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Here are some photos to help you get to know me in my personal and professional life. 


Friday, March 2, 2018

Candidate Forums & Campaign Events

Dr. Wright has been busy presenting to constituents at the many candidate forums in the 6th District. He has also been hosting "Meet the Candidate" events so he can talk with constituents and supporters. Check our events calendar if you would like to attend an event. The calendar is updated regularly.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Military Service

Dr. Wright is a combat veteran with 21 years in the United States Military. His military decorations include two Navy Commendation Medals, two Navy Achievement medals, Combat Action Ribbon, and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. After four years of active duty, he left in order to start his own dental practice in Maryland while still remaining in the Navy Reserve for an additional 17 years. During that time, he often provided care at Bethesda Naval Hospital. After practicing in Maryland for 10 years, Dr. Wright accepted a position at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Washington DC. In addition to treating patients, he also served on the hospital’s Infection Control Committee and was a member of the Medical Center’s Chemical and Biological Decontamination team. Dr. Wright moved to Virginia in 2002 and opened his thriving dental practice in Harrisonburg.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Dr. Wright's Dental Practice

Dr. Wright graduated from the University of Maryland Pharmacy School in 1981 and then pursued his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Dental School at the University of Maryland, finishing his degree in 1985. During this time, he also completed externship training at John Hopkins Hospital, the University of Maryland Hospital, and Baltimore Cancer Research Center. Today, Dr. Wright has been working in dentistry for over 30 years! He is currently a member of the American Dental Association. He has published articles in the Journal of Academy of General Dentistry, Implant Practice US and Proceedings of the Naval Institute.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Community Involvement

Dr. Wright has always been an active member of his community, contributing his time and expertise to many different organizations.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Family & Personal Interests

Dr. Wright is a dedicated family man, married to his wife Karen for nearly 30 years. Doug and Karen have three beautiful children: Nicholas is working on completing his Ph.D. in biochemistry at Duke University, daughter Julia is pursing a fine arts degree at VCU, and daughter Rosemary is a senior at Eastern Mennonite High School. In his spare time, Dr. Wright is a music minister at his church, lead singer and guitarist for his band, 'Crooked Smile,' and an avid sailor.

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