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.

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  • Voted one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry

  • Chairman of Give a Kids A Smile (2014-present)

  • Board of Directors for the Richmond Dental Society (2017-present)

  • Serves as a Delegate to the Virginia Dental Association (2016-2018)

  • Serves as a member of Catapult Education (2017-present)

  • Voted by her peers as one of Virginia’s Top Dentists by Virginia Living Magazine

  • Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy

  • Member of International Affiliation of Tonge-tie Professionals

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We are one of Style Weekly’s Readers Pick BEST Dentist Practices of 2018!

Virginia Living Winner Best Dental Practice VA

We are honored to receive “Best Dental Practice” award from Virginia Living Magazine readers for 2019!

Thank you for your constant support of James River Family Dentistry!

What Makes Us Unique

High Tech Office

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.

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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.

anxiety free office

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!

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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.

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Hurry! Use Your Dental Insurance Benefits!

Spring has sprung, summer is ending, and fall is fast approaching. As the year winds up to a close, many patients ask to be reminded to come in for one more appointment before their dental insurance benefits expire. Most of the time, your insurance benefits don't roll over to the new year. Instead of losing those [...]

5 Symptoms Hinting At Sleep Apnea in Children

Kids are full of energy and surprises. That's why we don't think twice about a random nap during the day, a little too much energy, or the occasional bedwetting. But did you know that these are all signs of sleep apnea in children? It's true! And while kids with sleep apnea aren't getting the rest [...]

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Nursing Moms And Dental Health

Moms know that great dental health starts at home.  But did you know that it starts before your baby even cuts their first tooth?  Breastfeeding your baby can help with the development of your baby’s teeth and gums and can create healthy impacts that continue as your child grows.  Dr. Marci Guthrie encourages her “new [...]

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We’ve Been Voted Best In Virginia For 2019!

James River Family Dentistry and Dr. Marci Guthrie are pleased and proud to announce that they have been voted first place in the dentist category in the “Best of Virginia” by Virginia Living Magazine!  For the past 8 years, Virginia Living Magazine has polled readers for their favorites, and this year, James River Family Dentistry [...]

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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.

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