Meet Our Doctors

Thomas T. Taylor, D.M.D., M.S.

Dr. Thomas T. Taylor completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree and majored in biology and political science with a minor in chemistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. Dr. Taylor completed his orthodontic residency at The Ohio State University, where he also received a Master’s of Science degree.

Dr. Taylor is American Board of Orthodontics Certified and has received many awards throughout his academic career by completing extensive research resulting in numerous publications in a variety of dental and orthodontic journals. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and American Dental Association, as well as many of the dental organizations.

Please view a complete list of Dr. Taylor's accomplishments below.

Away from the office, Dr. Taylor enjoys all beach activities in the summer, including surfing, paddle boarding, water skiing, catching some sun and swimming. Beyond the summer months, he enjoys golf, Pittsburgh and Ohio State football and basketball games, downhill skiing and snowmobiling.

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Steven P. Hearne, D.D.S.

Dr. Steven Hearne grew up in Hampton, Virginia where he graduated from Hampton High School. He then attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia prior to receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and Certificate in Orthodontics from the Medical College of Virginia in 1986. From 1986 to 1989, Dr. Hearne was a full-time professor and faculty member at the Medical College of Virginia, Department of Orthodontics. During this time he was also co-director of the Richmond Children's Hospital Facial Deformities Clinic and a member of the MCV Cleft Lip and Palate team.

In order to keep current with the latest and most advanced technology in orthodontics, Dr. Hearne continually updates his education through his involvement with the Tidewater Orthodontic Study Club, the Portsmouth/Suffolk Dental Study Club, and the Eastern Virginia Orthodontic Study Club. He is also an active member of numerous professional organizations, including:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Southern Association of Orthodontics
  • Virginia Association of Dentistry
  • Virginia Association of Orthodontics
  • MCV Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation
  • Tidewater Dental Association

Outside the Office


When Dr. Hearne isn’t creating beautiful smiles, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Sandy, playing golf and tennis, surfing, and working out at the YMCA. Dr. Hearne is active in his community and is a proud member of the Kingsboro Bowman Archery Club, a past member of the Suffolk Jaycees, and a current member the Suffolk Ruritan Club where he served as the Shrimp Feast Chairman.