Our Team

Dr. Sheri (Shahrzad) Salartash, DDS, FAGD, FICOI, FAAIP

Dr. Sheri Salartash

Dr. Sheri Salartash is an expertly trained Cosmetic & General Dentist sharing a tremendous wealth of knowledge and experience within her practice. She is extremely passionate about her work’s results, as she knew by the age of 10 that dentistry is all she wanted to pursue in life. She is a Biologic dentist and focuses on Comprehensive Dentistry, Aesthetics and Functional –Physiologic-Neuromuscular Orthodontics with a whole- body mindset. The office is mercury-safe and trained in Biologic Dentistry and Airway/TMJ/Sleep Apnea Solutions.

Dr. Sheri has an abundance of experience at several cutting edge dental practices in Virginia, Washington D.C. and Iowa. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University and is honored to have been recognized as one of “America's Top Dentists” by Consumers' Research Council of America for the past 10 years. Dr. Sheri has also been nominated as one of the Top Dentists in Northern Virginia Living in 2018 and Washingtonian in 2019. She also is featured as an integrative dental expert on the TOP Doctors Interviews which are seen on CNN Headline News, Fox News, Oprah Winfrey Network, CNBC and other networks.

Dr. Sheri and her husband, George, have a baby girl named Lilly. They enjoy all sorts of outdoor activities and are currently trying to be better golfers… and have a long way to go!

ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Dr. Salartash is associated with a number of prestigious dental organizations, including:

  • Fellow: Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
  • Fellow: International Congress of Oral Implantologists ( FICOI)
  • Fellow: American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics ( FAAIP)
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
  • International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
  • International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
  • Weston A. Price Foundation
  • Holistic Dental Association (HDA)
  • Upledger Institute International
  • Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation
  • International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)
  • National Headache Foundation
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACFP)
  • International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics ( ICCMO)
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
  • Washington Ir Dental Society, (WIDS - Served as the President)
  • American Academy of Facial Cosmetics (AAFC)

Dr. Salartash seeks to help patients with not just dentistry, but healthy body lifestyles. She has background in ALF Orthodontics, Functional Orthopedic and Orthodontics Appliance Therapy, Dentomandibular Sensorimotor Dysfunction Therapy, Orofacial pain and TMJ therapy, Functional Cosmetics and Aesthetics, sleep apnea appliances and holistic dentistry that concentrates on whole body health. Her office provides comprehensive dental care such as Alternative orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, soft tissue laser procedures, Gum recession treatment, implants, whitening and of course preventative care. She offers treatment for children as young as newborn that are tongue tied who may be experiencing problems feeding. Dr. Sheri notes that screenings for traditional and physiological orthodontics should start early, since between the ages of 2-6 years is a critical time for development. This time can have a huge effect on jaw development, alignment and airway management. For orthodontics, Dr. Sheri notes that the best results happen before the age of 12. Dr. Sheri believes strongly in patient education and insists her staff and patients work as a team to create a treatment plan. She is also heavily involved in DNA Vivos appliances that are epigenetic orthopedics with puemopedic effects, they can cure sleep apnea. ALF or Alternative Lightwire Functional: helping with cranial and facial asymmetry, Anterior Facial Growth Guided Orthopedic Appliances: helping with proper mid-facial growth and airway development; Pinhole Surgery: minimally invasive gum lift; Mercury safe: Biocompatible Dentistry following IOAMT protocol.

Dr. J. Christopher Durr

Born to an Army family, Dr. Durr attended Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, moving on to The University of Virginia graduating with honors in Psychology. He received his DDS from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. After two years at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, Dr. Durr taught at Georgetown University and enjoyed a private practice in Fairfax City. Upon the closure of Georgetown's Dental school, he attended George Mason's School of Law, obtaining a JD.

Dr. Durr is well versed in the dental arts including Cosmetics, Sedation, Implants as well as Family Dentistry. He is a member of The American Dental Association (ADA), The Virginia Dental Association (VDA) and the American Society of Dental Anesthesia ADSA. He is licensed in Virginia and in The Netherlands. He maintains a busy continuing educating schedule, and serves as a consultant as a legal expert on certain dental issues.

Dr. Durr
Dr. Christopher Durr

Dr. Naghmeh Bahramian

Dr. Naghmeh Bahramian

Dr. Bahramian is a compassionate and caring doctor who strongly aims to provide the most modern and advanced dental care. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia where she attended University of Georgia. While completing her undergraduate biology degree, due to her passion for dentistry she dedicated her time to multiple dental community outreach activities which included overseas mission trips and local volunteering.

She obtained her doctor of dental medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Dental Medicine where she developed extensive training in the area of general dentistry. After dental school her desire for continued perfection lead her to participate in advanced dental education residency.

Dr. Bahramian and her husband recently moved to Virginia to establish their future life and family. During her free time she enjoys nature walks and playing tennis.

Lilly - Front Office

Lilly works various tasks, mostly answering the phone and welcoming patients. If you want to get in good with Lilly, just mention Peppa Pig.

Office Staff