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.
Tee | Dental Hygienist
As a registered dental hygienist for over 20 years, Tee has enjoyed working in pediatric dentistry for the past 10 years and looks forward to many more. Together, she and her husband raised two boys and a cute dog named Mousse. Her passions include running, cooking, and being outdoors.
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.
Bea | Dental Assistant and Receptionist
Bea has been involved in dentistry since 2005. She is highly trained in administrative duties as well as dental radiology and expanded function dental assisting. Over the next several years, she plans to complete her training to become a certified dental hygienist. She works part time at Dr. Paryavi's office, mostly in the Frederick location as her class schedule permits. She lives in Frederick with her husband and two little boys. She is known for her warm, outgoing nature and enjoys helping to always make patients feel at home.
Kayla | Dental Assistant and Receptionist
Kayla has been in dentistry for over 14 years. She has worked in all aspects of dentistry, from general dentistry to pediatric and Orthodontics. She lives in Frederick with her husband and 2 beautiful children. Outside work, they attend a lot of baseball games with their son, and have family fun activities such as hiking.