Dr. Fernanda Fontes credits her own childhood dentist with inspiring her to become a Pediatric Dentist in Virginia. As a mother herself, Dr. Fontes understands the value in bringing her children to a health care provider that is specially trained to cater to all children, including those with special medical needs.
After she finished dental school training in her native Brazil, Dr. Fontes completed her Pediatric Dental Residency at the University of Michigan. She served as dental school faculty at the University of Michigan and worked in private practice in the Ann Arbor region. She is a member of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Fontes truly loves working with children and their families, providing oral health education and care. She speaks fluent Portuguese and is working on her Spanish.
Wear RED on your next visit! (It’s her favorite color)
Talk to her about THE GIVING TREE! (It’s her favorite book)
Mention a quote from WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY! (It’s her favorite movie)