Dental Staff

All professionals at Legacy Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dentist in Woodbridge, VA

Dr. Sowmya Punaji

Dentist in Woodbridge, VA
Legacy Dental Care


Dr. Sowmya Punaji has been practicing dentistry for 10+years. Following Dental school she did her advanced education in General dentistry from Yale University and advanced education in Endodontics from National Institute of Endodontics.

During her senior residency at Carolinas Healthcare in Charlotte, Dr. Punaji had the opportunity to work closely with medically compromised patients. She gained extensive experience in treating patients going through head and neck cancer treatments, organ transplants and various complex medical needs.

Dr. Punaji is a firm believer of continued education which helps her stay on top of the new materials and techniques that are rapidly evolving the dental field. She is passionate about being able to provide expert care in all aspects of dentistry from simple restorative procedures such as fillings and sealants to more complex treatments like root canal therapy, surgical extractions orofacial pain and sleep apnea interventions. She is also a certified Invisalign® provider.

Dr. Punaji’s expertise, dedication to quality, comfort and “Patient First” approach are the core foundations of Legacy Dental Care. She takes pride in giving the best Dental care for the communities of Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Occoquan, Lorton and Dale City.

Dr. Punaji has been married for 15 years and is mother of two lovely kids. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking and traveling.


Pattie - Office Manager

Pattie O.

Front Desk in Woodbridge, VA
Legacy Dental Care


Pattie has been working in dental offices since 2009. Previous to that, she has worked as a training coordinator for Quest Diagnostics. For many years, Pattie has been a personal trainer. Her interests include hiking and passion for indoor cycling. Pattie likes to make everyone feel comfortable and loves to laugh!

Pattie was born and raised in New Jersey, now living with her husband, John, in Manassas. She has one son aged 28 and a stepdaughter aged 21.


Jenny - Front Desk


Front Desk in Woodbridge, VA
Legacy Dental Care


Jenny recieved her Dental Assistant and x-ray license in 1992 from Bryman Campus in San Francisco. Over the years she has learned to do Treatment plans and Insurances.

Jenny loves people and loves to give hugs. She moved from San Francisco to Virginia in 2001.

She lives in Fredericksburg with her husband Ronnie and her daughter Hannah. She also has 4 more daughters and one son. In her spare time, she likes ballet, art and being around people.

Julia - Dental Assistant

Julia S.

Dental Assistant in Woodbridge, VA
Legacy Dental Care


Julia has been with Legacy Dental Care since October 2016. She has been in the dental field for 9 years. As a dental assistant, Julia seeks to ensure her patients are comfortable at each appointment .

Most rewarding to her is seeing a patient with a confident smile after treatment. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and traveling .