Barry D Laurent, DDS
Barry D. Laurent, DDS, graduated with Highest Distinction from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia in 1978. In 1982, he graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, in Richmond, having earned the A.D. Williams award for academic excellence. Following a year of practice with his father in Arlington, he opened his own office as a family and cosmetic dentist in Vienna, near Washington, DC, in the Northern Virginia city of Tyson’s Corner.
Dr. Laurent is an active member of the American Dental Society, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. To ensure his dental patients the most up to date care, he regularly attends continuing education courses. He serves on the board of directors and volunteers at the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, a United Way accredited non-profit facility in Farifax County (which he helped to establish in 1993) to serve the dental needs of the indigent.
The Northern Virginia Dental Clinic has proved so successful that a second facility was opened in Loudoun County. Staffed by both paid and volunteer dentists, the NVDC has become a model for other non profit dental clinics. Dr. Laurent has provided oral cancer exams during health fairs given at the State Department Training Center and at the National Reconnaissance Office Headquarters. He has also participated at health fairs for employees of Arlington County and the Evironmental Protection Agency. He loves carpentry; and has designed and built a variety of projects. He has taught Sunday School, coached his children’s ( now adults ) sports teams, umpired Little League, and was a leader in both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. He lives with his wife in Reston, enjoying nature walks, bidrwatching, and boating on Lake Audubon.
Certified Dental Assitant
Azeb has been with the office for over 17 years. She received her Dental Assisting Certificate from Howard University. Azeb is very active in her church community. She enjoys reading and spending time with her son, who everyone in the office has seen grow from a little boy into a wonderful young man!