Our Orthodontic Dentist

Robert N. Galbreath, D.D.S., M.S.

Born and raised in Richmond, VA. Attended George Mason University and VA Commonwealth University for undergraduate education. Graduate of MCV School of Dentistry 1998, Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency in FT Campbell, KY 1999, Graduate of University of Louisville Department of Orthodontics with Masters of Science in Oral Biology 2005, Chief of Orthodontics in FT Irwin, CA 2005-2007, Board Certified Specialist with the American Board of Orthodontics.

Associations and Committees - American Association of Orthodontists - Southern Association of Orthodontists - American Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - Tidewater Dental Association - American Board of Orthodontics - World Federation of Orthodontists - College of Diplomats of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Interests - Tennis, Water sports, boating, softball, basketball and volleyball.


Kristen Benes, D.D.S., M.S.

Born in Coventry, Rhode Island. Undergraduate education from University of Richmond. Graduated MCV/VCU Dental School in 2001. Graduated from the University of Oklahoma with an MS in Orthodontics in 2003. Practiced orthodontics in Arizona from 2003-2010.

Associations and Committees - American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Tidewater Dental Association.

Interests - Running, golf, crafting and spending time with my husband and daughters.


Personal Message - I’m happy to be back in Virginia after 10 years. It’s exciting to be given the opportunity to be a part of the wonderful team of dental professionals at LWSS. I look forward to creating beautiful smiles for families all over the Norfolk and Virginia Beach areas.


Why choose LWSS?

Experienced Staff

We have served the area for decades and grown by having the best staff of professionals in our practices.

Multiple Locations

6 locations for your convenience with multiple services at several practices

Pro-Scheduling

We work hard on scheduling to minimize the time you spend waiting and making your visit pleasant.

LWSS Dental Plan

We offer an affordable, yearly dental care plan for those without insurance.