The Cusp
Squad

The Cusp Dental Boutique team standing out front of the office smiling

DR. ZANETA HAMLIN DDS, FAGD, FICD SQUAD LEADER

Top 6% of Dentists

Dr. Hamlin has achieved Fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry, placing her among the top 6% of dentists in the United States and Canada.

Dr. Hamlin smiles with arms out while sitting on the front desk

The Squad

Reneé Hardy, lead dental assistant
Renee Hardy
Office Manager
You'll find her spending time with family and friends. She enjoys summer, old skool music, dancing, and a good laugh. Fun Fact: Renee has three grandchildren and loves to ride her motorcycle (GXSR babe)!
Timeka Beckett, dental assistant
Angela Jordan
Registered Dental Hygienist
Angela's passion and compassion for dentistry and patients have brought her from the role of Dental Assistant to a laser-certified Hygienist. She is a wife and mom to four incredible young men. In her free time, she enjoys music, crafts, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.Fun Fact: Angela is an essential oil enthusiast.
Amanda Woodland
Registered Dental Hygienist
Amanda's passion is preventative dentistry and finding creative solutions for each patient's oral health needs. She enjoys spending her free time reading and at theme parks with her husband.
Fun Fact: Amanda is a Virginia Beach native and grew up near Chic's Beach!
Andi
Registered Dental Assistant
Andria, aka Andi aka A3, is a seasoned Registered Dental Assistant who has lived in South Florida her whole life. She has a son and is married to a Navy diver! Andi enjoys working out and exploring restaurants with her family. She is a Miami Dol-fan and loves orchids.Fun Fact: She has a license in broadcasting and loves doing resin artwork.
Caitlyn
Registered Dental Assistant
Caitlyn is originally from the mitten state and married her high school sweetheart. She loves doing anything outdoors, especially with her pup Lucy. Caitlyn shares a birth month with Dr. Hamlin (🥹), and they both celebrate all month long (😩). Caitlyn is pretty creative/artistic. She is a recent first-time home owner and has taken to doing DIY projects.Fun Facts: Her favorite animal is a polar bear, she likes making pottery, and appreciates a well made music playlist :)
Lizzy
Business Assistant
Lizzy is an Aquarius originally from Charleston, SC! She enjoys long walks on the beach and to her fridge to check for snacks. She has 2 dogs who are are her world-a Boxer, Atlas, and a Great Dane, Anubis. Yes, they are BOTH lap puppies. When she's not working here, she's a professional dancer, model, and can easily be spotted at PBR.Fun Facts: She's been published in 4 magazines! If she could be an animal, she'd be a sloth so she could sleep all day
Dr. Hamlin and assistant examine an infant patient in an exam room

Laser, Invisalign,
Implants

With specialized training in laser dentistry, she is Laser Certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery. She loves serving patients of all ages and all generations, including infants (and adults) with oral restrictions (lip, buccal, and tongue-tie issues). Dr. Hamlin has also completed advanced Dental Implant training and is an Invisalign® trained provider.

Education,
Awards,
Memberships

Dr. Hamlin is a second-generation dentist and a graduate of Howard University College of Dentistry, having previously completed her undergraduate degree at Emory & Henry College. She has received extensive recognition for her commitment to excellence and continues to serve in many professional organizations.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Fellow of the International College of Dentists
  • Fellow of the Virginia Dental Association
  • Incisal Edge “40 Under 40”
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, FAGD
  • She Can Honor Award, Butterfly Village, Inc.
  • 2019 Exemplar Award, Hampton Roads Gazette
  • American Dental Association, Institute for Diversity in Leadership
  • Virginia Dental Association 40 Under 40, Virginia Dental Journal October-December 2017
  • New Dentist Excellence in Leadership Award, Maryland State Dental Association
  • Recognized in the Winter Spring Aurora Magazine as one of Sigma Women Inspiring Innovation through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • The Pierre Fauchard Academy Award: To the outstanding dental student who has exhibited academic excellence, leadership, and dedication to the advancement of dentistry through service.
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Pi Pi Chapter (National Dental Honor Society), Howard University
  • Recipient of The Dr. E. Preston Lee Award - Demonstrating with distinction, superior excellence in Operative Dentistry Division of Community Dentistry Award, for demonstrating high standards in Ethics and Jurisprudence
  • Dentsply International Merit Award - For completing with distinction the undergraduate studies of removable prosthodontics

Memberships and Roles

  • Virginia Dental Association (VDA) - Secretary-Treasurer
  • Tidewater Dental Association (past president)
  • Chesapeake Care Clinic (volunteer and past board member)
  • VCU external affiliate instructor
  • International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals
  • Virginia Dental Association Board of Directors
  • Airway Circle
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry

Home Life

Dr. Hamlin is married to her college sweetheart, and they love spending time together with their two creative daughters. She also enjoys learning about wines, spirits, and craft beers – having achieved WSET Level 1 certification.

A Legacy

Dr. Hamlin's father, Dr. Tutuh, passed away unexpectedly in May of 2023 leaving behind a legacy of excellence and compassion. It was through his passion, encouragement, and guidance that Dr. Hamlin followed in his footsteps and became a dentist. She hopes to be as positive, cool, calm, and collected as he was and she shows it every day with all of our patients.

Connect With Us

We look forward to meeting you. Call 757-904-4347 or book an appointment online to set up your first visit. We’ll be in touch soon.