Doctors & Staff
Dr. Foster and his staff are committed to providing excellence in every way. Each member of our team works together to meet the dental needs of our patients in a gentle, professional, and caring manner. We take great pride in our knowledge and experience and we strive to make our office unique by providing excellent clinical skills, outstanding customer service, cutting-edge dental technology, materials and equipment, and an atmosphere that is warm, friendly and relaxed.
David K. Foster, DDS, MAGD
Dr. David K. Foster completed his undergraduate education at West Virginia University and received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from West Virginia University School of Dentistry and has been serving the dental needs of the people of Eastern Virginia for over twenty-five years.
He has earned a Mastership award, the highest honor available at the Academy of General Dentistry and one of the most respected designations within the profession. To accomplish this goal, Dr. Foster completed 1,100 hours of continuing dental education. As a recipient of this award, Dr. Foster joins more than 2,100 AGD members who understand that providing great smiles and good oral health for their patients are the result of going above and beyond basic requirements.
Dr. Foster is committed to attending as many annual seminars as necessary to provide the best care for his patients, in order to stay on the cutting edge of modern dentistry. The dental profession is continually changing with new and improved dental treatments that benefit all dental patients. Some of the advanced educational institutions attended by Dr. Foster are:
* The Center for Advanced Dental Education – St. Petersburg, FL
* Accelerated Dental Learning Center – Atlanta, GA
* Misch International Implant Institute – Pittsburg, PA
* Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education – Seattle, WA
* Certification in Invisalign Orthodontic Systems
* The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
He holds a certification in Conventional Orthodontics by Progressive Orthodontic Training Institute. Advanced Periodontal Surgery and Aesthetics and Grafting by Advanced Periodontal Education Seminars in conjunction with the staff of the University of Georgia. Advanced Sedation with Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. Associated Organizations:
* American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
* International Congress of Oral Implant Dentistry
* American Dental Association
* Virginia and Tidewater Dental Associations
* Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
* Academy of General Dentistry
Preventative Care For All Ages
With our professional dental hygienists you will receive gentle and caring skills they use in performing exceptional dental cleanings and tooth and gum treatment. They provide these skills to your entire family. By catching cavities early, controlling periodontal disease and providing regular care, our hygienists can help you keep your teeth healthy for life. We have flexible scheduling so you can get the care you want when you want.
Melissa graduated from Old Dominion University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been in dentistry since 1987. She is very thorough, gentle and can make you feel comfortable throughout your dental appointment.
Damian received a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1982 from Old Dominion University and has been practicing dental hygiene since she graduated. She is eager to answer any oral related questions to help you maintain a healthy, happy and comfortable smile.
Assisting our doctor, guiding you through your treatment.
Emily is the newest member to our staff and has truly been an asset to our practice. Her goal is to make your visit be a comfortable and painless one. She is ready to answer any question that can make you feel better informed about your time with us.
Successful aesthetic/restorative care required a well trained team. Our dental assistants have advanced training to help our doctor achieve the results you desire.
Linda Hennessy – Office Manager & Financial Coordinator
Achieving your bright smile goals.
A new smile, a restored smile or the dental health your family deserves is an important investment. We try to provide you with the financial information you need to make your goal a reality. We will design the perfect plan to enable everyone to be able to restore their smile to the best it can be.
Linda has been in the dental professional for over 30 years as a clinical assistant, dental sales representative and now works our financial coordinator. She has been an important and essential member of our team for 12 years. Linda not only knows a lot about dentistry but, her vast knowledge of how dental insurance works makes it possible to help you utilize your benefits to its fullest potential. She will design the prefect plan to enable everyone to be able to restore their smile to the best that it can be.
Carrie – Patient Coordinator
Your advocate for exceptional care by scheduling and knowledge of your treatment
From your first phone call to our practice to the day we complete your new smile transformation, we want to make your visit comfortable and pleasant. We offer flexible scheduling to make the best care available when you can take advantage of it. We serve all ages and always have a warm smile to make you feel at home.
Since 2000, Carrie has worked in the dental field as a patient coordinator. She is trained in all aspects of front-office responsibilities, as well as customer service. She is responsible for making your visit pleasant and helping you feel like a guest.