Dr. Carlo DeLeon completed his undergraduate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Electrical Engineering. He then worked as an Engineer in the nuclear industry for a total of four years until he realized his true passion in dentistry. Dr. DeLeon pursued a dental career and earned his dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He continued his professional development in an advanced education residency program at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where he focused on special needs patients, full mouth rehabilitation cases, cosmetic cases, and CAD/CAM dentistry. In his practice of dentistry at MUSC, he focused on comprehensive care grounded in evidence based dentistry.
Dr. DeLeon is committed to helping with the problem of access to dental care by volunteering at St. James Free Clinic in Ashland, VA. He also participated in dental missions in the past like the Jamaica Project, Dental Access Day in South Carolina, and Dental Christian Fellowship – Mission in Ecuador. Dr. DeLeon loves dentistry and he finds the skills he developed in the practice of engineering complement his attention to details in dentistry. He is a great listener and his patient’s concern is of utmost importance to him. When Dr. DeLeon is not volunteering or working, he can be found spending time with his dog (Bruno) and traveling. You can also find him spending time with his large family and playing with his two nieces and three nephews.
Cristina grew up in a small town outside of Richmond, where she learned from a young age how important having lifelong friends and family is good for the soul. Summertime is Cristina’s favorite, nothing can beat having a little fun in the sun including driving her Jeep on the beaches of Outer Banks, NC. She believes traveling and seeing new places and learning different cultures is essential for having fulfilling life experiences.
Marlene grew up in Prince George and Chesterfield County. She loves being in the country but close enough into town to enjoy all it has to offer. Marlene is a faculty member for the dental assisting program at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. She worked in the graduate periodontics department at Virginia Commonwealth University for many years before chasing her dream of becoming a dental hygienist. Her hobbies are very diverse from riding her horse, Paris, to reading a good book. Marlene is very active in her professional organization; The Virginia Dental Hygienist Association in which she holds various positions.
If you need to know anything about great restaurants, drinks, or fun travel, Megan is the go-to girl! Megan also grew up in the outskirts of Richmond. Her favorite time of year is Spring, where she can sit on the patio, enjoy a little sunshine, and read a good book. If she had to pick, her favorite book would be The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Megan is musically inclined and played violin for ten years! When Megan gets free time you will rarely catch her sitting at home, she is a social butterfly and enjoys all the things that life has to offer!
Nitzia was born and raised in Houston, Texas until her family brought her here to the East Coast. She is a vibrant, light-hearted, bundle of energy whose main focus is raising her three smart, beautiful daughters. Nitzia is bilingual in Spanish and English. She is no stranger to the world of good food, good drinks, and what it means to treat every guest with the hospitality reserved for friends and family.
Ella is a Virginia local, where she grew up here on a farm. When she is away from PeachTree Family Dentistry, she spends time catching up on her reading list, binge watching Netflix shows, cooking for her loving husband, and seeking the company of her precious cat, Axel. If she could pick one season for all year around it would be winter time, she loves the snow! Ella brings her sweet and gentle spirit to our office and puts all of our patients at ease.
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