Brenda has been a clinical dental hygienist for 32 consecutive years. She brought her professionalism and experience to SWVA in 2009 and has provided our patients at this location, a high standard of quality care since March 2010. Brenda enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level, building mutual trust and establishing assurance that she plays an integral role for each of her patients to obtain and maintain their optimal level of dental health.
Brenda was also a part-time adjunctive clinical instructor at Wytheville Community College from 2011 to 2013, sharing her skills and “tips” with the future dental hygienists of that time.
When Brenda is not involved with her dental life, she enjoys experiencing her journey with her husband, partner and best friend Marty, while listening to music, attending small venue concerts and spending time with her horses and dog, Axel. One of her daily goals is taking the opportunity to capture God’s Beautiful World on film while exploring these amazing hills of Southwest Virginia.
Haley is our newest hygienist and a recent graduate of the WCC dental hygiene program. She was born, raised and currently resides in Richlands VA. Her main focus is to help provide her patients with the upmost quality care and providing them with the knowledge to keep their teeth in pristine condition once they leave her chair. When she is not in the office perfecting smiles you can find her with her dog Yeti and spending time with her boyfriend Morgan. She enjoys listening to podcasts, shopping, and being with friends.
Jessica joined our team with over 11 years of dental hygiene experience. Jessica graduated from Wytheville Community College in 2010. Jessica is a native to Wytheville VA and still resides here with her husband Eric and their daughter Cora Pearl. You will find that she is compassionate and able to put her patients at ease to help ensure a positive dental experience. She has a contagious laugh and enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level. When Jessica is not in the office or traveling you can find her on the family farm, enjoying gardening, and caring for her farm animals.
Santana joins us as a recent graduate of VHCC dental assistant program. Her chairside skills and enthusiastic personality are a great gain for our office. When Santana is away from the office, she can be found spending time with her friends, shopping and enjoying the outdoors with her husband Chandler and their great dane Cooper.
Rachel brings 21 years of experience in multiple areas of dentistry. Rachel’s friendly and bubbly personality help make our patients experience welcoming and comfortable. Originally from Ft. Lauderdale Florida, Rachel’s three sons keep life exciting. When Rachel is away from the office, she can be found enjoying the beautiful outdoors, hiking or listening to music.
Abigail joined the dental field in 2014 as a Dental Lab Technician and then Dental Assistant. Abigail resides in Vinton, VA and is originally from Mexico. She is fluent in Spanish and English. Abigail has a positive attitude and always goes the extra mile for her patients. When she is not working, she enjoys being with her family, the outdoors, and just being active.
Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator
Tina joined our dental family in April 2021, bringing with her over 40 years of dental experience. She has worked as a chair side assistant and office manager. When Tina is out of the office, she can be found enjoying life with her husband Mike. They have one son, a daughter-in-law and two precious grandchildren.
Front Desk/Hygiene Coordinator
Kristin joins our team with over 10 years of experience. She has worked both as a chair side assistant and as an administrative assistant. Having worked from both aspects in the dental field, this gives her the ability to help our patients with any form of care they may need. When she is not at the office helping patients achieve their best smile she can be found enjoying life with her two children Mason and Marley
Front Desk/Insurance Coordinator
Susan comes on board to WDG with over 30 years of experience in the dental field. Susan began her dental career as a chair side assistant and the knowledge she has gained allows her to communicate dental needs to our patients with ease. Susan is our treatment coordinator; she will be assisting you to make your dental appointments and discuss your financial arrangements. When Susan is not in the office helping patients achieve their best dental health, you can find her with her husband James their son Cory and her sweet grandson Jackson.