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Meet Your Dental Team

Our dental teams here in Charlottesville, VA and Crozet, VA are truly second to none, providing focused care that is always personalized, comfortable, and unfailingly kind. Everyone looks forward to meeting you and helping you get started on the perfect oral health care journey! To learn more about each assistant, hygienist, and front desk member, just keep reading below:

Charlottesville Office

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Harley Anderson

Dental Assistant

Harley is originally from Orange County. She joined our office as an assistant in 2014. Harper, her daughter, takes up most of her free time, but she also enjoys spending the rest with her extended family and friends.

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Sheila Dowden

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sheila graduated from Columbus State Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She moved to Charlottesville to be near Yogaville and develop her skills as a yoga instructor as well as to pursue a career in dental hygiene. When Sheila is not working, she enjoys spending time outside hiking, tubing, or riding her motorcycle.

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Denise Bazzarre

Registered Dental Hygienist

Denise attended Eerie Community College to earn her A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene in 2000. Following that, she attended State University of New York at Buffalo, where she obtained her B.S. in Community Education in Oral Health. She moved to Charlottesville in 2002 and has been practicing dental hygiene here since then. Denise spends her free time entertaining her son Henry and her husband Asher.

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Megan Eberle

Registered Dental Hygienist

Megan is a graduate of Virginia Western Community College and has her Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She serves as our office OSHA coordinator and is also a clinical educator with Proctor and Gamble, keeping her current on the newest techniques and tools in the field. In her downtime, she enjoys paddleboarding with her husband Alan, or drinking a good cup of coffee.


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Kim Fisher

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim is a Stuarts Draft native, and she received her Bachelor’s in dental hygiene at VCU. She currently resides in Waynesboro and splits her time between the Crozet and Charlottesville offices. Hobbies include walking her dog, hiking, kayaking, and trying new places to eat.

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Jessica Kirschnick

Front Desk

Jessica grew up in Fluvanna County and has lived in the Charlottesville area her whole life. She started her health professions career as a pharmacy technician but now enjoys connecting with our patients daily. She is an avid UVA fan, loves wine tasting at local vineyards and hanging out with her rescue pup, Sadie.


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Kelsey Crawford

Dental Assistant

Kelsey has been one of our dental assistants since 2018 and is a native to Greene County. She is passionate about improving the health of our patients and has a gentle bedside manner. While she is not at work, Kelsey likes to spend time with her significant other Dylan, their son Luke, and their two dogs, Nike and Cutter.


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Rachel Nyugen

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel received her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014. After graduation Rachel moved to Hawaii where she practiced as a dental hygienist and met her husband and two cats. They recently returned to Charlottesville to be closer to family and joined our team in 2019. Rachel enjoys connecting with her patients and making a positive impact with education and encouragement.


Crozet Office

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Melissa Moon

Office Manager

Melissa grew up in Crozet and has been a lifelong resident. She has been working in the dental field since 1995 and with Crozet Blue Ridge Dental since it formed in 2006. She is a familiar face for patients, and she’s thankful for the bond and trust she’s established with many of them. Her daughter Macie keeps her on her toes with her quick wit and spunky personality. Any free time is enjoyed by camping, fishing, boating, and taking trips to the beach.

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Meghan Sandridge


Meghan grew up and has lived in the Crozet area her whole life. She started working in the dental field in 2011 in a pediatric office. She has since found her way to Crozet Blue Ridge Dental, where she enjoys interacting with patients of all ages on a daily basis. When Meghan isn't working, she focuses her attention on her son, dogs, and farm animals. She also loves cooking, baking, exploring, and spending time outdoors, especially in the fall.

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Jonathan Jones

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jonathan graduated from the Hudson Valley Community College School of Dental Hygiene in 1997. He practiced in both the private and public sector in Upstate New York and New York City before moving to Central Virginia. He lives in wonderful Charlottesville and is proud to call Charlottesville & Crozet Blue Ridge Dental his home. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys pilates, hiking, running, and traveling. Jonathan also enjoys volunteering with the Virginia Dental Associations's Mission of Mercy throughout Virginia and locally at Live Arts Theatre.

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Ashley Fann

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ashley graduated from Wytheville Community College with an Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, country music, the summer, and being near any body of water.

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Kim Fisher

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim is a Stuarts Draft native who received her bachelor's degree in dental hygiene at VCU. She currently resides in Waynesboro and splits her time between the Crozet and Charlottesville offices. Hobbies include walking her dog, hiking, kayaking, and trying new places to eat.

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Julia Craig


Julia has lived in Crozet since she was two years old. She graduated from Western Albemarle High School in 2005 and attended Valley Career & Technical Center for dental assisting, which she's been doing ever since. Julia joined Crozet Blue Ridge Dental in 2014. She loves her job and interacting with the patients. Outside of work, Julia spends her time with her daughters Natalie, Riley, and Haydyn. She is an outstanding artist and her favorite hobbies include drawing, painting, hiking, and fishing.

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Sarah Morris

Dental Assistant

Sarah is a native of White Hall and has been a dental assistant since 2015. She started in our Crozet office in 2018 and recently joined our Charlottesville team. You can see her smiling face at our front desk. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Riley, and going to the beach in Buxton, NC with her family.