MEET OUR DENTISTS

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 of dentistry, Dr. Butterworth’s training includes advanced anesthesia and pain control, TMJ disorders, dental oncology and emergency medicine. Dr. Butterworth enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, golfing, gardening, cooking, traveling, and tending to his homestead.

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.

MEET OUR ASSOCIATE DENTIST

Dr. Nil Amin

Dr. Nil Amin is the youngest of three and is from Yorktown, Virginia. Dr. Amin earned a B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics from Virginia Commonwealth University. He then went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). Upon graduation, Dr. Amin went to Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania to complete his general practice residency at the Wilkes Barre VA Medical Center. During his residency, he received extensive training with medically compromised patients. He recently got engaged and enjoys playing tennis, cooking, and traveling.

MEET OUR ASSOCIATE DENTIST

Dr. Danielle DiGuardia

Dr. Danielle DiGuardia is a native of Woodbridge, Virginia and resides in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. DiGuardia earned a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Microbiology from George Mason University. She then went on to attend Virginia Commonwealth University to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) during which she completed advanced training in periodontal surgery. Dr. DiGuardia has served several Mission of Mercy projects in Virginia as well as volunteering in various community clinics. Outside of the office, Danielle loves spending time with her fiance, Chatman. During their free time, they enjoy travelling, hiking, and eating at their favorite local restaurants.

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