Dr. Vanessa M. Martin

Dr. Martin has been practicing dentistry since 2017. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Wells College prior to moving Maryland to complete the NIH’s postbaccalaureate research training program. She then continued to the University of Maryland’s School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery. During her time at Maryland, she was inducted into the University of Maryland Gorgas Odonatological Honor Society and the Gamma Pi Delta Honor Society. She was also a National Health Service Corps Scholar.


Dr. Martin completed her pediatric dentistry residency at Children’s National Medical Center and is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is the President of the DC-AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) and is an active member of the AAPD and Maryland AAPD.


Dr. Martin has a special interest in hospital dentistry. She is a medical staff attending at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C.


In her spare time, Dr. Martin enjoys eating new foods, walking, barre, and spending time with her husband, son and dog, Luna.