(434) 385-6000

3718 Old Forest Road

info@jamesburtondmd.com

CAROL GUTHRIE received her B.S. degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and works as a dental hygienist in our office. Carol and her husband have three children, one granddaughter, and one dog. They love spending time with family and friends.

JENNIFER CLINE graduated from Old Dominion University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been married since 2008 and enjoys spending time with her husband, Jason and her two cats, Sinatra and Sammy.  


MICHELLE MURPHY is a Lynchburg native and has worked in the dental field for over 25 years. Working as our dental office manager, she enjoys filing and working with dental insurance to make sure claims are paid correctly and on time. Michelle has two daughters and loves spending time with them. She is very involved with the Brookville High School Band Program and loves dogs, especially her golden chow chow, Sabie.

DALE GRIGSBY has worked as a receptionist in our office since 2010. Born and raised in the Lynchburg area, Dale and her husband, Gary, have been married since 1976. Dale and Gary have two sons: Michael, who serves our country in the U.S. Navy and Jacob, a student at Radford Univeristy.

BARBARA THOMSON has worked as a dental assistant since the year 2000. She and her husband, Allan, live in Appomattox and have four children: Evan, Amber, Ryan, and Matt. In her free time, Barbara really enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

VANESSA KAPULE has worked as a dental assistant since 2000 and has worked in our office since 2007. Vanessa is a graduate of Brookville High School and Anna Arundel College where she received her Dental Assistant degree. Her husband, Will, has served in the U.S. Army for over 20 years. Together, Vanessa and Will have three children: Karly, Travis, and Vaden. They are members of Mead Memorial United Methodist Church and live in the Timberlake area with their big fluffly cat, Kisses.  

JO-ANN LACLAIR is originally from the North Country of New York. She and her husband have lived in Lynchburg since 1999. They have two children who have both graduated from Virginia Tech. Jo-Ann enjoys reading, hiking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

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JAMES BURTON, DMD