About Your Team

Alicia - Registered Dental Hygienist

Quote about dentistry “Floss the teeth you want to keep.”

My Mission

To treat patients so well that we are able to heal their dental wounds of the past.

Educational and Professional Background

Bachelors Degree in Hental Hygiene from NYU University.

Hygiene Mentor for Heartland Dental and has been a hygienist since 2005.

Life and Hobbies

Alicia enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. Traveling the world with her husband;Reading, yoga and bike riding. She also enjoys volunteering her time for free dental days to give back to the community she serves.

Shannon - Practice Manager of Operations

Quote about dentistry:“Take care of your teeth and they will take care of you!”

My Mission

To provide the highest quality care to our patients and our community.

Educational and Professional Background

Has been with the office since 2016. Before going into dentistry, her previous experience was in Education and Retail Management. She studied Early Childhood Education with a minor in Psychology.

Life and Hobbies

She moved to Richmond from New Jersey back in 2014 with her husband. She enjoys spending time with her daughter and our two dogs (and has a 2ndbaby boy on the way- due May 2022). She loves the outdoors including hiking, biking, kayaking and swimming and loves to spend time on the James River and gardening at home on the weekends.

Lisa - Dental Assistant

Quote about dentistry: “Be true to your teeth or they will be false to you.”

My Mission

To serve my community and give courage and comfort through dental treatment.

Educational and Professional Background

Lisa has an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Lab. She has been dental assisting for over 14 years and loves what she does!

Life and Hobbies

I have been married for over 7 years and have a daughter named Lilly. She is my heart and soul. I love to take her to the park and to play the piano on my free time. It gives me peace.

Marquis - Dental Assistant

Quote about dentistry: “The first thing people look at when speaking to each other is their teeth, so brush and smile!”

My Mission

To educate my family, friends and patients on the importance of great oral health.

Educational and Professional Background

Graduated from Jay Sargent Reynolds Community College with a certification in Dental Assisting. Marquis has been working in the dental field for over 5 years.

Life and Hobbies

He enjoys spending time with his wife outdoors and eating at different restaurants. He is heavily involved in Leadership & Ministry. He is a drummer and enjoys watching and practicing boxing on his free time.

Sarah - Business Assistant

Quote about dentistry: "Smiles are free but they are worth a lot!”

My Mission

“I strive to help people in every possible way and to leave each day making someone's smile a little brighter.”

Educational and Professional Background

Sarah graduated from Longwood university in 2013 with a B.S in recreational therapy. She has been in the dental field since 2017 with experience in both pediatric and general dentistry.

Life and Hobbies

She is a proud mom of 2 boys. She loves to go antique shopping, refinishing furniture and taking her children on new adventures.

Melissa "Missy" - Business Assistant.

Quote about dentistry

“Eyes are the windows to the soul. A smile is the mirror of the heart.”

My Mission:

To make your dental experience an extremely pleasant one and to send you home with a beautiful and healthy smile.

Educational and Professional Background:

30+ years' experience in the medical field with a BA in billing and coding from Herzing University.

Life and Hobbies:

Family and friends are her life; she has two daughters, 1 grandson and 4 dogs. She enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling.

Sebi - Dental Assistant

Quote about dentistry: “Everybody deserves a smile.”

My Mission

Helping people is my goal in life. Dentistry is a meaningful part of my life where I can help people feel confident with their smile and provide overall health. This brings me great gratitude.

Educational and Professional Background

I have an Associate’s Degree in Health Science and a certification in infection control and radiology. I have been in dentistry for over 3 years.

Life and Hobbies

After graduating in Italy, I moved to the US in 2009. I have 5 children and they are my life. On my free time I enjoy gardening, hiking, listening to music, dancing and cooking. I speak four languages and I’m currently learning Spanish as well.