Dr. Brian Herod was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated cum laude from James Madison University and attained his DDS degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. After graduating, Dr. Herod completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at VCU. In this program, he obtained advanced training in complex patient care, implant dentistry, cosmetics, surgery, endodontics, and orthodontics. He is also trained and certified as an Invisalign provider. Dr. Herod is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and Richmond Dental Society.
Dr. Herod believes that every patient deserves an individualized dental experience and treatment options that are specific to their medical history and genetic predispositions. He focuses on intensive patient education, to facilitate informed treatment decisions. Dr. Herod understands the important connection between oral health and overall health. His passion for the growing field of biological dentistry has led him to become a member of the International Academy of Oral and Medical Toxicology (IAOMT). Dr. Herod sees holistic dentistry as an integrative approach, rather than a one size fits all method of care.
Dr. Herod also serves as a Clinical Instructor at the VCU Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency. In this program, Dr. Herod aids in the education of other dentists in advanced dental techniques and procedures.
When not in the office, Dr. Herod enjoys being in the outdoors and spending time with his wife and three children. Dr. Herod believes that every patient should be listened to, understood, and appreciated, but most importantly treated like family. He looks forward to meeting you and addressing all of your dental needs.