Meet The Smith Mountain Lake, VA Doctors
Dr. Sheila Hardee
Dr. Sheila Hardee is a 1989 graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. She had been in private practice in Virginia Beach for nearly 20 years.
As an early pioneer in CAD/CAM Technology, in 2000 she received Advanced Certification credentials in CAD/CAM dentistry and has since been lecturing and training dentists throughout the US and internationally. Dr. Hardee is also certified and licensed in laser periodontal therapy, LANAP.
Dr. Hardee has been married to her husband Rick for 39 years. They have a married son and two granddaughters.
Dr. Robert Banks
Dr Robert Banks has been practicing Dentistry for 30 years. For 22 of those years, he owned two practices in Northern Virginia. Most recently, He practiced in Christiansburg, Va and is very excited to join our Blue Ridge Dental Group. Dr Banks has a BA from the University of Louisville, a MPA from Kentucky State University and graduated from the University of Louisville Dental School in 1993.
When not in the office, Bob enjoys outdoor activities with his family like camping and hiking. But his favorite activity is practicing her culinary skills for this family.
When asked what he is looking forward to the most with Blue Ridge Dental Group he said, “I look forward to being able to help people with their dental needs, particularly in the area of restorative dentistry, implants and Invisalign treatments. When you feel better about your smile, then you feel better about everything. I like knowing I can help people with their smile.”
Dr. Mohammad Abukar
Dr. Abukar graduated with a certificate in periodontics and a masters in oral biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2022. His training included treating periodontal disease, dental implant placement, crown lengthening surgery, gum grafting and more. Prior to earning his certificate at Penn, he earned his dental degree and completed a residency in periodontics from his home country, Jordan.
Dr. Abukar enjoys all fields of periodontics. When away from dentistry, he enjoys Latin dancing, playing chess and learning new languages. He speaks English, Arabic, German and basic Spanish.
Meet The Smith Mountain Lake, VA Dental Hygienists
Selena, Dental Hygienist
Cindy, Dental Assistant
Norma, Dental Hygienist
Amanda, Dental Hygienist
Alicia, Dental Assistant
Monday – Thursday: 8AM – 5PM
Closed for lunch 1pm-2pm
Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Hardy, VA 24101