Dr. Lindsey North is a board certified pediatric dentist who grew up in Manassas, Virginia. She earned her B.S. in Biology from The College of William and Mary and graduated with her D. D. S. from the Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry. She earned her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. While earning her certificate in pediatric dentistry, she also completed a Master’s degree in Oral Sciences. For her thesis research, she explored the use of natural dental restorative materials in primary teeth. Dr. North specializes in making sure her patients feel calm and comfortable for dental procedures. She wants every child to have a fun experience when they visit the dentist. Her gentle, patient and friendly personality quickly puts children and parents at ease. She loves exchanging silly jokes, building relationships with her patients and is committed to providing excellent dental care and customer service. One of the aspects of pediatric dentistry she appreciates most is the emphasis on prevention. She knows it is important to take time to talk with parents and patients to identify likely causes for cavities and when needed, to take the necessary time to discuss plans to decrease the incidence of cavities. Dr. North knows she is an important part of a child’s health team and she collaborates with pediatricians, other physicians and other dental specialists to ensure her patients understand the options to achieve the best possible outcome. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Virginia Dental Association, Virginia Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Richmond Dental Society, and American Dental Association.
Dr. North lives in Richmond with her blind boston terrior, Jackson, and her retired greyhound, Mia. In her spare time, she running marathons and local races (she has done ~14 marathons) and volunteering with the SPCA exercising high-energy dogs up for adoption. She also enjoys hiking, spending time with friends and family, traveling and trying new restaurants. She loves hockey and her favorite sports team is the Washington Capitals. Don’t be surprised if you spot her out and about with a double. Dr. North has a twin sister!