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Rita Frazier, DDS, PC

Dr. Rita FrazierAs a cosmetic and general dentist with a well-established practice in Norfolk’s Ward Corner, Dr. Frazier is well known for her aesthetic skill and for her patient-focused practice. She is a member of the American Dental Association of the Tidewater Dental Association and is OSHA compliant and CPR certified.

Dr. Rita Frazier received her doctorate from West Virginia University’s School of Dentistry in 1982 after earning her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene in 1977. Since graduating, she has practiced in the area for over 30 years. Continuing education provides her with an outstanding and unique perspective on the present and future of dentistry. Dr. Frazier attends advanced training seminars.

Dr. Frazier is a proud sponsor of Special Olympics. Her hobbies and interest include floral design, mosaic sculpture, watercolor, and oil painting. She is also a health and fitness enthusiast, practicing yoga daily, as well as snow skiing and gardening on a seasonal basis. Dr. Frazier has two sons (ages 26 and 27) and enjoys painting in her free time as well.

For a complimentary Healthy Smile Makeover consultation, we invite you to contact our office today!


Matthew Cronan, DDS

Dr. Matthew Cronan

Dr. Matthew Cronan graduated from the University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology and University of Maine Honors College with a bachelor’s of Science in Biology. He then went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. He believes that it is very important to not only provide the highest level of dental care in a clinical setting, but to have an impact on the community. Dr. Cronan has provided outreach dentistry to islanders on the coast of Maine, he provided a free day of dental services with Dentistry from the Heart, and has worked with the Team Smile at the annual Yankee Dental Conference providing care to elementary students from inner city Boston, MA.

During his free time, Dr. Cronan enjoys hiking, biking, paddle boarding, and surfing with his beautiful wife.

Certificates and Continuing Education:

  • American Dental Association
  • Massachusetts Dental Society
  • Virginia Dental Society
  • Invisalign certified


James Salerno, DDS

Dr. James Salerno graduated from Ohio State University in 1984, and he currently takes continuing education courses almost every month. His undergraduate studies include biology, general science, and animal research. Dr. Salerno has been practicing in the area for nearly 30 years and is a member of the American Dental Association.

He and his wife, Stephanie, have a daughter and a son, Dana and Corey. In his free time, Dr. Salerno enjoys Italian sports cars.