Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Damon Thompson, DDS
Locally grown, Dr. Damon Thompson grew up in the Town of Blacksburg as the son of Dr. Dan and Dolly Thompson. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 1992, and shortly after married his lovely wife, Andrea. In 1996, he received his dental degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia. After graduating, Dr. Thompson served the United States Navy from 1996 to 1999 and completed a General Practice Residency at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA in his first year. He spent his remaining time aboard the USS Arctic (AOE-8). When he returned to Blacksburg, he joined Dr. Thompson and Dr. Schnecker in private practice from 1999 to 2010. Dr. Damon and Andrea Thompson have five wonderful boys: Ethan, Seth, Isaac, Luke and Micah.
Dr. Nick Bottorff, DDS
Dr. Nicholas Bottorff was born in Wichita, Kansas, as the middle son of three boys. He spent part of his childhood living in Clifton, Virginia. After graduating from high school, Dr. Bottorff spent a year as the goalie for the semi-professional hockey team, the San Antonio Diablos. Dr. Bottorff attended Virginia Tech for undergraduate studies in Biology and completed his dental degree at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Dentistry. He is gratified by his patients’ satisfaction in the high-quality service he seeks to provide and the opportunity to make an impact on others through the field of dentistry. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports as well as guitar, which he’s played in several bands over the course of his life.
Dr. Andrew Denardo, DDS
Born and raised in Bluefield, West Virginia, Dr. Andrew Denardo completed his undergraduate studies in Biology at Virginia Tech. Having considered different career paths in the field of medicine, ultimately, Dr. Denardo earned his degree in dentistry from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. His decision was shaped from his childhood experience of visiting the dentist who was a close family friend and made going to the dentist fun. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Denardo thoroughly enjoys sports including golf, baseball, and soccer. He spends his free time watching movies, TV shows, and documentaries or listening to podcasts about space travel. He likes working with his hands and desires for each and every one of his patients to receive the best care that he is capable of providing at every visit.