Richmond, Va. – July 6, 2017 – Esteemed local dentist Dr. Marci S. Guthrie of James River Family Dentistry has been awarded the prestigious title of New Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy. This accomplishment is awarded to nominees who are truly outstanding and epitomize excellence in the dental community.

Fellowship is by invitation only and must have the approval of the Section in which the candidate resides or practices. According to The Pierre Fauchard Academy website, The Pierre Fauchard Academy is currently comprised of over 10,000 Fellows divided into 120 sections. There are 55 in the United States and another 65 in many other parts of the world.

“I am honored to have been chosen to be inducted as a Fellow for this incredible organization. I look forward to actively participating, learning and growing from its resources and from my new peers in The Pierre Fauchard Academy,” states Dr. Guthrie.

The Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA) and its nominated Fellows agree to the mission of recognizing and growing leaders in the dental profession, their communities and society”.

Over the years, the Pierre Fauchard Academy has played a crucial role in shaping the dental profession. Some of the Academy’s objectives include: to “elevate the character, education and professional ability of dentists by making available to them dental literature representing developments and opinions in dentistry, to encourage improvement of the oral health of the public through prevention, therapy, and restoration, as well as encourage dental students and foster advancement of their professional and scientific standards and encourage continuing education for all members of the dental profession.”

Read more about Dr. Guthrie’s Induction into the PFA.

About Dr. Marci S. Guthrie

Dr. Guthrie has been practicing dentistry for 14 years. She graduated with honors from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. Dr. Guthrie continued her dental education completing an Advanced Education of General Dentistry Residency program in 2004. Dr. Guthrie prides herself on furthering her education and providing the best quality care for her patients by incorporating the latest technology in the dental field. Her work and love for dentistry does not stop in the office. She is the Chairman of the annual Give Kids A Smile event, is an active member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Richmond Dental Society. She loves using her excitement and passion in the dental field to give back to her community.