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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Nazie Starnes, DDS

“Let your smile change the world. Don’t let the world change your smile.”

My Mission

“To provide comprehensive dental care and educate patients on how to keep a healthy smile.”

Education

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Memphis, TN

Christian Brothers University, Bachelor of Science in Biology – Memphis, TN

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Starnes has been serving patients in Virginia since 2008. She is passionate about dentistry and providing the best care for her patients. She is constantly attending continuing education at the most prestigious educational facilities. Dr. Starnes has completed advanced training at the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute for esthetic and neuromuscular dentistry. She has also completed a one-year post-graduate program to further her education in dental implants.

Dr. Starnes offers orthodontic treatments with both Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. She is currently pursuing a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of the office, Dr. Starnes is devoted to taking care of her two daughters, Haley and Sophia. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband and reading. 

Pallavi Dhingra, DDS

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” – William Arthur Ward

My Mission

“To serve my patients and community by providing professional, gentle, and comprehensive oral health care.”

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology – Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Richmond, VA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Dhingra is currently an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Virginia Dental Association, and American Academy for Oral Systemic Health. She regularly attends the annual meetings of the Virginia Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, and Hinman Dental Society. Dr. Dhingra is also Invisalign Certified.  

Life & Hobbies

“In my free time, I enjoy running, hiking, and reading. I have a dog named Mischa who is a Pomeranian-Terrier mix!”