Meet the Staff

Dr. Nahee Williams

Dr. Williams was born in Jamaica where she attended the University of the West Indies. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and Management. She then attended Howard University College of Dentistry where she obtained her dental degree, graduating on the Dean lists with various departmental awards. She continued on to obtain Post-Doctoral training in Pediatric Dentistry, where she served as Chief Resident for her department.

Dr. Williams is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. Dr. Williams now maintains her Board Eligibility Status with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

She participates in numerous community projects, local and internationally, as she likes giving back to the community. Dr. Williams speaks at schools and local clubs in the Springfield area, giving information on oral health care and careers in dentistry. She also sponsors Springfield area youth sports team. She enjoys all aspects of pediatric dentistry and maintains hospital privileges at Children’s National Medical Center and Pediatric Specialists of Virginia. You will find her dedication and detailed oriented approach to patient care an asset.

When not treating patients, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Shane, and children, Peyton and Ethan.

Dr. Kenneth M. Hrechka​

Dr. Kenneth M. Hrechka specializes in the comprehensive orthodontic care of children and adults. Dr. Hrechka is a graduate of the University of Maryland Dental School and is a Board Certified Orthodontist. Dr Hrechka is a certified Invisalign Premier Provider. He has been practicing in our Springfield office for over twenty years. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, and a former president of the Maryland State Society of Orthodontists. He has been a three-term delegate to the American Association of Orthodontists. Currently he serves as a councilor for the Council on Orthodontic Practice for the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Hrechka is also a current counsellor for the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists.

Dr. Latoya Barham

Dr. Latoya M. Barham received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC. She went on to complete a two year residency in Pediatric Dentistry also at Howard University in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. In 2008, she obtained a Diplomate status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, the highest level of educational excellence in her chosen specialty. As a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Barham not only believes that oral health is essential to total health and well-being, she also believes that all children, regardless of race, creed, religion or socio-economic background, deserve quality dental care filled with compassion and done with a smile!

Dr. Barham is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and its local chapter in the District of Columbia, and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Dental Society, of which she was inducted as a dental student. Currently, Dr. Barham balances her career as both a clinician in private practice in Northern Virginia and as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Howard University College of Dentistry where she also serves as a coordinator for pre-doctoral education.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Barham loves anything homegrown, especially her Atlanta Falcons football team! In her spare time, Dr. Barham is an avid runner, having completed multiple 10K’s, one half-marathon, and a Spartan Obstacle Course Race.

Jodie Smith - Business Coordinator

Jodie Smith has recently joined our practice and currently serves as a Business Co-ordinator. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Technology, Jamaica. She has extensive years of experience as a Business Administrator and prides herself in delivering consistent and professional service. Mrs. Smith enjoys a wide range of hobbies which includes cooking, gardening, reading, and is always seeking after new adventures and spending time with her teenage daughter Kimberly.