Meet Your Harrisonburg, VA Dentists
Dr. David A. Curtin
Dr. David Curtin is a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born and raised in Illinois on the western edge of the Chicago suburbs. He received his undergraduate degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry. While there, he completed a research thesis on water treatment methods for the world’s rural poor, which led to a 3-month humanitarian trip to the Peruvian Andes immediately after graduating.
At dental school, he was fortunate to meet his future wife, Dr. Janowski. Upon graduating, Dr. Curtin continued to practice in a clinic in Philadelphia that served low-income patients. Dr. Curtin and Dr. Janowski then moved back to Illinois to be closer to Dr. Curtin's immediate family before deciding to move to the Shenandoah Valley. Drs. Curtin and Janowski were married in April 2016.
Dr. Curtin is an active member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Shenandoah Valley Dental Association. He loves to educate his patients about dental care in order to empower them to achieve a great smile and a healthy mouth.
In his free time, Dr. Curtin enjoys watching sports, cooking, playing tennis, and biking. Drs. Curtin and Janowski also have a rescue greyhound named Nelly.
Dr. Sarah A. Janowski
Dr. Sarah Janowski is a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA. Prior to dental school, she attended Binghamton University in upstate New York, where she received her undergraduate degree in biology. While completing her bachelor's degree, she also finished an undergrad thesis with an emphasis in botany.
During her doctoral education, Dr. Janowski worked extensively to provide dental services to under-served areas of Philadelphia. She also traveled to Washington D.C. as a select delegate with the American Student Dental Association to lobby for improved access to care for persons with disability and children of low-income families.
Following her graduation from dental school, Dr. Janowski practiced for several years outside of the Chicago suburbs with Dr. Curtin before relocating to the Harrisonburg area. Her passions include pediatric dental care and cosmetic dentistry. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Shenandoah Valley Dental Association as well as the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Janowski believes in practicing honesty and empathy while providing high quality pain-free dentistry.
In her free time, Dr. Janowski loves to bake and spend time with her greyhound. She and Dr. Curtin also enjoy cycling and hiking in the Shenandoah Valley area.