Dr. Van Slooten was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Villanova University, where he studied biology and economics. He received his DMD degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he obtained honors in Prosthodontics and finished third in his class. He completed a General Practice Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, receiving advanced training in periodontal, pediatric, implant, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Van Slooten has completed over 500 hours of continuing education since graduation.After his residency, Dr. Van Slooten ran a dental practice with his father, Dr. Van Slooten, Sr. In the spring of 2014, Dr. Van Slooten and his family moved to Northern Virginia. Dr. Van Slooten performs all aspects of general dentistry, including: implants, root canals, orthodontics, periodontics and full-mouth cosmetic reconstruction. Dr. Van Slooten is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry as well as the American, Virginia, and Northern Virginia Dental Associations.Dr. Van Slooten has participated in several mission trips to underprivileged areas in Teec Nos Pos, AZ; John’s Island, SC; the Australian Outback, and most recently Kingston, Jamaica. He serves the community as a dental student mentor, tutor, lecturer, and high school basketball coach.Dr. Van Slooten enjoys creating happy, healthy smiles. He is able to customize dental care specifically towards your needs. His main focus is on prevention and patient education. By applying advanced technology and simple techniques, future dental needs can be prevented and functional, aesthetic results are obtained.In his spare time, Dr. Van Slooten likes to trail run, compete in obstacle course racing, and spend time with his family.