Dentist Virginia Beach, VA – James Ritter DDS

Welcome – We are a well established general dental practice that has been serving our community for over 40 years. Our patients, ages 2 to 102 years, come from all over Virginia and North Carolina to visit our two locations on Bonney Road and Kempsville Road.

Participating insurances are found by searching with our practice name James Ritter DDS.

Doctors Ritter, Bukovac, Kent, Kapsalas and Jennings have experience in all phases of dentistry. Dr. Bukovac is an Army Vietnam Veteran and Dr. Ritter and Dr. Kent served in the Navy and Naval Reserve. Doctors Kapsalas and Jennings add the feminine touch to our practice. They continually attend educational workshops to keep up with the most up to date techniques. Dr. Ritter and Dr. Kent serve our special needs community members at Southeastern Virginia Training Center.

Our staff members are great too. Many have been with our practice for over 35 years. Our Hygienists attend continuing education courses, as you never stop learning. The Chairside Assistants will be able to make you feel at ease with any procedure. And our Business Staff is always ready to assist with appointments, treatment plans, and insurance.

If you have a question that isn’t answered on this website do not hesitate to call our office. We look forward to serving all of your dental needs.


The Mission of Our Dental Team is:

  • To provide the opportunity for our patients to achieve a high quality of dental health for their own comfort and appearance.
  • To achieve stimulation. knowledge and education for our patients to maintain a high standard of dental health.
  • To provide a harmonious and caring environment for our patients and ourselves.
  • To enjoy the benefits of our endeavors.
"Dr Ritter has a great staff. Jennifer is a wonderful hygienist. And Linda Flores is the most knowledgable and helpful person in the office. They make dentist visits enjoyable."
- Voltaire Brion, Google User
"I LOVE this dentistry practice. I've been going here for almost 10 years. I trust the dentists and staff. They do an excellent job taking care of my teeth and I highly recommend them."
- Sharon, Google User
"Me and my family are new patients and so far so good they are great on the phone and helpful . A lot of my coworkers are patients and speak great things about them . New to Va Beach so we are ready for the experience."
- Denita Hamlett, Google User
"Great folks. been using them for 5 years now. Only dentist I've ever not been nervous to go to .. Very kind and always feel safe and taken well care of. They do a great job are thorough and professional. Easy to get to too.. Just up the road from vb Town Center. I recommend them highly."
- Matt Johnson, Google User

Announcement: We are a once again Participating Provider for Tricare Dental Program under the DOD Programs with United Concordia Insurance.

12 Months Interest Free with Qualifying

In House Plan

Save over $127 year with two hygiene visits and 20% on all treatment.

Our Range of Services

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