About Your Dentist
"A smile is the universal welcome." - Max Eastman
"My philosophy is simple: treat patients like family. My goal is to provide excellent, comprehensive dental care and restore your confidence in your smile. I hope to make you happier, healthier, and exceed your expectations!”
Medical University of South Carolina – Charleston, SCAdvanced Education in General Dentistry
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry – Chapel Hill, NCDoctorate of Dental Surgery
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill– Chapel Hill, NCBachelor of Arts in Romance Languages (Spanish)
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
As a military spouse, Dr. Hood has a wide range of experience, including being licensed in four states and attending continuing education all over the country. She is nitrous oxide certified and has had advanced training in treating children and patients with special needs. Dr. Hood is a member of the Jacksonville Dental Society and is Invisalign certified. She has volunteered with the Adopt a Vet, Missions of Mercy, and Give Kids a Smile outreach programs.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Hood and her family recently relocated from Nevada and are excited to make Jacksonville home. As a family, they enjoy traveling, staying active outdoors, and exploring their new city.
“You don’t have to floss all your teeth; just the ones you want to keep.”
"My mission is to provide high-quality care to my patients with compassion and empathy. Most importantly, I want to empower my patients to take control of their own oral health by educating them on effective dental hygiene and the best personal practices for maintaining a bright, healthy smile."
St. Peters Hospital – Albany, NYGeneral Practice Residency
LECOM School of Dental Medicine – Bradenton, FLDoctorate of Dental Medicine
Canisius College – Buffalo, NYBachelor of Science in Biology
Dr. Goulding is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
In his free time, Dr. Goulding loves traveling, cooking, and expanding his dental experience through volunteer activities and pursuing continuing education opportunities.