Sowmya Punaji, DDS

Woodbridge General, Cosmetic and Family Dentist

Sowmya Punaji, DDS, is a highly rated family dentist dedicated to improving the oral health of every patient she treats. She offers a complete menu of general, preventive, and cosmetic dental services to patients of all ages at Legacy Dental Care, her innovative and welcoming practice in Woodbridge, Virginia.

While keeping current with the latest developments in dentistry, Dr. Punaji has dedicated her career to providing the best dentistry has to offer in the form of accessible, comfortable, high-quality care. She believes that maintaining optimal oral health is an ongoing, interactive process involving routine preventive care, patient education, and healthy lifestyle choices.

With more than a decade of experience, Dr. Punaji provides expert care in all aspects of dentistry, ranging from simple restorative procedures like fillings and crowns to more complex treatments like root canal therapy, periodontal therapy, and implant placement.

As a cosmetic specialist and certified Invisalign® provider, Dr. Punaji is also highly experienced at helping patients of all ages create their best smile.

After receiving her degree from Bangalore University in India, Dr. Punaji went on to pursue advanced training in general dentistry at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, followed by additional advanced training in endodontics at the International Endodontic Institute.

During her senior residency at Carolinas Healthcare in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Punaji had the opportunity to care for patients with complex dental needs. There, she gained extensive experience helping patients going through head and neck cancer treatments along with other challenging cases.

Dr. Punaji’s dedication to quality and comfort, along with her expertise and patient-centered approach, are the core foundations of Legacy Dental Care, and she takes pride in providing the highest quality dental care for every member of your family.

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Insurance Coordinator

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.


Treatment Coordinator

Jenny received 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.


Registered Dental Hygenist

Debby Williams is a registered dental hygienist. She is a native-born Virginian. Studied at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg Virginia in the biology program. Graduated from the Northern Virginia community college dental hygiene program. She has been practicing dental hygiene in Virginia since 1988. Many years in the field of dental hygiene has allowed Debby to participate in numerous continuing education classes allowing her to educate her patients. Caring for and getting to know patients is a passion for Debby and has fueled her longevity in the practice of Dental Hygiene. Outside the dental office, she enjoys being In Nature and all it has to offer. Gardening, kayaking, bicycling and visiting National Parks are some activities. Debby looks forward to meeting new and caring for her longtime patients.


Dental Assistant

Reesha has been with Legacy Dental Care since July 2018. She has been in the dental field for thirteen years as a dental assistant. Reesha seeks to ensure her patients are comfortable and educated with what procedure is being serviced at each dental visit. Most rewarding to her is seeing a patient with a confident smile after treatment. Outside of work she loves spending time with family and traveling.


Lisa received her degree in North Carolina, has 27+ years experience working in Dental Field, she takes great pride in her chosen profession and the care she provides. Lisa continues to be enthusiastic about the field of Dentistry.

She a people person , enjoys getting to know her patients and form new friendships. She has worked in many Dental Offices across the United States.

She has many interests in Life to include: traveling, quilting, gardening, cycling, yoga, pilates, and cooking.