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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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Help your body heal with platelet-rich fibrin treatment in Yadkinville, NC

Dr. William E. Virtue DDS, NMD, at Virtue Dental Care Platelet Rich Fibrin Treatment Yadkinville NC Tooth loss is a difficult situation for any patient and can be made more complicated by slow healing and lack of supporting jaw bone. Platelet-rich Fibrin (PRF) therapy can help solve these issues by enabling healing and bone growth from within a person’s own body. Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville, NC, offers PRF treatment as part of their biological approach to dentistry.

What is PRF?

PRF Therapy is like a bio-active "band-aid" . Unlike other treatments that use artificial materials, like bovine or cadaver bone graft, PRF therapy uses only your own blood and is placed in the sites where the surgery has taken place so that they can heal. PRF utilizes the natural healing cells of your own body, creating a faster and more efficient network of cells to enhance the healing process, reducing the stress on your body after tooth loss.

PRF offers many benefits to patients after dental surgery. It has a high concentration of your own body’s natural healing proteins and important cells to help your body heal faster and maintain bone. It provides a sustained release of growth factors for 1-4 weeks after surgery and has antibacterial properties as well. The end result is new blood supply, new bone, and faster healing for the patient.

What to expect when using PRF during dental surgery

PRF is typically used for patients undergoing dental surgery, such as tooth extraction or dental implants. Dr. Taylor may place PRF in your tooth socket around a dental implant or use it during extraction, or as part of periodontal therapy to encourage gum tissue to heal and reattach to the tooth.

During the procedure, a sample of your blood is collected. A centrifuge will then be used to separate and concentrate the active proteins and essential healing cells. The matrix containing these cells is then removed and placed in your surgery site at the time of the procedure. The timing of this procedure is crucial to get the optimum results, and Dr. Taylor has the training, skills and experience to perform the procedure effectively.

Focusing on whole health with biological dentistry

PRF treatments are one of the many ways in which Virtue Dental Care uses the latest technology and therapies to restore your oral health while minimizing the impact on your body. Our doctors have invested in high-quality digital X-rays with reduced radiation and intraoral cameras to help identify problems as soon as they develop. Our staff utilizes ozone therapy for a chemical-free way to sterilize your mouth and promote healthy gums and teeth.

Dr. Taylor chooses biocompatible material for all restorations to reduce inflammation and improve the appearance of fillings, crowns, and other prosthetics. The result is a brighter smile that boosts your self-confidence. To learn more about PRF therapy and biological dentistry, contact our office in Yadkinville, NC, today at (336) 606-0040 to schedule an appointment.

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Dr. Virtue and all his staff are wonderful! I have always gotten great care and have always be treated kindly by everyone there!! I highly recommend Dr. Virtue to anyone who has ever had a bad experience or who has a fear of dentist because he will wipe all of that away with one visit!! I know because I used to be someone who was afraid to go to a dentist due to bad experiences until Dr.Virtue!! Dr. Virtue and his staff make you feel at home and when you walk into his office it feels like you're going to visit good friends instead of going to see the dentist!!! They never make you feel like you are a bad person if you can't get dental care on time and work with you to make sure that you can get the care you need as soon as possible!! Can't say enough great things about them!! Thanks Dr. Virtue and staff for all the wonderful care you have given me over the years!!
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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.