Dr. Graham GardnerOrthodontist
Dr. Gardner knew he wanted to be an orthodontist in the 7th grade. He even did his 8th grade Science Fair project on Orthodontics! He later studied at Wake Forest, MCV, and NYU where he worked closely with the cleft palate team on several cases. Dr. Gardner has been voted “Best Orthodontist” in Richmond Magazine, Style Weekly, and Virginia Living and is known for his outstanding working relationships with both his patients and his peers. Read more about Dr. Gardner
Dr. Julia DurhamOrthodontist
Dr. Durham developed an interest in dentistry at an early age. Thanks to the support of her own orthodontist, who recognized her enthusiasm and dedication, she was able realize her dream of working in the dental field. Orthodontics allows her to combine her passions of arts, sciences and patient care. Read more about Dr. Durham.
Dr. Natalie La RochelleOrthodontist
Dr. Natalie La Rochelle considers orthodontics the best job in the world, and she feels lucky to spend time with children and adults and watch their smile transformations. Dr. La Rochelle earned her Master of Science in Dentistry and Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a 2016 recipient of the Southern Association of Orthodontists’ Graduate Research Grant. Read more about Dr. La Rochelle.
The Gardner Team
Wanda joined our fantastic family in January 2005 and is now our Financial Coordinator. She has two precious little dogs named Ally & Dallas. They are sure to brighten your day! In her spare time, Wanda spends time with her husband, Roy. Together they enjoy cheering on the Dallas Cowboys!
Amy joined our team in 2006 and is our Office Manager. She is a graduate of VCU. She loves spending time with her husband, Charles, and her daughter, Sarah. Give her a good book and she’ll be content for hours.
Kristen joined our team back in December of 2012. She moved here from Williamsburg with her two children. Kristen has worked in the orthodontic field for over 8 years and enjoys being a Treatment Coordinator. In her free time she enjoys hiking around Richmond, going to bootcamp, attending football games and movie nights with the children.
Bobbi joined our team in February 2013, and is one of our treatment coordinators She has over 3 decades of experience in orthodontics! Bobbi has been married for over 30 years to her wonderful husband, Jeff. They have two married daughters and two grandchildren, with a third on the way! Bobbi enjoys traveling, sitting with her toes in the sand on any beach and knitting.
Lucy joined our team in 2013 bringing 18 years of experience in the orthodontic field. In her leisure time she loves reading, enjoys travel, and long motorcycle rides with her husband.
Leslie joined our team as an orthodontic assistant in 2000. She is also an expert at making orthodontic appliances. She enjoys spending time with her teenage son, Keefer. She also enjoys evening walks and relaxing by the pool.
Michelle joined our team as an Orthodontic Assistant in 2010 and is now our appointment coordinator. She enjoys spending time with her two children, Sean and Crystal, cruising the Caribbean and spending time with her family at the lake.
Samantha joined our team in June of 2010 and is our Records Technician. Sam was born and raised in Richmond and attended Virginia Commonwealth University where she continued cheerleading throughout her college years. In her free time she enjoys exercising, spending time with friends and family, eating all the Mexican food in sight, and watching as much football as she can. Go Eagles!
Tammy has been a fantastic orthodontic assistant for well over two decades. (Hard to believe, considering she doesn’t look a day over 19!) She is a SUPERSTAR when it comes to fitting tricky bands, entertaining our patients, and remembering useless trivia. Tammy is happily married to an amazingly lucky man named Shaun. They have a silly son named Jacob.
DeAnna joined our team in 2013, but has over 8 years of experience in orthodontics. She enjoys going to the beach, traveling, spending time with her family, walking her two dogs, a Westie named Kasper and a Great Pyrenees named Kozmo. Her husband, Johnathan and two children, Addyson and Kayne, also keep her very busy.
Jennifer joined our team in November of 2015 and is a scheduling coordinator. She was born and raised in Vermont and moved to the Richmond area in 2009. Jennifer and her husband Bryce enjoy hiking with their dogs, a Great Dane named Annabelle and a Stafford Terrier mix named Gertie. She also enjoys traveling, rock climbing and kayaking.
Mimi is a Scheduling Coordinator – with over 15 years of experience in the orthodontic field. She loves creating wonderful smiles and making patients happy! She is happily married to an ex-military man and they have 3 wonderful children as well as grandchildren! She enjoys watching old classic black and white films and experiencing new cultures. If she is not with her hubby trying new local restaurants, you will find her spending endless hours enjoying the grandkids!
Dijana joined our wonderful team in June 2015 as a scheduling coordinator. She was born in Bosnia, where she lived for the first 5 years of her life. In 1998 her family moved to the US and started their new life in Richmond, Va. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and lounging at home with her husband, Wilken. They enjoy traveling the world together and experiencing new cultures through their cuisine.
Lakeisha joined the practice in August 2015 with eleven years of experience. She has two beautiful daughters, Sahara and Kennedy, and one very lucky husband, Henrique. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Vicki joined our team in 2015 as an orthodontic assistant. She has over a decade of experience in Orthodontics. When she is not at work she enjoys traveling the world with her daughter Lindsey, but when she stays home she loves to read, watch movies, and try new places to eat.
I have over 13 years experience in Orthodontics and Dentistry combine. When I am not at the office doing what I love. I am with my husband and my twin daughters enjoying the beach, camping, riding 4-wheelers,theme parks and playing with our dog River.
Britny joined the practice as a rookie to the Orthodontic field in 2015. Before she entered orthodontics, she studied Political Science at VCU for four years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to new places, reading a good book, and enjoying the great outdoors. Britny is an avid snow skier, runner, and hiker.