The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Bayley graduated in 1977 from Howard University School Of Dentistry; he received his Oral and Maxillofacial training from Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was Chair of the Oral Surgery Resident Program at D.C. General where he trained Georgetown and Howard University oral surgery resident dentists. He now serves as Director of the Oral Surgery Resident Program at VA Hospital in Washington, D.C. He is also a Diplomate with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1988
Dr. Madueke's greatest priority is to provide patients with the highest quality of orthodontic care in a friendly, fun, and comfortable environment.
Dr. Ekoh graduated from Howard University Dental School in 2005. He also received Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from Howard University.
Dr. Ekoh is an active member of the Knights of Columbus and volunteers his time as an usher at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He lives in Gainesville with his wife, Tochi, and their sons, Zik & Muna and daughter Zara.
Dr. Jacqueline S. Martin absolutely loves the field of dentistry. She knew she wanted to be a dentist since the age of eight. Dr. Martin completed her undergraduate studies at Howard University and received her degree in dentistry from the University of Maryland. Dr. Martin holds active State Dental Board Licenses in both Washington, D.C., and Maryland. She has attended several health mission trips to Jamaica to provide dental care for hundreds of underprivileged residents. Dr. Martin has owned and operated a private dental practice in downtown Washington, D.C., for over fifteen years.
Dr. Martin is a patient-focused dentist with a commitment to providing quality, compassionate, comprehensive dental care. She provides outstanding treatment in all areas of dentistry but particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry. As a general dentist, Dr. Martin has received additional training and certification in Straight Wire Orthodontics (traditional braces), Six-Month Smiles (invisible aligners). She most recently received training and certification in Botox Injectables. Dr. Martin is fully dedicated to delivering superior dentistry and continually exceeds her patients’ expectations in service, comfort, and quality.
Dr. Martin has a wonderful husband and two beautiful sons. Outside the office, Dr. Martin enjoys spending time with her family, biking, picnicking, and relaxing at the beach. She also has a love of motorcycles and dancing.
Dr. Poorna Phaltankar earned her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She continued her training in general practice at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Dr. Phaltankar's values patient comfort and education in dentistry and she loves providing care to the whole family. In her free time, she can be found outdoors in the DMV, hiking or kayaking, or reading and cooking at her home in Virginia.
Dr. Karim Elrafei, born in Boston, MA, attended the University of Maryland Baltimore County and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Upon graduating from college he attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry where he received his DDS. Dr. Elrafei practiced general dentistry for a number of years, most recently in Hyattsville, MD and downtown Baltimore at Health Care for the Homeless.
His training in Pediatric Dentistry was completed at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry where he served as Chief Resident. Residency offered him the great opportunity of treating children in underserved communities and those with special health care needs, as well as exposure to treatment under various forms of sedation.
Dr. Francis Hunte attended the prestigious Howard University where she completed the Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Dental Surgery Accelerated Program, graduating with honors. Dr. Hunte later advanced her academic achievements and completed the Brigham and Women’s Harvard-Wide General Practice Residency program in Boston, Massachusetts. She later was accepted into the world renound, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine where she completed an advanced residency in Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Dr Hunte is a board certified prosthodontist with specialty training in complex full mouth reconstruction and rehabilitation. Dr Hunte is considered an expert in her field focusing on aesthetic, implant dentistry, full mouth rehabilitation and smile makeovers.Dr Hunte is committed to providing her patients with the most advanced technologies and latest techniques in this dynamic field. Dr Hunte enjoys making her patients smile come see why!
“My profession is a blessing to me. It allows me to meet different kinds of people and families from various generations and develop lasting professional and friendly relationships with all of them. Every day, I am touched by how grateful and thankful my patients are with the healthy positive changes me and my staff are able to make with their oral healthcare and cosmetic needs.” – Dr. Rizvi
Dr. Zia Rizvi is passionate about the care, satisfaction, and comfort of his patients, and helping them overcome any anxiety that is commonly associated with the dental office. Nothing gives him more satisfaction than seeing a patient leave his office with a beautiful healthy smile, full of confidence and security.
Dr. Rizvi loves developing long-lasting relationships with his patients and their families, and serving the community in which he practices. As he has been in the Ashburn area for many years, Dr. Rizvi has had the privilege and honor of getting to know and treating family members from the youngest to the oldest. Knowing that he is able to make their lives better with the work he does is his greatest joy.
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