Dr. Garima K Talwar

Why are so many people seeing this Dentist?

Dr. Garima K. Talwar brings not only many years of dental experience to Advanced Dental care, but her dedication to cosmetic dentistry and full mouth reconstructive dentistry has won her many patients who have experienced life-changing results.

Dr. Talwar received her Doctor of Dental Science from Loma Linda University California, MS in Prosthodontics from the University of Maryland. She is a Diplomate of American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of The American College of Prosthodontists. Prosthodontics is a dental specialty which required three years of additional training after one has become a dentist. The specialty focuses on complex cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry.

She is a clinical instructor and Assistant Professor in the Post-Graduate Program in Prosthodontics at University of Maryland and a Clinical Associate at Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Prosthodontics at Johns Hopkins University.

To keep abreast and to be with the best in the field she takes extensive continuing education. She is a member of American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association (ADA), and American College of Prosthodontics.

Her dedication to cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry has always been a life changing experience for her patients, and their testimonials are self evident of that. She is known for her exceptional empathetic dental care.

Dr. Hemani Kaur

Dentistry is not just a profession for Dr. Hemani Kaur, it is a passion that she has pursued her entire life. She is ever passionate about making a positive impact on her patient’s life and changing their outlook towards dental health. She has been inspired by her mother to become a dentist and shares her enthusiasm towards dentistry with her for she is a dentist as well and still practices today. Dr. Kaur says, “My profession defines me and is an integral part of me. I love making people smile and help guide them towards the right choices for them in the long run.”

Dr. Kaur received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from India and graduate of Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University. She graduated from that program with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2001. Upon graduation, she acquired a practice in Frederick, Maryland and Ashburn, Virginia and now is a senior dentist with us.

When Dr. Kaur is not seeing patients, she is spending time with her husband, a systems engineer, and her son, a budding artist and musician. She also enjoys cooking, shopping, and music.

Dr. Nishal Patel

Dr. Patel, originally from New York, got her schooling in Chester, Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from James Madison University and had obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Dr. Patel further completed one year of General Practice Residency at WellSpan York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. At WellSpan she got extensive experience in managing all spheres of dentistry in a hospital setting for both adults and children. Dr. Patel loves to get to know her patients, their care is of prime importance to her. She has a very caring and pleasant demeanor which makes her patients relaxed and comfortable in her care.

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Patel spends time with her husband, family, and friends. She enjoys arts and crafts, cooking and traveling.


Caitriona Johnson has been a hygienist for 30 years. She graduated from Northern Virginia Community College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1987 and has been practicing in the Northern Virginia area. Caitriona’s mission is to create healthy educated patients in a friendly general environment by providing excellent dental care.

Caitriona is a native to Virginia graduated high school from Bishop O’Connell in Arlington and mother to three children and has one granddaughter. She has been active in Ashburn community, a member of the Loudoun Chamber and a member of Business Networking International (BNI). She enjoys traveling, the outdoors and spending time with her family.


Patient Care Administrator

Claudia has been working in dentistry for over eight years. She loves spending her days seeing new patients and forming a lasting relationship. She enjoys helping patients with their financial needs and treatment concerns. Her goal with every patient is to help them become comfortable with the thought of treatment, for them to feel like a part of Advanced Dental Care family. Claudia volunteers for a non-profit organization, called Water Buffalo, which focus on bringing educational supplies to third-world countries. Claudia enjoys painting, cooking, and gardening.


Patient Care Coordinator

Lauren, our administrative receptionist is a local of Leesburg and is fairly new to the dental field. She joined Advanced Dental Care in January of 2018, and she enjoys learning every aspect of the field. She looks forward to growing into her position for many years to come. Accommodating and attending, she looks to fit every patient’s scheduling needs or concerns. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing, and swimming. Her favorite pastime is going on hikes with her family.


Dental Assistant

Irene is an Ashburn local and has been with us since 2010. She has been in the dental field since 2004 and looks forward to working with the doctors at Advanced Dental everyday, for she believes the team is very caring and thoughtful. She is an avid photographer in her free time, taking photos of local nature such as Potomac Falls. She is originally from the Philippines and enjoys collecting native accessories. Irene also loves getting together and spending time with her family.


Clinical Assistant

Gela was born and raised in Iran. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology while in Iran and received a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Biomedical Science from GMU. She has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2011. Ever since then she has worked for various dentists and specialists.

What she enjoys the most in this job is patient care. During her work as a dental assistant, she has seen the close relationship a dentist and her team can create with patients.

Moreover, paying attention to detail as well as true re-forming of the lost areas in the mouth is what she likes in dentistry. In her spare time, Gela enjoys painting and reading books in her native language to relax.


Originally from Iran, Roshi has lived in the United States since 2006, and she started her dental career in 2008. Her favorite part about her job is learning new techniques to make dental care easier for her patients, such as the Cerec machine that allows her to scan a patient’s arch instead of taking impressions.

She loves getting together with her friends and exploring Northern Virginia.


Janis has been in the dental field for more than a decade, her career starting in her home country before she moved to the United States. Working in the dental field is very fulfilling for her, and she hopes to do it for many more years.

Janis lives in the Ashburn area with her family and pets. She enjoys hosting events for her friends and family.

Tour Our Office

We understand your need to receive treatment in a practice that makes you feel comfortable, safe, and welcome. Please feel free to schedule an appointment or stop by for a complete tour of our dental office in Leesburg.

You will get to meet our team, walk through our office and treatment areas, and learn more about the dental treatments we provide.