J. Douglas Wooddell Dentistry
John Douglas Wooddell, DDS:
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J. Douglas Wooddell Dentistry
John Douglas Wooddell, DDS
Annandale, VA













A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday: 7:00 am to 2:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed





Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Julie S. from San Francisco, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been going to Dr. Wooddell and Kim since I got my first set of teeth (so probably since I was around 3) and am now 20! (Wow thats 17 years). They have watched me grow up and are extremely caring, kind, and make me feel very comfortable. Kim always does a great job cleaning my teeth and doing X-rays! I think people are shocked when I tell them that I’m not dreading going to the dentist. Dr. Woodell is very quick and has helped made getting fillings a lot more bearable! I’ve had around 4 fillings and I can’t feel any of them, and during the procedure, I was never in any pain.

Brian Ochoa (Source: Google)


I have been going to Dr. Woodell for the past 3 years. There are always very kind, thoughtful and provide excellent care. There are flexible with there appointments and the courtesy call to remind me of my appointment has saved me on more than one occasion. As far as dental care, I feel always getting honest, helpful and clear information. They make going to the dentist as pleasant as possible.

Brian O. from Virginia Beach, VA (Source: Yelp)


I have been going to Dr. Woodell’s practice for the past 3 years and have nothing but pleasant experiences. The hygienists always do a thorough job and I enjoy talking them. Dr. Woodell takes the time to answer any questions I may have. Having had several dentists in the past, they are the only ones to leave me more enthusiastic to take better care of my teeth. There are many reasons for this but I believes its there positive attitude and encouraging, informative advice I get during each visit. They make going to the dentist as pleasant as possible.

James A. from Annandale, VA (Source: Yelp)


The practice of Dr. Wooddell is superb that includes staff as well as himself.  I have been a patient for about 15 years.  His ability to administer the anesthetic prior to a procedure is so gentle.  I have never truly felt pain from this or the procedure which follows.  He does quality work and double and triple checks the result.  If you want the best, then he is your man.

Daniel Hunke (Source: Google)


I have had great experiences with Dr. Wooddell and his hygienist staff, especially Kim. I have always felt very welcome at this office and the staff seems to take pride in their work. They never rushing through a routine cleaning nor any other procedure that I have required and I have never waited for more than 10 minutes when showing up to an appointment before I am up and out of the waiting room. I would not hesitate for one second to recommend Dr. Wooddell’s practice to anybody who is looking for a dentist in the Northern Virginia area.

Jenna W. from Fairfax, VA (Source: Yelp)


I have been a patient of Dr. Wooddell’s for 7 years. From routine cleanings to sealants and fillings, I have always felt comfortable and secure in knowing my teeth were given top quality care. The entire staff in friendly and personable, which makes the overall environment pleasant and inviting. I have never felt pressured into any procedure I did not think was necessary. We have discussed possible corrective teeth alignment options, but due to the low severity and necessity, it has never been a top priority and I respect him for acknowledging that. I love that my dental hygienist does an impeccable job and Dr. Wooddell is always available to double check and discuss any possible concerns (which thankfully there are not a lot of). I enjoy my 6 month checkups knowing my teeth are in the best hands!

Karl Johan A. from Manhattan, NY (Source: Yelp)


As someone who is terrified of the dentist, I couldn’t speak more highly of this group and Dr. Wooddell. Been going to the group for over 10 years and they are “first-class” in every sense of the word, especially when it comes to the uncomfortable stuff. Dr. Wooddell is incredibly gentle and caring, very attentive, and just makes the entire process of dentistry smooth and easy. The rest of the staff couldn’t be nicer. I live in Manhattan now but make sure to schedule my appointments whenever I am home in Virginia! The. Best.

Sybil Charles-Fields (Source: Facebook)


I have been a dental patient of Dr. Wooddell, DDS for over 20 years now. I have nothing but high praise for the entire group. It was a recommendation from my boss when I moved to the area from NY and have been with them ever since. It was a great recommendation because it was directly across the street from my employer, so very convenient. I have since retired and still take the 20 minute ride to continue with the group. Even though I have other chooses closer to home.

Daniel H. from Alexandria, VA (Source: Yelp)


I have been going to Doctor Wooddell’s practice for my dentistry work for the past three years and I have had nothing but good experiences. The staff is very friendly, polite, and professional. The hygienists that I have had here always do a thorough job cleaning my teeth, and they always give out a goodie bag with a new tooth brush, floss, and a small tube of toothpaste. I have had one filling done here, which was quick and painless. To Doctor Wooddell and his entire staff, I must say that I am impressed with your work and I plan to continue coming to you for all of my dentistry needs for the indefinite future.

Virginia D. from Fairfax, VA (Source: Yelp)


I love the entire staff, they are like family to me.  I’ve been going to them for over 10 years now and I won’t go anywhere else! I look forward to going to the Dentist!!! Who says THAT!?! Well, if you need a wonderful, compassionate, caring, gentle staff please go see Dr. Wooddell! LOVE LOVE LOVE THEM!

Maria G. from Annandale, VA (Source: Yelp)


I knew I had chosen the right dentist when I stepped foot into Dr. wooddell’s. The staff are extremely warm and bubbly and we always have a great laugh. It also helps that he was featured as one of the best dentists in the area by Washingtonian, a trusted source in my book. My birthday was coming up and everyone wished me a happy birthday and even gave me a birthday card with a Starbucks gift card! It truly made me feel special 🙂 I’ve had cleanings, filling, fluoride treatments, X-rays… Even brushing lessons. The dental hygienist is so passionate about her work that I know whatever she says I can trust looooooooool

Charles I. from Springfield, VA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wooddell and his staff are by far and away THE best anywhere. My dental anxiety goes way back to the 60s and now it is finally a thing of the past, thanks to Dr. Wooddell. When I’m in the chair, I am being treated, not sitting endlessly, while the Doc is in another room with another patient. Needless to say, I highly recommend Dr. Wooddell and his superlative staff. Thank you!

Tori P. from Springfield, VA (Source: Yelp)


Everyone here is wonderful! I cannot stand the dentist usually, and I am so thankful to have found Dr. Wooddell’s office! I can’t say that I look forward to coming to the dentist but if I have to go, this is the only place where I feel at ease. Dr. Wooddell takes time to explain everything and his numbing technique is the best. I never feel pain at any point in the process, which I didn’t think was possible. I used to go to Dr. Wooddell’s wife, she is a pediatric dentist in Burke, VA and she is amazing too if you are looking for a pediatric dentist. I moved away from the area and when I came back I called her and she recommended him, since I no longer qualified to be seen by her, and I’m so glad she did. Always a quality experience!

Christina L. from Alexandria, VA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wooddell is wonderful, along with his staff! I have only been to his office twice now, once for a cleaning and once for a small filling, but I could not be happier. His office is in a convenient location, right off the beltway and next to Inova Fairfax Hospital. Very pleased with the ease of coming into the office, making appointments, paying, and knowing that my teeth are in good hands.

Erika Vaughan (Source: Google)


Dr. Wooddell and everyone who works here are great, and go above and beyond. They are always very patient, kind and thoughtful. They made me feel very comfortable, and it had been many years since I’d been to a dentist because of a previous bad experience. They really care about their patients (and teeth) and I can’t recommend them enough!

Ashleigh B. from Leesburg, VA (Source: Yelp)


My family and I love Dr. Wooddell and his staff. We always have a great experience. The hygienist (Kim) gives the most thorough cleaning and is very knowledgeable. She is wonderful with kids and my kids always look forward to their cleanings. Dr. Wooddell is kind and friendly. He tries his best to accommodate my family when we need extra services (fillings, replacing sealants, etc) so that we don’t need to make an extra trip. I would recommend them to anyone!

Melissa C. from Falls Church, VA (Source: Yelp)


So far I have had a great experience with this office. When I made my first call the receptionist was so personable and welcoming. Dr Woodell has a great bedside manner and the dental hygienists are very knowledgeable. I have never been a fan of the dentist but I feel comfortable and well taken care of every time I come into this office. I highly reccomend!

Rosalyn F. from Fairfax, VA (Source: Yelp)


I have received care from Dr. Wooddell and Kim for the past 5 + years, having been to a dentist I thought was fabulous (but no longer on my insurance plan) I switched to Dr. Wooddell. I’ve never had anyone from his practice try to “sell’ me on a treatment or product. I would highly recommend this practice, they are warm, caring and provide excellent dental services.

Ben Cuthrell (Source: Facebook)


I could not be happier with Dr Woodell. My only regret is that I did not find him sooner. He is simply a wonderful dentist, extremely skilled at his craft, and within moments of working with him, I could tell his patients comfort is his primary concern. I have never once arrived to find a full waiting room, and each and every staff person has been wonderful to interact with. If I wasn’t moving to New England, then he would be my permanent home for all dental needs. I simply can not recommend him enough.

Ben S. from Fairfax, VA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been a patient in this practice for almost 20 years. Beyond the technical expertise of Dr. Wooddell and his staff (the “two Kims” are awesome), he is a terrific explainer who is all about making you comfortable = his calm and reassuring bedside manner goes a long way. In my past experience, his office is reasonably easy to schedule for emergency/unplanned procedures as well. Recommended!

Jackie H. from Springfield, VA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wooddell and his staff go above and beyond to give their patients a phenomenal dental experience. I have been a patient of theirs for many years, and always look forward to seeing them. Their customer service is wonderful and they are always extremely organized and efficient. I highly recommend Dr. Wooddell’s practice!

Sean L. from Fairfax, VA (Source: Yelp)


dr. wooddell is the best!!!!! i found his team when moving to the area a few years ago from the washingtonian magazine’s best dentist list. dr. wooddell is the nicest doctor/dentist I have ever seen, and i would give my highest recommendation to anyone looking for a new dentist in the area. he is such a caring, kind dentist, and his staff are the best and most caring group.

Kim R. from Annandale, VA (Source: Yelp)


I have never had the best of luck when it comes to my teeth. So my previous experiences have not always been the best when it comes to visiting the dentist. Shortly after I moved to Virginia, I broke a filling of mine and had to find a new dentist in a hurry so that I could fix the pain that I was experiencing in my mouth. Lucky for me, the dice landed with Dr. Wooddell and his lovely staff. With my past bad luck I had a pretty strong fear of the dentist and was really nervous about getting my filling fixed. But with each visit to Dr. Woodell’s office my fear is slowly going away. He is gentle, kind and actually cares about his patients as well as his staff. Even though I always ask for the earliest appointments available, as soon as I walk in the door I am greeted with huge smiles. I just finished a 9 month process for a dental implant and am so happy Dr. Wooddell and staff have been there to help me through it all. I would highly recommend him to anyone in the area!

Katie H. from Alexandria, VA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Wooddell and his staff are absolutely amazing.  I have been going for about 10 years and feel very welcomed every time.  Dr. Wooddell takes his time with every patient, and gives you his full attention.  His hygienist is fantastic and I always look forward to going to see her.  I truly enjoy going to see Dr. Wooddell and staff, it always feels like I am catching up with old friends. The office always communicates well, taking care of my insurance needs and reminding me of appointments.  If you want a phenomenal dentist who makes you feel welcomed and a great staff who is always helpful and attentive, I highly recommend seeing Dr. Wooddell for your dental needs.

John Wooddell (Source: Facebook)


Dr.. Wooddell is a great dentist that my family has used for 40+ years. He has a fantastic sense of humor that entertains patents and parents in the chair and out. You have to visit him to believe this. Oh, by the way, Dr Wooddell is my son–oh you already guessed it?).. You should see my smile–some natural, some a gift from Doug. I love him, you will too. (Oh, by the way, Doug’s wife, Carol, is also a practicing dentist. . Guys, you will really like her (but you must be younger–she’s pediatrician). John Wooddell (Ad. paid for an anonymos by

Mary M. from Alexandria, VA (Source: Yelp)


**update ** Just finished my 10 week invisalign express treatment with Dr. Wooddell. I had a slight concern about one tooth and during the removal of the attachments the technician (Kim) reminded me of my concern that I states to her earlier and I asked Dr. Wooddell to check it out and he took care of it for me immediately! At the end of my appointment they gave me my 4 set of permanent retainers(ones that I will wear at night for the rest of my life)and a small bouquet of flowers. I’ve never been more impressed and happy to have such a wonderful denstist and his wonderful staff. I can’t thank them enough for how much they’ve helped me!! Thank you Dr. Woodell’s office!!!!

Geraldine A. from Alexandria, VA (Source: Yelp)


I am one of THOSE people — the kind with severe dental phobia and high dental anxiety.  I have been Dr. Wooddell’s patient for several years and my dental anxiety is GONE, completely gone. To say he is competent is an understatement.  He is really a highly skilled craftsman, who happens to be very gentle, caring and personable. I often tease Dr. W, telling him that he appears to be “unflappable.”  No matter how serious I may think my dental problem is, no matter what the dental “crisis” is in my mind, in his usual calm and reassuring manner, he will let me know that he has it covered.  His staff  — the “two Kims” and Theresa are all equally competent and kind.  I fell so lucky to have found him.  My husband also sees him too. Who would ever think that the day would come when I would look forward to going to the dentist?

Kevin W. from Fairfax, VA (Source: Yelp)


I have been going to Dr Wooddell for over 25 years and have been completely satisfied with him, his work and his team. They are very caring and customer focused and will do whatever they can to ensure you are happy and satisfied with his work. Besides the normal dentistry work that he does well, researching rare procedures or coming in on a Sunday night for an emergency is not a problem for Dr Wooddell. It is clear his patients come first. I am surprised that another Kevin W from Fairfax did not have a good visit but that has not been my experience at all. Quite the opposite.

Elizabeth H. from Arlington, VA (Source: Yelp)


Highly recommend. The hygienists are outstanding and Dr. Wooddell is superb. His techniques for numbing and basic fillings are gentle and truly ease any anxiety. I had 1 poor filling from a prior dentist that was rough and always bothered me, he replaced it and i don’t even notice it anymore- the sign of a true good dentist! Very trusting and we highly recommend him!