Meet the Team
Walter D. Felton, D.D.S.
Dr. Felton is a graduate of Baylor University and MCV/VCU School of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Richmond Dental Society, and is a fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Felton has been a dental practitioner in the Richmond, Virginia area for over 30 years.
Dr. Walter Felton grew up in Chesterfield where he met his wife, Sally, at age 15. The Felton’s have been married for 33 years and have two children. Aside from the practice of dentistry, Dr. Felton holds a Second Degree Black Belt with the instructor's certification in the Martial Arts. He has also been a guitarist for several Christian rock bands. In addition, Dr. Felton is actively involved with many civic and church related activities and organizations.
Jessica Smith, D.D.S.
Dr. Smith is the newest member of the Walter D. Felton, D.D.S. team! Born and raised in Midlothian, Dr. Smith is a graduate of Manchester High School. She studied chemistry and received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated from the VCU School of Dentistry in 2009.
Dr. Smith has been practicing dentistry for nine years and enjoys helping people and meeting their needs. Her passion is bringing every patient a beautiful smile. She also enjoys teaching and has taught dental assisting at Fortis College.
She and her husband, Allen, have two kids, Rilynne (age 8) and Jackson (age 4). In her free time, she coaches the minor cheer team for the Clover Hill Bulldogs and sings on the worship team at Clover Hill Church. Se loves to spend time with friends and family, play outside with her kids, watch movies, go to the beach, swim and sing. Dr. Smith has a special love for children and looks forward to treating your entire family.
Brenna - Dental Hygienist
Brenna is a dental hygienist on our team here at Dr. Felton’s Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. She obtained her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Northern Virginia Community College in 1999 and has been with Dr. Felton’s office since 2004. Brenna enjoys how well the practice works together as a team, treats every patient as an individual and putting their patients’ needs first. Brenna brings her own passion for hygiene to each appointment with the intent of empowering patients to do the best they can. Her favorite part of working with Dr. Felton is getting to know the patients who, over time, become like family. Brenna was originally born and raised in Missouri, and moved to Northern Virginia where she worked as a nanny before attending dental hygiene school. She and her husband have two teenaged children who keep them busy with football and dance.
Somer - Dental Hygienist
Somer is a Registered Dental Hygienist and Periodontal Therapist. Originally from Wheeling, West Virginia, she has been a part of our team for one year. Somer is also a Pro Figure Athletic, Sports Fitness Model and a proud mom to her daughter. In her free time, she loves to workout at the gym, get a massage or a manicure and pedicure.
Megan – Dental Assistant
A Dental Assistant and Hygiene Assistant and future Hygienist, Megan has been a part of our team since July 2017. Born and raised in Richmond, she loves spending time with her family, watching hockey (Go Preds!), enjoying live music and any type of candy.
Jill – Dental Assistant
Jill has been working in the dental field for over 30 years. She began her dental career in high school where she worked part time for her family dentist. After a year in college she became a full-time dental assistant. Jill enjoys working for Dr. Felton because of the exciting working environment created by his friendly team and the daily interactions with her patients. Jill finds great joy in getting to know each patient and providing the best dental care possible.
Tara - Office Manager
Tara has worked with Dr. Felton for the past 19 years and has served as office manager for 11 of those years. She completed her Associates Degree in Business Computer Administration with Kee Business College, but found her passion working in the dental field. As the office manager she works closely with Dr. Felton to ensure that the office runs effectively and efficiently. She also works closely with her team, who really feel more like her family. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family, friends and is very active in her church.
Rhonda - Receptionist
Meet our receptionist, Rhonda! She joined our team 11 months ago and is from Colonial Heights. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and grandchildren, riding her Harley, going to the gym or doing yard work. She and her husband of 38 years are no strangers to a little adventure. They have been hang-gliding and recently took two weeks to travel across the country.
Heather - Financial Coordinator
Heather Taylor is our Financial Coordinator and has been a part of the team since Spring 2018. She is from Varina and attended Concord University in West Virginia. She has a two-year-old daughter, who is her world. In her free time, she loves to cook and spend time outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.