Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.
Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.
We love what we do, and it shows on our faces—it seems we’re always smiling around here. You’ll find our staff is friendly and up-beat–and we’ll do our best to make your visit comfortable, and even fun! And all the while we’ll be providing you with the highest quality dental care. Don’t be surprised if it’s the best time you’ve had in a dental office!
Diane Simonson | Dental Assistant
Diane graduated from Gettysburg High School in 1976 and served in the United States Coast Guard from 1977-1981. She attended USCG Dental Technician School 1978 and has 38 Years of Experience, 13 of those years are with Warrenton Dentistry. What Diane enjoys most about her work is interacting with the patients. She is an incredibly caring and tender-hearted person and strives to make our patients feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible. She wants them to leave with a smile on their face! Diane believes in providing excellent dental care in a compassionate way. She also believes in being a team player, working together with her fellow team members in a professional manner with room for laughter and camaraderie. Diane grew up in Gettysburg, PA on a dairy farm. She moved to Warrenton from Tampa, Florida in 2004. She has 2 grown daughters and two grandsons! She enjoys cooking, yoga, hiking and travel.
Tammy Walker | Dental Assistant
Tammy graduated from Woodbridge High School and now has 15 years of experience in the dental field and 4 years with Warrenton Dentistry. Even as a child, Tammy knew she wanted to work in the dental field. She loves all aspects of dentistry, especially getting to know the patients. She is committed to providing high-quality dental care and strives to make patient visits to our office as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Tammy loves to spend time with her grown daughters and her husband! She enjoys camping and vacations in Hatteras, NC.
Sarah Gill | Registered Dental Hygienist
Sarah graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009. She is certified to provide Nitrous Oxide sedation and certified to administer local anesthesia. She has 9 years of experience and has been with Warrenton Dentistry since 2011. Sarah loves her patients! They are why she does what she does and her caring attitude shows in all that she does! She enjoys educating patients on their oral health and its importance for overall health. Sarah enjoys reading, needle felting, gardening and spending time with her family and her dog, Tucker.
Michelle Brown | Registered Dental Hygienist
Michelle graduated Northern Virginia Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1999. She was so outstanding in her hygiene class that she received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award! She is certified to administer Nitrous Oxide sedation and is certified to administer local anesthesia. Michelle has been a hygienist with Warrenton Dentistry since 1999! Prior to that, she was a dental assistant for Dr. Murray for many years! Michelle is our most long-standing employee and will be celebrating her 25 year anniversary with us this year!! Michelle takes dental hygiene very seriously. This career path has allowed her to put her passion into practice. She is an outstanding educator and has a fantastic way of building personal relationships with her patients. Michelle and her husband Bubba are both native Fauquier County residents. They have two daughters, Brooke and Rachel, and will be “empty nesters” when Rachel leaves for Virginia Tech in the Fall. Michelle and Bubba run a small farm and spend their time taking care of the animals! Michelle is a dog lover and adopts rescue dogs.
Ashley Yowell | Scheduling Coordinator
Ashley graduated from a home based high school, Continental Academy in 2005. She has 5 years of experience and has been at Warrenton Dentistry for 3 years. She loves being the first face to greet our patients! She prides herself on knowing names and faces and making our patients feel at home as soon as they walk in the office. Ashley makes sure you get the appointment you want when you want it! She will do everything in her power to make your scheduling and check-out experience as easy as possible. She goes out of her way to make our schedule work for you! Ashley has a 10 year old daughter, Brooklyn. She enjoys the outdoors! Camping, hiking, the beach, you name it! She loves painting classes and spending time with family.
Angie Hickerson | Office Manager
Angie graduated Rappahannock County High School in 1995. She has 15 years of experience in the dental field and 10 years of experience with Warrenton Dentistry. Patient relationships are, by far, Angie’s favorite part of dentistry. She has such a sincere heart for people. Our patients truly become friends and family to her. Angie takes pride in pursuing the insurance companies to get the best insurance benefits possible for our patients. She spends countless hours on the phone, fighting for you to get what you deserve! It takes far more than one denial for her to give up! Angie can educate our patients regarding financing options and make a way for you to get the dentistry you need! Angie grew up in Rappahannock County and now lives in Luray. She has been married to her husband Greg for 18 years. They have a daughter, Abigail, 15 years old. Angie loves to read, go to the beach, and spend time with her family and friends. She is very involved in her church and enjoys spending time with her church family. She teaches teen girls in the church AWANA program and loves helping these girls navigate through tough issues!
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