Dr. Wood believes in a comprehensive and individualized approach to treating her patients. As no two people's values, diets and concerns are the same, she helps her patients meet their specific functional and cosmetic goals in a pain free and caring environment. She also stays up to date on the latest evidence-based home care tools and techniques, coaching her patients on how to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile for life.
Dr. Wood treats patients with a variety of dental needs, from pediatrics to implants. She completed the Doctor of Dental Surgery program and Advanced General Dentistry residency at the University of Maryland Dental School. She then received her dental implantology certificate from New York University College of Dentistry. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Health from the George Washington University and a Master's degree in Complementary and Alternative Medicine from Georgetown University. She attends continuing education courses regularly to stay current on the latest advancements in her field. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, and has served as a board member of the University of Maryland Dental School Alumni Association. She is also a contributing author on complementary and alternative medicine practices for the "ADA/PDR Guide to Dental Therapeutics."
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Wood can often be found either on a yoga mat or hiking her favorite trails with her husband Brad and puppy Hemingway. She makes a goal to participate in dental mission trips to the underserved corners of the world and loves immersing herself in the local cultures. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish, Ukrainian and Russian.
Dr. Wood can't wait to explore your smile goals with you and help you look and feel your best!