Dr. Melanie (Harkabus) Resendes is a Richmond native. She graduated as the valedictorian from Lloyd C. Bird High School in 1998 and went on to receive a BS degree in Biology from Harding University in Searcy, AR. She then attended the VCU School of Dentistry in Richmond, VA, graduating magna cum laude, in the top ten of her class, with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2006.
Dr. Resendes spent her first few years of practice in public health dentistry in Nashville, TN before returning to her own hometown dental office to pursue the opportunities awarded in private practice.
Dr. Resendes enjoys working with patients of all ages. She is committed to providing the best care that dentistry has to offer, and enjoys making her patients feel like they are part of the family.
In her free time, Dr. Resendes enjoys spending time with her teenage daughter, and raising the amazing little boy that she and her husband welcomed in January 2016.
Dr. Jamie Brown is a 2005 graduate from the MCV/VCU School of Dentistry. She graduated from dental school magna cum laude with honors, as well as was the recipient of the Dental Student Awards for Excellence in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and General Pathology. She was also the the recipient of the first Francis Merrill Foster Senior Award, was a Thomas P. Hinman Dental Scholar and Inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Brown’s experience includes time at the McGuire Veterans Hospital Dental Clinic and private practice. She also currently continues as a part-time Associate Clinical Professor at the VCU School of Dentistry. While working full-time at the School of Dentistry in 2010, she was the recipient of the Outstanding New Faculty Award.
Dr. Brown enjoys all phases of dentistry, but most of all enjoys building lasting relationships with her patients. Her patients are family to her and she truly enjoys growing with them personally and professionally. Treating patients like family is her philosophy and she looks forward to relationships for years to come!
Her hobbies include Crossfit, outdoor adventuring, reading and spending time with her two teenage sons and husband where they reside in Chesterfield.