Get to Know Us
We are a pediatric dental practice specializing in providing comprehensive, preventive and therapeutic oral health care needs to children (infants through teenagers), including those with special health care needs as well as adults with special health care needs.
This includes regular oral health exams (including caries risk assessment for infant and mother, and routine head and neck exams and oral cancer screenings); preventive dental care (such as dental cleanings, routine radiographs, diet/nutrition recommendations and oral hygiene instructions, reviewed with the child and parents and fluoride treatments); the use of sealants to prevent caries and the treatment of carious lesions and space maintenance when necessary. Our office also provides:
Habit counseling (thumb sucking, pacifier use, etc)
Assessment for orthodontic needs
Care for dental injuries
Management of gum diseases and conditions
Options for nitrous oxide, in-office oral sedation and general anesthesia.
Dr. Andrew Gibson
Dr. Gibson grew up in Hanover, Virginia and graduated magna cum laude with University Honors from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BS in Psychology in 2010. He continued his education and received his DDS from Virginia Commonwealth University / MCV in 2014. He then obtained his pediatric training at VCU/MCV, graduating in 2016 with a Master’s of Science in Dentistry and Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Gibson is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the Virginia Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association as well as the Virginia Dental Association and the Hanover Dental Study Club.
Dr. Gibson is married to his high school sweetheart, Emilie, and lives in Mechanicsville. They have two sons, Carter and Beckett. In his spare time Dr. Gibson enjoys spending time with his family and their two dogs, Scout and Maddy. He also enjoys the outdoors especially being on the water, mountain biking, soccer, snowboarding and watching ice hockey. Go Caps!
Dr. Erika Lentini
Dr. Erika was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. From her birth until college she moved over seven times throughout the southeast. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. degree in 2006. In 2011, she obtained her D.M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia. She then completed her training at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, graduating in 2014, with a Master’s of Science in Dentistry and Specialty Certificate in pediatric dentistry. She fell in love with Richmond, Virginia during her residency and now considers it home. Dr. Erika is Board Certified through the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Erika is married to Nathan Webb, MD, MS, FACOG, who is faculty at The Medical College of Virginia in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. They have two sons and a daughter, Arlo (born in 2014), Wyeth (born in 2016) and Agnes (born 2019). They also have a Spinone named Miika. Dr. Erika and her family love living in and exploring Church Hill.
Dr. Erika is a collector of cookbooks and children’s books. She remains as crazy about horses as she was when she was a little girl (she was a horse trainer before going into dentistry). She loves talking about cooking, doing the actual cooking, and eating what she cooked. Lastly, her favorite part of her job is drawing for the kids. Don’t forget to ask her to draw you a picture before you leave from your appointment!
We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.
Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide unparalleled service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and certifications, and years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!
Claudia Boggs – Office Manager
Emilie Gibson – Business Manager/ Dental Hygienist
Lauren Luck – Receptionist/ Check-in
Taylor Pitcock – Receptionist/ Check-out
Suzann Slater – Dental Assistant
Sue Hodge – Dental Assistant
Morgan Ricks – Dental Assistant
Amanda Edwards– Dental Assistant
Rachel Brown – Dental Assistant