Marci S. Guthrie, DDS


Richmond, VA
James River Family Dentistry
Dr. Marci Guthrie, voted one of the top 25 Women in Dentistry in 2015 by Dental Products Report, is the sole owner of James River Family Dentistry in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Guthrie began her dental career as a dental assistant in 1998. She received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry and completed her Advanced Education of General Dentistry residency at VCU in 2004. Following her residency, she worked as an associate general dentist for 4 years and then purchased her own practice in 2008 where she has worked since. Her focus is on patient education, prevention and conservative dental care.

She is a regular contributor to the local CBS Channel 6 News program, “Virginia This Morning”, with updates on current dental technology used in her practice as well as new tips and advances regarding dental health. She serves as Chairwoman for the annual Give Kids a Smile program for the Richmond Dental Society and regularly participates in Mission of Mercy Projects and Dental Mission Trips to Jamaica and Belize to provide free dental treatment for those in need. She is currently an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, the American Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association and the Richmond Dental Society.

Recognized for her leadership, dedication and professionalism, Dr. Guthrie has been inducted into the Board of Directors for the Richmond Dental Society. She currently serves as a delegate to the Virginia Dental Association on behalf of the Richmond Dental Society. She was selected to be a Key Opinion Leader for Ultradent and was honored to be voted by her peers as one of Virginia’s top Dentists by Virginia Living Magazine.

As a business owner, wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and mentor, Dr. Guthrie strives to achieve a work/home balance while providing personalized dental care and community outreach as she advocates for her patients’ smiles and overall dental health.

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