Meet the Team at Penterson & Booth Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Front Office Team
Wendy – Front Office Team
Wendy began her career in the dental field in 1997 as a dental assistant. She joined the Penterson & Booth team assisting Dr. Penterson in 2001 and since then has expanded her knowledge to the front desk team. She lives in Chesterfield with her husband Jesse and their two children. When Wendy is not spoiling all of the children that come into the office her free time is spent at church, vacationing at Lake Gaston, and spending time with her family. Wendy believes the best thing you can wear is a smile!
Casey – Front Office Team
Casey grew up in the town of Amelia and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She quickly found her interest in dentistry and began her career with Dr. Penterson & Booth in 2019. Casey enjoys seeing the transformation that the Doctors can create in their patients smiles and the team environment of the practice. She loves taking trips to new places with her four children and husband, Chip. In her free time, she enjoys decorating and spending time with her family and friends.
Danielle – Front Office Team
Danielle began her dental career with our practice in 2006. From there she relocated to Germany, and has lived in several states across the U.S. Over the years she has continued expanding her knowledge in the dental field both clinically and administratively. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition from University of Alabama in 2019. Danielle returned to Virginia in 2020 and has happily rejoined our practice to complete the front desk team. She resides in Richmond, where she enjoys cycling and spoiling her two dogs, Piper and Brexley. Danielle loves traveling, good food and spending time with her family and friends.
Susan – Dental Hygienist
Susan first graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in biology. She continued her education, earning her degree in dental hygiene from Virginia Commonwealth University. Susan joined our practice in 2001 and has always taken pride in being through at every appointment, providing optimal care to her patients. She and her husband have two grown children and enjoy hiking with their dogs and doing DIY home projects.
Christy C. – Dental Hygienist
Christy was born in Waynesboro, Virginia and raised in Chesterfield County. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in dental hygiene from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001 and has been a member of our team since 2009. Christy is married with two grown boys and their youngest daughter, Mia. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family by their pool and taking care of her grandchildren. Christy enjoys dental hygiene because she loves educating patients to help improve their dental health.
Angela – Dental Hygienist
Angela started out as a patient in our practice. She joined our team following her graduation from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in dental hygiene in 2006. Angela enjoys seeing the positive impact dentistry can provide a patient in their oral health and appearance. She and her husband Travis have a full happy home with their two sons and daughter. Her hobbies include going to the gym, spending time with her family at the lake and going to church.
Samm – Dental Hygienist
Samm was born in Fairfax, Virginia and raised in the town of Victoria. She graduated from Longwood University in 2015 and received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Virginia Western in 2017. One of her favorite aspects of working in the dental field is seeing someone smile because they LOVE their smile. Samm loves to joke with her patients when given the opportunity and spreads laughter throughout the office. When she is not in the dental office she can be found playing volleyball and spending time with friends.
Lauren – Dental Hygienist
Lauren earned her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University in 2012. She has been a dental hygienist for over eight years and really completes our practice. Lauren enjoys the bonds that she has formed with her patients over the years and meeting new patients that come into the practice. She loves spending time on the boat and paddle boarding with her husband JJ. Lauren and JJ are high school sweethearts and are expecting their first baby in November, 2020. They have two dogs and enjoy traveling and entertaining.
Katie – Dental Hygienist
Katie has been part of the Penterson & Booth team since January of 2019. She graduated from James Madison University in 2000 and then earned her dental hygiene degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005. Katie loves being a hygienist because of the personal connection she makes with her patients. She is very familiar with dentistry as every member of her family growing up worked in the dental field. Katie is a breast cancer survivor since 2018, enjoys spending time with her husband, their two sons and much-loved dogs, Glory and Barkley.
Sarah – Dental Hygienist
Sarah was born in Florida but mostly raised in Colonial Heights. After graduating from the dental hygiene program at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 2004, Sarah moved to Charlottesville to begin her career. During that time, she held many positions in the Virginia Dental Hygienists Association, including Vice President and national delegate to the ADHA. In 2013, Sarah and her husband James moved to Germany where she continued to practice dental hygiene and explore different parts of Europe. She and James now have a daughter and are happy to be settled back in Virginia with their family.
Shawna – Dental Assistant
Shawna is Dr. Lynn Booths spunky, fun loving assistant of over ten years. They have been working side by side since 2008. We can always count on Shawna to light up our day with her smile and kind personality. With nineteen years’ experience Shawna is a great asset to our team and part of the PBDDS family. Shawna truly enjoys helping people feel better about their smile and getting to know the patients. She and her husband Chip enjoy riding their motorcycle, going to the beach and spending time with their two children.
Brooke – Dental Assistant
Brooke is originally from Connecticut. Our office has been lucky enough to have Brooke assisting our team since 2019. She can often be found cleaning children’s teeth or assisting the Doctors with their treatment appointments. She enjoys the fast pace the office offers and is efficient in keeping everyone on schedule. Brooke can often be found at the gym or the James River. She also loves cooking good food and spending time with her dog Baxter. “Good things come in small packages” is definitely true when it comes to Brooke!
Taylor – Dental Assistant
Taylor has been a patient of the practice since she was only four years old. She has four younger siblings that she is very close with so working with the children in the office comes naturally to her. Taylor enjoys assisting the doctors with their restorative treatment appointments and has always had an interest in the field. Coming to our practice since she was a young child, she has always felt comfortable with the team and we are happy to have her. She and her fiancé Dylan reside in Amelia county with their two labs, however their favorite place to be is at the beach! She loves spending time with her friends and family.
Madison – Dental Assistant
Madison started her dental education when she was sixteen, taking the dental occupations courses at the Chesterfield Technical School. She is currently continuing her education at Virginia Commonwealth University, majoring in Dental Hygiene. Madison realized the positive impact dental providers can have in a patient’s life through her own experience undergoing multiple dental procedures growing up. She enjoys being at Penterson and Booth because the office feels like family in the way they treat each other and their patients. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, painting, and traveling to new places.
Grace – Dental Assistant
Grace joined our team in 2020. She attended a dental assisting program in Brandermill and gained experience working first in Farmville, VA. She feels that working at Penterson & Booth has given her the opportunity to grow in her career, offering more treatment options to patients in the Midlothian area. Grace has loved dentistry since she was a child. She is most passionate about helping patients with their smile since that is the first thing you see when you meet someone. Outside of the office, Grace enjoys playing golf, riding four-wheelers, and spending time with her friends.
Amanda – Dental Assistant
Amanda migrated to Virginia from New York in 2003. She joined our team in 2019 and is a great aid in ensuring our office runs smoothly daily. Amanda has over eight years of experience in the dental field. She enjoys engaging with the children that come into the office and has a natural ability to help them feel comfortable. She is a mother of six, yes six! She and her family reside in Amelia. If you know Amanda you know that she loves Panda Bears and sports.