Althouse, Carroll & Alperin Dentistry

Providing dental services for your entire family

Our Providers

Dr. Elliott Marc Althouse

A 1980 graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry, he has been practicing at our Portsmouth office since 1982. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association and Tidewater Dental Association. Dr. Althouse continually strives to improve the services he can provide to our patients. His primary assistant Holly Pruitt just celebrated her 35 year anniversary with our office and has been working closely with Dr. Althouse since she started. They have worked in our office for a long time and it shows in their friendship and in the relationships that they have built with our patients. Dr. Althouse and his wife of 40 years, Eileen have two children, Melissa and John. John and his wife Belinda have a daughter Claire, whom Dr. Althouse is most crazy about.


Dr. Lori Moscovitz Alperin

A native of Portsmouth, graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1991, with a BA in Art History. She went on to the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry from which she graduated in 1995. Her following year was spent completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Alperin enjoys the trusting relationships she has developed with many patients over the years, as well as all aspects of general dentistry. She joined our practice in 1996. Dr. Alperin has been married 19 years to her husband Scott, and they also have 2 amazing children Noah and Zoey and a dog named Oliver.

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Dr. Steven Ashley Carroll

A graduate of both the University of Virginia and the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Tidewater Dental Association and the Christian Dental Society. He is a committed Christian, who enjoys spending time with his wife of 30 years, Lisa and their children Wesley and Jessalin. His father, Dr. Clyde Carroll began the practice in 1969, and retired in 1998, leaving the practice in good hands. Dr. Steven Carroll enjoys living and working in Portsmouth, where he has served the community and our patients for 26 years.


Dr. Brittany Blalock Casteen

A 2010 graduate of Christopher Newport University with a Bachelors of Science in Biology, she went on to earn her doctorate degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 2015. As a recent graduate, she is thrilled to have returned to her hometown and serve the people in her area. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Tidewater Dental Association. She is a Christian and loves spending time with her family, including her husband, Robbie, and their dog, Buddy.

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