Meet Your Team
Anna - Practice Manager
Born and raised in Rockingham County, Anna’s passion for dentistry grew after she graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Health Science. She loves helping people live their healthiest, happiest lives and finds Smallwood Dental Solutions the perfect place to do that. Anna is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the dental office and is grateful for the opportunity to work alongside such a wonderful team at Dr. Smallwood’s office. Anna and her husband, Canaan, have two children and live on a small farm with an eclectic group of animals. They love to take yearly beach vacations to Florida’s Gulf Coast and cheer on the JMU Dukes basketball and football teams. Anna is a passionate Philadelphia Eagles Fan (“Go Birds!”) and enjoys “mom trips” with her best friend to experience new places.
Ashley - Treatment Coordinator
A native of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Ashley grew up surrounded by dental professionals. She loves being part of a close-knit work family that genuinely cares for their patients. In the office, she serves patients by helping them understand their treatment options and navigate the meticulous details of their insurance coverage. Ashley studied Business Management and Administration at Blue Ridge Community College and completed the Dental Assisting course at Massanutten Technical Center. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family, makeup artistry, photography, and traveling.
Shelley - Scheduling Coordinator
Shelley received her education at Valley Vocational Technical Center and began her dentistry career in 2009 as a dental assistant. Now, she’s the scheduling coordinator at Smallwood Dental Solutions. Her job involves keeping the practice’s schedule on track, helping patients during their visits, and ensuring everyone feels welcome. Shelley chose this career to make people feel better about their smiles, and she loves interacting with and caring for patients. She says, “What really makes this practice unique is the family atmosphere, and our reputation for compassion and genuine care for our patients. I love working with such an amazing team and I consider myself truly blessed to be working for Dr. Smallwood.” Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Timmy, her children, Dustin, Kayla, Dylan, and Cory, and staying busy with her grandchildren.
Madison - Registered Dental Hygienist
Now in the seventh year of her dental career, Madison—a graduate of Virginia Western in Roanoke says, “I love working with patients to meet their specific needs and getting creative with their oral health instructions to best help them.” She also enjoys simply getting to meet and talk to different people and hear their stories. In her spare time, Mady loves playing with her dog outdoors, swimming, walking, jogging, reading, and spending time with family. She said, “The people who work here are very nice and we are a good work family.” When asked to list her job responsibilities, Mady added one they probably didn’t teach in her hygiene program: “tolerating Dr. Smallwood’s bad jokes.”
Brandy - Registered Dental Hygienist
Brandy went into dentistry in 2007, after studying dental assisting at Massanutten Technical Center. She traces her interest in the field to high school, when a dental hygienist spoke very highly about her career. Today, Brandy says, “I love the connections I can make with my patients where they can feel comfortable with me and trust me! I also love being able to help teach people, improve their oral health, and keep their teeth for as long as possible.” Brandy, her husband Danny, and their son are very close and enjoy time together that includes swimming and hiking. Brandy proudly shared that her son has opted to raise money for the homeless instead of having a 7th birthday party!
Alla - Registered Dental Hygienist
Alla joined the Smallwood Dental Solutions team as a Registered Dental Hygienist in September of 2023. She received her education from Lord Fairfax Community College and Virginia Western Community College. With experience in the dental field since 2003 and her RDH Certification in 2008, Alla is dedicated to helping patients maintain or regain their beautiful smiles. She believes that “The smile is such an important part of life…I wanted to be part of it.” Alla enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Andriy, and their two children, Matthew and Zachary. As a family, they love biking together and taking boat trips to the lake. Alla also likes to relax in her downtime by reading, crocheting, and enjoys sipping on a warm cup of coffee or tea.
Dicsy - Dental Assistant
Dicsy is a native of Honduras who came to the United States when she was 11 years old and has been interested in teeth ever since her own experience having braces. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Dicsy says “I love helping patients understand their recommended treatment, making them feel comfortable and anxiety-free, and helping them understand the importance of oral health to prevent any future dental problems.” She loves the atmosphere at Smallwood Dental Solutions because, “It’s very family-oriented, and Dr. Smallwood is a very understanding dentist.” Outside the office, Dicsy loves spending time with her son, enjoying photography, working out, watching sunsets, and time with friends and family.
Hailey - Dental Assistant
Hailey started her career in dentistry in 2021 after receiving her dental assisting certification, and joined Smallwood Dental Solutions in 2023. She attributes her interest in dentistry to her experiences while growing up, “I had the kindest hygienist who calmed my anxiety and introduced me into the world of dentistry.” Hailey has loved every second of her dental career as an assistant working from both the restorative and hygiene sides of the profession, and plans to expand on her education to become a hygienist. Hailey enjoys the camaraderie she has with everyone in the practice, “The atmosphere of our office is so unique. I feel blessed to call my co-workers family.” Outside of the practice Hailey maintains a strong commitment to health and fitness, working out four to six times per week. She is also a dog mom to her Golden Retriever, Stella, who loves joining Hailey on hikes, beach trips, and baseball games. When she’s enjoying her down time from the gym or chasing after Stella, Hailey likes to curl up with a good book or immerse herself in the beauty of nature while exploring the tranquil woods.
Our Patients Love us!
I’ve been a regular with Dr. Smallwood since they first came to Harrisonburg some years ago and I can highly recommend them. Where would my teeth be without them?" - Skip T.
I have been going to this practice for ten years. They have always shown kindness, friendliness, and caring. Thank you for taking the time, and your expertise in guiding me to a healthier smile." - Jeannie H.
I enjoyed every minute of my appointment. Everyone is so nice. They not only deliver superb dental care, they treat the patient as a real human person, not just a mouth. I went home inspired, threw out the peanut brittle, and started to faithfully use my waterpik." - Susan A.