Dr. Cathie Hidalgo Seaman
Dr. Cathie Hidalgo Seaman
DDS, Founder

Dr. Cathie Hidalgo Seaman received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia. She attended dental hygiene school at Old Dominion University and has been in private practice in Fredericksburg since 1985. She has extensive training and certification in all procedures of General Dentistry. In 2004 Dr. Hidalgo was voted “Best Dentist” by Fredericksburg Guide Book and in 2006 she received the Commonwealth Council of Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction Award for Community Service.

Dr. Hidalgo Seaman has two boys, Joel and Trent. She is committed to our community through the annual Smiles With a Heart and various non-profit organizations.

Dr. Joel S. Butterworth
Dr. Joel S. Butterworth
DDS & Co-Owner

Dr. Joel Butterworth, son of Fredericksburg Smile Center founder Dr. Cathie Hidalgo, is a native of the area. Dr. Butterworth grew up in Bowling Green and Fredericksburg where he graduated from Fredericksburg Academy. Dr. Butterworth attended The College of Charleston and graduated with a B.S. in Biology and received minors in Political Science and Spanish. He received his D.D.S from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2015. Upon graduation, Dr. Butterworth completed a General Practice Residency at the Portland VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Working with veterans, he has extensive training in hospital dentistry and clinical experience with medically compromised patients. In addition to advanced work in all fields on dentistry, Joel’s training includes advanced anesthesia and pain control, TMJ disorders, dental oncology and emergency medicine. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, tennis, cooking and traveling.

Dr. Tamanna Nabi
Dr. Tamanna Nabi
DMD, Associate

Dr. Nabi is a native of Northern Virginia. She attended George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her dental degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Nabi continued her dental education with an elective post-doctoral residency in general dentistry at Summa Health System’s Akron City Hospital in Akron, OH. During residency, Dr. Nabi received advanced training in general dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, prosthodontics and periodontics. Dr. Nabi is very passionate about dentistry and is a firm believer in providing the highest level of comprehensive quality care to all her patients. She looks forward to meeting new patients and making their dental experience a pleasant one.

In her free time, Dr. Nabi, enjoys cooking, traveling, spending time with her husband, family and friends.


We are proud members of the following organizations:

Rappahannock Valley Dental Society

Virginia Dental Association

Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce

Ducks Unlimited: Wetlands Conservation Association