Meet Our Charlottesville Dentists

There are dentists, and then there are ADC dentists.

Dr. Neel smiling as one of our esteemed Charlottesville Dentists
Dr. Anita Neel
Providing dentistry both locally and internationally.

Dr. Anita Neel is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where she earned her BS in chemistry. She then attended the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine and earned her Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree in 2002.

Upon graduation, Dr. Neel was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. She graduated from the General Practice Residency Program at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Neel practiced in Bridgewater, Virginia for two years before joining Aesthetic Dentistry of Charlottesville in 2007 as a partner in the practice.

She took over full ownership of Aesthetic Dentistry of Charlottesville in 2015. Dr. Neel has been trained in the most advanced technology utilizing dental lasers, CEREC®, and CAD/CAM technology. She is an Invisalign® Certified Provider. Dr. Neel is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

She is happily married to her husband, Steve, and has three children; Helena, Bobby, and Sammy.

  • Learn About Dr. Neel’s Work in Uganda

    Recently, Dr. Neel has begun dental mission work in Uganda and has worked to establish a permanent dental clinic in Kamuzinda parish, Kyanamukaaka sub-county, Masaka district, Uganda. Her original trip took place in August of 2017 and was a great success.

    She intends to return each summer for 2-3 weeks along with a few of her staff members to help deliver dental care to remote villagers who would otherwise not have access to dental treatment. The people of Uganda hold a special place in her heart and she looks forward to helping them for many years to come.

Dr. Hund wearing a tie and smiling as one of our Charlottesville Dentists
Dr. Larry Hund
Over 35 years practicing in Charlottesville.

Dr. Larry Hund is a 1971 graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago, IL and has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa. Prior to attending the University of Iowa, he studied Pharmacology at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Hund was born and raised in Galesburg, Illinois but chose Charlottesville to begin practicing dentistry. He viewed Charlottesville as the garden spot of the U.S. and felt it was the ideal location to start both a dental practice and a family. Dr. Hund is dedicated to minimizing dental problems at their earliest stages. He takes a comprehensive approach to dentistry, which restores the mouth to its optimal form.

Prior to joining Aesthetic Dentistry of Charlottesville in 2006, Dr. Hund had a successful solo practice here in Charlottesville for more than 40 years. He is active in continuing education and is a former president of the Charlottesville Albemarle Dental Society.

Dr. Hund is married to his wife, Connie, who also received a BS from the University of Iowa and is a retired dental hygienist. They have three children who graduated from the University of Virginia.

  • Learn About Dr. Hund’s Golfing Pursuits

    Away from the office, Dr. Hund’s interest has been in golf and bridge. He was on his college golf team and considered turning professional but chose to go into dentistry instead. He carried a zero and below handicap and was successful in amateur golf tournaments throughout the East and Mid-West regions.

    He served on the board of the Virginia State Golf Association. He continues to play recreationally and in recent years has won the Virginia/West Virginia Senior Championship several times. Dr. Hund also played tournament bridge over the years earning master points and even taught bridge through the adult education program while in dental school.

Dr. Hund wearing a tie and smiling as one of our Charlottesville Dentists

As usual, I did not have to wait. I was treated with professionalism and courtesy. Dr. Neel and staff members are always polite. I have recommended Aesthetic Dentistry to several of my friends.

Vicky T. (Actual ADC Patient)

Dr. DeAngelis is one of our Charlottesville Dentists and she is smiling here
Dr. Marissa DeAngelis
Your caring family dentist.

Dr. Marissa DeAngelis received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Virginia Tech and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University. She then completed a general practice residency at the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, NC. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She prides herself on her attention to detail and enthusiasm to maintain high and current standards in the practice of dentistry.

Since moving to Charlottesville in 2013, Dr. D. has enjoyed running the local trails and exploring the outdoors, especially Shenandoah National Park. She also loves cooking and trying out new recipes. She frequently hosts dinner parties and game nights, and her friendly cat, Mulan, is always ready to greet her guests at the door.

Dr. DeAngelis is excited to be part of the Aesthetic Dentistry team. She looks forward to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to her patients in a friendly environment.

Dr. Barta is smiling as one of our Charlottesville Dentists
Dr. Christopher Barta
Dedicated to improving the smiles of those in his community.

Dr. Christopher Barta is a graduate of Virginia Tech, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and Virginia Commonwealth University, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. Following dental school, Dr. Barta completed a general practice residency at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Over the years in both hospital and private practice settings, Dr. Barta has treated a variety of dental needs ranging from acute dental trauma to cosmetic dentistry. He has also actively pursued opportunities for continuing education in order to stay abreast of the latest advances in dentistry. It is his goal to make every patient feel comfortable and well-informed about which dental treatment is best suited for them.

Since moving back to Virginia, Dr. Barta, who was born and raised in Richmond, has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the Charlottesville community and has grown to love all that the city has to offer – even though he struggles to be in Wahoo territory during football season. In his free time, he enjoys trying new restaurants around town with his wife, Ali, and taking hikes with their dog, Brewer.

Dr. Barta is smiling as one of our Charlottesville Dentists

Expect Professional and Friendly Dental Care During Every Visit

Our Charlottesville dentists are excited to welcome you to our office.