All office professionals at Elias Dental maintain the highest level of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. Amanda Hoover • DDS
Dr. Amanda Hoover grew up in the quaint community of Gloucester, VA She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Virginia Tech and continued her education at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Hoover has always been committed to onging learning and continuing education. She believes in offering state-of-the-art procedures within a caring compassionate environment. Most of all, she loves getting to know her patients, listening carefully to their needs, and caring for their dental health throughout every stage of life.
Dr. Hoover is married to Dr. Jared Hoover, a fellow dentist here in Midlothian. They have lived on our community now for over 10 years and consider Midlothian their "forever home". Dr. Hoover enjoys being active in many local and national dental organizations, including:
- • American Dental Association
- • Virginia Dental Association
- • James River Study Group
- • Southside Dental Society
- • Richmond Association of Women Dentists
Over the years, Dr. Hoover has participated in outreach programs such as: the Virginia Dental Association's "Mission of Mercy" projects where she provided free dental care for underserved communities, and the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile Day". Outreach programs have always held a special place in her heart. Today, the Hoovers are enjoying their growing dental careers while cherishing the joys of parenthood with their two young children, Logan and Jack.
Thomas G. Elias • DMD
Dr. Elias has provided dental care to Midlothian area residents since 1981. He earned his undergraduate degree at The University of Pittsburgh and his dental degree at The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Annually attending continuing education courses enables Dr. Elias to stay at the forefront of his specialty so that he can provide optimal care to his patients. This allows Dr. Elias to offer his patients the finest cosmetic, periodontal and restorative dental care. He regularly attends courses focusing on cosmetics, periodontal treatment, implants and a wide range of restorative topics so that the most current treatment options are available to his patients. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Richmond Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Elias resides in Powhatan with his wife Danise and their dogs Jackson, Jethro and Bodie and their cat Tyson.
Ann’s dental career began in June of 1990. She began as a pediatric dental assistant and has practiced as a clinical assistant for 25 years. Ann joined our practice in April of 2000. She transitioned from clinical dental assisting to Office and Patient Coordinator in February of 2007. Ann was raised in Bon Air and now resides in Bon Air with her husband Ronnie and their dog Ringer. Her daughter and family reside in Northern Virginia.
Mary began her dental career in 1989 as a dental assistant. In 1993, she received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Northern Virginia Community College and is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. She has worked with our practice since July 1996 . Mary was born and raised in Northern Virginia, and she currently resides in the south side of Richmond with her husband Phillip, their son and their cat Chocolate Chip.