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Peninsula Family Dentistry

Peninsula Family Dentistry is dedicated to helping you achieve a happy, health smile. We provide family-oriented dental care in Newport News and strive to make your experience comfortable and enjoyable. Dr. Cash and Dr. Cooke realize that good oral health depends upon communication and understanding between patient and doctor. Time taken to discuss treatment needs and goals to help patients achieve good oral health and desired esthetic results. The staff at Peninsula Family Dentistry is always happy to answer your dental questions.

  • Most insurances accepted.
  • State of the art equipment
  • Payment options alvaiable

Dr. Heath Cash

23608 Dentist

Dr. Heath Cash, Dentist Newport News is a native Virginian, born in Portsmouth and raised in Richmond. He completed his undergraduate studies in Psychology at Hampden-Sydney College then attended the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, graduating in 2005.
Shortly after graduating from dental school, Dr. Cash moved to the Peninsula and began working at a local dental office. Dr. Cash is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association and the Peninsula Dental Society.
He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three young children. Dr. Cash also likes fishing, boating, tennis, photography and kayaking.

Dr. Donnie Cooke

Dentist in 23608

Dr. Donnie Cooke, Dentist Newport News is originally from Durham, North Carolina and has practiced dentistry in Newport News since 1977. He received a football scholarship from Virginia Tech, where he completed his undergraduate studies and obtained a degree in biology. Dr. Cooke then attended dental school at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Cooke is an avid outdoorsman, spending much of his free time hunting, fishing and playing golf. He and his wife Bobbie enjoy relaxing with their children and grandchildren, and following Hokie and Tarheel sports.

Dr. Clifford Thomas Goodwin

Dr. Clifford Thomas Goodwin was born in Richmond, Virginia. He attended college at Virginia Tech, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1977. Following his graduation he attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.

After earning his Doctorate of Dental Science degree in 1983, Dr. Goodwin went into private practice in Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Goodwin was recognized in 2003 as a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.

He has devoted his professional career to all aspects of general dentistry and has a special interest in restorative treatment that includes crowns and implants. To keep abreast of the latest developments in general dentistry, he has always exceeded the continuing education requirements of the state of Virginia.

He is a dedicated husband and the father of two married children.

Dr. Goodwin has many interests outside of his dental specialty. He enjoys kayaking, salt water fishing, hiking and also takes dental missions trips.

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