuses, infants and younger kids; those with neurological or kidney issues; and those allergic to mercury – to avoid dental amalgam. We take this advice very seriously. That’s why we consider mercury-free smiles as a priority!
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The tremendous advantage of regular dental care

We live in a go, go, go society. People are constantly overcommitted with work, children’s activities, social calendars, etc. Often, one of the first things to be “swept under the rug” is regular medical and dental visits. While making the time to visit the dentist twice yearly for your check-up can be hard with busy schedules, the truth is that it’s often far less time consuming to focus on preventing dental problems rather than just addressing them once they occur.

Advantage of Regular Dental Care in Yadkinville NC Area

At Virtue Dental Care, we encourage our patients to maintain proper oral hygiene at home along with regular dental care in our office. This recipe for success can help ensure a beautiful, healthy smile for many years. To educate our patients about the benefits of regular dental care, we’ve put together the following list:

  1. It can help prevent cavities. Cavities are caused by a build-up of plaque on the teeth. Naturally occurring bacteria feed particles and sugars left behind from foods and drinks. When this happens, a sticky substance called plaque attaches to the teeth. If the plaque is not removed, it can begin to dissolve the tooth structure, leaving a hole in the tooth. Regular dental care allows us to monitor plaque build-up on the teeth and address it before it causes permanent damage.
  2. It can prevent tooth loss. Gum disease is the number one cause of adult tooth loss and it’s completely preventable. As gum disease progresses, damage is irreversible and can cause teeth to become loose and fall out. With regular dental care, gum disease progression can be stopped before it ever gets to the point of tooth loss.
  3. It can brighten the smile. Certain foods, beverages, and habits can lead to dull, stained teeth. Professional dental cleanings can help polish up the smile.
  4. It can improve your health. There have been proven links between oral health and systemic health. This means that by making your dental health a priority, you are also making your entire wellbeing a priority and lowering the risk of other health conditions.

At Virtue Dental Care, we welcome new patients into our office daily. To schedule your routine exam, please call our staff today.


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Dr. Taylor did an excellent job! I had one crown and two fillings done the same week! Plus a dental cleaning on the same week too! They are very accommodating and so understanding of my needs.They helped me get the service I needed and work around my schedule. Such beautiful people! I wanted to leave 10 stars but there are only 5. 😃
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Virtue Dental Care - General & Mercury-Free Dentistry

Dr. William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM best doctor near Rochester, MI

William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM
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William Virtue, DDS, AGD, FIAOMT, DNM studied dentistry at Indiana University and opened Virtue Dental Care in 1979. He became interested in biological dentistry many years ago as he realized that dentistry should benefit one’s overall health and not just oral health. That is why he practices mercury-safe, biocompatible dentistry in accordance with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology’s (IAOMT) health and safety standards. He is SMART (Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique) certified by the IAOMT too.
Dr. Virtue was President of the Forum for Contemporary Dental Esthetics and the IAOMT, of which he is also a Fellow. He enjoys teaching biological dentistry to dentists and staff. He continues to educate himself on developments in dentistry to provide the best services for patients.

DR. MARY KATHERINE TAYLOR, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT best doctor near Rochester, MI

Mary Katherine Taylor, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT

Mary Katherine Taylor, DDS, ADA, NCDS, AIAOMT became interested in dentistry at an early age and volunteered at dental clinics. A student of Starmount High School and Wake Forest University, she earned her dental degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. She is passionate about education and prevention: She updates her knowledge with a variety of continuous education courses while teaching patients about caring for and maintaining their teeth for a long, healthy life.