Dr. Hart received her inspiration from her grandparents who were dentists and has dreamed of becoming a health professional since she was 4 years old. Prior to her career in dentistry she obtained her Master’s degree in Linguistics and taught languages which makes her so passionate about the importance of patient education. She spent several years traveling to different countries and learning different holistic views on healthy lifestyles. She later earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry Cum Laude and her Doctorate in Dentistry from VCU with Honors. Through years of running her own practice Dr. Hart proved to her patients that she is dedicated to the highest quality of dental care. Dr. Hart has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education in the areas of oral surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics and orthodontics. She has a particular interest in cosmetic and holistic dentistry. Her kindness, sincere desire to make patients smile and gentle chair side manor makes even phobic patients feel relaxed.
D. Hart’s memberships include:
-The American Dental Association (ADA)
-The Virginia Dental Association
-The Richmond Dental Society
-The Metropolitan Academy of Dentistry
-The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
-The International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)
-The Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
In addition Dr. Hart is certified in Sedation Dentistry and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Naturopathy.
Following her belief in giving back to the community, Dr. Hart has been participating in mission trips and doing pro bono work for those who are in need.
Dr. Hart enjoys traveling, cooking and watersports (surfing and kite surfing). She promotes a healthy lifestyle and stays in shape doing Crossfit.