Meet Suffolk VA Dentist Office Staff


Liberty has been with with Gwaltney Dental for over 17yrs as of 2021. When not working at Gwaltney Dental, she enjoys cooking and baking, even doing small catering jobs on the weekend. She has been married for 30yrs and loves spending time with family and friends, especially her two children and her grand babies!


Colby has been a dental assistant for over 10 year as of 2021. Seeing how the field has changed over that time, and getting to explore all of the technological advances is one her favorite things about the job! She takes pride in her work and loves that she can help patients relax and feel comfortable during their dental visit.

Her job enables her to put patients as ease, having them leave with a smile on their face by being their comfort and support, especially to those that have real dental fears and concerns.

Colby grew up in Franklin, Va and in her free time she loves hanging out with her boyfriend, his daughter Riley, and their two spoiled dogs, Russell and Sadie! They are alway up for a new adventure, enjoy watching movies, and spending time with friends and family! Colby’s hobbies include gardening and anything outdoors!


Angie grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and moved to Virginia after enlisting in the United States Navy. She served 6 years on Active Duty as a Naval Aircrewmen on the Sea Dragon Helicopter (MH-53E) accumulating over 500 flight hours. After transitioning out of the military she graduated with her Bachelors of Health Science in Dental Hygiene.

In her spare time Angie loves making memories with her family, spur of the moment road trips, doing arts and crafts, and anything dealing with history!


Heather has lived in Hampton Roads her whole life, originally from Virginia Beach, she graduated in 2011 from the Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center as a Registered Dental Assistant.

Continuing her love for dentistry she is now practicing as a Registered Dental Hygienist after obtaining her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University. With years of experience in the dental field, she is very passionate about serving the community and improving not only oral hygiene but patients overall health with patient education.

She enjoys making others feel confident about their smile and improving their quality of life with expertise and compassion. In her personal time she enjoys spending time with her Husband, Chris, and her family. She’s excited to start a new chapter in her life as she soon becomes a first time mother to her son, Wyatt, welcoming him early summer 2021.

Together as a family they will spend time traveling to the beach, walking their dog Blue, and spending quality time with extended family.


Victoria is from Suffolk, Virginia and loves enjoying all the great things the area has to offer. When she’s not greeting you with her beautiful smile at our front desk, she is spending her time outside with her dogs and working on vehicles. She also enjoys spending time wake surfing and wakeboarding with friends in the summer.


Heather is a Suffolk native and joined the Gwaltney Dental family a few years ago. With over 15 years experience in various aspects of customer service, she prides herself on providing our patients with the best! She has always had a passion for helping people. You can’t miss her beautiful smile when you walk into the office, and you can even hear it over the phone.

She is always available to help guide patients in the right direction to being confident in their smile! Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and of course her two four-legged fur babies, Titan and Axel.


Ivonne has been a part of the Gwaltney Dental family for a few years now and have been a dental assistant for over 24. Working in the dental field is very rewarding to her because she loves helping people.

Originally born and raised in Germany, Ivonne moved to the United States in 2001. After living in a few different states she settled down in beautiful Virginia.

In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, and playing with her spunky cat named Spooky. She is also a very talented artist, creating various home decor pieces.


Shellie has been with Gwaltney Dental for 14 years as of 2021. As a restorative assistant, she has tons of experience in various procedures. She enjoys all aspects of being in the dental field but her favorite is definitely the surgical side. She feels that it’s so rewarding seeing our patients achieve their confident smile.

In her spare time she enjoys being with her two beautiful daughters, spending time at the beach, and being with her fur baby, Memphis.


Haylee is a local, having been born and raised in Franklin, Va. She enjoys working with the best team ever to make sure our patients stay on track with maintaining their oral health and beautiful smiles.

Aside from helping people, Haylee loves to shop and go to the beach! The Outer Banks are her happy place!


Karen recently graduated from Old Dominion University with her bachelors degree in science. She enjoys working with the great team at Gwaltney Dental, so much so that she hopes to one day become a Dentist! She enjoys interacting with patients, assisting with the various procedures, and seeing the awesome before and after changes that occur in dentistry!