MEET THE TEAM
We are committed to providing you and your family with the highest quality dentistry possible. Starting with a friendly smile when you enter, our staff will guide you to the patient waiting area where you can relax before you are called back.
MEET THE TEAM
We are committed to providing you and your family with the highest quality dentistry possible. Starting with a friendly smile when you enter, our staff will guide you to the patient waiting area where you can relax before you are called back.
MEET OUR DENTIST

Dr. Joel S. Butterworth

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, Dr. Butterworth’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.

SPECIAL DENTISTRY

We’re thrilled to offer advanced procedures from our expert oral surgeon

We perform many oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures at our Fredericksburg office. Our doctors have extensive training in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of oral health conditions. Our Oral Surgeon is board certified in his specialty and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is highly skilled in implants, wisdom teeth removal, full arch rehabilitation, bone grafting, sinus augmentations, impacted canines and facial trauma.

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