Phone
(757) 204-7210
200 Carmichael Way, Ste. 612 | Chesapeake, VA 23322

Meet Dr. Josh Curling

Josh Curling

Dr. Josh Curling grew up in Chesapeake and graduated from Hickory High School in 1998. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Old Dominion University and then went on to attain his DDS degree at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. Curling practiced in Virginia Beach for two years before opening his own practice in Chesapeake. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association and the Tidewater Dental Association. Dr. Curling is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest treatments and technology. He is certified to provide conscious sedation, one-visit bleaching, dental implant restorations and many other advanced cosmetic and restorative procedures.

Dr. Curling married Devyn in November 2007. They welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Ella, into their lives in August 2009, and precious Clara was born in July 2011. The Curling family attends River Oak Church in Chesapeake and they enjoy being a part of their community. In his free time, Dr. Curling loves to spend time with his family, surf at the Outer Banks, travel and read.

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Meet Dr. Jerel Gutierrez

Jerel Gutierrez

Dr. Jerel Gutierrez graduated from Great Bridge High School and went on to complete his bachelor’s degree in biology at Virginia Tech. He earned his DDS degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he and Dr. Curling were roommates.

Dr. Gutierrez is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association and the Tidewater Dental Association. In order to stay on the leading-edge of the newest dental treatments and technology, he attends a variety of certification courses each year. He is certified to provide conscious sedation, one-visit bleaching, implant restoration, short-term orthodontics (Six Month Smiles®), and other advanced cosmetic and restorative procedures.

Dr. Gutierrez married Jennifer, a radiology resident at EVMS, in July 2007. In November 2008, the Gutierrez family welcomed their first baby boy, Jamison, into the world, who was closely followed by their second little boy, Jeron, in February 2010. The Gutierrez family are members of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Virginia Beach. When he’s not working, Dr. Gutierrez loves to spend quality time with his family, surf, golf and travel.

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Meet Our Team

Edinburgh Family Dentistry Staff Left to Right: Teresa Fluke, Megan DeArmond, Kimberly DeMent-Vandervoort, Lauren Steele, Dr. Jerel Gutierrez, Diana Kasmark, Dr. Joshua Curling, Suzanne Robusto, Stephanie Smith, Pamela Shiflett, Jessica Cowen and Audrey Ferris
Not pictured: Amanda Haddix, Cara McLaughlin, Debbie Gauran-Griffith and Melissa Peters

Megan DeArmond

Megan DeArmond grew up in Richmond, VA and is a graduate of Old Dominion University Dental Hygiene School. Her husband Doug is a Chesapeake native and works for the Norfolk Sheriff’s office. They are expecting their first child in the summer of 2011.

Jessica Cowen

Jessica Cowen is a Chesapeake native and a Hickory High School graduate. She has been married to her husband Daniel for nine years and they have two children, Daniel II and Ashley. She is working to obtain her RDH Bachelor’s degree and hopes to someday work as a dental hygienist. “I love working with my girls and Doc. I love our team! There is no place I’d rather work.”

Audrey Ferris

Audrey Ferris grew up in Virginia Beach and is a graduate of Kellam High School. She has been married to Troy for nine years. They have been blessed with two beautiful daughters, Jaelyn and Kierstyn. Audrey has over eleven years of dental experience and she thoroughly enjoys being part of the wonderful team at Edinburgh Family Dentistry!

Kimberly DeMent-Vandervoort

Kimberly DeMent-Vandervoort is from the beautiful Nashville, TN. She has been married to her husband John for 12 years, and they were so blessed to adopt a gorgeous little girl, Emersyn. Kimberly is very excited to be a part of the Edinburgh Dentistry Family! She loves getting to know all of our patients and is enjoying this adventure to the fullest!

Suzanne Robusto

Suzanne Robusto is a Florida native and is a graduate of Pensacola Junior College and the University of Florida. She has been married to John for 23 years and they have two wonderful children, Danielle, (age 19) and Nicholas (age 16). When Suzanne is not in the office she enjoys gardening and reading.

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More About Edinburgh Family Dentistry

A Clean & Safe Practice

We follow all ADA and OSHA recommended standards for a clean and safe dental practice. We have a dedicated sterilization area where every instrument is disinfected and made ready before your visit, and we also thoroughly sanitize each room between patients. We worry about the cleanliness of our office so you’ll never have to!

Education & Credentials

We are fully trained, skilled and certified to provide the expertise you are looking for. To fulfill our responsibility to continuing education, we regularly attend dental conventions, seminars and clinical courses to stay on top of the latest treatment procedures and techniques. We are constantly seeking ways to better care for you and your family.

Information & Accommodations

One of the most important commitments we have to our patients is education. We feel that in too many cases, patients are pressured into expensive and invasive procedures without being fully informed about their options. We strive to empower you to make wise decisions for your oral health and develop conservative treatment plans to accommodate your individual needs and budget. We also make sure we are fully informed about your medical history, current medications and any other factors that might affect your dental health and treatment.

Kid Friendly & Kid Sensitive

Habits such as improper brushing and finger sucking can affect a child’s smile development – in the teeth, gums and even the jawbone. We understand that many children feel scared or uneasy about dental visits, and that our younger patients have different needs for treatment and communication. Our gentle manner and kid friendly staff will help your child feel at ease in our care. Best of all, we’re conveniently located just minutes from Hickory and Great Bridge schools, which means less school time missed for dental appointments!

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