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 HDA Certified (Holistic Dental Association) and focuses on Comprehensive Dentistry, Aesthetics and Orthodontics with a whole- body mindset. The office is mercury-safe and trained in Biologic Dentistry and Airway/Sleep Apnea Solutions.

Dr. Sheri's abundance of experience comes from 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 every year since 2012!

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

  • International Association of Mercury Safe Dentists (IAMSD)
  • Weston A. Price Foundation
  • International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)
  • Fellow: Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
  • Washington Ir Dental Society, (WIDS - Served as the President)
  • Fellow: International Congress of Oral Implantologists ( FICOI)
  • Fellow: American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics ( FAAIP)
  • American Academy of Facial Cosmetics (AAFC)

Dr. Salartash seeks to help patients with not just dentistry, but healthy body lifestyles. She has studied Spear’s Occlusion, Straight Wire Orthodontics, Oral Appliance Therapy, Trudenta or Dentomandibular Sensorimotor Dysfunction Therapy, Functional Cosmetics and Aesthetics, and Sleep Apnea Appliances. Dental Excellence Integrative Center offers treatment for children as young newborns who may be tongue-tied and have trouble feeding. Dr. Sheri believes strongly in patient education and insists her staff and patients work as a team to create a treatment plan.

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