Our Team

Meet Your Team

We believe you should be free to be. Orthodontics is a craft and your treatment should be convenient, affordable, and timely. Our team shares a love for orthodontics and serving our patients throughout their entire smile process.

DR. MARKUS
DR. MARKUS
The Smile Smith

Dr. Markus Niepraschk was born and raised in Virginia. After completing his undergraduate studies in nutritional science at Brigham Young University, he attended dental school at Virginia Commonwealth University. While there he received numerous awards for academic and clinical excellence and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.

LAURA
LAURA
Office Manager / Treatment Coordinator

Laura is married, has two boys and a dog named Misty. She likes to bike, watch movies, and loves to travel. A fun fact is she once got to shark cage dive in South Africa!

BROOKS
BROOKS
Clinical Assistant / Marketing Director

Brooks bonded with her future husband over their shared love of Kesha, and later shared their first dance to one of her songs. She’s a mama to a future dinosaur-ballerina-astronaut. She earned a Bachelors in Social and Personality Psychology.

SAMANTHA
SAMANTHA
Clinical Assistant / 3D Tech Director

When Samantha isn’t at the office, she enjoys hunting and fishing. She’s married to her high school sweetheart and has two children. She is obsessed with Taco Bell!

ANGELA
ANGELA
Scheduling Coordinator

Angela has been married to her husband for 35 years . She has two grown children and one grandchild. She loves to travel and explore all the breweries and wineries in Virginia.