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Dr. Way and his Richmond dental team.

Our Richmond Dental Office

Patients have enjoyed the excellent service and clinical care of Westhampton Dentistry since 1987. Dr. William Way serves patients in the greater Richmond area with the latest general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. William Way and his team continually pursue education to keep abreast of the latest advances in dentistry so that they can bring the best to Westhampton Dentistry patients.

Dr. William W. Way

Dr. William W. Way

Dr. Way, a native of Richmond, received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Military Institute in Lexington and his doctoral degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Upon graduation from MCV in 1987, he had the privilege of working side-by-side with his father, Dr. Joseph Way, who established the practice in 1946. Dr. William Way continues the family tradition of excellence.

Dr. Way is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Virginia Dental Association, the Richmond Dental Society, Commonwealth Study Club and the Libbie Grove Avenue Retail Merchants’ Association. He gives back to the community that has given his family so much throughout the years by volunteering his dental services monthly at Crossover Ministry’s Medical and Dental Clinic in Richmond. Dr. Way is celebrating 28 years of practice and is happy to have you be a part of our family!

The Westhampton Team

Kelly Wharff, Office Administrator

Kelly has been with the practice since 2003. She was Dr. Way’s Lead Dental Assistant until 2011, when she took over the role as Office Administrator. She is our “go to” person that keeps us up to date on every one of our patients!

Kelly regularly attends continuing education classes and seminars covering various aspects of dentistry and office management. Kelly is the first person you will meet when you visit our office. She is happy to answer any scheduling, financial arrangement, or insurance questions that you may have.

Melanie Swain, Registered Dental Hygienist

Melanie has been a registered Dental Hygienist since 1994 and has worked alongside Dr. William Way since 2005. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene and certification for administration of Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.

She is currently a member of the Virginia Board of Dentistry as Vice President. She has served as the President of the Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association (VDHA) 2011-2012. Other professional accomplishments include representing Virginia as a Delegate and Alternate Delegate at the American Dental Association (ADHA) Annual Session, member of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Dean's Board of Advisors, graduate of ADHA's Unleashing Your Potential inaugural class, completed TOPS Dental Training, Boot Kamp Training, Outstanding Alumni Award recipient from Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry Division of Dental Hygiene and the Hu Friedy Golden Scaler Award recipient.

Amie Piccioni, Lead Dental Assistant

Amie came on board in 2011. She is Dr. Way’s Lead Dental Assistant. She is certified in Dental Radiation, OSHA, and CPR, and has extensive experience with all dental procedures performed at our office. Our patients appreciate the gentle care Amie provides, and are huge fans of her knowledge and enthusiasm.

Brittney Popelier, Dental Assistant

Brittney has been with the practice since 2014, and brings 2 years of experience to our team. She is certified in Dental Radiation, OSHA, CPR/AED, and First Aid. She is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Biology at Virginia State University, with plans to attend Dental School thereafter. As a chair side assistant, Brittney will guide you through a smooth and comfortable dental visit.