We Accept Maryland Health Smiles Dental Program
Our team’s warm and caring personalities will be evident from the moment you meet us. We’ve worked hard to create a warm atmosphere where you will feel welcome and relaxed. Whether you’re five years old or 95 years young, Dr. Woo and our team will help you achieve healthy teeth and gums as a strong foundation for a beautiful smile.
Dr. Woo graduated from Howard University in 1982. Shortly after, he began practicing general and cosmetic dentistry in Silver Spring, and in 2000, he opened his practice in Kensington. His Gaithersburg practice followed seven years later. Dr. Woo’s passion for helping people makes dentistry a perfect career for him. He truly enjoys helping patients overcome dental fear, and he has 28 years of experience doing just that. (Read what our patients say about him.)
Ongoing education has always been a priority for Dr. Woo. He stays abreast of the latest dental treatments and technology, such as flapless implant surgery and laser periodontal treatments, so he can offer our patients an advanced level of care. He’s a valued member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, among other dental associations.
Dr. Woo and his wife, Lisa, have been married since 1981, and they have two children, daughter Vivian and son Edmond. Dr. Woo is proud to report that his son is following in his footsteps, graduating from dental school in 2010.
Dr. Edmond Woo, a native of Maryland, received his undergraduate degree in physiology from the University of Maryland, College Park and his DDS degree from the University of Maryland Dental School. After dental school he moved on to complete a general practice residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn New York where he had the opportunity to work in an emergency room setting. This experience has granted him the knowledge, composure and confidence to be a proficient clinician. Outside of dentistry Dr. Woo enjoys music, photography and snowboarding among other hobbies.
Dr. Candice Turpin graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2005. She completed a one-year residency in Flagstaff, AZ, where she worked on an Indian reservation and in a community health center. Dr. Turpin is married, and she and her husband recently welcomed a baby girl named Kendall into their family. In her free time, Dr. Turpin enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, traveling, and playing sports.
Dr. Susan Green Dr. Susan Green graduated from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1996. She then completed her General Practice Residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Green practiced General Dentistry in Long Island, NY and Manhattan for 10 years before moving to the DC area. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, and oil painting.
Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. All of our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.
Your utmost comfort is our primary goal! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.
We love what we do, and it shows on our faces, it seems we’re always smiling around here. You’ll find our staff is friendly and upbeat, and we’ll do our best to make your visit comfortable – even fun. And all the while we’ll be providing you with the highest quality dental care. Don’t be surprised if it’s the best time you’ve had at a dental office!
Our staff strives to partner with you to help you achieve your maximum oral health. We never chide or scold our patients. We work with you to give you the information you need to understand your dental health, and we help you find routines and systems that work for you. We want to be your dental health partner, helping to find the solutions that are right for you.
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