Dr. Richard Pugliese


“I am very passionate about preventive dentistry; I strive to create a zero-cavity generation. The most exciting part about my job is working with children every day. At times it is challenging, but it is certainly fun! It is rewarding to help my patients “graduate” from our pediatric office with ideal oral health, and even more importantly, a positive outlook on dentistry.” – Dr. Pugliese

Education and Continuing Education

In the almost 40 years of practicing pediatric dentistry, I have gained a vast amount of continuing education to maintain my standards of clinical excellence. Through my professional affiliations with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Board of Orthodontics(Diplomate), I am also able to stay involved with the dental community at large.

Outside the Office

Originally from Providence, RI, I currently reside in Williamsburg with my wife of 39 years. We have four children, two grandchildren, a dog, a fish, birds, and multiple turtles. In my off time I enjoy listening to music, playing golf, enjoying fine art, and spending time with my grandkids. I also belong to the CIAO, Jamestown Community Center, and Catholic Charity Drive, all of which afford me the opportunity to make a difference in my community.


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My boys love going to the dentist, Dr. Bobby and all of his staff at the Williamsburg office are amazing!

- Crystal K.

Small BIG practice. They have several offices but they focus on the little things that small practices have and big don't. Like on-time appointments and taking time with little kids that panic. Have always impressed me.

- Campbell B.

Dr Bobby and his staff are wonderful. They were so patient with my 2 year old who has sensory issues!

- Jen G.

Dr.Bobby and Dr.Kari are amazing with my kids! We love y'all!!

- Chenelle V.

My kids were once terrified of dentists until we found Dr.Bobby. He is awesome with children and so patient. My kids actually like going to the dentist now.

- Belinda L.

We love Dr. Bobby!! The staff was amazing as well!

- Maria V.

I love the staff and they are SUPER gentle with excitable kiddos.

- Doug A.

I absolutely LOVE this place. Being military it's always hard to find a place you can love like the last place you went to.

- Cine R.

It's such a quiet yet pleasant office as soon as you walk in. Everyone is super friendly!

- Bee W.

They are awesome! Hard to find a patient Dentist with for a kid with Autism. The staff here was super friendly and patient.

- Maria A.

Our Locations


(757) 547-2134

237 Hanbury Road E. Ste 30
Chesapeake, VA 23322


(757) 838-0800

2113 Hartford Road
Hampton, VA 23666

Newport News

(757) 240-5711

220 Nat Turner Blvd
Newport News, VA 23606


(757) 397-9801

446 Effingham Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704


(757) 259-9703

5388 Discovery Park Blvd, Suite 240
Williamsburg, VA 23188


(804) 695-2575

6882 Main Street, Suite A
Gloucester, VA 23061

Virginia Beach

(757) 453-5308

2033 Fisher Arch, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23456


(757) 224-3006

7109 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown, VA 23692