About Your Dentist
"The enemy of good is perfect."
"My mission begins with placing my patient's needs and wellbeing above all through compassion, care and honesty. I love the fact that I can impact people's lives by giving them confidence to share their stunning smiles."
Dr. Gomez attended Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, where she received her degree in Spanish with a minor in Biology. She continued her education at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio to become a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
- Posterior Esthetics Lecture Ohio Dental Association Annual Meeting
- Implantology Hispanic Dental Association's 23rd Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts
- Pre-doc Orthodontic Course for the Invisalign Ortho Appliance Ohio State University
- 50th Annual Carl O. Boucher Prosthodontic Conference, Columbus, Ohio
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Gomez lives in Virginia Beach Town Center with her husband Philip R. D'Amico, DDS. When she is not spending time with her patients, she helps others by volunteering at Give Kid's a Smile Day at Ohio State University and Smiles for Schools in Columbus, Ohio. In her free time, Dr. Gomez enjoys hiking and spending time in nature, Salsa dancing with her husband and traveling and visiting the largest cities in the world to experience different cultures.
"Dentists are medical professionals who help you put your money where your mouth is."
I am committed to providing my patients with the highest quality dental care in the same warm, caring, and professional manner I would extend to members of my own family.
Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Thomas Edison State University - Trenton, NJ
Doctorate of Dental Surgery
New York University College of Dentistrym - New York, NY
Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management
University of Scranton - Scranton, PA
Dr. Shinder is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Tidewater Dental Association and also active with the Veterans Oral Health Initiative.
Life & Hobbies
Prior to becoming a dentist, Dr. Shinder served 10 years in the U.S. Navy. He served as a Cryptologic Technician First Class onboard a Destroyer, a Tactical Information Operations Analyst with a Navy SEAL Team, and a Counterintelligence Analyst with the National Security Agency. When not making beautiful smiles, Dr. Shinder spends his time with his wife and two children. They have two German Shepherd Poodle mixes named Remus and Severus (Harry Potter nerds) and three black cats named Sabrina, Salem, and Binx.