adult + pediatric
Meet Our Docs
Advanced Sedation Dentistry offers you perfectly painless care and dental sedation from Hampton Roads’ premier dentists and dental anesthesiologists.
From routine cleanings and extractions to full smile restoration, we provide the complete range of dental services and sedation dentistry (types of sedation include local anesthesia, conscious sedation, deep sedation, and general anesthesia) for both adults and children who require a higher level of care. It is always the goal of this dental practice to help you improve your dental health.
Len Futerman, DDS
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Dr. Len Futerman is the original owner and founder of Advanced Sedation Dentistry (ASD).
He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the State University of New York at Stonybrook where he was awarded a United States Naval Health Professions Scholarship.
During his naval career, Dr. Futerman describes the highlights as serving on the aircraft carrier CVN 69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower during 9/11/2001 and working as an oral surgeon at the Naval Medical Center at Portsmouth.
Realizing the invaluable contribution of anesthesia to the success of dentistry, Dr. Futerman continued his education by completing a residency in Anesthesiology at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. His fondest memory of his time in New York is meeting his future wife in the operating room, who was simultaneously completing her Obstetrics and Gynecology training at Mount Sinai.
CERTIFICATIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Dr. Futerman is a diplomate of both the American and the National Dental Boards of Anesthesiology (ADBA, NDBA). He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA), American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists (ASDA) and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA).
Dr. Futerman maintains certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
For more than 15 years, Dr. Futerman has volunteered at the Chesapeake Care Clinic as a dental surgeon in the Hampton Roads Dental Center. He has provided countless hours of diagnostic and therapeutic dental surgical services as well as serving as a clinical instructor for dental students rotating from the VCU School of Dentistry.
For the last two years, Dr. Futerman and ASD have partnered with Dr. Biery and MountainView Dental to spread free smiles across the state of Virginia through the Dentistry from the Heart organization. Heading into its third year, the team hopes to provide 200 free smiles in one intense day of donating dentistry to those in need with limited access to care. Dr. Futerman continues to support Operation Smile, a worldwide charity for children with correctable facial deformities such as cleft palate.
As an Old Dominion University Alumnus, Dr. Futerman supports his alma mater by sponsoring the collegiate athletic program and attending events.
Dr. Futerman remains grateful to the community of Hampton Roads for helping ASD grow from a one-provider location, to a multiple-office, multi-specialty practice offering pain-free, worry-free dentistry from the Oceanfront to the Shenandoah Valley.
Kathy Delva, DDS
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Dr. Delva received her DDS degree at NYU College of Dentistry in New York City and then completed a general practice residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. She recently moved from her hometown in New York City to live here in Virginia. Dr. Delva also spent most of her childhood living in Haiti where her family is from.
CERTIFICATIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Dr. Delva maintains certifications in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
ABOUT DR. DELVA
Dr. Delva has always been very passionate about helping people achieve good oral health and has dedicated herself to the dental field since she was in high school. She worked as a dental assistant throughout high school and college and then continued on after college to become a dentist. Dr. Delva practices general dentistry including restorative, cosmetics, endodontics and pediatrics. She is also Invisalign certified.
Dr. Delva believes in providing comprehensive dental care tailored for each individual patient in order to help them achieve their goal and a smile they love. She believes that every patient should be treated with kindness, patience and understanding, and being able to make a positive impact in each patient’s life is what motivates her in her work. She has participated in various dental mission trips providing care to those in need in underserved areas in countries that include Haiti, Dominican Republic and Jamaica.
She is a member of the American Dental Society. She loves spending time with her family, cooking and salsa dancing.
Shelbi Young, DDS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Shelbi graduated from UNC Chapel Hill (Go, Heels!) with a BS in Biology, then went on to dental school at Boston University where she received her DMD. In addition, Shelbi did a one-year advanced education residency in general dentistry through East Carolina University.
ABOUT DR. YOUNG
To Shelbi, dentistry isn’t just drilling and filling, but the perfect blend of art and science. Although she loves many facets of dentistry, Shelbi most enjoys getting to know her patients. To her, the heart of patient care is taking a personalized approach; she believes each patient’s smile is special. Whether a patient’s concern is cosmetic, restorative or a dental emergency, Shelbi creates a genuine connection with each of her patients and provides them with excellent and individualized care. It’s easy to see that she takes her passion for dental care and her patients’ smiles to heart.
Outside of the office, Shelbi spends her time with her husband, their cat (Sawyer) and two dogs (Chief and Mack), enjoying the oceanfront and all that the area has to offer. In addition to exploring Virginia Beach, Shelbi loves gardening, cooking and perfecting her craft of floral arranging.
excellent care makes for happy patients
My experience today was so great! I was nervous about going in since I hadn’t been in awhile, but the staff made me feel comfortable and excited to continue to better my oral health.
– Tiffany G.
I had a good experience at Advanced Sedation Dentistry after moving here from Ohio and not seeing a dentist for over a year. My dental insurance company recommended them. I feel very comfortable there and well cared for. I am so happy I found Advanced Sedation Dentistry.
– Lize M.
Had an absolutely amazing experience with Advanced Sedation Dentistry! I mean when your oldest child comes out after getting teeth cleaned and says “I love coming to the dentist,” those words tell you right there.
– Angellica A.
I am very happy with Advanced Sedation Dentistry! They did such a great job on my mouth! I look forward to going back and that is saying a lot!!! Thank you all so much for being so patient and kind to me.
– Jeff L.
Excellent Service! My son has special needs (Down Syndrome), and requires sedation for dental procedures outside of his cleanings. From the front desk at check in, to the dental services/ anesthesiologist, a great team of people. Thank you for taking care of my son!
– Robin G.
For affordability & convenience
We understand that even with our affordable dental services, covering the cost of your dental care may be a concern. We offer a number of options to help ensure you get the dental care you deserve.
to maximize your comfort level
Under our care, there is no reason to put off your dental work. When paired with comforting pain management, our expert sedation dentists can complete years of work in one visit. Let us remove the anxiety and inconvenience of making return trips.
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Virginia Beach, VA
616 Virginia Beach Blvd.
200 N. Battlefield Blvd.
Once you submit your appointment or consultation request, our office will be in touch to schedule your visit.