About Dr. John Will

A graduate of Loma Linda University Dental School and a resident in the Loma Linda Dental Anesthesiology Program, Dr. Will received extensive education in pharmacology, physiology, internal medicine, and general anesthesia. Dr. Will is a member of the Special Care Dentistry Association and the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. He’s also a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Will believes every patient should be treated with kindness and respect and is focused on treating the unique dental and oral health needs of all young people.

How Parent Behavior Affects Children at the Dentist Office

Note: The following story is for illustrative purposes and isn’t meant to refer to any specific patient. Rather, it’s a combination of multiple patient encounters distilled into a single event to simplify the story and protect patient privacy. A 9 year old child was brought to the office for dental treatment with general anesthesia. [...]

By |2018-12-21T13:50:36-05:00December 21st, 2018|Dental Advice, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Dental X-rays – Should I Be Worried?

As parents, we all want what’s best for our children. We want them to be happy, healthy, and safe. One of the specific concerns in the dental arena is radiation exposure from dental x-rays. Certain populations are at an increased risk to radiation, and unfortunately, children are at an increased risk for susceptibility to [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:59:40-04:00October 12th, 2018|Dental Advice|0 Comments

Dr. Will’s Dental Manifesto

At Children’s Dentistry of Charlottesville, we think everyone deserves access to good dental healthcare. In an effort to ensure all our patients understand our dental philosophy, Dr. Will decided to list the central tenants of what we believe below. We Believe Oral health is directly related to your general health. Your nutrition [...]

By |2018-09-05T11:08:51-04:00September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Scholarship Announcement

Greetings friends! This is the second year that we’ve offered a Child Empowerment Scholarship. Today, I’m pleased to announce the winner. And the winner is (pause for dramatic drumroll): Zoie McIntosh! Congratulations to Zoie! As expected, all of the applicants were stellar and deserving in their own way. Congrats to each of you for [...]

By |2021-03-22T17:59:19-04:00June 25th, 2018|Community|0 Comments

Keep Calm and Make Beautiful Smiles

Today is my 36th birthday. Happy birthday to me! I love birthdays because they give me an opportunity to take stock of the current state of affairs and reflect on the past year. All in all, year 35 was good to me and I honestly have no complaints. Some highlights from my year: The [...]

By |2018-07-23T18:29:07-04:00May 22nd, 2018|Community, Dentists, Dr. John Will|0 Comments

Why We Run; Our Community Involvement

It’s springtime, which means it’s race season in Charlottesville. Some towns like Breckenridge, Colorado are ski towns. Some are good cycling or climbing towns, but Charlottesville is a running town with a distinct running culture. As soon as the weather starts to turn up even a little (and it’s been a sloooow turn up [...]

By |2021-03-22T17:28:03-04:00April 27th, 2018|Community, Dentists|0 Comments

An Easter Candy Alternative

Greeting, friends. Easter is nearly here, and perhaps because of the recent snow storm on the first day of spring, I can sense the excitement around the Children’s Dentistry of Charlottesville office for spring to finally get here. We’re ready for warmer weather, picnics, blooming flowers, breezy days for flying kites, spring break, and [...]

By |2021-03-22T17:26:16-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Community, Dental Advice, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

The Children’s Dentistry of Charlottesville Dental Open House

Greetings, friends! As many of you know, February is National Children’s Dental Health Awareness Month. National Children’s Dental Health Awareness programs have grown from a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio to a month-long, nationwide program that has been observed since 1981. This year, our team will be hosting an open house to celebrate on [...]

By |2021-03-22T17:25:04-04:00February 8th, 2018|Community, Dental Habits, Dentists, Support|0 Comments

New Year, New You, New Toothbrush?!

Happy New Year everybody! We hope and trust that you had a fulfilling holiday season to finish 2017 strong. With the passing of another year, people often reflect on the accomplishments and their goals. I used to be one of those people who considered “New Year’s Resolutions” to be a waste of time, as [...]

By |2021-03-22T17:23:59-04:00January 25th, 2018|Dental Advice, Dental Habits, Toothbrushes|0 Comments

Finally, a Dental Home for Teens: The Complexities of Teenagers and Oral Health

Hello world. It’s blog time and this month we’re talking about dentistry for teenagers. You know – that messy time of life where everything is awkward and awesome all at once. In a lot of ways, being a teenager is like being caught in No-Man’s Land. You’re not a child anymore, but also not [...]

By |2018-07-23T18:50:49-04:00December 7th, 2017|Dental Advice, Dental Habits, Dentists, Tips & Tricks|0 Comments
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