Meet Our Doctors

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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Horsey and his team are committed to excellence in patient care and enhancing his patients’ oral health, esthetics, and function as a board-certified orthodontist.

Dr. Gus Horsey, DDS, MS

Dr. Gus Horsey, DDS, MS

Board-Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Gus Horsey graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and went on to complete his Post-Doctorate Master of Science degree and Certificate in Orthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Horsey is a faculty member at the Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program and has lectured nationally on several topics in orthodontics and digital technology.

He is committed to excellence in patient care and enhancing his patients’ oral health, esthetics, and function as a Board-Certified Orthodontist. Dr. Horsey stays active in local and national dental organizations and volunteers in the community.

In his free time, Dr. Horsey enjoys traveling and outdoor adventures with his wife Kim.

*Attending Faculty, Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program

Dr. Leo Petrella, DDS

Dr. Leo Petrella, DDS

Orthodontist

With over two decades of dedicated service in the field of dentistry, Dr. Leo Petrella is a seasoned professional committed to enhancing oral health and delivering exceptional care. Holding a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and boasting a Certificate in Orthodontics, he brings a wealth of expertise to the world of dentistry.

Dr. Leo Petrella began his career in dentistry as a dentist in Brazil, where he later owned a private practice that focused on a wide range of dental services including restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, endodontics, orthodontics, implants and oral surgery. Dr. Leo Petrella also held the distinguished title as Lead Orthodontist at Mediterraneo Odontologia Moderna, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil from 2006 to 2021.

Dr. Leo Petrella enjoys spending quality time with family, exploring new destinations through travel, indulging in movies, and following various sports, including soccer, NFL, NBA, and NASCAR racing.

Dr Leo Petrella is also fluent in multiple languages, including: Portuguese, English, and Spanish.

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Our 5-Star Experience

Check out what our patients are saying about their 5-star experience with our amazing team!

Our 5-Star Experience
  • My daughter Tyler is currently a patient. She has had the greatest experience. Everyone has been very nice and informative.

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    The best always kind very professional doctors check and make sure everything is good with your teeth this office is a gem!

    Lori Piscataway Avatar Lori Piscataway

    I recently visited Horsey Orthodontics and was impressed by their warm atmosphere and friendly staff. They take patient opinions seriously, even from kids, making the experience comfortable for everyone. Highly... read more

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  • Absolutely enjoy every visit. The employees are very friendly, there is always a short waiting time, and they give the girls incentives; which they love by the way!

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    Have only been with Horsey for a short amount of time but all of the staff are knowledgeable, kind, and punctual. They've made a new situation very stress free.

    Cami Poss Avatar Cami Poss

    My daughter has absolutely loved going to horsey orthodontics. She says they are so nice, they are like family! They are patient, good with kids, and a dippin dots after... read more

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  • Literally the best staff ever! From the initial visit at the adult center to the Henrico location I felt extremely comfortable. The pricing was broken down and explained throughly. I... read more

    Kay H. Avatar Kay H.

    I love this orthodontist. They’re so understanding! They make sure your needs are met & that you’re satisfied. I’m so glad I’m apart of horsey orthodontist.

    Tianna Pope Avatar Tianna Pope

    Great place for your orthodontic needs. Great staff. Everyone is welcoming & answer all questions you have

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  • I would highly recommend Horsey Orthodontics to family and friends! Staffing was friendly and answered all questions and was very helpful. They even gave me a gift bag which was... read more

    Zykirria Hill Avatar Zykirria Hill

    Great staff and very friendly to work with. Easy in and out in no time. I have referred 2 friends already.

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    My son, Kristian W is 16 and gets his braces here. The team from the front desk to the techs, to the orthodontist are all super friendly and super... read more

    Carmen Daniel Avatar Carmen Daniel
  • My experience with Horsey has been absolutely amazing. All the employees are super sweet and friendly. Every time I go, I’m so excited to pick out new colors and play... read more

    Natalia McNair Avatar Natalia McNair

    I have been with Horsey Orthodontist as a patient for 2 years. All the Doctors and staff have always been so welcoming. I have auto immune health conditions and they... read more

    Sandra Layton Avatar Sandra Layton

    My son, Kristian W is 16 and gets his braces here. The team from the front desk to the techs, to the orthodontist are all super friendly and super... read more

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If you’re ready for a smile that makes you more confident, then you’ve found the right team here at Horsey Orthodontics!

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Contact Hours
Monday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm