About Us

James N. Baum, DDS

Dr. Jim Baum earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Catawba College in 1977. He then went on to the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, where he graduated in 1981. Dr. Baum spent 3 years practicing dentistry with the US Army before joining the practice of Dr. Sam Woolwine in 1984.

Dr. Baum recently retired as a full Colonel after 30+ years in the US Army Reserve Corps, having served overseas in both Iraq and Kosovo.

Dr. Baum and his wife, Janice, have two adult children and three young grandchildren. They enjoy spending time on the James River in their spare time.

Jeffrey S. Graham, DDS

Dr. Jeff Graham attended Duke University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1996. Upon graduation from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 2003, Dr. Graham practiced in Austin, Texas before returning to Virginia in 2007 to join Dr. Baum's practice in Richmond. 

Dr. Graham is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Richmond Dental Society. He is also an active participant in the Logistics Health program, screening and treating the dental needs of military personnel before their deployment overseas.

Dr. Graham and his wife have two children keeping them busy at home, and enjoy spending time in the great outdoors whenever possible.

Our practice has been serving the Carytown community of Richmond since 1978, and moved to its current location in 1994.  In addition to Drs. Baum and Graham, our practice features a friendly, experienced team of front office staff, dental assistants, and five dental hygienists (RDH's):

L-R: C0urtney Townsend (Reception), Christina Kothe (Office Manager)

L-R: Dental Assistants Nicole Holloway, Melinda Sickal, Rebekah Hebbe

Brenda Williams, RDH
Hygienist at Drs. Baum and Graham since 1985
Monday - Thursday

Susan Chiarello, RDH
Hygienist at Drs. Baum and Graham since 2005
Monday - Thursday

Karen Zechini, RDH
Hygienist at Drs. Baum and Graham since 2009
Monday, Tuesday, Friday

Michele Muth, RDH
Hygienist at Drs. Baum and Graham since 2014
Monday - Wednesday

Michelle Barrette, RDH
Hygienist at Drs. Baum and Graham since 2019
Wednesday - Thursday
We welcome you to schedule an appointment.

Drs. Baum and Graham, DDS
25 S. Nansemond St.
Richmond, VA 23221
(804) 359-5041
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