Meet the Talented Members of Our Dental Care Team

Administrative Team

Julie Pritchard- Financial Coordinator

Julie moved to Virginia from upstate New York to work as the practice administrator for Dr. Adams. Julie says that Staunton is a wonderful town, and she loves all of the outdoor activities. She looks forward to continuing to work with the Smiles for Life team, taking care of our wonderful patients.

Erica Arenas– Scheduling Coordinator

Erica was born in Mexico City and moved to the United States when she was just 12 years old. She recently became a U.S. citizen! She attended Massanutten Technical Center and became a cosmetologist. A few years later she got married and made the switch to Dental Assisting. After 15 years, she has decided to make the change to Front Desk. 

Erica has 3 children. She enjoys playing tennis with her eldest, attending her middle child's cross country meets and chasing her 2 year old around the house. In her free time she enjoys going to the gym and playing soccer.

Clinical Team

Debbie Hodel - Registered Dental Hygienist

Debbie is originally from Binghamton, New York. She moved here to work with Dr. Adams. She has been in the dental field for 39 years. She has two children and 3 wonderful grandchildren as well as an identical twin sister! She enjoys going to New York to visit them. In her free time, Debbie enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with her friends.

Alyson Geedy - Registered Dental Hygienist

Alyson is originally from Southeast Georgia. She attended the College of Coastal Georgia and Darton State College. She graduated with her degree in dental hygiene in 2014 and moved to Virginia in 2016. Alyson enjoys volunteering her time to help others and has participated in multiple dental clinics. In her free time, Alyson enjoys traveling and spending time with her dog Molly.

Tricia Smith- Clinical Manager

Tricia Smith grew up in Augusta County. Tricia graduated from Fort Defiance in 2005. She started in the dental field in September 2008. She has loved the 10 years she has been a dental assistant. Tricia has a wonderful husband and 2 amazing kids. When Tricia isn't spending time with our awesome patients and staff, she is making memories with her family!

Kaitlyn Todd- Care Nurse

Kaitlyn grew up in Elkton and graduated from East Rockingham High School in 2017. Kaitlyn became a dental assistant through our ATS Program. Along with being a part of the Smiles for Life team, she also attends Blue Ridge Community College and aspires to be a dental hygienist. In Kaitlyn's free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. She also loves playing with/walking her French bulldogs, Walter J, Lola, and Bo.

Dentists at Smiles for Life Dental Care

Smiles for Life Dental Care

The team of highly trained doctors at Smiles for Life wants to help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile for a lifetime. Because we want every patient to have access to the advanced treatments offered at our practice, we accept many insurance and financing options, including: 

  • Medicare 
  • Compassionate Finance™
  • CareCredit®
  • LendingClub®
  • Smile Rewards 

To get started, call our Bridgewater office at (540) 828-2312 or request an appointment online.

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115 Oakwood Dr
Bridgewater, VA 22812

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502 N Coalter St
Staunton, VA 24401

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