Meet the Pediatric Dentistry Team

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.

Annelise Hardin, DDS, MS

Chapel Hill, NC Pediatric Dentist

Southern Village Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Hardin Chapel Hill, NCDr. Hardin grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and graduated from Chapel Hill High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from The Johns Hopkins University, where she double majored in Biology and Psychology and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society. Dr. Hardin continued her education at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she was named chief resident, and earned her specialty certificate in pediatric dentistry and her Master of Science degree.

Dr. Hardin is a recipient of the prestigious Richard Pugh Award. She was recognized at the Annual American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Meeting for scoring in the top 3% in the country on her Pediatric Board Exam.

In 2008, Dr. Annelise Hardin achieved Diplomat Status as a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Hardin's husband, Scott Hardin, is a general dentist practicing in Chapel Hill. They have two children, Will and Charlotte.

Research
Dr. Hardin’s master’s thesis was entitled Oral Health Knowledge of Caregivers in a Primary Care Setting. Her work centered on the necessary relationship between medical and dental professionals in the effort to educate caregivers about dental health.

Awards

  • 2006 Richard Pugh Award-The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • 2004 Alexander Fellowship Recipient (award for master’s research project)
  • 2003 Dr. Edmund Baxter Hopkins Memorial Scholarship
  • 2002 Hinman Scholar
  • 2001 Claude Adams Jr. Scholarship
  • 2000 Doctor Curtis Aurelius Wherry Scholarship
  • 2000 North Carolina Dental Foundation Scholarship

Professional Memberships

Dr. Hardin Family Chapel Hill, NC


Shauna Woody

Chapel Hill, NC Pediatric Dentist

Southern Village Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Hardin Chapel Hill, NCDr. Woody was born and raised in West Virginia. She pursued her undergraduate career at University of Massachusetts Boston where she majored in Biology. Then she worked for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Tufts University in the Molecular Microbiology Department as a laboratory manager researching streptococcus pneumonia, while earning a Master’s degree at Boston University in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Oral Health. The focus of her master’s research was early childhood caries and this sparked the beginning of her interest in Pediatric Dentistry. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry. During her dental school externship she realized her passion for pediatric dentistry, she quickly saw the impact of oral health education in young children and their caregivers. After graduation, Dr. Woody returned to the east coast, to Philadelphia, where her husband was completing his residency. She earned her certificate in Pediatric Dental Medicine through a rigorous residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, where she was trained to safely and confidently treat children will all levels of healthcare needs.

Dr. Woody and her family returned to California after residency where she practiced in San Diego and became a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. After several years on the west coast, we are so lucky that Dr. Woody and her family settled in North Carolina for her husband to pursue an academic position at Duke University. Dr. Woody comes to us with 5+ years of clinical experience and has worked in various practices in the Triangle before finding a home with us at Southern Village Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Woody, her husband, Hector, and two children, Xander and Sebastian, currently live in Southern Village.  Dr. Woody and her family enjoy trying new restaurants, being outdoors, spending time with their dog (and fostering dogs when possible), running, yoga, and traveling. 

Research:

During Dr. Woody’s time working at the HHMI laboratory her research was on the most common pathogen responsible community acquired pneumonia.  Additionally, her Master’s degree focused on the Behavioral and Bacterial Factors Associated with Early Childhood Caries.  She also spent a summer internship at the National Institutes of Health where she studied molecular factors involved in oral cancer.

Awards:

  • 2011 UCSF Dental Alumni Association Award
  • 2009 National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Summer Dental Student Award
  • 2010 Neider Scholarship
  • 2008 UCSF School of Dentistry Scholarship

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • North Carolina Dental Society

Erin Chapel Hill, NC

Erin - Treatment Coordinator/Dental Assistant

Erin graduated from Alamance Community College in 2011 with a degree in Dental Assisting. She has been at our office ever since. You might recognize her from the years she spent working on the clinical side of the office, but now she is one of the first smiling faces you will see when you arrive! Erin has transitioned to the front office, and is your "go-to" for any treatment related questions! She currently lives in Hillsborough, NC. In her free time, Erin enjoys running outdoors and spending time with her husband, Colton and her golden retriever, Finn. We are excited to announce that our SVPD family is growing - Erin and her husband are expecting a baby girl in February 2020.


Angie Chapel Hill, NC

Angie - Patient Coordinator/ Dental Assistant

Angie is a long-time SVPD employee and has been with us since 2013 and has filled many roles in the office! Angie has transitioned into a management role and would LOVE for you to pop into her office and say "Hi!" on your way in and out while she is toiling away to make sure that we understand fully everyone's insurance benefits and treatment plans. Angie is a dental assistant by trade - but our IT person, insurance guru, and resident smiling face as well. Angie lives in Chapel Hill and loves spending time with her three kids who are GROWING WAY TOO FAST!!!


Nay Chapel Hill, NC

Nay - Dental Assistant

Nay joined our team in 2015.  She graduated from Alamance Community College and is local to Chapel Hill. Nay enjoys working with children and providing them with the care and instructions to help them have a healthy smile. In her free time, she enjoys reading comic books and listening to music.

 


Bridget Chapel Hill, NC

Bridget - Marketing Coordinator

Bridget joined our team in 2015. She graduated from the University of Delaware and studied Marketing and Operations Management.  Bridget is responsible for community outreach and loves meeting new families that are searching for a pediatric dentist. She enjoys spending time with her two boys, husband, and yellow lab. 


Becky Chapel Hill, NC

 

Becky - Financial Coordinator

Ms. Becky joined our staff in April 2017 and has been such a wonderful addition to the team! Becky comes to us with over twenty years of experience in pediatric dental treatment planning and insurance navigation. Becky is a true problem solver and thoroughly enjoys working with parents to resolve insurance and financial concerns. If she doesn't have an answer for you, she will certainly find one – and she will do it with a smile! Outside of the office, Becky loves spending time with family – especially her sweet-as-sugar grandson, Mason, and making her yard look beautiful.


Becky Chapel Hill, NC

 

Dana- Dental Hygienist

Dana joined us in 2019 and is WONDERFUL addition to our team here at SVPD. Dana is our first Dental Hygienist and we are thrilled! Dana’s gentle touch when cleaning teeth, and kind demeanor with our patients has made her a great fit with our patient family. Dana grew up on a horse farm in the Chapel Hill area where she used to ride horses competitively! She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from UNC Chapel Hill in 2015 (Go Tarheels!!) and comes to us with several years of experience. When Dana isn’t with us helping maintain your child’s sparkling smile, she enjoys traveling, live music, crafting and working out!


Becky Chapel Hill, NC

 

Cyera- Dental Assistant

We are so happy that Cyera joined our staff in 2019 after graduating from Alamance Community College as a Dental Assistant II in 2018. She is a fast learner, and has a unique perspective with patient’s as she is a big part of her little sisters life – her warm but firm presence in our office really reflect that she treats every patient just like family! Cyera is obsessed with decorating for the holidays and loves playing fetch with her two puppies – Gibbs and McGee, and being surrounded by family and friends.


Becky Chapel Hill, NC

 

Jasmine- Dental Assistant

Jasmine joined our staff in 2019 after rotating through our office during her time at Alamance Community College in the dental assisting program. We fell in love with her bubbly demeanor and fun presence during her rotation and she joined our staff LITERALLY the first day that we could hire her after graduation. Jasmine speaks Spanish and has a way of making all of our patients and parents feel comfortable. She grew up in Burlington and loves going to the gym, trying new restaurants, exploring new places, and is obsessed with avocados!


Becky Chapel Hill, NC

 

Ana- Dental Assistant

Ana joined our staff in 2018. Ana came to us all the way from Coachella Valley, California where she received her dental assisting education at Riverside County of Education. Ana and her sister moved to North Carolina in 2018 to learn about a dialect of Spanish to bring home to help her community. Ana is very service-oriented, and we admire her heart that was made for helping others. She is warm and incredibly patient with our children and is always looking to learn about different cultures and languages. Ana loves outdoor activities, traveling and helping the community – catch Ana while you can! She will be moving back to California to be with her family in February and we will miss her dearly!


Becky Chapel Hill, NC

 

Catelin- Dental Assistant

We are so lucky that Catelin joined our team in 2018! You might catch her in the restorative treatment room helping to coach patients through fillings, or in the open bay doing cleanings. Catelin graduated from Alamance Community college as a Dental Assistant II in 2015 and joined our team with several years of experience in pediatrics. Catelin grew up in Graham, NC and loves animals, arts & crafts and spending time outdoors, and hanging out with her Siberian Husky, Captain!


Becky Chapel Hill, NC

 

Faith- Intern

Faith joined our staff as an intern in 2019. She graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and moved back to Chapel Hill to be closer to family after college. She is currently applying for dental hygiene school in 2020. When she isn’t learning all that she can about cleaning children’s teeth and sterilization, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and watching college football & basketball. She also enjoys the great outdoors, running, and hiking. A fun fact about Faith is her love for Chick Fil a. She goes all out for the annual Cow Appreciation Day and dresses up with her nieces and nephew.