Meet Our Providers
Our Reston dentists are looking forward to caring for your smile.
Dr. Steven Johnson
Dr. Johnson has been caring for Reston and beyond for over 30 years with innovative yet gentle dentistry. He graduated from the Medical College of Virginia, trained at West Virginia University for his general dental practice residency, and completed ongoing education at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies.
He’s proud to work with our group of talented Reston dentists offering a wide range of preventive, cosmetic, and restorative services to help you and your family keep smiling. Dr. Johnson welcomes you to a new kind of dental experience, one where we put your needs first while connecting you with the best available treatment options.
Dr. Deepak Wararh (Dr. Dee)
Dr. Dee earned her undergraduate degree in Punjab, India, and moved to the United States to earn her doctor of dental surgery degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. To date, she continues to expand her expertise through continuing dental education and courses, plus her involvement in the Academy of General Dentistry as an active member.
Our Reston Family Smiles dentist strives to give all her patients excellent dentistry with individualized care. She looks forward to meeting you and your family and helping you smile! In her free time, Dr. Dee loves to spend time with her loved ones, and some of her hobbies include reading and cooking for family and friends.
Dr. Michael Dong
Dr. Michael is a Northern Virginia native and graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Tech with a BS in biology. After college, he spent time with his dentist and became inspired to pursue a career in dentistry. Dr. Michael earned his doctor of dental surgery degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, plus completed an advanced education general dentistry residency at the University of California in Los Angeles.
He’s an active member of the Pankey Institute and the Academy of General Dentistry and participates in continuing education for dental implant, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Our Reston, VA dentist is also an active member of the Spear Faculty Study Club, and his goal is for patients to gain the confidence that comes from a beautiful, healthy smile. Dr. Michael’s favorite pastimes revolve around basketball, running, and golf.
Dr. Fatemeh Baftechi
Dr. Baftechi received her bachelor of science in biology from George Mason UniversityLearn more about George Mason University and her doctorate of dental medicine from Tufts University School of Dental MedicineLearn more about Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She specializes in cosmetic dentistry and is passionate about helping people smile with confidence!
As a member of Reston Family Smiles, she enjoys helping patients create a smile that looks good and feels good. Dr. Baftechi knows the power a smile makeover can have on a person’s entire life, so she works closely with patients to help them become the best version of themselves.
Dr. Christine Do
Dr. Christine Do is a proud Vietnamese American general dentist. Born and raised in Northern Virginia, she is excited to come back to the area and serve the community she grew up in! Dr. Do believes in comprehensive quality care as well as building a dental home where every patient is always welcomed.
Dr. Do completed her undergraduate and doctorate degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. During her time at VCU, she completed a residency in advanced general dentistry where she provided emergency and multidisciplinary oral health care. She also trained in complex prosthodontics, surgery, and digital dentistry. Although an exceptional dentist already, Dr. Do is committed to always advancing her dental knowledge. With that in mind, she continues to immerse herself in continuing education.
When she is not busy polishing her dental skills, Dr. Do likes to spend quality time with her family and friends, explore new cuisines, and cheer on the VCU Rams!
Dr. Manisha Shrestha
Dr. Shrestha was born and raised in Nepal and came to the United States for her undergraduate studies and dental school. She earned her dental degree from Nova Southeastern University and completed an implant fellowship from Triangle Dental Institute. Our dentist is a member of the American Dental AssociationLearn more about ADA and practices general dentistry with comprehensive treatment planning.
She’s qualified in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, plus places implants and restores them. In her free time, Dr. Shrestha loves spending time with family, reading books, going on scenic hikes/walks, or just strolling through the city with her dog. In addition, she enjoys traveling, trying different cuisine, and relaxing or staying active at the beach or lakeside.
Dr. Sanam Kheirieh
Dr. Kheirieh earned her doctorate in dental degree from Iran and worked as a general dentist before continuing her career in endodontics. She received her specialty degree in endodontics from the University of MarylandLearn more about University of Maryland , where she also received her master’s degree in biomedical science. Dr. Kheirieh continues to expand her knowledge alongside her clinical skills through research projects (in the field of dentistry and specifically dental materials) and has completed several publications.
In 2015, she won the Sherril Ann Science Endodontic Research Fellowship Award for developing the “Nanogel-based scaffold in endodontics.” Our endodontist is also an active member of the American Association of EndodonticsLearn more about American Association of Endodontics, International Association for Dental ResearchLearn more about International Association for Dental Research, American Dental AssociationLearn more about American Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental SocietyLearn more about Northern Virginia Dental Society, and Endodontic Edward C. Penick Study ClubLearn more about Endodontic Edward C. Penick Study Club.
Dr. Ji Woung Choi
Dr. Choi grew up in South Korea and moved to the US with his family when he was 17. His mom was a dental hygienist, and Dr. Choi was exposed to the field early on, hoping to one day help others as well. He earned his BS in biology/chemistry from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and his doctor of dental surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry.
His accomplishments include the Dr. Edward G. Kaufman Award for academic excellence and Dr. Harry Langa scholarship. Our dentist is Invisalign® certified, a member of the American Dental AssociationLearn more about ADA, and a fellow of the International Dental Implant AssociationLearn more about International Dental Implant Association. In his free time, Dr. Choi enjoys watching movies, listening to music, and playing tennis. A fun fact? His parents are his heroes!