Joanna Claustro DMD | Dentist Sterling, Virginia

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Dr. Joanna Claustro is recognized by her patients for her cheerful nature, gentle chair side manner, and excellence in clinical care. She listens to your unique concerns and expectations; and takes the time necessary to help you understand the status of your oral cavity and the options available to help you achieve your dental goals. Her passion for patient care is seen in all aspects of her practice.

Dr. Claustro was born in New York and raised in Virginia -- attending The Madeira School  in Mclean, VA before heading to Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY where she received her undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Business Management. After college, Dr. Claustro returned to Northern Virginia to pursue a career in Marketing, but after several years realized her passion to help others and decided to hit the books once again. Dr. Claustro is proud to have earned her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. She and her husband, fell in love with New England, but knew that Virginia would always be home.

After several years of being an associate dentist with amazing mentors, Dr. Claustro purchased NOVA Dental Group in November 2013 and is excited to be serving the individuals and families of Loudoun County. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is continually expanding her knowledge and skills through continuing education and by developing close relationships with other members within the dental industry. 

Dr. Claustro presenting to an audience of her peers at the Loudoun Seattle Study Club Treatment Planning Session.

Dr. Claustro presenting to an audience of her peers at the Loudoun Seattle Study Club Treatment Planning Session.

Dr. Claustro stays up-to-date on the latest in dental therapies and technologies. She is active with the Seattle Study Club and Spear Dental Education -- globally recognized organizations dedicated to providing advanced dental education. Dr. Claustro was awarded Best Case Presentation in 2017 by the Loudoun Chapter of the Seattle Study Club for her presentation on providing patients with comprehensive care while respecting an individual's emotional, financial, and scheduling limitations. 

In addition to her monthly participation with dental study groups, Dr. Claustro invests in dozens of hours of Continuing Education each year to ensure that she provides her patients with top-notch care.

 

 

 

Professional Memberships

American Dental Society
Northern Virginia Dental Society
Academy of General Dentistry
American Association of Women Dentists

Outside of the office, Dr. Claustro is a mom to a beautiful boy, enjoys cooking, traveling, brewing beer with her husband, and can often be found hitting the heavy bag at Title Boxing Gym or training for half marathons. She is an active member of the community and participates with the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce. 

 

Running the Brooklyn Rock n Roll 10k, October 2013

Running the Brooklyn Rock n Roll 10k, October 2013

Dr. Claustro and her husband, Bob Hurlburt welcomed their son, Hudson, in August 2017.

Dr. Claustro and her husband, Bob Hurlburt welcomed their son, Hudson, in August 2017.

Teaching kids at local classrooms on how to properly care for their teeth... and that dental visits can be fun!

Teaching kids at local classrooms on how to properly care for their teeth... and that dental visits can be fun!