Clayton Devening, Jr., DDS, FAGD
MISSION: "To serve our community by providing the highest standard of dental health care, based on relationships of trust and well-being."
Drs. Downey and Devening, P.C.
The office of Clayton Devening & Ronald G. Downey DDS, FAGD Lexington, Virginia (VA) provides Cosmetic Dental care, Amalgam Removal and other vital Dentistry services for patients coming from communities such as Lexington, VA, Covington, VA, Buena Vista VA, Stuarts Draft VA, Waynesboro VA, Stuanton VA, Clifton Forge VA, Roanoke, VA, Blacksburg, VA, Lynchburg, VA, and Charlottesville, VA.
We Stress Preventative Services
Our goal is to give you freedom from dental decay and gum disease, by showing you the home care techniques that are tailored to your individual needs.
DENTAL HEALTH...An Investment in the Future
Remember: neglect is expensive! Most dental problems are avoidable with good care. By maintaining good dental health through regularly scheduled visits, keeping your mouth healthy and your smile attractive is easily affordable.
Your First Visit...the Start of a Continuing Partnership
Your first visit is a time for us to get to know you, and a time for you to get to know us. We believe the care of your teeth is a team effort and want you to be a part of your dental care plan.
Patient Preparation for Amalgam Removal
When the body is exposed to amalgam mercury it has an on-going need for detoxification and healing processes. If you have a medical condition, then hormones and enzymes the body needs to heal have likely been depleted by this on-going detoxification and healing process. So before your amalgam restorations are removed, Clayton Devening & Ronald G. Downey DDS feel that blood testing should be performed to determine what hormones and enzymes are deficient. Based on the blood test results, we will evaluate what nutritional and hormonal supplements are needed to prepare the body. After amalgams are removed, the healing usually accelerates, so there will be an even greater demand for the hormones and enzymes that were depleted. We recommend that any patient with a medical condition should take nutritional and hormonal supplements before, during, and after amalgam removal.
Dental Procedures for Patient Protection during Amalgam Removal
Clayton Devening & Ronald G. Downey DDS strictly adheres to the following protocol for amalgam removal. It has been our offices experience that when these protocols are followed, the amount of mercury released into the body during amalgam removal is reduced. We will:
Smile Make Over Analysis:
Am I a Candidate? Before your first appointment with us, take a few minutes to reflect upon how you feel about your smile, its effect on your self image, and how you would like your teeth to look. The following concerns are intended to help you with that process:
If you agree with any of these concerns there's good news - we can provide you with a more beautiful smile. To learn more about our cosmetic, therapeutic, and Amalgam Removal treatments available or, if you're ready to take the next step, fill out our Contact the Doctor form, and a member of our staff will contact you to set up an appointment. Please note: because we know taking this step towards having your beautiful Smile Make Over is not only important but life changing, our staff takes very seriously all new patient emails we receive from LocateADoc.com. With this in mind, when filling out the request form please submit information that will allow us to address your concerns in the most prompt and professional manner. We look forward to seeing you SMILE!
- Quality of Care and Services with up to date techniques in all aspects of preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
- Achieving optimum health, function and appearance for your complete dental health.
- Caring and professional dental health team dedicated to patient care and a positive outcome
- Patient Participation in Treatment Planning
Some of our most asked about procedures: Porcelain Veneers, Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry, Smile Makeover, Zoom!™ 2 Whitening, Porcelain Laminates
Areas Served: Lexington, Buena Vista, Clifton Forge, Stuarts Draft, Covington, Staunton, Waynesboro, Buchanan, Natural Bridge, Hot Springs