“This practice is like a family!”
At our Virginia Beach dental office, Dr. Vinita Folck loves learning about our patients and their families. She feels truly connected to our patients and wants them to like visiting us just because it’s a fun place to hang out, one that’s always filled with laughter. She strives to make every visit a pleasant experience and ensure that our patients don’t approach any appointment with fear or trepidation. Her goal is to treat everyone like family, staff and patients alike. You can start getting to know Dr. Folck a little better by reading on below!
Dr. Folck’s journey into dentistry started off very simply: her college roommate said she had a pretty smile and that she should become a dentist! She had always loved her own dentist growing up, and as the daughter of two physicians, she knew for a long time that she wanted to do something to help people. That one compliment eventually led her to today, where she has over 14 years of dental experience and is thrilled to be carrying on the family tradition of providing healthcare and improving people’s lives.
Dr. Folck was born and raised in Arlington, Texas. She attended the University of Miami, and in 2000, she received her Bachelors of Science in Biology. She later received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2004.
To this day, Dr. Folck continues to grow and refine her skill-set by being active in a number of professional organizations, including the:
Dr. Folck met her husband, Mike, while she was in dental school and he was in his residency--he’s a practicing oral surgeon in the Virginia Beach area. They have two young children, Kiran and Jaya, and Dr. Folck just loves attending all of their various activities. She also enjoys reading, playing tennis (she even plays competitively from time to time), exercising, and going on big trips around the world with her dad every year.