Welcome to Karen Winterfield-Dodds D.M.D., 

The mission of our practice is to provide all of our patients with exceptional dental care as we assist them in maintaining excellent oral health throughout their lifetime. We utilize state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to optimize efficiency, quality of care, and patient comfort with a concerted focus on each individual patient's needs and treatment goals.

For over 37 years, patients in the Lawrenceville / Princeton area have been coming to Dr Winterfield-Dodds and members of her staff due to the caring and genuine connection they provide. At our sole practitioner practice, our team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized care that you deserve and offers all aspects of family dental services including cosmetic, preventative, restorative, and root canal therapy. We pride ourselves in the experience, professionalism, and continuing education of all our staff members.

Our state-of-the-art offices allow us to provide our patients with the most advanced dental techniques. Within our practice, though, we really focus on the basics - gentle and effective dental care to suit each individual’s needs.

We are confident that you will be happy with your experience in our office and with the care you receive. Please call or stop by today to meet us and set up an appointment.

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Karen Winterfield-Dodds, DMD, F.A.G.D,M.A.G.D

    Karen Winterfield-Dodds, D.M .D ., F.A.G.D., M.A.G.D. has been in practice in the Lawrenecville area since 1986. In addition to a focus on general family dentistry, Dr. Winterfield-Dodds also specializes in cosmetic dental procedures.

    After receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Pennsylvania, (Philadelphia, PA) in 1981 Dr. Winterfield went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where she graduated with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine (1985). Following completion of her doctorate, Dr. Winterfield-Dodds carried out her residency in general practice at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, NJ.

    Throughout her 37-year career, Dr Winterfield-Dodds has sought out advanced training and continuing education to remain current in both standard and innovative dental techniques. She has undergone specialized endodontics training with Dr. Stephen Buchanan, has received advanced training from both the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Studies, and has obtained lnvisalign® advanced training with Dr.David Galler.

    Dr. Winterfield-Dodds is an active member of several nationally recognized organizations, including the American Dental Association, the New Jersey State Dental Association, and theAmerican Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; American Academy of Clear Aligners. She is also a member of the New Jersey Peer Review committee.  Dr. Winterfiled-Dodds  has taken over 1,000 hours of continuing education  and is currently a Fellow and Master in theAcademy of General Dentistry and is a participant in both the Bucks County Mini-Residency Program and the Jersey Shore University Medical Center Continuing Dental Education Program.

    In her free time, Dr. Winterfield-Dodds enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters. She loves to travel, play pickle ball and golf, go for walks on the beach, and do yoga.

  • Eileen D. Spain, Office Manager, Dental Assistant.

    Eileen has been in the field of dentistry for over 37 years and has assisted Dr. Winterfield-Dodds for 22 years. She is truly versatile, with expertise in all aspects of dental practice. She has experience in practice management, continuing patient care, information technology, patient coordination, and appointment scheduling. She has achieved the highest degrees in dental assisting, both her CDA

    (certified dental assistant) and RDA (registered dental assistant). Eileen's continuing education is ongoing and she is trained in all the latest dental techniques.


  • "I am 78 years old and Dr. Winterfield-Dodds is without a doubt the best dentist I've ever had. She's kind, friendly and best of all competent. She has a wonderful staff. I highly recommend her."
  • "You will not find a better dental practice than Dr. Karen Winterfield-Dodd's! Professional, courteous, and very generous with their time."
  • "Everyone in the office is very efficient and very knowledgeable and professional. Very pleasant staff. Dr. Winterfield is excellent!"
  • "Karen Winterfield-Dodds' office provides the best care anywhere! Always friendly, always caring, always excellent work. I would recommend them to anyone and everyone!"
  • "Dr. Winterfield Dodds is a compassionate and caring dentist. She has a wonderful way of listening and helping patients determine the best course of treatment when issues arise. She truly wants what's best for her patient's oral health, never compromising her work ethic. Highly recommend!"
  • "Exceptional Dentistry is truly exceptional from Eileen, a welcoming presence at the front desk, to Madelin, a thorough, gentle hygienist, to Karen, the most meticulous, knowledgeable dentist on the planet! I have been a patient of hers for 35 years and she is constantly improving her practice in every way. Did I mention her office is beautiful and unbelievably clean? I continue to highly recommend Dr. Winterfield-Dodds."
  • "I always have a great experience at Dr. Winterfield's office. Staff is very friendly and helpful and Dr. Winterfield is wonderful."
  • "I've been going here for years and it is by far and away the best dental experience I've ever had. I recommend Dr. Winterfield-Dodds to anyone who needs expert dental care to routine cleanings. The staff is very friendly and the hygienists are gentle and thorough."
  • "Dr. is kind and caring while at the same time tells you like it is. In my case that means there is some work to be done. She clearly explains the issues and recommends options for treatment. The techs offer good advice for preventative dentistry. I have seen marked improvement in the few years I have been seeing this practice."
  • "Karen Winterfield is a dental goddness. I may be her worst patient but she stuck by me in a root canal procedure and got me through a tough time. Nobody like her. She is not only the best dentist in the world she's the best person. She my dentist but more importantly by good friend. MOE OUT"
  • "I am always amazed at how pleasant a visit to Dr. Wlnterfield's office can be. The office is incredibly well run, Dr Winterfield always has time to completely explain everything she thinks should be done, and all the staff is supportive and helpful. Cannot be more pleased or recommend more highly."
  • "I have received excellent dental care from Dr. Winterfield-Dodds for the last several years. It wasn't until I began the Invisalign process three years ago that I could truly appreciate the dedicated professionalism and expertise of Dr. Winterfield and the entire staff. Every time I look in the mirror I see a smile that I never thought I could have."
    M. Hopke
  • "I've been a patient of Dr. Winterfield-Dodds for several years and have always been completely happy with the care I've received. But this past year I had an experience that made it clear to me what a great dentist Dr. Winterfield really is.
Early in 2008 I had an extremely bad abscess in a tooth that previously had a root canal. I was unlucky enough to have the pain start on a weekend during a snowstorm and was forced to see another dentist on an emergency basis for medication. I was told during the visit that because a root canal had already been done, my only option was to have the tooth removed. I left the appointment pretty much accepting there was no other choice, especially since I don't react well to most antibiotics.
Dr. Winterfield-Dodds, however, not only found a way to treat the infection and save the tooth, but also took the time to figure out why it happened in the first place and made sure it wouldn't happen again."
    D. Perna
  • "My wife and I have always been pleased with any treatments and procedures received from you. We have great confidence and trust in your work."
    N. DeBlois
  • "I have been a patient of Dr. Winterfield-Dodds since approximately 1988 and I would like to express my sincere thanks and gratitude for all her professionalism and dental expertise in helping to maintain my current state of dental health, and my family's as well. Her attention to detail and personal touch are exemplary for the dental profession! She truly listens to the patient's concerns and advises them as to the proper course of treatment and not the most costly form of treatment. Her professional mannerism has reinstalled my faith in the dental profession, which was lost after having been to many who just don't care about the patient or the patient's concerns."
    M. Driber
  • "I've been a patient of Dr. Winterfield-Dodds for more than 15 years and have always received the highest quality dental care possible. She and her staff manage the balance between the professionalism one expects and a friendly and un-intimidating atmosphere one might desire"
    F. Schaaf

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