Meet Dr. Guthrie
Dr. Guthrie earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry and completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at VCU in 2004. Following her residency, she worked as an associate general dentist for 4 years and then purchased James River Family Dentistry in 2008.
Voted one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry
Chairman of Give a Kids A Smile (2014-2018)
Inducted into the Board of Directors for the Richmond Dental Society (2017-2018)
Serves as a Delegate to the Virginia Dental Association (2016-2018)
Serves as a member of Catapult Education (2017-2018)
Voted by her peers as one of Virginia’s Top Dentists by Virginia Living Magazine
Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy
We are thrilled to have been voted by Virginia Living readers as one of the Best of Virginia in 2018!
Thank you for your constant support of James River Family Dentistry!
What Makes Us Unique
At James River Family Dentistry, we offer advanced technology and professional expertise to deliver the best patient experience possible. Our technology promotes accurate and early diagnoses so that we can offer the most minimally invasive treatment.
Dr. Guthrie and the team at James River Family Dentistry are dedicated to providing the highest quality dental services while utilizing the latest dental technology available in a fun, compassionate and caring environment. Together, we deliver premium care because we are passionate about you and your oral health.
In addition to providing high-quality dental care, we proudly offer Invisalign clear aligners. These removable orthodontic appliances are made just for you and are designed to move your teeth gently and consistently into alignment.
We have taken extra strides in ensuring your visit with us is as stress-free and comfortable as possible. The team at James River Family Dentistry accomplishes this by using technology that increases patient comfort while reducing stress levels and don’t forget … we have a therapy dog!
Treatment is more than just teeth. It’s about people. It’s about respect. That’s something we take seriously. And rest assured knowing that we create personalized, individual treatment plans for each patient so that we deliver the best possible results!
James River Family Dentistry understands the important connection between oral health and overall health. Unhealthy teeth and gums are often found in combination with heart disease and other life-threatening conditions. That’s why we review your medical history during every check-up.
Read Our Blog
In April we recognize Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP), American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and the American Dental Association (ADA) have joined the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) in its campaign to emphasize the importance of regular oral cancer [...]
Maintaining your healthy teeth and mouth is a matter of good daily habits. If you are tempted to skip parts of your daily dental care, remember that good dental practices are not only good for your health, they also help your appearance and improve your quality of life. James River Family Dentistry follows the American [...]
The depth of winter is an exciting time for us in the dental field. Why? Every February, for the last 76 years, the American Dental Association has recognized the unique importance of oral hygiene for children. Many are surprised to learn the tradition of this yearly happening is rooted in World War II era America. [...]
When you visit your dentist, you're probably expecting a check for cavities, oral cancer, and gum disease. And, of course, you're looking forward to leaving the dentist's office with a nice, clean smile. Dr. Guthrie will certainly check your oral health but did you know she can detect some serious health conditions just by looking [...]
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The first step toward a beautiful, healthy smile is scheduling an appointment. Please contact our office at 804-323-4200 or complete the online appointment request form below. Our scheduling coordinator will contact you to confirm your appointment.