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Meet The Doctors

We are a family working together to improve and maintain the oral health of our patients.  Dr. Gisela Fashing practices dentistry with her daughter, Dr. Maria Fashing, and her son-in-law, Dr. Richard McCoy.

Gisela K. Fashing, DDS

Dr. Gisela Fashing graduated from Chatham College with a Biology degree and went on to earn a Ph.D. in Entomology from the University of Kansas.  She taught several biology courses at Mary Washington University and the College of William and Mary before attending dental school.  Dr. Gisela Fashing received her D.D.S. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Fashing served as a Public Health Dentist for several years after graduation.  She was promoted to Dental Director for the Peninsula Health District with five dental clinics under her direction.  In 1991, Dr. Fashing opened her general dentistry practice in Williamsburg.  Dr. Fashing has served as president and treasurer of the Peninsula Dental Society.  She is also a member of the Virginia Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Dr. Fashing was named one of the top ten dentists in Williamsburg by Virginia Living Magazine in 2010 and 2011.  Dr. Gisela Fashing and her husband, Norman, have three children and three grandchildren.  In her free time, Dr. Gisela Fashing enjoys painting and traveling.


Maria T. Fashing, DDS

Dr. Maria Fashing was born and raised in Williamsburg.  She attended York County Schools and graduated from Bruton High School.  She received her B.A. degree from the College of William and Mary, with a major in Anthropology and a minor in Music.  She then attended Florida State University, where she received a M.S. in Anthropology.  Her Master's thesis focused on archaeological evidence of periodontal disease.  She received her D.D.S. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Fashing is certified in the use of hard and soft tissue lasers by the Academy of Laser Dentistry.  She is a member of the Virginia Dental Association and the American Dental Association.  Dr. Maria Fashing and her husband, Dr. Richard McCoy, enjoy hiking in the mountains and attending concerts together.


Richard McCoy, DDS

Dr. Richard McCoy grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and served as a linguist in the Navy from 2003-2006.  He graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.  He also earned a separate B.A. degree in Social Sciences from FSU.  Dr. McCoy received his D.D.S. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.  Dr. McCoy is a member of the Virginia Dental Association and the American Dental Association.