Dr. Riley Sturgill
Dr. Riley Sturgill is a native of Piney Flats, Tennessee. She received her Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology from King College in 2008, where she met her husband, Jeremiah, who provides orthodontic care to the tri-cities. Following college, she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from A.T. Still University at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in 2013.
After graduation from dental school, Dr. Sturgill practiced general dentistry in Phoenix, Arizona before moving to Richmond, Virginia to complete an endodontic residency program at Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2017 she earned her Certificate in Endodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Sturgill opened Sturgill Endodontics, a private practice limited to endodontics and microsurgery.
Dr. Sturgill is committed to staying at the forefront of endodontic knowledge and attends numerous continuing dental education courses and has completed research projects that have been presented at national meetings. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, the First District Dental Society, the American Association of Endodontists, the American Association of Endodontists Foundation for Endodontics, and is currently pursuing diplomate status with the American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Sturgill also teaches the residents of the VCU Endodontic Residency Program, which gives her an edge in staying up-to-date with the latest dental literature and clinical knowledge.
Dr. Riley Sturgill also loves to serve others through mission work. She has traveled to Belize, Brazil & Uganda on medical and dental mission trips. She and her husband are also continued supporters of several missionaries, both locally and overseas. When she is not working, Dr. Sturgill loves spending time outdoors with her husband, daughter, and sons. She is the proud mother of Pele, Theo, and baby Sebi. The Sturgills have two goofy golden retrievers named Patton and Louie and a crazy cat named Pogo. Patton enjoys coming to work with Dr. Sturgill every day to greet and comfort patients. She enjoys all kinds of music and dabbling in art projects.