A Newport News native, Dr. David Abeyounis says that the best thing about being a dentist is getting to serve local families, which enables him to build deep relationships within the community while also improving people’s health and appearance. He’s thrilled to work alongside Dr. Link and Dr. Jacobs and looks forward to contributing to the sterling reputation our practice has earned over the decades. Before you meet Dr. Abeyounis in person, you can find out more about him and his background below.
Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?
Dr. Abeyounis knew he wanted to become a dentist starting in middle school. Over time, the more he learned about dentistry, the more he liked it! He likes that it combines science, healthcare, and art into one service-based profession. He also enjoys that there is always more to learn and significant advancements are made every year.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Abeyounis attended Virginia Tech before earning his dental degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed an endodontics selective while in dental school to gain extra experience in root canal therapy. Always looking to expand his knowledge, he is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Peninsula Dental Society.
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What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Abeyounis’ father and mother, a retired aerospace engineer and speech pathologist respectively, still live in Newport News. On most weekends, he and his fiancé enjoy venturing outdoors, and they often go hiking on the Noland Trail, biking on the Capital Trail, or kayaking in the Warwick River. Dr. Abeyounis also likes to build furniture and other items for his house. Just like Dr. Link and Dr. Jacobs, he’s a golfer, so the three of them have friendly competitions very often.