Cosmetic Dentist in Willliamsburg, VA
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Sebastiana Gagliano Springmann, DDS has practiced dentistry in Williamsburg since 1992. A native of Brooklyn, New York, she attended New York University, trained as a biomedical sculptor and was on staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center providing prosthetic rehabilitation. Upon deciding to further her studies, she relocated to Williamsburg and attended The College of William and Mary and then The Medical College of Virginia where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree.
Dr. Springmann is very active in professional and community affairs. She has worked as a public health dentist for schoolchildren in New Kent County, chaired the Children's Dental Health Committee for the Peninsula Dental Society, acted as an advisor to the Virginia Dental Assistants' Association and the Medical Careers Institute's Dental Assisting program, served as the Chief of Dental Service, Williamsburg Community Hospital, raised funds for childrens' charities through the Smiles for Life campaign and restored smiles for less fortunate patients through Donated Dental Services and Smiles for Success. She is an active supporter of William and Mary athletics and served as secretary, vice president, and then president of the Williamsburg Chapter of the Society of the Alumni of William and Mary. She has been active in the Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, Junior Women's Club and is a member of the Colonial Italian American Organization (CIAO).
Dr. Springmann is on the Advisory Board for Thomas Nelson Community College's new Dental Hygiene Program. Dr. Springmann is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Peninsula Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Virginia Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Association of Women Dentists and the Crown Council. Along with her husband, Doug, she is a marathon runner, and an outdoor enthusiast, enjoying hiking, backpacking, kayaking and competitive shooting. A loyal supporter of the Heritage Humane Society, she has several rescued companion animals.
Sarah E. Allen, DDS was born in Michigan and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and then her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While at the University of Iowa, she was a principal investigator for a study funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and received their Dental Student Research Award.
She moved to the Hampton Roads area in 2009 and has been in private practice in Norfolk as well as a volunteer at the Red Cross Dental Clinic. She is a member of the American Dental Association and The Academy of General Dentistry. She likes the coast, proximity to mountains, the mild winters and the history of the area. Even though she is not a native Virginian, Dr. Allen says, she "got here just as soon as she could." Since moving to Williamsburg, she has become involved by visiting local schools to teach about good dental health, joined the Rotary Club, volunteers at the Olde Towne Medical Center and is becoming very active in her church.
A competitive swimmer since she was a child, Dr. Allen now stays athletically active by training for and competing in triathlons. To relax she works crosswords, knits and curls up with a good book and her cat, Sophia. Coming from a close-knit family, she has two older brothers, a younger sister and an infant niece and nephew.
Maria Freyfogle, DMD, MAGD, ABGD was born in Germany. She received a BA from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1979 and her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983.
In 1985 she joined the US Army Dental Corps and had a successful career from which she retired in 2005 in the rank of Colonel. From 1991-1993 she completed a 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Ft. Bragg and became Board Certified in the American Board of General Dentistry in 1995. She was recertified in 2005. She has also become a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry demonstrating her commitment to continuous learning. Since moving to Williamsburg in 2006 she has worked as a civilian contractor at the Ft. Eustis Dental Clinic and is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA Program at The College of William and Mary. She joined Dr. Springmann in 2008 and resides in Williamsburg with herhusband and has two adult children and one new grandson.