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Fear of Pain at the Dentist

Fear of Pain at the Dentist – by Terry Victor, DDS One of the biggest fears people have concerning a visit to the dentist is the fear of pain. This can include the pain of getting an injection or pain after the dental procedure is completed. Traditionally this has kept many...

Overcoming a Child’s Fear of the Dentist

Overcoming a Child’s Fear of the Dentist. One of the most frequent issues patients have with dentistry is fear of the dentist. It could be fear of the dental situation, including fear of the dental “drill”, “needle” or of the unknown. Another big fear is of being in pain. Each of...

Learn the warning signs of a stroke!

February is Heart Health Month. Did you know your oral health care is directly related to your overall health? When visiting our Holistic Dentist, each patient’s overall health is taken into consideration when discussing each patient’s oral care treatment. The warning signs for a...

25 Ways to Love Yourself & Your Toothbrush

We are gearing up for all the love that will be showered as cupid gets ready to pull his arrow on or around February 14th. As always, we want you to be able to put our best smile forward. We recommend a visit to The DC Dentist in preparation for the big day. Give us a call at...

Top 25 Ways to Love Your Toothbrush

Wondering if you’re using your toothbrush properly or even to its fullest potential? Our hygienists are happy to assist you in the proper brushing, flossing and rinsing techniques. It’s what we do! We love questions, it shows your concern for your overall health. Start your year...

The DC Dentist in Contention for Sustainability Award

“If everyone does a little we can do a lot to save our earth,” says Dr. Terry Victor of The DC Dentist. A finalist for the Department of Energy and Environment Sustainability People’s Choice Awards for 2016, The DC Dentist promotes the connection between oral health and overall...

This article appears in Natural Awakenings January 2017 issue

The Importance of Holistic Dentistry by Dr. Terry Victor Dentists everywhere often hear from their patients, “How do my teeth impact on my health, since they are just teeth. Right?” A good dentist then begins an explanation of how all aspects and systems of the body a...

The First 5 Reasons to see your Hygienist

That’s why at The DC Dentist we look at each patient’s overall health and well-being. We work in conjunction with your Medical Doctor to provide you with the best care possible. Having regular checkups every 6 months or sooner not only helps to prevent problems but provides you...

Brushing vs. Flossing

To floss or not to floss appears to be an easy question, or is it? Who better to ask than your very own hygienist? While many peoples first instinct is to choose the toothbrush, our dental hygienist says you may be making the wrong decision. A recent report from the Associated...
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