Meet Our Team

Dentist in Charlottesville, VA

Our professional staff at Sapon & Swisher Dental, PLLC pursues ongoing education to provide the highest level of care.   



Dr. Brad Swisher

Dr. Brad Swisher is a native of South Charleston, West Virginia. He graduated from the South Charleston High School International Baccalaureate Program. He attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. Dr. Swisher also took many computer science classes to gain knowledge in his interest for technology.

Dr. Swisher is an Honor Graduate from West Virginia University Doctor of Dental Surgery Program. His philosophy is based on preventive dentistry and patient education to achieve optimal oral and general health. He has had the opportunity to experience a wide variety of new technology currently being introduced into dentistry. He is enthusiastic about offering the best possible treatment for patients based on their own individual needs. As a General Dentist, he is currently practicing comprehensive family dentistry. He is devoted to advanced training and attends the best continuing education courses.

Dr. Swisher received several awards in Dental School: The Sabe Issac Howard Memorial Scholarship, Best of the Best Whip Mix Prosthodontics Award, President of Dental Class, Honors Program, and graduated in the top percentage of his class. He is a member of the Charlottesville Albemarle Dental Society

Dr. Swisher loves the outdoors. He is an avid snowboarder and motorcyclist. He enjoys spending time with his family and Boxer Zoey.

Dr. Mark P. Sapon

Dr. Mark Sapon is a graduate of West Virginia University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and then a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from West Virginia School of Dentistry.

He is a member of the  Academy of General Dentistry, and Charlottesville-Albemarle Dental Society.

His primary focus in practice is providing quality dental care in a gentle, comprehensive manner with an emphasis on positive and caring patient relationships.

He enjoys playing golf, watching WVU football and basketball, and spending time with his wife Meaghan and their three children.

Dr. Katy Brandt

Dr. Katy Brandt was born and raised in Des Moines, IA and relocated to Charlottesville in 2014. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Iowa. She then went on to earn a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry.

She received a Public Health certificate during dental school and enjoys participating in community outreach. She also received several leadership awards for her work with the Iowa American Student Dental Association. She is currently a member of the Charlottesville Albemarle Dental Society.

Dr. Brandt is a general practice dentist. Her practice philosophy is centered on patient care with open communication. She emphasizes overall oral health with a focus on prevention, in addition to treatment. She is excited to be a part of the Charlottesville dental community!

Dr. Brandt enjoys traveling, watching Hawkeye football, and playing with her dog, Bria.

Colin McCain, DDS

Dr. Colin McCain, DDS

Dr. McCain was born in Harrisonburg, VA. He moved to Richmond, VA at the age of 5 where he grew up until he attended college at Virginia Tech. He graduated with a B.A in Chemistry and a minor in Biology. Following his time at Virginia Tech, Dr. McCain attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond, VA graduating with honors in 2019. Dr. McCain completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Virginia prior to joining our practice.

As a General Practice Dentist, Dr. McCain’s practice philosophy is centered upon comprehensive, preventative care with an emphasis on building strong patient relationships through compassion and empathyHe strives to make every patient feel comfortable in the dental chair with open communication and education. Dr. McCain is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. McCain enjoys spending his free time outdoors and near the water. During the summer months, you will find him by the water boating, water skiing or just relaxing on the beach. He also loves to travel, ideally to tropical islands, where he enjoys scuba diving. Once the fall months begin, Dr. McCain spends his weekends hiking, watching football and cheering on the Virginia Tech Hokies.

Anna, Registered Dental Hygienist

Bio coming soon!

Betsy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Betsy, a Charlottesville native, graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Betsy enjoys working with patients in her hometown and creating new friendships along the way. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Rob, dog, Bailey, and family.

Lindsey, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lindsey grew up in Abingdon, VA. She attended college at Wytheville Community College, where she graduated with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Now relocated to Charlottesville, Lindsey is excited for the opportunity to help patients achieve better oral health throughout Albemarle County. Lindsey is passionate about caring for people in need and building trusting relationships with all her patients.

Outside of work, Lindsey loves to spend quality time with her family and friends. Depending on the season, you can find her on the slopes, or on the water. She also enjoys going to country music concerts, traveling to new places, and taking dance lessons.

Maddy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Maddy is from Albemarle County but spent four years in West Virginia while she got her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from West Virginia University. She is currently attending UVA studying for her master’s in public health. In her free time, Maddy likes to travel with her husband and cat, read, and spend time outdoors.

Melanie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Melanie was born and raised in Manassas, Virginia. Melanie moved to Charlottesville with her husband Dr. Swisher after graduating from West Virginia University with her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She has two children that keep her busy outside of work. Melanie enjoys riding horses, running, and exploring the outdoors with her dog.

Moira, Registered Dental Hygienist

Moira is from the Buckeye state. She attended THE Ohio State University, graduating in 2015 with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Moira relocated to Charlottesville in 2021 from South Bend, Indiana with her husband and two cats. In her spare time, she loves doing all things arts and crafts related, baking, and gardening.

Natalie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Natalie is from Harpers Ferry, WV. She graduated from West Virginia University with her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing with her cat, coffee, and a good book.

Alease, Dental Assistant

Alease was born in Greene County, VA and has lived there all her life. She graduated from William Monroe High School in 2017. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being outdoors, and traveling with her husband.

Ashley, Dental Assistant

Ashley is from Greene County, VA. She graduated from William Monroe High School in 2014. She joined our practice in November 2022. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, Brayden, watching him play baseball.

Kylie, Dental Assistant

Originally from Perth, Australia, Kylie moved to Virginia in 2001. She initially came to Virginia to visit family and fell in love with Charlottesville. She started as a patient at our office three years ago. She loved her time at the office so much that she decided to pursue a career in dentistry. Outside of work she enjoys running and horseback riding.

Olivia, Dental Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Taylor, Dental Assistant

Taylor was born in New York but grew up here in Central Virginia. She has diverse interests in dentistry; enjoys learning about implants and assisting with oral surgeries. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dogs, working with horses, and spending time with her two daughters and husband.

Mary, Office Manager

Mary graduated from Charlottesville High School. She attended Piedmont Virginia Community College and studied business management. She has been with the practice since 2011. Mary has great communication skills and is always doing her best to make sure that patients are scheduled and informed. She enjoys reading, crafting, and spending time with her daughter and three dogs.

Amanda S, Front Desk

Amanda is one of our “directors of first impressions” as she is one of the first faces you see when you walk in the office.

Amanda is from Virginia and moved to central Virginia last year. She spends her free time with her two sons. She also enjoys spending time outdoors, especially at the beach!

Alycia, Front Desk

Alycia is a proud mom and animal lover. She has a background in hospitality and healthcare. She enjoys kayaking, baking, and gardening.

Kierra, Front Desk

Kierra is also a “director of first impressions” at our front desk.

Kierra was born and raised in Central Virginia. She attended blue ridge community college where she was certified to become a dental assistant! She values family time, especially time with her daughter, and outdoor activities.

Meaghan, Front Desk

Bio coming soon!

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