As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Justin Edwards has had specialized education and additional years of experience in exclusively treating children and those with special needs. In 2004, Dr. Edwards earned a Bachelor of Science degree in cell biology and neuroscience from Montana State University. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2009 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.
Having a passion for working with children, Dr. Edwards continued his dental education and was accepted to a two year, Pediatric Dental Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.
In 2012 Dr. Edwards became a Diplomate in the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is also certified in PALS, BLS and is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Virginia Dental Association.
Dr. Edwards is committed to providing excellent dental care and a great dental experience for all children and teens in a warm and loving environment. He believes in taking whatever time is necessary to provide the highest quality of care for your children.
Dr. Edwards enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristin. In their spare time they enjoy being big kids, spending time outdoors, skiing, hiking, biking and traveling.
Dr. Brecher grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. She attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating cum laude in 2008, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health and Societies. In 2013, she graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine cum laude, and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. Prior to dental school, Dr. Brecher completed a year of research at the prestigious Forsyth Institute, investigating the relationship between diet and early childhood caries.
Building upon her passion for children’s oral health, Dr. Brecher completed a three year Pediatric Dental Residency at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill. While at UNC, she also earned a Masters of Science degree in Pediatric Dentistry. Her master’s thesis on pediatric emergency dental care has won national awards and she has published in numerous scientific journals.
Dr. Brecher is a board-eligible pediatric dentist. She is certified in PALS and BLS. She is active with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In addition to speaking English, Dr. Brecher is also proficient in Spanish.
Dr. Brecher and her husband recently moved to Virginia and are excited to be part of the community. In their spare time they are avid marathon runners, each having completed over 5 marathons. She is passionate about providing excellent oral health care to children and is looking forward to being part of the Pediatric Dentistry of Fredericksburg team.