Meet The Team

Our Office

You work hard every day to keep your family smiling and we want to be a part of that mission! As your local Charlottesville dentists, we are proud to offer comprehensive dental services that are convenient, comfortable and cost-effective. Our goal is to help you maintain a happy, healthy smile for years to come.

James Rice, DDS

Experienced General Dentist

"Far and away my best dental office visit. Dr. Rice quickly and accurately diagnosed the source of my excruciating tooth ache. Absolutely PAINLESS extraction of a molar. Friendly, pleasant and courteous staff- (front office and dental)- clearly explained the situation and process. Favorably impressed." Isaac O. Read more Dental Reviews

With over 30 years of experience, James Rice, DDS has a reputation for providing gentle and personalized care that patients trust. He graduated from the West Virginia School of Dentistry, completed extensive training courses in restorative, cosmetic, implant, and anxiety-free dentistry, and is Invisalign® certified. He has been married 30 years to his wife, also Dr. Rice. The couple practices dentistry together at both Nellysford Dentist and Crozet Dentist, and they have lived in the Charlottesville area with their family since 1986. They appreciate the privilege of serving their community by donating to and supporting many local sports teams, various charities and local schools.

Jennifer Rice, DDS

"Dr. Jennifer and her team are amazing! She cares a great deal about the well-being of her patients and is very kind during her appointment. She always works with a sense of urgency, but never makes you feel rushed. I ❤️ my dentist!" Allison W. Read more Dental Reviews

With over 30 years of experience, Jennifer Rice, DDS has a reputation for providing gentle and personalized care that patients trust. She graduated from the West Virginia School of Dentistry, completed extensive training courses in restorative, cosmetic, implant, and anxiety-free dentistry, and is Invisalign® certified. She has been married 30 years to her husband, also Dr. Rice. The couple practices dentistry together at both Nellysford Dentist and Crozet Dentist, and they have lived in the Charlottesville area with their family since 1986. They appreciate the privilege of serving their community by donating to and supporting many local sports teams, various charities and local schools.

Nellie Crowder, DDS

"Fantastic folks. fantastic work. We are a family of extensive dental needs. These guys keep us smiling. Dr. Crowder and staff are great! " James R. Read more Dental Reviews

Nellie Crowder, DDS was born in Tehran, Iran and moved to Virginia Beach when she was 12 years old. She realized she wanted to be a dentist while pursuing her dental hygiene degree at the Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. After graduating, Dr. Crowder then went on to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, graduating in 1997. Dr. Crowder had a wonderful school experience and made several life-long friends, including her husband.

With a passion for overall dental health, Dr. Crowder strives to provide optimal comprehensive care to each of her patients. She is a member of the Charlottesville Dental Association and feels fortunate to have traveled to Jamaica to perform volunteer dental procedures on residents of the island.

In her spare time, Dr. Crowder enjoys tennis, hiking, gardening, cooking and spending time with her family and community. She is married and has two children, and looks forward to family dinner with her parents each week.
Crozet Dentist, Charlottesville, VA
325 Four Leaf Ln Suite 10
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Appointments
434-823-2290
Monday:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Map of Crozet Dentist, Charlottesville, VA