Meet Dr. Dymon
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Short Pump
William D. Dymon, D.D.S. was born and raised in Etobiocoke, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Dymon received his undergraduate degree in Human Biology at the University of Toronto where his interest in the health care sciences was fostered.
Dr. Dymon then attended the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry where he graduated with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1991. After completing a one-year residency in Dental General Practice at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Hampton, Virginia, he completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. This four-year residency culminated in Dr. Dymon being Chief Resident at the hospital better known as “County Hospital” in the television series ER.
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Dr. Dymon joined Drs. Niamtu, Alexander, Keeney, Harris and Associates in 1996, and became Board Certified in 1998. Dr. Dymon works out of our West End office.
Outside of his career, Dr. Dymon is an avid golfer and ice hockey player. He plays piano and saxophone, enjoying jazz and blues music. He and his wife have three children and reside in the west end of Richmond.
Recent Patient Testimonials
Virginia Oral & Facial Surgery
Dr. Omar Watson is a doctor who goes above and beyond! He is the most thorough, caring, professional and knowledgeable doctor that my husband and I have ever had the good fortune of going to. My husband had a root canal in December and in February it became infected to the point that it could have been life threatening very quickly. The tooth needed to be extracted asap. It was 4:00 in the afternoon and the Endodontist who had done the root canal needed us to go and have it extracted immediately, not his job. First they called our dentist, who was located just across the street, and they could not fit us in for 2 days. We have gone to them frequently for years, waiting was not an option. Unacceptable. The Endodontist had 2 of his office workers making calls to quite a few Oral Surgeons to try and get us in immediately. Watson was the only one who was willing to see my husband, knowing the severity of the situation. He knew that this would go beyond his closing time but he would take on this challenge. After all, he was a good 25 minutes from the Endodontist and it was already 4:10. By his side, Alexis, was willing to stay and assist. Wow, two people so dedicated to help someone in dire need was truly a blessing. Once we got there, they started setting up for surgery. IV being prepared for antibiotics for infection... He was so reassuring and competent, I quickly realized that we were in good hands. Check out his bio, very impressive. As we discussed the procedure, he learned that my husband had radiation on that side of his mouth years ago. Because of that the amount and strength of the radiation was a big concern. We could provide little information about the radiation dosage as it was years ago. He explained that he could extract the tooth, give him antibiotics...but this would be risky since his x-rays showed quite a bit of bone loss in the last 2 months. He was so honest explaining how going to VCU where my husband had received his radiation and they knew the history of his radiation was the best option. It was too late in the day for Dr. Watson to obtain this information from VCU and time was working against us. He said that at VCU it could be a turn key operation and explained some treatment that VCU could provide in order to address the bone loss. OMG, he was so right. He was not trying to move us on, believe me. It was because of this true concern and understanding of the danger my husband was in that he recommended VCU. Dr. Watson did stay beyond his normal hours (6:00) did not hurry us and was so through. We went to VCU ER, my husband was admitted to the hospital to get his infection under control. He had to stay overnight. It was pretty serious. The next morning VCU arranged for us to go to their dental clinic where they extracted the tooth. By the way, before leaving his office, Dr. Watson called VCU to talk to someone there to help facilitate our arrival and treatment making it a quicker and smoother process. He even wrote a note explaining his observations and recommendations for the receiving doctor. His connections really helped. God bless him. While there, the next day, he called to check on us. Additionally, he spoke with the VCU team working with us to discuss our treatment. This is a true DOCTOR who is in the right occupation! His concern for our understanding, ability to communicate with us, compassion for his patients, passion for his job are to be commended, His fabulous staff, especially Alexis, is a reflection of his desire to offer his patients only the best and most caring care. Dr. Watson is truly a stellar doctor. I highly recommend him. I only wish that he was a primary care doctor as well as I am always looking for a good one:) DR. WATSON IS A TRUE GODSEND!
- John H
I would recommend Dr.Phelps and his staff to all my friends and Thank You for your service
- Darrell W
Today I had two extractions performed by Dr. Gardner. He did an excellent job from start to finish. When I had my consultation last week he was very caring and took the time to talk with me about the extractions and my health issues(Cancer) with pre and post care. Today I experienced his wonderful bedside manners. Told me what was happening and asked how I was doing during the procedure. His staff both front desk and surgical assistants were very kind and professional. Great experience all around. Would recommend Dr. Gardner to family and friends
- Jackie G
Dr. Phelps went above and beyond his duty. Great beside manner . I had Three Extractions without any pain or adverse reactions or complications. Great with IV's as well. I would Highly recommend him to all . I would Give 10 stars if I could . Thanks Dr. Phelps for a job well done...
- Arlene H
Dr.Dymon I really loved his bed side manor .he was so reassuring and he knew I was nervous.he took the lead and made me feel better.thx to him and his team.I have made new friends.love you guys and thank you for working me in.truly a blessing.your the best..100%.
- Dorine Y
DR. HERRERA MADE SURE THAT I WAS NOT EXPERIENCING ANY PAIN FROM START TO FINISH. HE DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB COMPLETING A VERY DIFFICULT EXTRACTION THAT COULD NOT BE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED BY MY DENTIST. TOTALLY PROFESSIONAL, POLITE AND CONCERNED.
- STEVEN E
Dr. Wlodawsky performed a planned sliding genioplasty and has literally changed my life. I'm no longer living in the area and I know that the surrounding Richmond area has a great reputation for medical/dental care, therefore I made the decision to reach out. I couldn't be happier with the result! Dr. Wlodawsky spent time with me and answered all of my questions. He just didn't meet my expectations, he exceeded them! The office staff was and continues to be super friendly and attentive. Everyone who was involved with my procedure was courteous and superiorly professional. Thank you Dr. Wlodawsky for making a dream come true.
- Kevin R