Explore Norfolk, Virginia

Discover Why It's the Perfect Place to Live and Work as a Dentist

Historical Norfolk, Virginia

Enjoy Living by the Water

With over 7 miles of shoreline, Norfolk is a vibrant city with a rich history. It is located at the heart of the Hampton Roads area. This beautiful city is known for its numerous waterfronts, including the Chesapeake Bay, Elizabeth River, and the Atlantic Ocean.

Keep reading to learn why Norfolk, Virginia, is a great place to live. If you are a dentist, you will find that Norfolk has a lot to offer for you specifically. 

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Spencer Dental & Braces and Benevis Benefits

Why Choose Us?

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Committed to Accessible Care

We believe every child deserves access to high-quality dental care and an equal opportunity to develop good oral health habits for healthier lives.


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Focused on Clinical Excellence

We are committed to upholding clinical standards of care, with emphasis on prevention through early intervention.


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Driven by Diversity

We have committed to serving diverse populations with diverse clinical office staff, dentists, hygienists, and leadership.


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Cultivate a Culture of Compliance

We maintain the highest standards and 
accreditations for safety, cleanliness, and treatment established by the agencies that 
regulate dental policies and care.


Rich History & Cultural Hub

Join a Young Community with a Rich History

Did you know the median age of residents living in Norfolk is 30? The city has a rich history that attracts many young people, and it acts as a cultural hub.

History helps to make Norfolk a great place to live. The city has roots that date back to the colonial era. Norfolk played an essential role during the American Revolution and the Civil War. The city has numerous historical landmarks, including the MacArthur Memorial, the USS Wisconsin BB-64, and the Chrysler Museum of Art.

There is always something to do in Norfolk! It’s home to several large performing arts companies and hosts many parades and festivals throughout the year. Whether it is concerts in the Norfolk Scope Arena or Ted Constant Convocation, or a new art exhibit at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens or Chrysler Museum of Art, there is much to experience! Families love the Virginia Zoo and Norfolk Southern Museum which explains the creation of American railroads. Music lover? Check out the Harrison Opera House ---home to the Virginia Opera Company. All of this could be in your backyard!

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Affordable Homes, Lovely Setting

Beautiful Living with Less Cost

Norfolk is surrounded by water, but still has a lower cost of living compared to other cities on the East Coast. The city has numerous affordable housing options, making it easy to find a home within your budget. The cost of food, entertainment, and transportation is also relatively low compared to other cities. As a dentist, you can save money and build your dental experience at the same time.

Additionally, the city's housing costs are significantly lower than other metropolitan areas. As a dentist, you can take advantage of these affordable living options and save money for personal or professional investments.

  • There are wonderful real estate options in Norfolk, including this $529,000 2,404 square foot condo on the beach, with a pool in a gated community just a 15-minute drive from our offices.

  • If you need a fenced in backyard, another close by option is this beautiful home in the North Ghent Historic District. Located on West Princess Anne Road only 5 miles from the Spencer office, you can walk to a nearby Harris Teeter grocery and many local restaurants. 
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Growing Population

Booming Dental Industry, Committed Dental Team

With a high demand for dental services and a patient population on the rise, the dental industry in Norfolk is thriving. That demand for dental care is only expected to increase as more people move to the area.

As the premier dental practice in the area, Spencer Dental & Braces has been serving the Norfolk, VA community since 2002. The office has built a strong reputation for providing exceptional dental care to patients of all ages. Using the latest dental technologies and techniques to ensure that patients receive the best possible care, Norfolk offers a wide range of services including general dentistry, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry.  

But what really sets Spencer Dental & Braces apart is our commitment to our team members. We believe that the success of our practice depends on the happiness and satisfaction of our staff. That’s why we offer a supportive and inclusive work environment, competitive salaries, and opportunities for career advancement. Our team members are encouraged to pursue their professional development goals and are rewarded for their hard work and dedication.

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Creating Healthier, Happier Smiles

Compassionate Care

Benevis has a 20-year history of delivering high-quality, compassionate care and unmatched support to underserved children and adults.

20-Years of Care


Every year, Benevis offers a day of free dental care to children in need. Sharing Smiles day has benefited more than 3,000 families.

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Unmatched Support

Benevis is proud to be among the 18% of dental providers that manage 100+ child Medicaid and CHIP visits each year.

High-Quality, Affordable Care

What Benevis Dentists Say

I really enjoy working at Benevis because it’s a doctor-led organization – where our doctors not only have autonomy, but they support one another. This is different from other DSOs ... Our doctors are empowered to put patients’ needs first, which is what’s most important. Dr. Amin
For me, working as a dentist at Benevis is really about being of service to the community and helping the people who are underserved. That motivates me to come to work every day. Dr. Boykin
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Want to learn more?

Connect with our Benevis Team!

At Spencer Dental & Braces offices in Norfolk, Virginina, we have the privilege of providing care for over 10,000 patients each year. But there are still over 10,000 children in our immediate area who have not seen a dentist in the past year. If you would like to help us create healthier, happier smiles working as dentist in the Norfolk community, we would love to hear from you.

Contact us at jobs@Benevis.com