About Us

OUR EXPERIENCE MAKES YOUR EXPERIENCE BETTER

Many things combine to create a healthy bite and a beautiful smile - and teamwork is one of the most important ingredients. That’s one of the things that makes the team at Williamsburg Orthodontics so special. Whether you see us in the office or out supporting local events, you can tell we enjoy working together and our patients tell us it’s one of their favorite things about Williamsburg Orthodontics. We believe it impacts everything we do - and everyone we do it for.


Our Doctors

Dr. Wendell
  • Board Certified Orthodontist
  • DDS – State University of New York, Buffalo
  • Orthodontic Residency – University of Connecticut
  • Associate Professor at MCV School of Dentistry, Richmond
  • Practicing in Williamsburg since 1984
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Dr. Patti
  • Orthodontic Specialist
  • DDS - New York University
  • Orthodontic Residency - University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
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Dr. Matt
  • Orthodontic Specialist
  • DDS - New York University
  • Orthodontic Residency - Medical College of Virginia
  • Published in the prestigious "Angle Orthodontist"
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Our Team

Orthodontic treatment coordinator

Julie has been a dedicated team member of Williamsburg Orthodontics since 1987. She received her National Board Certification as an Orthodontic Clinician in 1996. She previously served as Clinical Coordinator for 15 years, as well as Retainer Technician for 10 years. As Treatment Coordinator, she enjoys meeting each new patient and educating them about the specific details of their individual orthodontic needs.
She and her husband, Joe, have two children, Hannah and Austin, who are both college students. When not in the office, Julie enjoys her family, her beloved yellow Lab named Beau, gardening, trips to the beach and photography.

CLINICAL ASSISTANT

Jan, a native of coastal Virginia, is one of our most experienced orthodontic assistants. She has been taking care of patients since 1990! Jan and her husband, Gary have two grown daughters, Kimberly and Hayley. Jan enjoys reading, walking, boating and UVA football. She and her family enjoy weekends on their boat exploring local waterways.

CLINICAL ASSISTANT

Lisa joined the practice in 1999 as an orthodontic assistant. She has been working in the dental field for over 23 years. She takes great pride in her duties as Orthodontic Retainer Technician and Flow Coordinator, keeping the schedule flowing smoothly throughout the day. Lisa has a great passion for working with computers and handles our appointment reminder notices, emails and web page. She has a son, Michael, daughter, Chelsea and two grandchildren – Sofia and Giuseppe. Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, spoiling her grandchild, cooking, entertaining friends and going on vacations to the beach.

CLINICAL ASSISTANT

Sue joined Dr. Wendell’s office in 2006. Prior to joining us as an orthodontic assistant, she worked in the dental field for several years. Sue and her husband, Michael, are well-traveled and lived in Europe where they served in the Army for 20 years. They are proud parents of three beautiful dogs. Sue enjoys spending time with her family and close friends.

CLINICAL ASSISTANT

Courtney has been with Williamsburg Orthodontics since 2016. She has been in the dental field since 2006 and brings a happy and kind energy to our team! She and her husband, David, have three children – DJ, Karley and Ian. As a military family, they have traveled extensively and returned to our area in 2016, after residing in Hawaii. Courtney’s favorite pastime is doing fun things with her family. She also enjoys camping, skiing and white water rafting whenever possible.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Lisa has been with Williamsburg Orthodontics since 2016. She has lived in Virginia all her life and has been a longtime Williamsburg resident.

Lisa has worked in the dental field since 2002 and we are so fortunate to have her join our team as a member of our administrative staff! She is a welcoming, kind presence at the front desk for all our patients.

Lisa and her husband, Anthony, have two adult daughters and five adorable grandchildren. Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends and also loves traveling, cruises and going to the beach whenever possible.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Kim, a Boston native, came to the practice in 2003 as an experienced orthodontic and dental assistant. She and her husband, Kris (a firefighter) have 2 daughters, Kristin and Erica. Kim is also proud of her grandson, Lincoln, and is expecting another grandchild in the near future. In her leisure time, Kim enjoys their Golden Retriever, Ellsbury, and spending time in her backyard by the pool.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Jessica, a Williamsburg native, has been with our practice since 2001. She has been a treatment coordinator, orthodontic assistant and is now one of the smiling faces you see at our reception desk. She takes pride in her profession and has been in orthodontics since 1990. Jessica and her husband, George, live in West Point where they stay very busy with their three adorable children, Colton, Macy and Pearson. She enjoys volunteering with the PTO, West Point Dolphins Swim Team, YMCA and anything else her children are involved in! In her spare time, she enjoys bike riding, walking her Labs (Wilbur and Porte), playing UNO and visiting yard sales.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Lynn has been an Administrative Assistant with Dr. Wendell since 2000. Lynn is long-time Williamsburg resident. Before working at Dr. Wendell’s office, she worked in the James City County school system for 13 years. Lynn has two grown children, Katie and Todd, and three adorable grandchildren. Lynn loves traveling and spending time on Long Beach Island every summer.

Clinical Assistant

Brooke is a Chesapeake native and became a welcomed addition to our team in 2015 when she moved to New Kent. She has been in the dental field since 2014 and brings a positive, friendly and knowledgeable presence to our clinical team. Brooke shares a home with her boyfriend, Connor, and their two beloved Labrador Retrievers, Briar and Jax. She enjoys country music, loves a good read and spends summer days on the river as often as possible.

Could not be more please with the care our daughter has received. Doctors and staff go out of their way to make sure we are satisfied.

Kelly A.

Dr. Wendell is professional, personable, and provides great results. He remembers children’s names and their pursuits and takes time with each patient.

Daniel D.

The doctors and staff are just the best! Dr. Wendell couldn’t have chosen two better docs to join his staff! Thank you to all the staff for the great care the kids have received!

Crystal T.

The staff here is awesome!!! From the front desk to each of the dentist, they are all very professional and just really laid back and make you feel very comfortable.

Star J.

As a young professional, I was embarrassed of my teeth. Dr. Wendell and his team immediately assured me that they could give me a smile to be proud of.

Jeff C.

From our first encounter 9 years ago to present day, Dr. Wendell and his staff have been welcoming, informative and professional. Above all, they are kind. They care about you/your child and our community as well.

Suzanne Y.

Absolutely TOP Notch! Love Dr. Wendel and his staff! Always courteous, professional and results driven. Best Orthodontist EVER! Thanks for our boy’s beautiful smiles.

Kim O.

You have many patients, but the care we received from all of you was individualized to make us feel special, Thank you!

Ann E.

Dr. Wendell and his staff are exceptionally knowledgeable and super nice. My daughter has a complicated case and I wouldn’t want any other orthodontist by her side for this journey ahead of us.

Tami K.

With a very friendly and efficient staff Dr Wendell’s practice is a practice that I would recommend to everyone that wants to get their dream smile.

Lucian S.

Everyone at Dr Wendell’s office is awesome! They really treat the kids with such respect. You can tell they really care about the kids they treat. We had great experience!

Stephanie L.


Community Spirit

WE’RE YOUR NEIGHBORS

We’re your neighbors so don’t be surprised if you see us in your local school, at sporting events, museums and local community and non-profit events! Be sure to check our Facebook page often for updates on what we’re up to and to find out how you can join us in supporting the greater Williamsburg community.

Williamsburg Orthodontics supports the following organizations:

If you’re aware of a local organization you’d like us to know about, please let us know by emailing info@williamsburgorthodontics.com. We can’t participate in everything, but will give your request serious consideration.