Meet Our Team
Dr. Jessica M. Clark
Born and raised in Virginia Beach, Dr. Jessica Clark has spent her life as a Beach Kid! She graduated from Frank W. Cox High School and then pursued her life dream of becoming a pediatric dentist while attending Virginia Tech and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Following dental school, she completed a two-year residency at the Medical University of South Carolina where she received her specialty certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Jessica is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Virginia Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Tidewater Dental Association. She is also a credentialed surgical provider at the Children’s Hospital of the Kings' Daughters (CHKD).
She is passionate about educating families and her patients on dental health. When she's not taking care of little teeth, she can be found with her husband, son, and two daughters at her favorite place… the beach!
Dr. Nathan J. Shapiro
Dr. Nathan Shapiro is a board-certified pediatric dentist and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2013. He attended the University of Virginia for his undergraduate education prior to dental school. After earning his doctorate, he pursued his passion for providing care for pediatric patients with a two-year pediatric specialty residency at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Nate is originally from outside Boston, MA and has been a resident of Hampton Roads since 2016. He has privileges at the Children's Hospital of Kings' Daughters (CHKD). He is a member of the Virginia Dental Association, Tidewater Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys, playing guitar, and cooking.
Maria is our Practice Administrator. She has been in the dental field since 2004. She has experience in both the clinical and business aspect of dentistry making Maria an excellent resource for parents and any questions they may have. She is also the coordinator for hospital dentistry with the Children's Hospital of Kings' Daughters (CHKD). Maria is originally from Maryland and currently resides in Virginia Beach. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and the beach.
Yvonne is our Accounts Coordinator and has been involved in the dental field since 2007. She can help you with your insurance coordination and benefits, your child's treatment plans and appointment payments. Yvonne is a native of Virginia Beach, a graduate of Kempsville High School, and a proud Virginia Tech graduate. She currently resides in Virginia Beach with her husband and their twin children.
Jasmine is a Hampton Roads native and graduated from ECPI University Medical Careers Institute in 2016. She has spent her dental career in Pediatric Dentistry working as a Dental Assistant and front office administration. Jasmine has joined our team as the Scheduling Coordiator and is happy to assist you with your children's appointments. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing at the beach with her family.
Clinic Coordinator/Dental Assistant
Latesa chose to work in the pediatric dental field because she enjoys educating children on the importance of a healthy smile and good dental health. Latesa resides in Norfolk with her husband and her four children. Life outside work revolves around the children’s various school, work, and sports activities. She is also a graduate of Norfolk State University. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, traveling, reading and watching her favorite TV shows.
George joined the Beach Kids Dentistry team in February 2021 and brings over 3 years of Pediatric Dental Assistant experience. He enjoys working with children and helping them feel at ease during their dental visits. He loves working on cars and playing video games. In his free time, he enjoys walking along the beachfront with his wife and 2 young boys.
Anna has been in the dental field for 3 years, following the footsteps of her mother as a Dental Assistant. She loves working with children. When she is not in the office, you can find her spending time with her husband and their dog and cat.
Brianna joined us as an intern starting her career in dentistry. She is a graduate of Landstown High School and the Dental Assisting Program at the Virginia Beach Tech Center. She is excited to begin her career working with children and plans to attend Dental Hygiene school in the future to become a Dental Hygienist.