Dr. Penny L. Lampros

DMD, MS – Board Certified Orthodontist Specialist

Dr. Penny Lampros, or “Dr. Penny” as many patients call her, is a second-generation, Board Certified Orthodontist who has been delivering the highest standard of orthodontic care since 1995. She proudly followed in her father’s footsteps into the orthodontic field and took the reins when he retired after 40 years of creating beautiful smiles. Dr. Lampros continuously strives to stay on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in the field.

Dr. Lampros began her training at Wake Forest University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree. She would go on to receive a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree ar the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University. She is now a certified professional who completed her orthodontic specialty training and who graduated with her Master of Science in Dentistry from Indiana University.

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Virginia Association of Orthodontists (past president and first woman president)
  • American Dental Association
  • Piedmont Dental Society
  • Roanoke Valley Orthodontics Study Club
  • Roanoke Valley Dental Society (past president)

Giving Back

Dr. Lampros grew up in Roanoke and appreciates what it means to be part of the community. She lectures to various local groups, such as the Girls Scouts, the community college dental hygiene program, and other educational and community groups. She also volunteers with the Mission of Mercy (MOM) Project.

Outside the Office

In her personal life, she has been married to Barry for over 20 years and has one daughter and a mini-goldendoodle named Lucky. During her leisure time, Dr. Lampros enjoys running half marathons, playing tennis, spending time at the beach with her family, and cheering on her daughter and other patients at their various sporting events. She also enjoys cooking and even met Emeril in New Orleans!