Barrett W. R. Peters, DDS, MSD, FAAPD
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Peters received his dental and pediatric speciality education from the Virginia Commonwealth University and has been distinguished as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In addition to his private practice responsibilities, Dr. Peters serves as an Affiliate Professor within the VCU Department of Pediatric Dentistry and is the current President of the Virginia Society of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Peters grew up in Charlottesville and is grateful to serve the children of this special community and the surrounding areas. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, fly fishing, building projects and, when time allows, producing his own artwork.
Fun Fact: Dr. Peters had another career prior to his dental education. View his LinkedIn profile for more information on his professional background and credentials.
Shawn, Office and Financial Coordinator
Shawn is originally from the Charlottesville area and lives with her husband and youngest daughter. Her oldest daughter and son, live nearby with their respective families. Since 1978, Shawn has been working in the insurance and healthcare industry and is “pleased to be part of the Piedmont Pediatric Dentistry team." Shawn enjoys attending her children and grandchildren’s sporting events, attending University of Virginia basketball games and spending time at Smith Mountain Lake. She loves being a mom, but she says nothing compares to being a “Grandmama.”
Lorna, Patient and Insurance Coordinator
Lorna grew up in northern Virginia and is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture. She enjoys cooking, art, movies, and taking family vacations. Lorna loves living in Charlottesville with her husband, their triplets and the newest member of their family — a springer-doodle puppy.”
Mary Katherine, Patient Relations and Marketing Coordinator
Mary Katherine is grew up in Williamsburg and is a graduate of the College of Charleston. She enjoys visiting local pre-schools and providing oral health education. Mary Katherine is married to Dr. Peters and loves spending time with their two children.
Jillian, Dental Assistant
Jillian is from Staunton and is a graduate of Riverheads High School and Valley Vocational Technical Center. She enjoys swimming, cooking, cheerleading, and riding her dirt bike as well as spending time with her family and her boyfriend Jeremy. Jillian loves that her job gives her the opportunity to work with kids every day.
Nora, Dental Assistant
Nora is originally from Mexico, but moved to Charlottesville at nine years of age. She is a graduate of Monticello High School and Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center and also speaks Spanish. Nora's favorite sports are volleyball and soccer and she loves spending time with her family and friends. "I enjoy my job everyday, I love working with kids and it’s a pleasure for me to work at Piedmont Pediatric Dentistry.”
Chelsea, Dental Student (Former Dental Assistant)
Chelsea is from Fishersville and is a graduate from Wilson Memorial High School and Virginia Polytechnical and State University. She enjoys playing sports, attending bible studies, playing the guitar and working on her family's Christmas tree farm. In college, she worked as a nanny, where she was able to teach children the values of hard work, homework skills, and how to have fun. Chelsea is currently pursuing her dental degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her smiling face will be missed around the office and we wish her the best in her future as a dentist.
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