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, 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 6% 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 exceeds standard licensure requirements in his state to keep his practice on the cutting edge". Dr. Nik attended the United States Dental Institue (A continuous education member), completed 2 years post-graduate program in orthodontics. Dr. Nik is also a topDentist. topDentists began in January 2007 with the intent to identify the best dentists and specialists in the country and is the only list of its kind, chosen by dental professionals. topDentists has over sixty years in combined experience compiling peer-review referral guides in the legal, dental and medical fields. Using this experience along with the input of several prominent dentists in the United States, topDentists has created a selection process that has been refined and improved over previous superlative guides. Dentists must be voted in strictly by their peers, and virtually every dentist is given an opportunity to participate, listings cannot be purchased (and no payment is required to be listed), inclusion topDentists is considered to be a distinct honor. Dr. Nik 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.
Mansoureh -Registered Dental Hygienist
Mansoureh, our dental hygienist, has helped care for our patients since 2011. She attended the Northern Virginia Community College School of Dental Hygiene, where she earned her Associates Degree of Applied Science, graduating magna cum laude in 2009. She is the recipient of the 2010 Ellen S. Flanagar volunteer service award for her extensive volunteer work at the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic. Mansoureh enjoys working with children and her gentle touch ensures every patient has a pleasant experience during every dental appointment.
Mansoureh is fluent in English and Farsi. She is also learing Turkish. She enjoys hiking and attending her daughters basketball games.
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.
Yvonne - Scheduling Coordinator
Yvonne has been involved in dentistry for over 4 years and joined our team in 2017. Yvonne's background in customer services allows her to care for all patients with such a manor that makes you feel as if you have known her for years. Yvonne is committed to making sure all of our patient receive the quality service they deserve.
Yvonne moved from Washington State 2 years ago and is enjoying herself exploring Virginia. She loves to be outdoors, hiking and of course enjoying the local wineries. She loves to spend time with her two teenage sons and her furry friends.