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We believe that excellent care begins with open communication. If you need more information, have any questions, or want to schedule an appointment, please contact us!

We know that our office is only as effective and welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly, well-trained team members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive, nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.

Our staff is highly skilled, uniquely trained and strives to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our staff members have specialized training, multiple certifications, and years of experience treating patients with the highest level of care. We stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advancements by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Our team consists of:

Zulma Colombo – Clinical Assistant

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Zulma is originally from Cali, Colombia (South America). She moved to New York in 1998, where she met her husband and had her first daughter. She came to Richmond in 2004. She has five years of experience as a dental assistant, and makes it a priority to provide gentle care. Bilingual in Spanish, Zulma is certified in Basic Life Support and X-rays.

Zulma is friendly and funny, and she likes to make people smile. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding her bicycle, watching movies and shopping.

Sheryl Holder – Clinical Assistant

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Sheryl was born and raised in the Philippines. She came to the United States in 2003 to be with her husband, Steve. As a Certified Dental Assistant, she has seven years of experience assisting in a dental office and is X-ray certified. Bilingual in Filipino, she loves interacting with patients and teaching them the importance of oral care in our overall health.

In her spare time, Sheryl likes to watch funny movies, spend time with her family, and her cat, Minggy. She also enjoys going to the beach and swimming in Lake Anna.

Kimberly Plumb – Clinical Assistant

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Kimberly was born in Charlottesville,Va. and has lived most of her life in Orange, Va. Kimberly has 3 years experience as a Dental Assistant. She adores working with children; always wanting to provide them with a welcoming experience. Kimberly enjoys spending her spare time with her children; her family and her friends!

Beth Eckstein – Financial Coordinator

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Beth Eckstein joined our team last October. Beth and her husband, Craig, moved to Virginia from Flint, Michigan in 2015.  Beth has worked in orthodontic offices for many years and will be working at the front desk helping patients and families with scheduling, finances, and insurance. In their spare time, Beth and Craig like to visit their daughters and explore all the history and beauty of Richmond and the surrounding areas. One of her favorite places is Colonial Williamsburg. Beth is happy to be in Richmond, where the winters are short and the summer are long!

Gabriela Navas Williamson – Administrative Assistant

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Gabriela is from San Pedro Sula, Honduras where she received her degree in Accounting. She moved to the United States in 1999. She has been in the Richmond area since 2013. Gabriela has worked in the restaurant industry and in home health care. Gabriela is married and has 2 beautiful children. She enjoys working out, hiking, travel and cooking. 

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with Short Pump Orthodontics today!