Dr. Kinlaw grew up in Winston-Salem. She attended Calvary Baptist Day School through her 8th grade year and went on to graduate from Mount Tabor High School where she participated in many extracurricular activities, most notably cheerleading. She graduated from East Carolina University with a BS in Biology. After a brief stint back in Winston-Salem teaching Biology at Calvary Baptist Day School, Dr. Kinlaw pursued a degree in dentistry from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. During that time, Dr. Kinlaw received the Senior Student Award for Pediatrics from the State of Florida and she knew pediatric dentistry was where her heart was. She entered the pediatric dentistry post-doctoral program at Nova Southeastern University and Joe DiMaggios Children’s Hospital where she completed a rigorous two-year residency program.
Dr. Kinlaw is a proud member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Amy has been involved in a number of non-profit programs, including A Day for Children, Give Kids a Smile, and the Caridad Center for Children, all of which provide much needed dental services to low income families. Dr. Kinlaw is currently working to become a charter member for Operation Smile in Guatemala.