it is understood that the dentist’s office isn’t necessarily anyone’s favorite place to be. At Virtue Dental, Dr. Virtue and his team go above and beyond to make sure that our patients are comfortable and relaxed in our office. One of the ways they do this is by being helpful and communicating properly. You can always count on us to take the time to explain dental procedures and answer any questions you may have to make you feel at ease. Another they we do this is through the use of sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry allows patients who are feeling anxiety to … Continue reading
Dentistry is continually evolving. Every year there are advances that help dentist’s deliver better care and allow patients to have better experiences and improved oral health. Anesthesia is one area that has come a long way in modern dentistry. Sedation dentistry allows patients to experience anxiety-free, pain-free, and comfortable care without suffering from fear. It has become an increasingly popular choice for many patients because of its many benefits, including: Improved dental health Dental anxiety is common. In fact, it can be so overwhelming for some patients that they avoid regular dental care and put the health of their smile and … Continue reading
Like many other Americans, dental anxiety may be keeping you out of the dentist’s office. While it is a not a new condition, only in recent years has it been treated with the respect and care it deserves. As many as 3 out of 4 adults report some level of nervousness towards visiting the dentist. Some patients experience anxiety so overwhelming that they will avoid dental care even when they are in pain. At Virtue Dental Care, we understand the importance of the patient experience. Not only is it imperative to deliver quality services, but it’s also important to ensure that … Continue reading
Safe pediatric sedation dentistry in NC helps establish good childhood memories, and helps avoid fear in adulthood
The fear of the dentist is often rooted in negative experiences during childhood. Virtue Dental Care wants to prevent this crippling fear from developing, so you and your littlest family members will keep coming back for the ongoing care necessary for good oral and overall health. One of the ways Virtue Dental Care ensures you and your child have the best experience possible is with sedation. Thanks to advances in sedation, Dr. William Virtue and his team can safely administer pediatric sedation to patients in Yadkinville NC and the surrounding areas. These patients might otherwise be too anxious for Dr. … Continue reading
When you think of ways to ease your anxiety at the dental office, chances are nitrous oxide comes to mind. Better known as laughing gas, this sedative option is generally suited for patients with mild dental fears. It may be appropriate if you have a bad gag reflex or are undergoing a lengthy procedure. Relief for all patients Virtue Dental Care understands no single sedative option is right for every patient. For this reason, Dr. Virtue and his team go above and beyond with options to ease every level of dental fear. As a holistic practice, the team is pleased to … Continue reading
Dr. William Virtue of Virtue Dental Care is committed to providing his patients with biological cosmetic and general dentistry. His practice focuses on ensuring everything done to the mouth is appropriate and will not harm the body. Biological dentists benefit patients in many ways. Maintains Aesthetics Dr. William Virtue uses composite materials for restoring teeth after decay. Composite fillings are tooth-colored and blend in with the structure of the tooth. So, it’s beautifully “disguised” within the smile. Knowledge of the Oral-Systemic Connection It’s important for all materials that enter the body to be biocompatible. With biological dentistry, Dr. William Virtue … Continue reading
Dr Virtue of Virtue Dental Care, is a general and cosmetic dentist who provides methods of sedation to help patients in the 27055 zip code and surrounding areas to enjoy a more positive experience at the dental office. It is common for patients of all ages to feel anxious or apprehensive about visiting the dentist. Some patients have had negative experiences that make them nervous about seeing a dental professional. Others have strong gag reflexes and have difficulty with others in their “personal space.” Dr. Virtue offers sedation methods to relax patients and allow them to relax during the process instead … Continue reading
Comprehensive dental care is important to maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. General, preventative, and cosmetic dentistry can work together to provide these results. At Virtue Dental Care, we provide dentistry services for patients in and around the Yadkinville area and encourage our patients to learn about the many ways we can enhance a natural smile. Below are just a few of the common dentistry services we provide in our state-of-the-art dental practice: Porcelain Crowns and Bridges Crowns are used to protect the natural tooth structure, while bridges are used to replace missing natural teeth. Both are essential in dentistry for … Continue reading
Straightening the smile is one way for patients to make a drastic improvement in their appearance. Patients who have dealt with misaligned bites, spaces between their teeth, and teeth that are crooked and overlapping may have dealt with poor self-esteem and confidence. For several decades, the only way to address malocclusion was with traditional metal bracket and wire braces. However, as technologies and techniques have improved, patients now have Invisalign option available to them through their dentist in Yadkinville, NC. Invisalign Invisalign is a method of realigning the teeth using clear aligner trays. These plastic trays are worn over the teeth … Continue reading
When Exploring “Are there holistic dental offices near me in Yadkinville?” consider visiting Virtue Dental Care for biological and comprehensive services, and advanced technologies and techniques that aren’t available at every office marketed as “holistic.” For your long-term health Acknowledging that oral health is about more than healthy teeth and gums, the team offers comprehensive services. Gum inflammation is linked to an increased risk of conditions that affect other parts of the body, such as your cardiovascular system. Proactive periodontal therapies, and innovative calming techniques like NuCalm are at the heart of Virtue Dental Care, preventing those conditions from developing … Continue reading
Virtue Dental Care - General & Mercury-Free Dentistry
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.
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.