According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. And over the past decade, Dr. Woodside has been working hard to reach those children who are the most at risk for dental disease. In addition to pursuing a career in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Woodside has also volunteered her services for the Give Kids a Smile project, which is the American Dental Association’s national campaign to extend dental care to children and adolescents from low-income families; and the Jamaica Project, which is a program that sponsors mission trips to third world countries to provide dental services to underserved families. Board certified in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Woodside provides comprehensive oral health services, which includes: exams; cleanings; fillings; extractions; flouride treatments; surgical and nonsurgical procedures that require either a local anesthetic, nitrous oxide sedation or general anesthesia; treatments for trauma and infection; and education and training.
Education and Training
After earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 2003, Dr. Woodside completed the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Dentistry Certificate Program. Prior to dental school, Dr. Woodside earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Virginia.
Honors and Awards
Among her many honors, Dr. Woodside is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the Virginia Dental Association.
Dr. Woodside joined Fauquier Health as a private practice physician with Woodside Pediatric Dentistry in 2006. Prior to that, she was a pediatric dentist for a private practice in Manassas; a pediatric dental assistant for a private practice in Chesterfield; and a fellowship attendee at the Kovar Summer Institute on Mental Retardation, where she provided dental services to patients with mental retardation. She has also volunteered her dental services for a variety of charity programs, and has volunteered for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
Dr. Woodside is married and has two children. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, tennis, traveling, cooking, reading and swimming.