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New Kent Family Dentistry

Meet the Team

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Office Manager

Alexis’ passion for dentistry started at a very young age and has been carried through to present day. She has experience in general dentistry and orthodontics. Alexis prides herself on patient comfort, and helping provide a complete and compassionate dental experience. Patient education is a huge deal to Alexis. “Knowledge is power, it is only right to give patients all the information so that they can make the best decision for themselves.”

At home she is a mom to many, which not only include humans but animals as well. In the community she is also known as Coach Alexis to the West Point Dolphins and New Kent High School swim teams. Alexis is a lover of life and all the fun there is to be had living it!

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Wendy earned her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University in 1996. She also got her anesthesia certificate from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010. Wendy has been working for the practice part time on Fridays since 2019. Wendy enjoys the bond that she has formed with her patients over the years and meeting new patients that come into the practice.

Wendy is a breast cancer survivor since 2020. Wendy loves spending time with her husband Ryan, we enjoy cycling together and spending time with extended family. We have two labs – a charcoal named Gemma and a silver named Maverick. She also enjoys running, working out, hot yoga and cycling.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Cindy’s dental career started at the age of seventeen; with great interest, excitement and enthusiasm. Her dental assisting experience lasted approximately twenty-two years which included positions as a periodontal surgical assistant; MCV/VCU Periodontal Clinical Research Center as a phlebotomist; and the assistant for numerous general dentists in the Richmond area over the years.

Cindy’s interest, personal growth and career path lead her to pursue the dental hygiene field and she returned to college at an older age. Now after 25 years as a Registered Dental Hygienist, she still has interest, excitement and enthusiasm for her profession. Cindy has a “treat others as you want to be treated” philosophy. Her kindness, compassion and quality dental care is truly appreciated by her patients and co-workers

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Selena started working in the dental office in 2015 as a dental assistant. It was there her passion for dental came about and eventually started dental hygiene school in 2019. She attended Thomas Nelson Community College and completed a degree in dental hygiene. Selena came back to the office to work as a Dental Hygienist after graduation in 2021.” I love my coworkers and could not imagine myself working anywhere else! I love helping patients feel more comfortable in a not so comfortable place which is one of the reasons why I chose to continue my education in the dental field.” She looks foward to meeting new patients and building rapport with established patients.

Married to a wonderful husband, who together have two sons. They love the outdoors and spend most of their time running to sports practices, on the river, or watching our son ride his dirt bike. We also love to spend any free time we can at the beach, any beach will do!

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Dental Assistant

Katelyn began her journey in dentistry as a young patient of the previous dentist. She then became an assistant to that same doctor for a couple years until his retirement. Over her time in the field she developed a huge passion for helping others and providing a comfortable environment for patients while receiving treatment. “I love taking the time to hear patients’ concerns and the goals they have for their smiles.”

When Katelyn is not assisting patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, live music, hiking and playing with her two puppies, Panko & Koko.

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Insurance Administrator

Melissa is back with over a decade of experience in the dental field. She loves greeting new and established patients, and is well oved by each of them. She can answer any questions regarding your insurance and will do her best to maximize your dental benefits according to your specific needs. Melissa’s voice is usually the first heard when patients call, and the first face they see when they come through the door.

When Melissa is not in the office she is spending time with her immediate and extended family, including their pets. She enjoys making and trying new recipes, the outdoors, sushi, shopping and Starbucks!