Dr. Kray, Dr. Giardina and our entire team are dedicated to providing top-tier orthodontic care to our community. Take a moment to meet our team

Dr. Kray, Dr. Giardina and our entire team are dedicated to providing top-tier orthodontic care to our community. Take a moment to meet our team

Meet Dr. Frances Kray

Dr. Kray has been setting the highest standards of excellence in orthodontics for over 20 years! She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California-Berkeley and her dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and the Medical College of Virginia. After graduating, she completed a specialized post-graduate residency in orthodontics at Virginia Commonwealth University. She was also President of the Orthodontic Education & Research Foundation at the Medical College of Virginia in 2009.

Affiliations

An esteemed member of the orthodontic community, Dr. Kray is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (a distinction held by less than 25% of practicing orthodontists) and an active member in many leading dental and orthodontic organizations, including the:

American Dental Association; Virginia Dental Association; American Association of Orthodontists; Southern Association of Orthodontists; Virginia Association of Orthodontists; MCV Orthodontic and Research Foundation; College of Diplomates American Board of Orthodontics; Harrisonburg/Rockingham Dental Society

Hobbies

When not in the office, Dr. Kray enjoys hiking the Appalachian Trail, yoga, working out, gardening (especially dahlias) and meditation.

Meet Dr. Julia Giardina

Dr. Julia Giardina was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida and attended the University of Florida where she received a degree in Biology. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and graduated at the top of her dental school class. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary dental society and received recognition from the AES for advanced training in Occlusion, TMD, and Comprehensive Care. She was selected nationally to act as the Capitol Regional Representative to the National Student Dental Research Group. Additionally, Dr. Giardina was recognized for her excellence in research as an A.D Williams Student Research Fellow and Alexander Graduate Research Fellow. Dr. Giardina received her Orthodontics Speciality Certificate and Masters of Science in Dentistry (MSD) degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. During her residency, Dr. Giardina conducted original research focused on screening tools for evaluating pediatric obstructive sleep apnea in orthodontic patients.

Affiliations

Dr. Giardina has maintained an active role in organized dentistry since she started her dental education in 2015. She is Board-Eligible for the Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and has committed herself to active leadership roles at the national and chapter level in dental and orthodontic organizations, including:

The Virginia Dental Association; American Dental Association; National Student Dental Research Group; American Dental Education Association; Virginia Association of Orthodontics; American Association of Orthodontics; Southern Association of Orthodontics; American Association of Women Dentists; MCV Orthodontic and Research Foundation; and Richmond Association of Women Dentists

Hobbies

Dr. Giardina enjoys spending quality time with husband Nick through trying out new restaurants, attending sporting events, and hiking. She also enjoys dancing, karaoke, personal fitness, painting watercolors, and working on graphic designs.

Meet Dr. Frances Kray

Dr. Kray has been setting the highest standards of excellence in orthodontics for over 20 years! She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California-Berkeley and her dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and the Medical College of Virginia. After graduating, she completed a specialized post-graduate residency in orthodontics at Virginia Commonwealth University. She was also President of the Orthodontic Education & Research Foundation at the Medical College of Virginia in 2009.

Affiliations

An esteemed member of the orthodontic community, Dr. Kray is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (a distinction held by less than 25% of practicing orthodontists) and an active member in many leading dental and orthodontic organizations, including the:

American Dental Association; Virginia Dental Association; American Association of Orthodontists; Southern Association of Orthodontists; Virginia Association of Orthodontists; MCV Orthodontic and Research Foundation; College of Diplomates American Board of Orthodontics; Harrisonburg/Rockingham Dental Society

Hobbies

When not in the office, Dr. Kray enjoys hiking the Appalachian Trail, yoga, working out, gardening (especially dahlias) and meditation.

Meet Dr. Julia Giardina

Dr. Julia Giardina was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida and attended the University of Florida where she received a degree in Biology. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and graduated at the top of her dental school class. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary dental society and received recognition from the AES for advanced training in Occlusion, TMD, and Comprehensive Care. She was selected nationally to act as the Capitol Regional Representative to the National Student Dental Research Group. Additionally, Dr. Giardina was recognized for her excellence in research as an A.D Williams Student Research Fellow and Alexander Graduate Research Fellow. Dr. Giardina received her Orthodontics Speciality Certificate and Masters of Science in Dentistry (MSD) degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. During her residency, Dr. Giardina conducted original research focused on screening tools for evaluating pediatric obstructive sleep apnea in orthodontic patients.

Affiliations

Dr. Giardina has maintained an active role in organized dentistry since she started her dental education in 2015. She is Board-Eligible for the Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and has committed herself to active leadership roles at the national and chapter level in dental and orthodontic organizations, including:

The Virginia Dental Association; American Dental Association; National Student Dental Research Group; American Dental Education Association; Virginia Association of Orthodontics; American Association of Orthodontics; Southern Association of Orthodontics; American Association of Women Dentists; MCV Orthodontic and Research Foundation; and Richmond Association of Women Dentists

Hobbies

Dr. Giardina enjoys spending quality time with husband Nick through trying out new restaurants, attending sporting events, and hiking. She also enjoys dancing, karaoke, personal fitness, painting watercolors, and working on graphic designs.

 

BrittanyShifflett

Brittany

Treatment Coordinator
NicoleBreeden

Nicole

Records Technician
LaurenPatton

Lauren

Office Manager
MicheleHaldane

Michele

Clinical Assistant
HeatherHumphrey

Heather

Clinical Director
BrooklynGum

Brooklyn

Orthodontic Clinician
Kray Staff

Mishelle

Orthodontic Clinician
TeamDogs

Hank and Wally

Office Mascots
BrittanyShifflett

Brittany

Treatment Coordinator
NicoleBreeden

Nicole

Records Technician
LaurenPatton

Lauren

Office Manager
MicheleHaldane

Michele

Clinical Assistant
HeatherHumphrey

Heather

Clinical Director
BrooklynGum

Brooklyn

Orthodontic Clinician
Kray Staff

Mishelle

Orthodontic Clinician
TeamDogs

Hank and Wally

Office Mascots

Contact Us Today

If you’re ready to enhance your smile and improve your oral health, schedule your first orthodontic visit with our doctors. Our team is always standing by to answer any questions you may have.

 

Contact us online anytime or call our office at (540) 433-8814.

Contact Us Today

If you’re ready to enhance your smile and improve your oral health, schedule your first orthodontic visit with our doctors. Our team is always standing by to answer any questions you may have.

 

Contact us online anytime or call our office at (540) 433-8814.