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!

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We thank you for your continuous support of James River Family Dentistry!

OurHealth Best Bedside Manner Richmond VA

James River Family Dentistry is pleased to be awarded with “Best Bedside Manner” from OurHealth Magazine of Greater Richmond for 2019.

Virginia Living Winner Best Dental Practice VA

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

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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Tongue Tie Can Adversely Affect Your Health

Chances are if you've stammered through a conversation, stuttered through a sentence, or couldn't quite pronounce a word or phrase correctly, you've called yourself tongue tied. But there's more to being tongue tied than not getting your words out properly (although that can be part of it). Tongue tie can actually be the cause of [...]

Thanksgiving Food Your Teeth Love

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite Holidays! Who doesn’t love a holiday that involves good food, family and friends? For most, it is a day where “diets” go out the window as we celebrate what we are thankful for. Although calorie intake may not be on the top of the list to maintain that day, [...]

5 Flossing Tips for Kids

We know that teaching a child to floss is an ongoing challenge. It's hard to know whether or not they're doing a good enough job, and sometimes, you might not even be sure if they're doing it at all! From the time your child has enough teeth for them to touch and they're eating solid [...]

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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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