About Your Team

Melissa - Practice Manager of Operations


Wendy - Registered Dental Hygienist

Quote about dentistry: "Floss the teeth you want to keep."

Mission:  To make routine dental visits fun and educational.  I want my patients to feel confident with their smiles.

Education and Professional Background:

Virginia Commonwealth University

Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry - Dental Hygiene

Life & Hobbies: I have been with South River Dentistry since 2013. My life revolves around my cat, Theo and Happy Hour.

Barbara - Registered Dental Hygienist


Alicia - Dental Assistant

Quote about dentistry: "You've gotta floss to be a boss."

Mission:  To assist in changing lives one smile at a time.

Educational and professional background: I started working in the dental field in 1997, while attending high school.

Life & Hobbies: I've been married for 5 years to my husband George.  We have two daughters, Alivia and Ava.  We own a residential/commercial cleaning company.  I enjoy traveling, spending time with my family, experiencing fine dining and fishing.

Kari - Dental Assistant


Sherry - Dental Assistant


Christina - Dental Assistant

Quote about dentistry: "Everyday I'm suctioning."

Mission:  To assist and encourage patients that have a fear of dental procedures.

Education and Professional Background: I started working in the dental industry after graduating high school in 2001 and have taken continuing education courses for radiographs, sedation dentistry, etc.

Life & Hobbies: I am very involved in my church and teach Kindergarten through 1st Graders.  I am also the childcare coordinator for a non-profit organization for teen moms.  In my spare time, I like to hang out with friends and my dog, Sincy.

Laurel - Business Assistant


Elizabeth - Business Assistant

Mission: To spend as much time possible with my family, friends, and fur babies.

Education and Professional Background: Graduate of Manchester High School class of 1996.  Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Chesterfield and Colonial Heights.

Life & Hobbies: I enjoy camping, playing cards, reading, and listening to my son play guitar.  I am a proud member of Steelers Nation!

Gina - Business Assistant


Lisa - Business Assistant