Nicholas Bottorff, DDS

Nicholas Bottorff, DDS, is the owner of Elevated Dentistry, located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Bottorff has a calming presence and has received multiple awards for his outstanding bedside manner. Dr. Bottorff also possesses strong artistic sensibilities, making him passionate about delivering aesthetic results when performing cosmetic and restorative procedures. His practice philosophy is, “the best dentistry looks like no dentistry has been done,” meaning he pays special attention to the unique anatomy of each patient in relation to size, shape and shading, just as in nature.

Dr. Bottorff is dedicated to lifelong learning and providing patients with the highest quality comprehensive care. As a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Clear Aligners, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Dr. Bottorff is able to stay up to date and well trained in the latest technology, research and advancements in technique. In addition to those specialty organizations, Dr. Bottorff is also a member of the American Dental Association®, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Virginia Dental Association.

A native of Clifton, Virginia, Dr. Bottorff played as a goalie in the Western States Hockey League prior to attending university. He then went on to complete his undergraduate degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he majored in biological sciences. Dr. Bottorff then earned a post-baccalaureate certificate in advanced biomedical sciences at Georgetown University before enrolling at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. During his collegiate years, Dr. Bottorff spent his summers working under the direction of the dentist for the NFL’s Washington Football Team, where he focused on sports dentistry.

For the past ten years, Dr. Bottorff has volunteered for a variety of dental organizations, including Dentistry from the Heart, Mission of Mercy and Hope for Tomorrow.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Bottorff enjoys exploring Charlottesville with his fiancé, golfing, and playing or taking in live music.