SOURCE: Dr. Lloyd Moss Jr.

Dr. Lloyd Moss Jr.

May 26, 2015 17:46 ET

Fredericksburg Dental Practice Hires New Dental Hygienist

FREDERICKSBURG, VA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - A Fredericksburg dental practice experienced in placing dental implants has hired a new dental hygienist at its growing dental office.

The new dental hygienist, Courtney, recently began working with Drs. Lloyd Moss Jr. and Lloyd Moss III. As a hygienist, Courtney is primarily focused on helping each patient maintain optimal oral health. In order to do so, she will not only clean teeth but also provide patients with excellent home care instructions and nutritional information to help prevent future tooth decay and gum disease.

“We receive nothing but great reviews from every patient that sees Courtney. They always comment on how much they enjoyed their visit and how gentle she is,” Dr. Moss Jr. said.

Dr. Moss Jr. said his dental hygiene staff serve as the first line of defense against dental issues like tooth decay and gum disease. By scaling the teeth to remove tartar and plaque and then polishing the teeth, hygienists help reduce the threat of cavities and even tooth loss, Dr. Moss Jr. said.

“Cleanings are some of the most important doctor’s visits you’ll make in your life, because missing teeth or serious oral health problems can cause a variety of overall health issues,” Dr. Moss Jr. said. “Having professionals like Courtney clean your teeth helps keep your teeth happy and healthy for the rest of your life.”

The Fredericksburg dental practice offers comprehensive family dentistry, pediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry services, restorative dentistry, orthodontics and implantology to the communities of Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George and Caroline. The doctors provide services including laser gum therapy, root canals, placement of dental implants, mini dental implants, crowns, bridges, partial and complete dentures, and veneers. The practice also offers orthodontic treatment solutions using Invisalign and Six Months Smiles. Since the doctors’ primary focus is on the individual patients’ concerns, they are proud to offer personalized treatment solutions from which their patients can choose.

Dr. Moss Jr. earned an undergraduate degree in biology from Hampden-Sydney College and then his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 1978. Before starting his own practice in 1980, Dr. Moss Jr. completed a residency at the University of Michigan. He has completed continuing education courses from the most prestigious institutions in the world, including the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the Nash Institute for Dental Learning, Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and L.D. Pankey Institute. In addition to his general dentistry practices, Dr. Moss Jr. has special interest in aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry, TMJ treatment, sleep apnea treatment and periodontal treatment.

Dr. Moss Jr. is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, past president of Rappahannock Valley Dental Association and is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Moss Jr. also is a board member and volunteer of the Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic, and supporter of local fundraising groups and the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation.

Dr. Lloyd F. Moss III earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he also received his Post Baccalaureate Health Sciences Certificate. Prior to dental school, Dr. Moss III graduated from the University of Richmond, where he played tennis for all four years and was elected team captain during both his junior and senior years. Prior to going to dental school, Dr. Moss III worked as the Assistant Director of Admissions and Assistant Tennis Coach at Woodberry Forest School in Orange, Va.

While in dental school, Dr. Moss III earned the Mission of Mercy Award of Excellence for his work as student coordinator of the Mission of Mercy Projects. The Virginia Dental Association awarded Dr. Moss III the M.O.M. Volunteer Award for community services and services in the field of dentistry. Upon graduating dental school, Dr. Moss III received the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Outstanding Student Award and the International College of Dentists, USA Section, Leadership Award.

For more information about the price of dental implants at the Fredericksburg dental practice, visit the website or call 540-369-4926.

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