Dr. Celeste Balino, DDS
Dr. Celeste Balino, DDS, is a Virginia Beach native. She attended Old Dominion University and graduated from their Bachelor of Dental Hygiene degree program Summa Cum Laude. She made quite an impression on Old Dominion University and not only served as an adjunct clinical instructor but also worked as a research examiner for both Old Dominion University and the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. Dr. Balino then moved to Washington, DC’s Howard University College of Dentistry and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Balino has made a point of keeping her dental education current through memberships in dental health organizations such as the American Dental Association, the Tidewater Dental Association and the Virginia Dental Association. The Virginia State Board has licensed her to perform Oral Conscious Sedation and she is both CEREC® and Invisalign® certified.
Greenbrier Dental is a large family dental clinic with 6 highly experienced dentists, one of whom is a pediatric dentistry specialist. Despite their size, they go out of their way to provide personalized care for all their patients and take time to get to know each patient as an individual so that they can better address their dental health goals and concerns. Their team, from doctors to receptionist, have been trained to give each patient a supportive and welcoming experience. Dr. Balino and her colleagues offer include but are not limited to porcelain veneers, dental crowns and bridges, root canals, oral surgeries, treatment for gum disease, custom athletic mouth guards and both full and partial dentures.
Dr. Patrick Grube, DDS
Dr. Patrick Grube, DDS, is a Virginia Beach native and graduated from Ocean Lakes High School. At the University of Virginia, where he attained his undergraduate degree with distinction, he was an Echols Scholar. Dr. Grube’s Doctor of Dental Surgery degree was attained from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. During his studies Dr. Grube had the privilege of being inducted into Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society and participating in the senior Implant Clerkship. Dr. Grube understands just how important having the most recent medical knowledge is to providing high quality care to patients for this reason he holds memberships in the Virginia Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Tidewater Dental Association.
Gentle Family Dentistry is focused on practical family care and uses the latest in dental technology. Their comfortably decorated office is equipped with Surgically Clean Air™, neck pillows, headphones, lip balm and blankets. They take patients with or without insurance and offer membership plans, special offers and financing. Dr. Grube can provide same-day emergency dental care for existing and new patients. For adult patients, Dr. Grube provides an array of dental care options including Invisalign® clear aligners, Opalescence® tooth whitening, oral cancer screenings, root canals, dental implants, dentures and much more. For pediatric patients, Dr. Grube offers fluoride treatments, dental sealants, fillings and even baby crowns. For all of his patients Dr. Grube focuses on building a trusting relationship based on his competency, honesty and gentle touch.
Dr. Barclay Weisberg, DDS
Dr. Barclay Weisberg, DDS, has had quite a diverse higher education beginning with earning his undergraduate degree from Brown University where he was a collegiate wrestler and spent his 3rd year studying in Sydney Australia at the University of New South Wales. During his graduation from the Medical College of Virginia, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, he received academic awards from both the Academy of General Dentistry and the International College of Dentists. His next institution was the University of Florida where he completed a post-doctoral degree. Dr. Weisberg dedication to education has paid off in spades as he has been awarded the prestigious title of Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Weisberg can be seen at his father’s dental clinic, Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. Their clinic team boast an impressive 250 years of combined experience in the dental care field. Their patients enjoy many creature comforts such as lip balm, moist towelettes, noise cancelling headphones, neck pillows, stress relief balls and phone chargers. They are equipped with the latest in dental technology such as TRIOS® intraoral scanner for digital impressions, Erkoform 3D™ Motion for custom dental appliances made in-office and CEREC® same-day restorations. Although Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry offers preventative, general, restorative and cosmetic dental procedures, Dr. Weisberg himself specializes in cosmetic dentistry. The types of procedures that he offers include such things as porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding, Invisalign® and dental implants.
Dr. Daniel Vacendak, DDS
Dr. Daniel Vacendak, DDS, has over a decade of experience providing exceptional dental care to his home community of Chesapeake. His road to dentistry began with time at Norfolk Academy. After which he attended Wake Forest University and was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Biology. His next step was to enroll at Virginia Commonwealth University and earn both the title of Doctor and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree but was also awarded the Academy of Osseointegration’s Outstanding Student in Implant Dentistry. Dr. Vacendak truly believes in community outreach to the under-served and medically compromised. To do this he has actively volunteered for the Charlottesville Free Clinic as well as with Mission of Mercy.
Vacendak Dentistry offers a uniquely personal and holistic approach to dentistry with Doctors Daniel and Sheila Vacendak routinely spending more than an hour with new patients. They also perform all emergency dental procedures, teeth cleanings and routine dental checkups. This gives them a great deal of time to build positive relationships with patients and helps to ensure that no problems are missed. They focus heavily on preventative care and their office is equipped with many of the latest dental technologies such as the VELscope for oral cancer screening and the Panorex digital X-ray machine for low-radiation x-rays. Despite their emphasis on prevention, they offer a full range of dental procedures from CEREC® same-day crowns to pediatric dentistry, Invisalign® to gum reshaping and many more.
Dr. Daniel Etheridge, DDS
Dr. Daniel Etheridge, DDS, is a Chesapeake native who has been a staple of the dental community in Chesapeake for nearly 40 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the College of William and Mary. Having always known that he wanted to work in healthcare it was not long after that he attained a Pharmacy degree from the Pharmacy School at the Medical College of Virginia. After being persuaded by a close friend to become a dentist Dr. Etheridge went back to the Medical College of Virginia and received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He opened his own practice, Greenbrier Dental Center, early in his career and it has thrived since.
Greenbrier Dental is a well-established dental practice with a unique team structure which allows for personalized treatment for each patient. Dr. Etheridge’s office is divided into 6 teams, one for each dentist. Each team is complete with a dentist, hygienist, hygiene assistant and doctor’s assistant. This system allows each team to focus on one patient and that patient’s needs instead of dividing their attention across multiple patients. Dr. Etheridge recognizes that many people many cannot afford to pay out of pocket which is why his clinic offers financing, accepts most insurance and dental benefits. Greenbrier Dental is a full-service dental clinic and Dr. Etheridge offers a plethora of treatments ranging from teeth whitening and dental implants to porcelain veneers and Invisalign®.
Dr. Kathy Delva, DDS
Although Dr. Kathy Delva, DDS, is a New Yorker her family is originally Haitian, and she spent many of her formative years living in the island nation. She completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at New York University College of Dentistry and her subsequent General Practice Residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. In addition to her dental studies, she also holds both Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certifications. Dr. Delva truly loves dentistry and helping others with their dental health and began working as a dental assistant in high school. She has volunteered her services to the under-served in many countries include Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.
Patients of Dr. Delva can receive a full range of dental procedures without fear thanks to her gentle chairside manner and the unique dental practice where she sees patients. Advanced Sedation Dentistry, a dental clinic devoted to gentle and stress-free dental care for patients of all ages. The team at Advanced Sedation Dentistry fully understand the anxieties and phobias that many people have when it comes to the dentist. They also know all too well that some patients have low pain tolerances or overactive gag reflexes. They specialize in helping such patients by the use of dental sedation. Dr. Delva offers 4 levels of sedation from general anesthetic, which numbs a small area; to full sedation, which renders a patient completely unconscious.
Dr. Karen Parvin, DMD
Dr. Karen Parvin, DMD, attended Vanderbilt University for her undergraduate degree which was in chemistry. From there she took it upon herself to complete the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry’s Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree program. Shortly after graduation Dr. Parvin chose to complete her advanced education in general dentistry residency while serving in the United States Navy. Although she has since joined the private sector Dr. Parvin has never stopped furthering her education with memberships in the Seattle Study Club, American Dental Association and other dental health organizations. Her efforts have earned her the prestigious title of Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, one of the most elusive titles in dentistry.
Coastal Smile Design is a mercury-free family dentistry that takes patient comfort seriously. They aim for a spa-like experience with heated massage dental chairs, TVs, free Wi-Fi and cozy blankets, their office also has a kid’s area with beanbags and video games. They provide same-day emergency care and financing options to help with the cost as well as a variety of new patient specials. Dr. Parvin’s team is hand selected for their level of expertise and compassion. Dr. Parvin offers a wide array of dental procedures including both Powerprox® Six Month Braces and ClearCorrect® aligners, porcelain veneers, oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnea and TMJ, teeth whitening, soft-tissue laser dentistry, All-on-4® implant supported dentures and more.
Dr. Sheila Vacendak, DDS
Dr. Sheila Vacendak, DDS, has gained over 30 years of experience as a provider of exceptional dental care, much of which she spent specializing in medically compromised and geriatric patients in Chicago. Her dental education took place at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia’s School of Dentistry. While in attendance, Dr. Sheila received the Hinman Scholarship and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon. She chose to use two of her summer vacations to participate in the American Cancer Society Fellowship program. After graduation she decided to stay at her alma mater one more year and complete their Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program.
Dr. Sheila came to Chesapeake to work with her son, Dr. Daniel Vacendak, at their family dental practice, Vacendak Dentistry. They practice a holistic and highly personal style of dentistry with Dr. Sheila routinely spending nearly all of a patient’s appointment actually with the patient, this includes routine checkups and cleanings. Their team is experienced and kind and they are well known for the youngest family member, Willow Vacendak, Dr. Sheila’s much-loved dog. While preventative care is their focus, Dr. Sheila provides all other types of dentistry that might be expected, including pediatric dentistry. Some of the cosmetic, restorative and pediatric dental procedures that her patients receive are teeth whitening, root canal therapy, tooth-colored fillings, tooth extractions, sealants, dental bridges, bonding and fluoride treatments.
Dr. Stephen Asam, DDS
Dr. Stephen Asam, DDS, has amassed an impressive 30 years of exceeding patients’ expectations. His career began with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry which was awarded to him by Hampden-Sydney College. He followed this with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Asam has stayed at the forefront of his profession through courses and seminars on every aspect of dentistry as well as with memberships in a plethora of dental health organizations. These organizations include the Virginia Dental Association, the Tidewater Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He greatly values his community and routinely volunteers his dental expertise as a dentist with Mission of Mercy and as an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Asam’s self-titled dental clinic is filled with a uniquely dedicated and highly experienced team of friendly and supportive dental healthcare practitioners. They are a division of Atlantic Dental Care and treat patients of all ages, while they place a strong emphasis on preventative treatments Dr. Asam is more than able to perform a wide variety of dental procedures including root canals, dental implants, tooth extractions, dental bridgework and crowns. Dr. Asam understands that most people’s budgets are limited and offers a variety of payment options including CareCredit® financing and payment plans.
Dr. David Pate, DDS
Dr. David M. Pate, DDS, is an accomplished dentist with nearly 30 years of experience caring for the Chesapeake community through his dental work. Before that though, he gained his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Magna Cum Laude from the University of Richmond and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Pate holds the highest level of accreditation with the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training Organization.
Dr. Pate is based at the Center for Restorative, Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry location in Greenbrier. They put a great deal of focus on patient comfort and their office has a relaxing environment with warm, scented towels; cozy blankets and pillows; as well as TVs and music. They match these amenities with extended hours and flexible scheduling, family block appointments, same-day appointments and emergency dental care. Despite all of this they keep their pricing affordable by accepting most insurance plans and offering payment plans. Dr. Pate provides a full array of dental health treatments including tooth extractions, Invisalign®, dental implants and implant restorations, fluoride treatments, composite fillings, custom nightguards, dentistry for special needs patients, root canals, teeth whitening and oral cancer screenings.