Dr. Nikta Marvdashti DMD/CAGS
Having been a family and cosmetic dentist for over 20 years, Dr. Nikta Marvdashti obtained her DDS degree from the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Dental School in 1991. After practicing dentistry for several years overseas, she immigrated to the United States where she completed a residency program: Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine from 2007-2008. There, she passed the Northeast Regional Board of Examiners (NERB) with one of the highest scores in her class.
Dr. Nikta’s advanced academic training attained during her residency program, many years of experience, and continuous education qualifies her to provide optimal care for her patients. Accordingly, Dr. Nikta firmly believes in continuing her education in order to stay up-to-date with the latest techniques in the dental field. Furthermore, she attends dental conferences on a regular basis and is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and Northern Virginia Dental Society.
Dr. Nikta’s insistence to keep up with the latest dental advancements is derived from her passion for finding the most effective methods to ensure her patients’ comfort while delivering the best overall oral health. Her comprehensive approach to dental health addresses issues early-on before they develop into bigger and more costly experiences. She believes that a great dental care routine is a must for each and every person!
Outside of her dental career, Dr. Nikta resides in Fairfax with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, exploring nature, and admiring works of art. Her appreciation of the arts has inspired her own creativity in the form of photography, her favorite hobby.
Dr. Farzin Ghanavati
In 1999, Dr. Farzin Ghanavati graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree in Dentistry. He was selected to attend a specialty training in 2000, graduated with a Master’s degree in Periodontology in 2003, and received a Fellowship Certificate in Advanced Implantology in 2010.
From 2003 to 2011, Dr. Ghanavati served as an associate professor at The National School of Dentistry (SBMU) and privately practiced dentistry, periodontology, and implantology. In 2011, Dr. Ghanavati moved to Germany to complete a Laser Therapy Master program at RWTH Aachen University. While obtaining his Master’s degree, he practiced dentistry, periodontology and implantology at the Oral Care Clinic in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 2011 to 2014.
In 2014. Dr. Ghanavati left Rotterdam to continue his education at The Residency Program of Advanced Education in General Dentistry in Rochester, New York. He completed this Residency Program Degree in 2017 and began his dentistry and periodontology career in Washington, District of Columbia.
Dr. Ghanavati is a Board Certified Dentist, who passionately provides comprehensive general dental care and periodontal therapy where needed. The preponderance of his practice in our office focuses on dental implantology, periodontology, and oral surgery.
His oral surgery and periodontology skills include surgical placements of implants, periodontal surgery, hard and soft tissue grafting (Bone and Gum Grafting), the removal of impacted third molars, socket preservation, sinus lifting, and ridge augmentation.
Dr. Ghanavati is one of the first dentists in the United States certified to offer Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation treatments. This treatment is a scalpel-free, suture-free procedure with a very fast recovery period to correct gum recession.
Outside of his passion for dentistry, he enjoys sports, music, and traveling.
Olivia is our office manager, insurance specialist, and patient coordinator with more than 13 years of experience in the dentistry field. Her professionalism, attention to detail, and care enhances our patients’ experience at our dental office. Her goal is to provide a positive experience – from transactions over the phone to when patients step through the door of our office. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Merly is a friendly and social dental assistant with more than 11 years of experience working in dental offices. She finds joy in serving her patients and strives to provide excellent dental care – always with a smile and positive attitude. Merly is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dog and spending time in nature.