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Janina Golob Deeb, D.D.S., M.S.

Janina Golob Deeb, D.D.S., M.S.

Assistant professor

Wood Memorial Building
520 North 12th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-4869
Email: jgolobdeeb@vcu.edu


  • M.S., Oregon Health and Science University, 2001
  • D.D.S., University of Ljubljana, School of Medicine, 1996


Periodontics, Implant Dentistry, Soft Tissue Grafting

Professional affiliations

  • American Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Janina Golob Deeb received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1996. Following graduation she completed a year of internship in general dentistry at University of Ljubljana.  She continued her education at Oregon Health Sciences University graduating with a certificate in Periodontology in 2000 and a Master in Science degree in Oral and Molecular Biology in 2001.

Before moving to Richmond and joining VCU in 2013, she practiced in Tucson, Arizona for thirteen years. Dr. Golob Deeb has been directing several courses in Departments of General Practice and Periodontics and works as clinical faculty in undergraduate and graduate general and periodontal clinics. 

Dr. Golob Deeb is a board certified periodontist and holds dental licenses in Virginia, Arizona, Oregon and her native Slovenia. She continues to practice part-time in the Faculty intramural practice at the Virginia Commonwealth University. 

In her free time, Dr. Golob Deeb enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures and languages. She plays piano and enjoys music. She enjoys hiking and winter sports such as skiing, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Above anything she likes spending time with her family.



Deeb GR, Deeb JG, Agarwal V, Laskin DM. Use of transalveolar suturesto maintain vestibular depth and manipulate keratinized tissue followingalveolar ridge reduction and implant placement for mandibular prosthesis. JOral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Jan;73(1):48-52. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2014.07.022.Epub 2014 Jul 30.

Deeb GR, Deeb JG. Soft Tissue Grafting AroundTeeth and Implants. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2015 Aug;27(3):425-48. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2015.04.010.

Deeb GR, Deeb JG, Kain NJ, Wilson GH, Laskin DM. Use ofTransalveolar Sutures in Conjunction With Grafting to Preserve Vestibular Depthand Augment Gingival Thickness Around Mandibular Implants. Journal of oral andmaxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oraland Maxillofacial Surgeons. 2015.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26745993