Meet Our Dental Team – Burke, VA
Nurturing, Caring, and One-of-a-Kind
Consisting of Dr. Ashraghi, our office manager, patient coordinator, two dental assistants, and our dental hygienist, we work together to form a one-of-a-kind dental team. As dental professionals with decades of experience, we aim to create positive and stress-free experiences for our patients. From check-in to check-out, your time spent at Alpine Dental, Dr. Maryam Ashraghi will include time spent getting to know you, answering your questions, addressing your concerns, and offering a listening ear. To get to know our Burke dental team a bit better before your arrival, we invite you to read our bios below.
Nuriz, Patient Coordinator
Originally from Fairfax, Nuriz does a great job caring for those in need here at Alpine Dental, Dr. Maryam Ashraghi. One of her favorite parts of this position is interacting with patients in such a positive work environment!
Nuriz hails from a small family and has young twin daughters who LOVE going to the park. As for her hobbies, you can often find her spending quality time outdoors and cooking – especially cake pops.
Stephanie, Dental Assistant
Stephanie received her bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and criminology from Christopher Newport University, and she also has a master’s degree in neuroscience from the University of Manchester in England. She joined our practice in 2023 and loves getting to know and learn more about our patients every day!
Originally from Springfield, VA, Stephanie loves to attend live music events, go to the movies, travel around the world, and spend time with friends. She also has a side business pet sitting for all of her wonderful and cuddly clients! You might have seen her in some popular TV shows as she works as a background actor when not in the office. Another interesting fact is that she was once invited to the White House to meet former President Barack Obama and former German Chancellor Angela Merkel!
Amira, Dental Assistant
Amira studied dental assisting at MIHT and has been a part of this field for nearly five years now. She feels blessed to work in such a beautiful office – plus, her work team is amazing too!
At home, Amira is a proud wife and mother of four children. She spends her free time cooking for family, friends, and various events. She always looks forward to making others laugh too.
Suri, Dental Hygienist
Suri was a surgical technician while living in Iran but decided to change her career path and pursue dental hygiene in the U.S. She graduated magna cum laude from Northern Virginia Community College in 2009. Since then, she has been working in the dental field as a dental hygienist and was the recipient of the Ellen S. Flanagan Volunteer Service Award in 2010 for her extensive volunteering at the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic. Suri enjoys taking care of children, and her gentle touch ensures every patient has a pleasant experience during his/her dental appointment.
Suri is fluent in English and Farsi and is also in the process of learning Turkish. She lives with her husband and their two daughters in Northern Virginia. Away from work, she enjoys shopping, hiking, reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.