Dr. Goodman has been improving smiles here at MayFair Dental Associates for over five years now, but she has an illustrious 40+ years of experience in the oral healthcare field overall! She strives each and every day to create a welcoming dental home for patients, working alongside her fellow dentists and team members as a true family. To learn more about her background, keep reading below:
Dentistry has always been a huge part of Dr. Goodman’s life, ever since she was a child. While growing up, she spent a lot of time in her father’s practice and even helped out as a dental assistant. After completing an undergraduate degree in dental hygiene, she’d built up a strong knowledge base of preventive care and wanted to pursue her love of the field even further by becoming a dentist in her own right.
Dr. Goodman achieved her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Michigan Dental School in 1988 (go Blue). She has also received advanced training and extensive experience in a number of unique dental specialties over the years, including sleep apnea, geriatric dentistry, and military dental health. Her top priority as a dentist is to create an atmosphere of trust and comfort while also establishing long-lasting relationships with patients.
Dr. Goodman attends continuing education courses whenever possible to keep her skills sharp and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field. She is also the proud recipient of one of Hour Magazine’s Top Dentist Awards for expertise in family dentistry from 2015 to 2018!
Dr. Goodman and her husband Stewart have two grown children named Justin and Lauren. In her free time, she enjoys reading, walking, teaching religious school, going to the theater, watching University of Michigan and MSU football games, and doing just about anything with those she loves. She is also very passionate about community work and has even traveled as far as Samoa to provide important dental care to military personnel.