Dr. Gardner knew he wanted to be an orthodontist in the 7th grade. He even did his 8th grade Science Fair project on Orthodontics! He later studied at Wake Forest, MCV, and NYU where he worked closely with the cleft palate team on several cases. Dr. Gardner has been voted “Best Orthodontist” in Richmond Magazine, Style Weekly, and Virginia Living and is known for his outstanding working relationships with both his patients and his peers. Read more about Dr. Gardner
Dr. Katie DoswellOrthodontist
Dr. Katie Doswell was born and raised in Richmond, VA and attended UNC School of Dentistry for dental school, graduating with distinction as an Omicron Kappa Usilon inductee. She received her M.S. in Orthodontics at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She and her family love spending time at the Potomac River riding in the boat, tubing, skiing, paddle boarding, jet skiing, and playing KanJam, spike ball, and cornhole. Read more about Dr. Doswell.
The Gardner Team
Amy joined our team in 2006 and is our Office Manager. She is a graduate of VCU. She loves spending time with her husband, Charles, and her daughter, Sarah. Give her a good book and she’ll be content for hours.
Bobbi joined our team in February 2013, and is one of our treatment coordinators She has over 3 decades of experience in orthodontics! Bobbi has been married for over 30 years to her wonderful husband, Jeff. They have two married daughters and two grandchildren, with a third on the way! Bobbi enjoys traveling, sitting with her toes in the sand on any beach and knitting.
Leslie joined our team as an orthodontic assistant in 2000. She is also an expert at making orthodontic appliances. She enjoys spending time with her teenage son, Keefer. She also enjoys evening walks and relaxing by the pool.
Michelle joined our team as an Orthodontic Assistant in 2010 and is now our appointment coordinator. She enjoys spending time with her two children, Sean and Crystal, cruising the Caribbean and spending time with her family at the lake.
Mimi is a Scheduling Coordinator – with over 15 years of experience in the orthodontic field. She loves creating wonderful smiles and making patients happy! She is happily married to an ex-military man and they have 3 wonderful children as well as grandchildren! She enjoys watching old classic black and white films and experiencing new cultures. If she is not with her hubby trying new local restaurants, you will find her spending endless hours enjoying the grandkids!
Dijana joined our wonderful team in June 2015 as a scheduling coordinator. She was born in Bosnia, where she lived for the first 5 years of her life. In 1998 her family moved to the US and started their new life in Richmond, Va. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and lounging at home with her husband, Wilken. They enjoy traveling the world together and experiencing new cultures through their cuisine.
Lakeisha joined the practice in August 2015 with eleven years of experience. She has two beautiful daughters, Sahara and Kennedy, and one very lucky husband, Henrique. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Britny joined the practice as a rookie to the Orthodontic field in 2015. Before she entered orthodontics, she studied Political Science at VCU for four years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to new places, reading a good book, and enjoying the great outdoors. Britny is an avid snow skier, runner, and hiker.