Thomas G. Schleicher, DDS, PLC
Dr. Schleicher is the owner of our practice. Dr. Schleicher received his B.S. degree from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis and his DDS degree from the Medical College of Virginia, in 1988. He is also a member of the Internet Dental Alliance.


Meet Our Team

Our friendly dental professionals are committed to helping you learn the skills you need to be an excellent dental assistant. We work hard to make sure that you receive top-quality, hands-on instruction. We have years of experience in dentistry, and are happy to share our experience and dedication with you. We invite you to visit or call us at 804-526-0231 to learn more about Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia in Colonial Heights, Virginia, and begin your application process. We look forward to meeting you!

Jackie, DA, Office Administrator
Jackie has over 25 year experience working in the field of dentistry. She started her career as a Dental Receptionist then moved to a Dental Assistant role. Jackie started working for Dr. Schleicher over 13 years ago as his office Administrator. Jackie takes great pleasure in getting to know our patients personally and with her vast knowledge of all the different insurances and different restorative procedures she is able to hold consultations with our patients to explain treatment details. Her position has been very enjoyable for her because of the friendships that she has formed with the patients and our dental team. She loves her job and working with Dr. Schleicher. In her free time she enjoys gardening, traveling with her husband of 28 years and spending as much time as possible with their 24 year old daughter.


Miranda Craft
Miranda is the head dental assistant at our office. She has been working for Dr. Schleicher for 6 years now. Miranda is X-ray, CPR, and CBCT trained. She is very artistic and loves to paint in her spare time.


Erica Craft
Erica is the full time dental hygienist at our office. She graduated from VCU School of Dentistry as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Erica has been working for Dr. Schleicher for 8 years. She is certified in CPR, X-ray’s, and CBCT trained. Outside of work her time is devoted to her pets and participating in her family business.


Katelyn Keyser
Katelyn is a full time dental assistant at our office. She graduated from our own Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia. She has been working for Dr. Schleicher for almost 2 years now. She has certifications in CPR, Radiography, and CBCT trained. Outside of work Katelyn enjoys reading and visiting the beach.


Christy Peachy
Christy is a part time dental hygienist at our office. She graduated from Old Dominion University. Christy has her own temp agency “Commonwealth Dental Solutions”. Christy has been working for us for 7 years. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family.