Dr. Nathalie Astudillo pursued her career as a dentist in Caracas, Venezuela, where she attended Santa Maria University. She obtained her Periodontology and Implantology Fellowship and Master of Public Health from the University of Kentucky. She then studied at the University of Minnesota for her Doctor of Dental Surgery to obtain her Minnesota dental license.
Dr. Astudillo has always loved science, working with her hands, and helping people, therefore dentistry was the perfect fit since it allowed her to combine all three. She really enjoys giving patients back their smile. She says, “The positive impact you can have in people’s lives by improving their oral health is amazing.”
Dr. Astudillo likes all areas of the profession, but particularly enjoys treating pediatric patients and the field of fixed prosthodontics. She is also committed to reducing barriers that the underserved and minorities face every day to access high quality dental care.
Dr. Astudillo enjoys biking around the lakes, outdoor activities, traveling, and salsa dancing.