Meet The Dentists
Dr.Derek Galatro, DDSBefore starting college, Dr. Galatro served as an enlisted sailor in the United States Navy. In completion of his service in the United States Navy, he attended Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach, where he received an Associate's Degree in Science. He then attended Old Dominion University where he recieved a Bachelor's Degree in Biology. Dr. Galatro attended VCU/MCV School of Dentistry, in Richmond, VA and graduated in 1997. During dental school he participated in a surgical summer externship at the St. Petersburg campus. After completing dental school, Dr. Galatro moved to the Fredericksburg area in 1997 where he started to practice Dentistry.Read More
Dr.Jennifer Wadiak, DDSRead More
Dr. Wadiak attended Old Dominion Univeristy and Virginia Commonwealth University for her undergraduate studies. She attended VCU School of Dentistry . She and Dr. Galatro have been married for over 20 years and have been practicing dentistry together since she graduated in 1999. They enjoy skiing, boating and traveling as family with their children.
Dr.Lauren Kachurak, DDSAssociate DentistRead More
Dr. Lauren Kachurak is originally from Rochester, NY. Her love for dentistry began at a young age when she would make 'retainers' from Bazooka bubblegum. She began her educational journey at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she earned her Bachelors in Biology. Subsequently, Dr. Kachurak pursued a master's degree in health management systems from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. The journey continued at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. The final stop was a one year General Practice Residency in York, PA. It was there that she refined her clinical skills with respect to oral surgery, implant dentistry, children, and medically compromised patients.
Dr.Synthia ChowdhuryAssociate DentistRead More
After completing her B.S. in Chemistry degree at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) with magna cum laude honors, Dr. Synthia Chowdhury graduated from VCU School of Dentistry where she received her dental degree. Originally born in the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Chowdhury loves to travel the world, visiting her home country in Bangladesh, as well as London, Canada, Singapore, among others! In addition to English, she can speak Bangla, Hindi, and a little French. When she's not busy traveling, dancing, and spending quality time with family and friends, Dr. Chowdhury likes to dedicate her time to helping others in need.