Pleased to Meet You

Who are we?

Dr. O’Hara and Dr. Grube strive to treat every patient as a friend, giving careful, personalized, and honest treatment. We work to educate you on your dental needs and to create treatment options that meet your needs and expectations.

Our office environment is always friendly and cheerful, and knowing that dentistry can be uncomfortable, we do our best to provide a pleasurable experience.

What to Expect

  • Your first appointment will include advanced, digital x-rays, and a comprehensive exam, including oral cancer screening.
  • We make sure that you understand the clinical and radiographic findings, so that together, we can create your personal treatment plan.
  • We treat patients of all ages, with numerous patients having grown up in the practice, continuing as adults, and now bringing their new families for treatment.
  • We sometimes coordinate treatment of our patients with local specialists to ensure the best result.
  • Our doctors also provide after-hours and weekend emergency care.

Your O’Hara Dentistry Team

Dr. Thomas J. O’Hara, M.S., D.D.S., FICD

Dr. O’Hara holds a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Georgetown University and has been inducted into the prestigious International College of Dentists. He also has a Master of Science degree in Microbiology from Adelphi University, and he is a long-time member of the American Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Virginia Dental Association. He was honored to have been selected as a dental resident by the Veterans Administration Hospital in Hampton.

Dr. O’Hara has been providing dental service to the Tidewater community for more than 25 years and often donates his time and skills to many important charities. Dr. O’Hara resides in Virginia Beach with his wife Kathy, and their two children, Katie and TJ. As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoys spending time with his family, boating, fishing, scuba diving, and restoring antique boats.

Dr. Patrick R. Grube, D.D.S.

Dr. Grube grew up in the Little Neck area of Virginia Beach, and after graduating from the Mathematics & Science Academy at Ocean Lakes High School, attended the University of Virginia. He was a member of the Echols Scholar Honors Program, and graduated with distinction and a B.A. in Biology. During his time at UVA, he managed the dental portion of numerous medical mission trips to Honduras through Global Brigades; the group was lucky enough to have Dr. O’Hara join as the dentist on one of these trips.

Dr. Grube attended dental school at the University of Maryland School Of Dentistry, in Baltimore. As a junior and senior, he was selected to be a student member of the admissions committee as well as the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society. As a senior, Dr. Grube applied to and was selected to participate with the Implant Clerkship where he gained additional experience with implant restorations and helped teach the sophomore implant laboratory courses. He was very excited to move back to Virginia Beach and join Dr. O’Hara’s team. Dr. Grube takes pride in providing honest and practical dental treatment, and helping to create a comfortable environment for patients. He is honored to have the opportunity to work in his home town, and at such a great practice. In his free time, he enjoys surfing, the beach, skiing, and spending time with family and friends.

Mary Goodson
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer Humphrey
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jeni Louder
Registered Dental Hygienist

Beth Morrow
Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa Hood
Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa Greene
Dental Assistant

Hannah Heh
Dental Assistant

Kim Davis
Dental Assistant

Teresa Hobson
Patient Coordinator

Paula Finlayson
Office Manager

Call for your appointment: 757.340.1153
M - Th 8am - 5pm / F 8am-1pm