18474 Crossroad Pkwy

Culpeper, VA 22701


Dental Staff

Alvin Amante, DMD

Dr. Amante is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  He completed a 2-year pediatric dentistry residency in 2010 at the University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health in New York.  After his training, he served as faculty of Community Dentistry at the University of Rochester and was the Director for Smile Mobile Dental units that provided dental care for inner city school children.  In 2012, Dr. Amante and his family moved to Northern Virginia where he joined a private practice as an associate pediatric dentist before opening Culpeper Kids Dentistry. 

Earlier in his career...

Dr. Amante earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the University of the Philippines in 1993.  He served as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry for 4 years before moving to the United States for post graduate training.  In 2000, Dr. Amante received a certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from the University of Rochester and practiced as a general dentist in Seattle, WA for 8 years.  During this time, Dr. Amante volunteered locally, providing dental care for homeless youth shelters in Seattle.  He also volunteered with Medical Teams International and traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico on medical and dental missions.  It was through these experiences as a volunteer that he discovered his passion for treating children and that inspired him to further his education and training in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Amante and his wife, Rhoda, have 3 children Isabel, Noah, and Joseph.  They love exploring different parks, hanging out by the pool, and trying out new restaurants.  Dr. Amante and his wife love to travel and hope to start planning trips abroad in the near future.  As for now, they enjoy exploring Northern Virginia and the surrounding areas with their kids.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Association