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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Thomas M. Wall believes in a holistic approach to dental treatment for his patients, treating the cause and not just the symptoms of dental disease, and he has developed a comprehensive Diagnostic Practice that is fully equipped and capable of treating conditions involving Implants, Root Canals, 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Orthodontics, Sleep and TMJ Disorders, Periodontia, Esthetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry as well as Fixed and Removable Prosthetics. He has practiced multi-disciplined dentistry for over 25 years in Washington, DC accumulating hundreds of hours of continuing education with a concentration in full mouth reconstruction and occlusion. His special areas of focus and interest include implantology, orthodontics (3-dimensional, straightwire and Invisilign), endodontics as well as soft tissue modalities. A member of the International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics (ICCMO) since 1987 and a fellow in 1993, he has introduced and integrated the concept of functional jaw orthopedics and neuromuscular occlusal treatment to his patients. Dr. Wall has developed a state-of-the-art Diagnostic and Treatment facility complete with a full service Dental Laboratory, I-CAT and CEREC CAD/CAM 3-Dimensional Imaging, K7 3-D Jaw Tracking for TMJ and Cranio-Mandibular Disorders and the latest digital diagnostic equipment. He has a fully equipped Endodontic Operatory using Zeiss Intra-oral microscopy. Dr Wall is dedicated to educating his team and serving his patient community so that they may better achieve and maintain an optimum level or oral health. The Practice utilizes the best and most safe materials and techniques and is dedicated to making quality care affordable for all our patients.
Verified Patient Reviews
Had Angie clean my teeth. She was absolutely wonderful!
I had an amazing experience! I felt so welcomed, and comfortable! This was the BEST dental experience I ever had. Ps. Ms. Angela is a blessing!
I was seen with in a couple minutes of arriving. The hygienist, Angie, was amazing - thorough, efficient, and a genuinely friendly person. I saw Dr. Wall briefly (long enough to determine I needed a follow-up, as I suspected) and he was also extremely friendly and efficient, explaining everything as he went along. I should also note that Shank at the front desk has the same qualities.
I had a great experience at this doctor's office . Friendly well educated staff with quick service. I generally avoid going to the dentist but they took the anxiety out of treatment. I highly recommend it.
Angie, the hygienist, was fantastic! Dr. Wall was also good. I appreciate the honesty of the office and that they don't push anything pending one's insurance coverage. I will go back.
Dr. Wall and his staff are very professional and accommodating. Like most procrastinators, I waited for the very last minute to get dental work done because I had a flexible spending account that I needed to use. They were able to get me in and help me maximize my insurance so I didn't have a financial burden. I'm so happy to have found a new dentist.
The customer service was Grade A; however I don't trust what happened at my first visit as a new patient. I was there for an oral exam that is 100% covered by my insurance. The hygienist (Angie) brought me to her area and immediately took ex-rays of my bitewings and then proceeded with cleaning my teeth. After she finished cleaning them maybe 15 minutes- an office administrator (Shank) comes in and tells me about what I thought was a future visit for a deep cleaning and informed me that the procedure was only covered by 80%. I asked him to clarify what procedure and he said, “a gross debridement”, I was slightly confused why the term debridement was used during a routine oral cleaning and asked Angie a lot of questions, including why an oral exam is broken into 2 appointments instead of one. She explained that the office does it this way because it is more detailed than what most offices provided for its customers. I explained to the hygienist that I have been going to the dentist for 35 years and that felt exactly like a basic teeth cleaning and why was the term debridement used. Her explanation was very unclear. As a result I had to pay out of pocket for a “teeth cleaning” and I cannot express how annoyed I am that 1. The service was performed before I knew there would be an additional charge. 2. The service that I received was not a full mouth debridement but a general cleaning. I paid and left and upon further research, I found that a full debridement is a rare situation, and is viable when a client’s teeth are covered with so much calculus is visibly noticeable a full evaluation of the teeth cannot be assessed. I have straight white teeth, and am always being complimented on how great my teeth look. I am positive my teeth condition did not constitute the use of this code, and I was overcharged for a basic cleaning. I have a follow-up appointment scheduled but feel very uncomfortable about visiting this office again. I hope this review helps anyone looking for a dentist. Great service is important, but honesty and integrity weighs more for me.
Great reception staff that immediately made sure my paperwork was in order. I immediately went into the room where my hygienist checked X-rays, cleaned my teeth, and gave me education on my teeth and their condition , without sounding belittling. Dr. Wall then came in, friendly and open. He discussed the condition of my teeth and gave a realistic plan. He coached me through everything he was doing, even the tools he was using. My one helper at the front desk was following my dental benefits to a T to make sure everything medically planned was covered by my insurance. He personally called my insurance and set up the proper procedures on a timeline that was financially friendly for a payment plan! Great team.
The entire visit was a great experience. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I would definitely recommend this office.