We provide a friendly environment for our patients. We treat each and every patient with respect and the highest professionalism. Most of all, we truly care about our patients, their health, and their lives.
Our dentists, Dr. Sameh Kassem, D.D.S. & Dr. Michael Gwaltney, D.D.S.,welcome you to our office.
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Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Sameh Kassem, D.D.S. grew up in Alexandria, Egypt. In 1987, he earned his Bachelor degree from the Alexandria University, Egypt BDS in dental science. He moved to the United States to attend Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Kassem graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia in 1993. He is a member of the American Dental Association in the Northern Virginia Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Kassem carries on the strong dental tradition like his father before him, an accomplised dentist in Egypt. When not in the office, Dr. Kassem likes to spend his time with family and friends.
Dr. Michael Gwaltney, D.D.S. is a native of Richmond, Virginia, where he graduated from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1989 with Honors in History. Dr. Gwaltney received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University in 1993 where he and Dr. Kassem met as classmates. After graduation from dental school, he began private practice in Richmond until moving to Lansdowne, Northern Virginia in 2011 when he joined the practice with Dr. Kassem.
Dr. Gwaltney enjoys all areas of General Dentistry and actively pursues continuing dental education. He values educating his patients about their dental needs and working with them to improve their smiles. Dr. Gwaltney is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. He also works with Northern Virginia Family Services.
Dr. Gwaltney enjoys spending his free time with family and friends. His hobbies include repairing and restoring cars, reading, traveling, and exploring the area. He currently lives in Cascades, Sterling, VA.
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What Our Patients Are Saying
Dr. Kassem is a very professional and caring dentist.
Dr. Kassem and his staff are awesome! I always feel like I’m in good hands when I go there.
I have been going to Dr. Kassem since he opened this office many years ago. He is knowledgeable, descriptive of his work, patient, amusing, kind and caring. His assistant is wonderful and the two of them work well together. The front desk woman is very accommodating and patient as well as I am often changing my appointments around. I do not know Dr. Gwaltney but I know Dr. Kassem would only associate with a top notch professional. I have lived in Ashburn for 28 years and Dr. Kassem would be one of my reason not to move from the area.
My wife and I have been seeing Dr. Kassem for at least 15 years. He and his assistant Gladys are fantastic. Dr. Kassem takes great care of our teeth and gives honest and objective advice. We plan to stay with Dr. Kassem for as long as he is in practice and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a dentist.
Dr. Kassem is an outstanding Dentist! I always know I can trust him with the care of my teeth. Dr. Kassem is easy going and upfront. I have had negative experiences with other dentist trying to up-sell me on care that I didn’t need. I alway know I am getting an honest response with Dr. Kassem. He always puts his patients first!