Fariba Paryavi, DDS, MS
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
After earning her bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University, Dr. Fariba Paryavi pursued her dental education at Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia and received her Doctoral of Dental Surgery in 1994. Dr. Paryavi then pursued her postdoctoral training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. In 1997, she completed her training in Pediatric Dentistry and received her Masters’ degree in Oral Biological Sciences. Dr. Paryavi has been in private practice since 1994 in Maryland and D.C. with teaching experience during her residency and after graduation at the University of Maryland dental school. In 2001, Dr. Paryavi founded Pediatric Dental Care, LLC as her first private practice serving the North Potomac, Potomac, Rockville, Gaithersburg, and Germantown areas. Due to the need for Pediatric Dentist in the Northern Montgomery county, Dr. Paryavi founded Pediatric Dental Care of Frederick, LLC in 2008 to serve Frederick, Urbana, Clarksburg, and even parts of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Dr. Paryavi’s practices are growing based on existing patient referrals with additions of an associate pediatric dentist, orthodontist, and soon a general dentist to serve the young adults that were once very young when they started with Dr. Paryavi.
Dr. Paryavi is a Diplomate of American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Maryland State Dental Association, and Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Paryavi holds hospital privileges at nearby hospitals, where she offers “Full Mouth Dental Rehabilitation” in the operating room under general anesthesia for the very young and special needs patients. Dr. Paryavi resides in Maryland with her husband, and they have three grown children and a son-in-law. She enjoys traveling, computers/technology, reading, swimming, biking, cooking and baking. Dr. Paryavi believes in very high quality treatment, the kind that she would want for her children. She also believes patient comfort is of utmost importance during dental procedures. She does her best to make dental experiences as fun and comfortable as they can be for the very young and the teenagers. She has been in dentistry for over 24 years and still enjoys it very much. She hopes to serve the community with her experience and care for many more years to come.
Dr. Tracy San Martin | Associate Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Tracy is a highly experienced Associate Pediatric Dentist. Fluent in English and Spanish, she graduated from New Jersey Dental School in 1992 and completed her Pediatric Residency in 1994 during her tenure at Eastman Dental Center in New York. Dr.Tracy has practiced Pediatric Dentistry in Maryland since 2001. She has two daughters and is passionate about family and exercise. Dr. Tracy often covers days that Dr. Paryavi is working at the Frederick location to facilitate improved patient accessibility at the North Potomac location.
Dr. Lobat Zainali | Associate Board Certified Orthodontist
Dr. Zainali is an Associate Board Certified Orthodontist and has practiced in Maryland and the DC Metropolitan area since 1991. In addition, Dr. Zainali has been an active member of Howard Orthodontic Program as a part-time faculty member since her graduation from Howard Dental School. Dr. Zainali's goal at the North Potomac location is providing consistently excellent service, especially to children and family members who need braces. Dr. Zainali and her husband of 28 years have a grown daughter and a son. She enjoys painting and reading during her free time and spending time with her family.
Hanna | Dental Hygienist
Hanna has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 3 years. She is thrilled to be a smiling face and comfortable presence for all children in our office. The dentist office has always been a place of comfort and excitement for Hanna and her goal is to continue to provide that atmosphere to all of her patients. Growing up in Washington County Maryland, Hanna is excited to be a new face in Montgomery County. In her spare time you'll see her rooting on the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles, and the Washington Capitals. She also loves to spend quality time with family, friends, and her boyfriend, Kevin. You'll always catch Hanna in our office smiling and singing along to all the Disney classics. She looks forward to meeting and making lasting relationships with all of our patients.
Amy | Part-time Hygienist
Napassanan aka “Amy.” While working part time at a dental office as a dental assistant, Amy realized that her passion was in dentistry. She then pursued her degree in hygiene and graduated from the Community College of Baltimore County. Amy enjoys talking to her patients about dental care, the connection between oral health and systemic diseases and their overall oral hygiene. Amy does her absolute best in helping her patients improve their dental education and experience. When she is not at the office, Amy enjoys her time with her family and friends. She is an avid traveler, especially when it comes to visiting her family in Thailand. Furthermore, she is an avid fan of all things 'Disney' and enjoys Disney World, just as much as her husband and 3-year old daughter. Please feel free to discuss dental health care or Disney World with Amy.
Bibi | North Potomac Office Coordinator
Bibi has over 23 years of dental experience, making her extremely familiar with all aspects of a top-tier dentist’s office. Her passion is management and assisting doctors, staff, and patients through effective communication and efficient protocols. She is married and has two children: a daughter in college and a son in high school. She loves spending her free time with her family.
Ashley | Dental Assistant & OR Coordinator
Ashley is a student working towards her degree in pre-dental. She works at Pediatric Dental Care on a part-time basis but with a full-time heart. Her goal is to always provide excellent service to make our patients’ visits as pleasant as possible and learn all aspects of dentistry as she furthers her dental education.
Chantal | Dental Assistant
Chantal has been in the dental world for over 20 years and still loves it. She’s married and has two wonderful daughters. She enjoys watching the Food Network and getting fresh ideas to try out with her family and friends. In her free time, she loves spending time outdoors and with her family.
Erika | Dental Assistant and Receptionist
Erika has been involved in the dental world since 2015. She recently graduated from Towson University and will continue to further her studies. She loves working in the dental industry and being able to provide the best service and quality of care for our patients. She loves to help people and looks forward to greeting everyone who walks in our door. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently. In her spare time, she enjoys going to baseball, and hockey games with her fiancé Chris. She also loves spending quality time with family and friends.