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About Us

Melvin Cruser DDS About Us photoCentrally located in Virginia Beach, Dr. Cruser has been practicing general and family dentistry for over 30 years. Dr. Cruser grew up in Virginia Beach and attended Norfolk Academy for highschool. He then went to Duke University for his undergraduate degree before receiving his DDS at the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 1981. He is currently a member of the Virginia Beach Dental Study Club, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Tidewater Dental Association on which he also serves on the executive committee. Dr. Cruser also has an Associate Fellowship from the World Clinical Laser Institute which gives him the expertise to use the Waterlase®.

Ben Franklin once wrote, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” We put this belief into practice by placing a strong emphasis on the early detection and prevention of decay and gum disease. As a practice, our goals are to educate our patients on proper dental care and to ensure that every patient has a positive experience here.