Dr. Culda is a native of Romania where she earned her dental degree through “Iuliu Hatieganu” School of Dentistry and furthered her education with a residency at the same school in Advanced General Dentistry. Art and science were always subject at which she excelled as a student and practicing dentistry has been a great way for her to use those skills to benefit others.
After practicing dentistry for 10 year she and her husband moved to Boston where she continued her education at Boston University. She completed advanced graduate studies in Prosthodontics and attained her specialized post doctorate degree. Dr. Culda believes that education is what sets her apart from most other dentists. She is constantly advancing her clinical skills with continuing education courses and seeking out the latest in dental technologies.
Dr. Culda loves what she does and values the opportunity to benefit her patients and community with her expertise and experience. Whether it’s brightening the color of your smile, fixing other dental work, or addressing worn or chipped teeth, Dr. Culda will sit down, listen to your concern, and gives you options to achieve the smile you’ve always dreamed of.
Dr. Culda is fortunate to work with her husband Will, who is not only a managing partner of the practice but also a highly skilled and trained dental technician who creates all the beautiful restorations in his state-of-the-art digital dental laboratory using the latest technologies available today. They are proud to deliver the highest quality of care, using digital impressions, designing, 3D printing and milling.
They have a lovely boy, who brings many smiles and joy in their life. When outside the office, they enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.
Patricia – Front Desk Representative
Patricia joined DC Dental Care as a Front Desk Representative in 2015. She’s been in the dentistry field since 2008. She has spent the last 10 years learning about dental procedures and insurance. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Shirley – Front Desk Representative
Shirley joined DC Dental Care as a Front Desk Representative in February 2018. She has been on the dental field for 15 years. She enjoys helping and interacting with patients. Shirley enjoys travelling, dine out, and spend time outdoors. Her favorite part of the job is to gain patients trust and make them feel at home.
Maritza- A/R Specialist
Maritza joined DC Dental Care as an Accounts Receivables Specialist. She comes with 7 years of Accounts Receivables in dentistry and over 23 years of Financial Banking experience, including managing Virginia Heartland Bank in Stafford. She attended New England College of Finance and University of Virginia. She was a member of the Rock Hill Ruritan Club of Stafford in 2006. Member of the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce in 2007 and named Paul Harris Fellow of the Stafford Rotary Club in 2006. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Her hobby is cake decorating.
Mary, RDH- Dental Hygienist
Mary, our Hygienist has been a member of our team for 26 years. She is a native of Fredericksburg and a graduate of Stafford High School. She earned her associates in Applied Science from Virginia Western School of Dental Hygiene. Mary also received her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of South Carolina. she enjoys snow skiing, jet skiing, and people. Mary and her husband Phil have a son and a daughter, David age 26, and Brooks age 20.
Antonella, RDH- Dental Hygienist
Antonella joined DC Dental Care in 2018 as a Hygienist. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Spanish in 2011 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Antonella has practice in all areas of dentistry from pediatrics, geriatrics, hospital, and general practice. Antonella’s focus is in soft tissue periodontal treatment and oral health education. She enjoys getting to know her patients and building relationships. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with family/friends, shopping, and spoiling her two fur babies Lulu and Sofie.
Darlene – Dental Assistant
Darlene joined DC Dental Care in 2015 as a Dental Assistant. She has worked in the dental field as an assistant for 19 years. She grew up in Kentucky and lives in Spotsylvania, VA. She has two children and two grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, cleaning, working out at the gym, watching movies, and spending time with her family.
Lynne – Dental Assistant
Lynne joined DC Dental Care as a dental assistant in October 20th, 2014. She enjoys working with Dr. Culda and her favorite part of the job is to help patients feel better about their dental care by providing a calm atmosphere.