Crystal CURtis, DDS

Meet Dr. Curtis

Dr. Crystal (Brickhouse) Curtis is proud to serve the Washington Metropolitan area at Watkins Park Family Dentistry.  Her mission in dentistry is to share the love of Christ in all that she does, by building lasting relationships and providing care for people through alleviating pain and helping them achieve the smiles they’ve always wanted.  She is known for her gentle and gifted hands as well as her relentless pursuit of excellence.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland.

She is highly devoted to community service and started an initiative entitled “Healthy Smiles are Worthwhile.”  To date, she has spoken to over 6,000 students about the importance of oral health care.  Dr. Curtis has volunteered at Mission of Mercy dental clinics in Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.  She has also traveled on mission trips to Peru and the Dominican Republic. 

Dr. Curtis is passionate about staying on the leading edge of dentistry and invests hundreds of hours into continuing education each year.  She completed multiple post graduate dental education courses including a one year maxi-residency course in implant dentistry through the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.  Dr. Curtis is an active member of numerous professional organizations.  

She is a woman of faith and a member of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden.  Currently, she serves as a mentor to teen girls in the STAR ministry.

Even with her busy schedule, she still finds time to enjoy many hobbies.  She has completed a half marathon and other charitable 5k races.  She also loves baking, reading, and traveling. 

She is happily married to the love of her life, Clifford Curtis.