Dr. Vivian C. Deluca, DMD

Dr. Vivian C. Deluca, DMD

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Dentistry | Female | 52 years old

More about Vivian DeLuca DMD, FAGD, FADIA, Born as Vivian Celeste Terhune, Vivian was raised in (Beavercreek) Dayton, Ohio with her four brothers and a sister and graduated from the Ohio State University, with a Fine Arts degree, a BA in Sculpture, in 1987. Within 6 months of graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, California and she was hired out of the dental chair to manage her dentist's office in Santa Ana, CA. After one year in dental management she became a Certified Dental Assistant for an elite Prosthedontic Dental Practice for four years then became an Orthodontics Assistant for four years. The more she learned the more she wanted to know. When her employers stopped answering her questions she quite work and went to Dental School at University of Florida College of Dentistry and joined the United States Navy Dental Corp. Afterward, she completed a one year residency: Advanced Education in General Dentistry, in Okinawa Japan with the Dental Corp. She spent two years in Japan before being transferred back to the U.S. for her final tour of duty at the Navy Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Georgia. After completing her active duty military tour, still know as Dr. Terhune, she relocated to Tampa Florida where she and her husband Tony DeLuca wed and have made their home. Dr. DeLuca has continued to train annually to be able to provide the best comprehensive care available including one year with the Dawson Center for Advanced Dentistry, Frank Spears for Esthetic Dentistry, Bill Strupp for Multi-discipline Complex Case Dentistry; Conscious Sedation Dentistry through DOCS association; three years of training in implant dentistry through the American Dental Implant Association in Miami where she has earned her Fellowship in Implantology and is working on her Mastership in Implantology, she studied for two years in Esthetic Dentistry, Endodontic Dentistry (Weathers and Buchanan), Bell Leadership Manangement, and Smile Design with Veneers, Porcelain Inlays and Onlays.Read more

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My team and I are dedicated to provide you with comprehensive quality dental care with the best materials and techniques available in a home-like State-of-the Art facility. To improve the overall health of my patients, by changing their lives with an Impeccable, Healthy Smile and a positive if not humorous dental experience. Brace yourself, we will make you laugh!Read more

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Dr. Deluca's Reviews

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Dr. Deluca's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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More about Vivian DeLuca DMD, FAGD, FADIA,

Born as Vivian Celeste Terhune, Vivian was raised in (Beavercreek) Dayton, Ohio with her four brothers and a sister and graduated from the Ohio State University, with a Fine Arts degree, a  BA in Sculpture, in 1987. Within 6 months of graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, California and she was hired out of the dental chair to manage her dentist's office in Santa Ana, CA.  After one year in dental management she became a Certified Dental Assistant for an elite Prosthedontic Dental Practice for four years then became an Orthodontics Assistant for four years. The more she learned the more she wanted to know. When her employers stopped answering her questions she quite work and went to Dental School at University of Florida College of Dentistry and joined the United States Navy Dental Corp. Afterward, she completed a one year residency: Advanced Education in General Dentistry, in Okinawa Japan with the Dental Corp. She spent two years in Japan before being transferred back to the U.S. for her final tour of duty at the Navy Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Georgia. After completing her active duty military tour, still know as Dr. Terhune, she relocated to Tampa Florida where she and her husband Tony DeLuca wed and have made their home. Dr. DeLuca has continued to train annually to be able to provide the best comprehensive care available including one year with the Dawson Center for Advanced Dentistry, Frank Spears for Esthetic Dentistry, Bill Strupp for Multi-discipline Complex Case Dentistry; Conscious Sedation Dentistry through DOCS association; three years of training in implant dentistry through the American Dental Implant Association in Miami where she has earned her Fellowship in Implantology and is working on her Mastership in Implantology, she studied for two years in Esthetic Dentistry, Endodontic Dentistry (Weathers and Buchanan), Bell Leadership Manangement, and Smile Design with Veneers, Porcelain Inlays and Onlays.

Dr. Deluca's Care Philosophy

My team and I are dedicated to provide you with comprehensive quality dental care with the best materials and techniques available in a home-like State-of-the Art facility. To improve the overall health of my patients, by changing their lives with an Impeccable, Healthy Smile and a positive if not humorous dental experience. Brace yourself, we will make you laugh!

Dr. Deluca says...

With Dr. DeLuca and Team, You will LOVE. . coming to the dentist! You will notice the difference the minute you walk in the door! Our unique caring team puts you at ease, and will have you laughing in no time. Our office was designed differently to provide the latest technology and comforts available.  Our doctor, Vivian DeLuca, trains monthly to offer many treatment options to suit your needs.  From Sedation Dentistry to permanent tooth replacement Dental Implants; Implant-Supported Dentures and Custom-Fit Dentures. She is comfortable performing most routine and surgical extractions and molar root canals right here. We offer Conservative-Affordable Smile Design options, tooth colored fillings and invisible braces (Clear CORRECT); Comprehensive Ultrasonic Periodontal Therapy; and a level of preventative care and education designed to help prevent you costly future dental care if you choose! Come for a free consultation and see for yourself! We participate with most PPO insurance.

 

Dr. Deluca says...

With Dr. DeLuca and Team, You will LOVE. . coming to the dentist! You will notice the difference the minute you walk in the door! Our unique caring team puts you at ease, and will have you laughing in no time. Our office was designed differently to provide the latest technology and comforts available.  Our doctor, Vivian DeLuca, trains monthly to offer many treatment options to suit your needs.  From Sedation Dentistry to permanent tooth replacement Dental Implants; Implant-Supported Dentures and Custom-Fit Dentures. She is comfortable performing most routine and surgical extractions and molar root canals right here. We offer Conservative-Affordable Smile Design options, tooth colored fillings and invisible braces (Clear CORRECT); Comprehensive Ultrasonic Periodontal Therapy; and a level of preventative care and education designed to help prevent you costly future dental care if you choose! Come for a free consultation and see for yourself! We participate with most PPO insurance.

 

Dr. Deluca's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Dentistry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Cold Sore
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Plaque
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Toothache

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Florida College of Dentistry

    Graduated in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Us Navy Dental Corp-Aegd Residency

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fellowship with the American Dental Implant Association

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Ohio State University

    Graduated in 1987

  • Other Education
    University of Florida College of Dentistry

    Completed in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry

Procedures Performed

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dentures
  • Mouthguards
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Whitening