Tontra Lowe, DDS

As a leading dental practice located in Haymarket, Virginia, Dr. Tontra Lowe provides outstanding dental care to residents of Haymarket, Gainesville, and surrounding areas. After graduating with honors from Alabama A&M University, she was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the active Army, where her path to dentistry began. She currently serves in the District of Columbia Army National Guard.

Dr. Lowe received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2005. Upon graduation, she completed a general practice residency at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine. She understands that fear of the dentist is real and has taken many additional hours of study in sedation dentistry to provide the most awesome, serene, and comfortable environment possible. Smile makeovers, implants to replace missing teeth, comfortable dentures that do not move, and teeth whitening are all available options that Dr. Lowe offers patients to enhance their smile. In addition, Dr. Lowe is a proud provider of ClearCorrect Aligners in Haymarket, Virginia. ClearCorrect is the clear and simple alternative to braces, which is for children and adults. It’s a series of clear, custom-made, removable aligners that gradually straighten your teeth as you wear them. Dr. Lowe is practicing orthodontics as a general dentist.

Dr. Lowe’s motto, “Change your smile…change your life!”SM, stands as a true testament of her dedication to her patients. She wants everyone to smile with confidence and without shame, and she offers treatment to maintain awesome smiles for a lifetime. Dr. Lowe is extremely active in the community. She is a nonpofit board member, and is a very active volunteer at the Fauquier County Free Dental Clinic in Warrenton, VA. Additionally, she has given many dental presentations to school-age children promoting good oral care and having fun with our mascot, Marty the Molar.

Dr. Lowe has been named one of America’s Top Dentists by the Consumers Research Council of America since 2011. Also, Dr. Lowe’s office was named Best New Office of Haymarket and Gainesville in 2014 and has been named to the Best of Haymarket list of honorees for Best Dental Office in 2014 and 2015. In 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Awesome Smiles Dental Center was VOTED the BEST DENTAL OFFICE in Haymarket and Gainesville, VA by Readers’ Choice. She and her husband, Jay, have two boys—Malik and Malcolm. Malik attends the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Dentistry, and Malcolm attends the University of Alabama (UA) majoring in Public Relations and Pre-Law. In her spare time, she likes to travel and entertain.

Her professional affiliations include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • Prince William Chamber of Commerce


Dr. Lowe is widely recognized as one of Northern Virginia’s leading dentists. She appeared as a dental expert on the TOP Doctors Interviews, which can be seen on CNN, FOX News, Bravo, and MSNBC.