Victoria Dentist Announces Participation in Dentistry from the Heart Event

VICTORIA, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Academy Dental, an award-winning dental practice in Victoria, recently announced their participation in Dentistry from the Heart on April 27, 2015. By partaking in this event, dental offices donate their services to patients with no access to dentistry and those who cannot afford dentistry for themselves and their families. Participation in this event is in line with Academy Dental's total commitment to community, and has led to them repeatedly being named one of the best dentists in Victoria.

The Dentistry from the Heart event will take place on April 27, 2015 from 8:00am-4:00pm and is offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Patients are able to receive complimentary cleanings, fillings, or tooth extractions. "This event will take place at Academy Dental's Fort Street and Sooke locations and adults and children are welcome," said Dr. Rachel Staples, one of the dentists at Academy Dental, "2015 marks the third consecutive year of participation for our Victoria dental office, which is so thrilling!" In 2013, they successfully donated $35,000 in services and in 2014, they donated $42,000.

"We're so happy to participate in Dentistry from the Heart for the third time," said Dr. Frank Van Gyn, another dentist at Academy Dental. "To be involved in our communities and give back to the people who need it the most is the most rewarding part of our jobs," he added, "and with this type of event, we're able to donate our services to those who need it the most!"

Dentistry from the Heart was started in 2001 by Florida dentist, Dr. Vincent J. Monticciolo. It has grown into a world-class event with more than 300 events per year in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and New Zealand.

Victoria dentist, Academy Dental, has many years of experience in their community. They use the latest technological tools, and patients are made to relax during their visits. Dr. Van Gyn and his team work tirelessly to provide a complete range of necessary dental care.

Academy Dental has locations in Victoria and Sooke for the convenience of its patrons, located at 1195 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8V 3L1 and 6689 Sooke Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 1A5. They can be reached by phone at 1-250-385-6552 (Fort St.) or 778-425-4140 (Sooke) or online at for additional details.

SOURCE Academy Dental

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