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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. April also grew up as an "army brat," but resided many years in Bowie, Maryland. She attended the University of Virginia and received a degree in Biology and Bioethics in 2003. There she volunteered at the Charlottesville Free Clinic and developed a love for dentistry. Dr. Toyer attended dental school at the University of Maryland and took part in the Pediatric Dentistry Clerkship program. It was there that she met her husband, Dr. Leonard. During her summers off from dental school, Dr. Toyer worked for the Department of Education to be surrounded by young smiles. After graduating from dental school in 2007, she attended Howard University for her residency in pediatric dentistry, which she completed in 2009. In her spare time Dr. Toyer
enjoys writing, running, and playing the piano.
Dr. April believes that the prevention of dental disease is the best cure. She skillfully delivers restorative care utilizing child-centered behavior guidance and anxiolysis techniques as well as dental outpatient surgery under general anesthesia.
Dr. April became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2011, which "certifies pediatric dentists based on standards of excellence that lead to high quality oral health care for infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special health care needs. Certification by the ABPD provides assurance to the public that a pediatric dentist has successfully completed accredited training and a voluntary examination process designed to continually validate the knowledge, skills, and experience requisite to the delivery of quality patient care."
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Toyer is just divine. The staff is wonderful.
I brought my 5 year old daughter to see Dr.Toyer for a cleaning and I was very impressed! Great office, great staff, and a dentist you can feel comfortable with and trust!
Shes amazing! Dr. April and her team are very friendly and patient with my daughter. Will be coming back!
My daughter felt great with her she was nervous and sacred but all her worries went out the door because everyone was so nice!
It was my 2-year-old's first dentist appointment and she had a ball. The hygienist made it so much fun for her & Dr. Toyed was awesome.
Dr. Toyer was very prompt. Her staff was understanding to my son's fear of the dentist and they were very accommodating. I believe I will be switching my other two children to her office as well. They even have a wonderful play area so that the children are occupied while they wait. I was highly impressed.
She is very genuine. She has the patience of an Angel. Thank You soooo Much!!!
It was great!!
We loved the waiting room and the exam room. The doctor was amazing with children. My daughter can't wait to see the dentist again!
Very professional office and friendly staff. My son really likes going to the dentist. I am very pleased with the service we receive.
She is awsome. My son loved going to his visit. All her team is amazing. Thank you for making my son feel so good about his visit. He wants to go back and thats a first for any doctor he has ever seen.
Great experience with our toddler. Very good with children. Have modern and very nice facilities. Offer coffee and water for those in waiting room. Very impressed!
Dr. Toyer is awesome with children as are the hygenists. The office is super kid friendly; my son even likes going there cause he knows he will get a little toy and get to play in he kids room. Highly recommend!
Very clean office and professional staff. Everybody was very friendly, I will definitely recommend this dental office to family and friends. Thanks
I love this dentist ! The staff are very kind and great with kids, I didn't wait long for then to see my kids. I would highly recommend this dentist to anyone !
The staff was extremely helpful and accommodating. Everyone was so friendly which put my son (and I) at ease immediately. I highly recommend this wonderful, professional establishment!
Dr. Toyer and her staff are amazing! My son is very very shy and I thought his visit was going to be a disaster! It was exact opposite. The assistant was so patient and so caring towards him and Dr. Toyer was just as great! I'm so glad I found this office! Best experience ever!
Absolutely amazing experience! My son was petrified of the apt but he walked out smiling!! My daughter loved that she got to pick what she wanted to watch! Will definitely refer people here and cannot wait to come back!!
Customer service was great! My son loved the visit and wants to come back!
Great! Wont be going any place else.. All the staff treated my son so gentle and loving
Dr. Toyer is a wonderful and very experienced dentist. April at the front desk/ waiting area is super, too! I don't ever want to go to another dentist office for my dental care. Thank you guys a sooo much :) !!
She's very nice and attentive. The staff are also very nice.
I appreciated the office staff moving my son's appointment up so that we would not have to wait for an hour (my appointment was a hour before his). They are a well meaning and thoughtful staff. That is why even though I don''t allow my children to watch TV unsupervised I didn't make a big fuss about him watching an inappropriate cartoon when I went to check on him. I know that the staff didn't mean any harm. Next time, I am sure they will check with me in advance of taking him to back for his appointment. This is a really great office.
This was a very good visit. I was in and out in a blink of an eye. I really like going to this office because it is so clean and modern. There are games for children to play and juice/bottled water for refreshment while waiting (thought I didn't get to wait long enough to grab one - that's how quick I was seen) This was my second visit to this office for cleaning, I drive almost 40 minutes to get to this location because they are so nice, clean and professional. I highly recommend this office, especially for children.
This visit went perfectly, just like my last one. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The office is impeccable and lots of fun for children. The WIFI comes in handy too. This is definitely a 5 star operation.
Was absolutely impressed. Dr. April was very nice and worked very well with my little one that has some anxiety issues. The entire staff was very nice and definitely glad I chose this dentist for my family.
April was great! I love the pediatric care. However, the children's waiting room was dirty and not one of the toys worked. The carpet needed cleaning badly. Also, there was spilt juice in the chairs and floor by the cchildren's area. It looked very unkept.
I looked the office space, my 10yr old is very nervous about dentists, but there was so much to see and do here for the kids. The staff was excellent, and the assistant that did my sons cleaning was super nice and very patient with him. Dr. Toyer is very nice and easy to talk to, answered any and all of my questions. My son has found a new dentist.
The entire staff was great and the facility was nice.
Dr. Toyer and all her staff are great! My kids love them! They explained everything that was done in detail.
It was my daughters' first dental appt and the staff and dr were extremely kind and patient with her.
She was great.
Her and the nurse we had were wonderful! They were so sweet to me and my daughter as well. They also provided us with more information than any other dentist we had seen about my daughters teeth. They definitely care about their patients.
She was wonderful with my 18 month old son, made his first dental appointment a good experience
Staff was great with my 4 year old! They were very friendly. Highly recommend!
We were seen very fast& everyone was friendly. Very tidy office.
My son absolutely loves going to this office!
She was awesome with my son
Our dental hygienist was amazing! She said she had a 2 year old, so she knew exactly what to do to make our 19 month old feel comfortable. April Toyer was super nice too. They were a great team and made me feel comfortable bringing my toddler in!
The assistant and dentist were wonderful with my son!