Dentist in Fairfax, VA
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Kamran Nikseresht DDS, FAGD "Dr. Nik"
You know you're in good hands when you discover your dentist is also the dentist for numerous dentists, physicians, and their families. Such is the case for patients of Dr. Kamran Nikseresht known as "Dr. Nik".
"Top Dentist" recognition by northern Virginia magazine as "voted by peers" and by consumers research counsel of America may initially prompt families to visit Dr. Nik, yet his professional, quality care and his positive personality is what causes patients to return. Never rushing, Dr. Nik and entire staff make it a priority to truly listen to patients and understand their concerns, while providing preventative, restorative, and aesthetic care.
Dr. Nik graduated with honors from West Virginia University School of Dentistry receiving a doctorate of dental surgery (DDS) in 1998, and in 2007 he was awarded the prestigious fellowship (FAGD) from the Academy of General dentistry. As a recipient of this award, Dr. Nik joined an elite group of dentists (which account for about 7% of dentists) who understand that great smiles and optimal oral health for their patients are the result of going above and beyond basic requirements. The fellowship award symbolizes excellence in the dental profession, and a commitment to providing exceptional patient care. "This is an outstanding accomplishment for Dr. Nik" says AGD president Vincent Mayher, DMD, MAGD. "By completing the rigorous requirements to become a fellow, Dr. Nik goes above and beyond basic licensure requirements in his state to keep his practice on the cutting edge". Dr. Nik is the recipient of numerous awards, and is presently a member of the following organization: American Dental Association (ADA), Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS),Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)United States Dental Institute (USDI), American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD) and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
Dr. Nik enjoys all aspects of dentistry and provides a wide range of dental treatments including implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics (conventional and invisalign), endodontics (root canals), oral surgery and restorative dentistry. His hobbies include most outdoor activities, skiing, water sports, hiking and reading.
Dr. Cliff Chen
Dr. Cliff Chen was born in California and grew up in Taiwan. He received his doctorate dental degree in 2006 and practiced as a general dentist for 4 years. Dr. Chen went on to complete his post graduate training and Master of Science degree in Columbia University Periodontal department, which is one of the best programs in the U.S. He has been practicing as a Periodontist since and is board certified by the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Chen has always believed that a relationship between doctor and patient contributes significantly to the quality of care delivered. Dr. Chen is very detailed oriented, thorough and passionate about periodontics.
Dr. Chen is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology.
His hobbies include running, golf, traveling and volunteers in a number or charitable organizations.
Azita - Dental Assistant
Azita has been involved with dentistry for 16 years and joined our team in 2005. She brings her skill and knowledge of helping to assist with patients. Azita enjoys making patients feel at ease. So please do not hesitate to ask her for anything while visiting us. Her hobbies include gardening and hiking. She is married with two children. Azita is also bilingual in English and Farsi.
Alla - Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Ukraine, Alla moved to the United States in 1999 and started her dental career working for Dr. Nik as a dental assistant in 2004. In 2010, she graduated from the Tri-State Business Institute in Erie, PA as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Alla is currently a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and attends continuing education classes to stay current on the latest technology and treatments to ensure that every patient's’ needs are addressed in an appropriate and professional manner. She strives to provide thorough and gentle periodontal treatment and stresses the importance of maintaining good dental health. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family. Alla has three boys and her hobbies include travel, hiking, fitness, and running.
Zoila "Zoi" -Registered Dental Hygienist
Zoi, our dental hygienist, joined our team in 2009. She has extensive dental care experience that dates back to 1991. She attended the Northern Virginia Community College School of Dental Hygiene, where she earned an associate degree of Applied Science, graduating cum-laude. Since then she has focused her career on helping patient families achieve optimum oral health.
She is married, has four children and a bichon-frisse. She enjoys spending time with her family, soccer games, tennis and traveling.
Julie - Office Manager
Julie has been involved in dentistry for 11 years and joined our team in 2010. She is a very knowledgeable and dedicated individual who genuinely cares about our patients. She is very devoted to making sure all of our patients receive the best customer service and care possible with a lot of compassion and understanding. Whether you're in the office or on the phone Julie's bubbly personality will make you feel right at home.
She enjoys music, dancing and spending time with family and friends. Julie is also bilingual in English and Spanish.