Dr. Lisa Curry, DMD

The Gentle DentistDr. Lisa Curry

Dr. Lisa Curry specializes in general, family, cosmetic, and pediatric dentistry. She received her BA in Biology from Hampton University and received her DMD from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Lisa J. Curry has her DMD (Doctorate of Medical Dentistry) degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (UCONN SDM). She received a top-notch education from a dental school known for cutting-edge research and development of new dental technology and materials. When Dr. Curry graduated in 1997, UCONN had the distinction of being in the top three dental schools (based on National Dental Board scores) for the previous 20 years.

A DMD degree is different from a DDS (Doctorate of Dental Surgery) because there is more emphasis placed on learning medicine. During Dr. Curry’s training at UCONN SDM, dental students were required to take the first two years of medical courses along with medical students in addition to their dental school curriculum. Therefore, UCONN trained dentists have a better understanding of patient’s overall health, not just dental health. Dr. Curry’s additional medical training helps her to treat patients more comprehensively and safely.

She served her General Practice Residency at Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Hampton. She is a member of the Peninsula Implant Study Club, Williamsburg Dental Study Club, and The Dawson Academy-Scholar Alumni.

In her spare time, Dr. Curry is involved with many special charities such as the Colgate Bright Smiles and Bright Futures Event, which has provided free oral screenings for Head Start Students in the area. She also participates in community outreach programs that distribute food, school supplies, furniture and toys through her church Liberty Worship Center.

Dr. Curry is married to Clarence, whom she met at Hampton University. They have two daughters Jocelyn and Sophia. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies and cooking shows. She also sings on the praise and worship team at her church. She receives fulfillment from helping her patients reach the best possible level of oral health with a gentle touch!

 

Meet the Team

Cherie Bonano 

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Cherie has several years experience with dental assisting. She trained to assist in Toledo Ohio. Her bubbly personality and enthusiasm help her to establish rapport with patients quickly. Cherie strives to ensure patients have an “above and beyond” experience at our office.

 

 

 

Shanae B. – Front Desk Coordinator

Shanae was born in Staten Island, NY and moved to Hampton VA as a teen. She worked as a medical receptionist and accepted a position at a dental practice and loved it! Shanae is currently studying at Thomas Nelson to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She chose a career in dentistry because of her love of helping people. Shanae feels there’s no better way to help someone than help them keep and maintain their “prized possession”, their smile!

 

Inta B. – Dental Assistant

Inta is originally from Nepal. She worked and trained as a nurse. She has been in the US about 10 years and most recently moved from Washington State. She worked as an expanded function dental assistant in Washington. She is a military spouse. Her husband is pursuing a Master’s degree at William and Mary. Inta is shy at first but has a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh. She truly loves to help and comfort patients. Her quiet confidence is one of her greatest assets.

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