Cornelius Dentistry

Meet the Team at Cornelius Dentistry

At Cornelius Dentistry, we're dedicated to providing high-quality dentistry delivered with a personal touch to all of our patients. Our friendly team of professionals is experienced and caring, and we strive to exceed your expectations at every visit.

You'll find that everyone on our team is committed to providing a level of care you won't find at most practices, and Dr. Woodruff focuses on providing advanced restorative services, which ensures you don't have to go anywhere else for your care. You'll also find the latest dental technology here at Cornelius Dentistry that will make your appointments more comfortable and efficient.

Get to know a little more about our team members before you come visit us. We can't wait to meet you!

Dr. Jillian Woodruff

Dr. Woodruff completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. She continued her academic career at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where she received her DMD degree. Dr. Woodruff graduated with honors, with additional experience in oral surgery and prosthodontics.

Over the past seven years Dr. Woodruff has practiced dentistry in the states of Tennessee, and Georgia working in private practice. She enjoyed spending time with Help a Child Smile, an organization that provides underserved children with free dental care. She also spent various hours expanding her knowledge by completing continuing education courses in Sybron Endodontic technology, Invisalign, and Botox. 

When Dr. Woodruff is not practicing dentistry, you will find her at home with her two sons, husband, and two dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, running, reading, and painting.

University of Kentucky (2007)
University of Louisville School of Dentistry (2012)

Dr. Woodruff maintains professional affiliations with: 

  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Dental Association
  • Charlotte Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry


Office Manager

Kelsey was born and raised in Seattle, WA and recently moved to the Charlotte area.  She started her dental career as a Dental Assistant but she soon realized she had a true passion for helping patients find solutions for their dental needs. She is fantastic with patients and genuinely enjoys helping them achieve optimal dental treatment.

Kelsey is a huge dog lover and enjoys spending time with her 4 pups, Sedona, Penny, Slinky and Charlie.  She also loves touring Charlotte and it's many things to-do.  Just ask her about her latest adventures!


Registered Dental Hygienist

Donna earned her degree in dental hygiene from the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been a dental hygienist for 35 years (!) and has a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to keeping her patients' teeth healthy.  Donna is a jack of all trades in our practice, but her favorite role is being able to impact not only our patients' dental health, but their overall well-being. Her extensive experience with dental hygiene has provided her with a true focus on wellness, both in her life and the lives of her patients.  

Donna lives in Charlotte with her husband and enjoys spending time with her two children, her newborn grandson Walker, and her two Doodles, Archie and Nash. On her days off, you can find Donna living out her other passion – gardening. 


Dental Hygienist

Toni attended West Virginia University School of Dentistry: Division of Dental Hygiene, receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) with honors. In her sophomore year, Toni was awarded an Instrumentation Award due to her skills with proper techniques. That is one of the reasons patients say she is so gentle. She has great attention to detail and is very thorough. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Her favorite things are going to theme parks, movie theaters, Italian food, and WVU Football. Let’s Go Mountaineers!


Dental Assistant

Katie has practiced as a dental assistant, in both dental and oral surgery offices since 2010.  She has spent most of her life in North Carolina, and recently relocated to the Lake Norman area from Raleigh, NC.  She enjoys the variety of the dental field and making patients feel comfortable in our office.  Katie has a warm, gentle personality and is an expert as soothing patients and making them feel at ease! 

Katie enjoys spending time with family, watching football, and exploring the Charlotte area with her two dogs, Lacey and Brody.  We are excited that Katie is on our team and can't wait for you to meet her!

A Healthy smile is just a click away.