Meet Our Dental Team – Vienna, VA
Meet Your Dental Family
With our team, you aren’t just another name on our schedule, but a new friend that we’re eager to learn about and serve! Nothing makes our staff happier than showing a patient just how easy and relaxing visiting the dentist can be when you’re being looked after by a skilled and experienced team. They’ll help you feel right at home starting at your first appointment, and you can begin getting to know everyone by reading on below.
Ericka, Office Manager
Originally from Stephens City, Ericka has been working in the dental world for over five years so far. Here at Pace Dental, she loves building wonderful relationships with the patients! Over time, they start to feel just like a second family.
At home, Ericka and her husband Jimmy have a daughter named Lani and a Boston Terrier named Mojo. They’re also welcoming a brand-new baby boy to the family in February 2020! When she isn’t busy at the dental office, her favorite hobbies include going to the movies, shopping with her daughter, cheering on her traveling basketball team, and indulging in sweet treats.
Bahar, Dental Hygienist
Originally from Isfahan, Iran, Bahar studied at both Northern Virginia Community College and Howard University. What she enjoys most about her role here at Pace Dental is getting to meet and learn about so many different people from all sorts of cultures!
Bahar is the youngest sibling in her family and was also recently married. In her free time, you can usually find her doing lots of outdoor activities and painting.
Saher, Dental Assistant
Saher completed her Bachelor’s in Public Health at George Mason University and has two years of dedicated assistant training, which taught her many of the valuable skills that she still uses daily. Today, her career in oral healthcare covers over 12 years! She really enjoys educating our patients on good dental health habits, as well as having the opportunity to work with such talented team members and constantly learn new techniques and ideas.
When Saher isn’t busy at the office, she enjoys traveling, both globally and locally. She is currently busy with finishing her Master’s in Public Health and has a very strong desire to care for smiles in underserved countries. She currently directs a nonprofit dental humanitarian project in Afghanistan and volunteers in similar projects around the world a few times each year.
Noushon, Dental Assistant
Noushon has been working in the dental world for nearly five years so far – in fact, she’s currently applying to dental schools to further her education! As one of our assistants, she loves working with such a wide variety of patients and providing them with the best possible care. In turn, they appreciate her extroverted, sociable nature.
Noushon is a Vienna native and currently lives at home with her parents. In her spare time, one of her biggest passions is playing and coaching volleyball! She is currently on an adult rec team and has been coaching youth teams since she was in high school. She also regularly attends fitness classes with Orange Theory, bakes a variety of pastries, travels, and spends plenty of quality time with family and friends. On her own, you can often find her binge-watching Netflix shows like Grey’s Anatomy!
Nuris, Dental Assistant
Nuris is originally from San Miguel, SLV, and she is one of the newest members of our team. She loves connecting with patients, transforming their smiles, and boosting their confidence through dentistry. In fact, those are her favorite aspects of working at our office!
In her free time, Nuris likes hiking, walking, and canoeing in the great outdoors. She also enjoys reading and catching up with her family on Sundays!