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Dentistry that Makes a Difference

At Smile by Design, you’ll discover right away that Dr. Santos and Dr. Folck truly embody the phrase “two heads are better than one!” Both dentists bring unique skills, advanced education, and particular talents to the table while sharing the same genuine passion for comfortable, friendly patient care that gives families new reasons to smile brightly. They can’t wait to address your unique dental goals and help you genuinely enjoy your time here in our Virginia Beach dental office.

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Virginia Beach dentists Dr. Santos and Dr. Folck
Stephanie L.
Santos, DDS
| Vinita John
Folck, DDS

Our Dental Care Philosophy

Regular dental care shouldn’t have to be a scary, unpleasant experience that you dread every six months. Instead, our team’s goal is to help you feel like you’re visiting friends whenever you step through the front door! We’re 100% focused on creating the most pleasant experience possible, emphasizing comfort, respect, and compassion every step of the way. We want to hear all about your family, share stories, and even tell jokes – whatever leaves you feeling happiest.

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Family Dentistry for All Ages

Smiles at every stage of life need plenty of support to stay strong and confident over time, and our team would love to provide it for you and all your loved ones here in Virginia Beach. We offer a comprehensive variety of family dentistry services, from all the basics like checkups and cleanings to more advanced treatment options like dedicated emergency dental care and treatment for gum disease. Every treatment plan is painstakingly personalized to fit the patient’s unique needs and goals, too – no “one size fits all!”

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Our Dental Patients Love Us

“Dr. Santos and her staff are all amazing people, they treat you so warmly and kindly. I have always been petrified of the dentist. They understood and literally held my hand. I will never go anywhere else. The service was second to none.”

Amelia L. Virginia Beach, VA

“Smile by Design is hands down one of the best family dentists around….”

Jerika W. Little Neck, VA

“I LOVE this place and they make you feel welcome and comfortable while you’re in their care…”

Caitline M. Thouroughgood, VA

Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry

Reclaim a Confident Smile

If you don’t currently feel happy with your teeth because of damage, discomfort, or noticeable flaws, rest assured that these concerns don’t have to be permanent in the least. Our Smile by Design team is ready to address them with high-quality restorative treatment solutions and lasting cosmetic dentistry improvements. Are you interested in achieving a straighter smile? Has tooth loss made it difficult to enjoy favorite foods and you’re ready for change? Don’t hesitate to share these goals with us during a phone call or a consultation – we can’t wait to help!

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Animated red heart We Love Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is a beautiful community with one-of-a-kind neighbors, and we’re honored to have been serving families here for several years now. Dr. Santos, Dr. Folck, and the rest of our team are always happy to give back in ways that transcend the dental office setting too! We work with local organizations like the SPCA, Star of the Sea School, Union Ministries, World Wildlife Fund, and more whenever possible to inspire even more smile-inducing happiness close to home.

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Dental Insurance & Financing

Brandi & Sarah Insurance Coordinators
Brandi and Sarah insurance coordinators

Our team works closely with patients so that the financial aspects of their dental treatment never have to be stressful or overcomplicated! Brandi and Sarah have a truly magical touch when it comes to dental insurance and financing, and they'll be happy to guide you through your options.