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Aesthetic Dental of Kentlands

Chitra Ghafari, DDS

60 Market St.
Gaithersburg, MD 20878


About Us

Dr. Chitra Ghafari, an accomplished dentist with over 15 years of experience in private practice, has provided restorative and cosmetic dental services to her patients in the greater Washington, DC area from her offices in the Kentlands since 2005. She is a Fellow of the International Congress of Implantology; she has had extensive training to treat complex restorative and cosmetic cases at the most prestigious institutes in the country.

Prior to moving to Maryland, Dr. Ghafari practiced dentistry for 7 years in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

Dr. Ghafari obtained her DDS from The University of Oklahoma in 1997 and during her four years of dental school she was on College Honor Roll List. Oklahoma Dental School at the time of graduation. Dr. Ghafari did a General Practice Residency at the University of Minnesota in 1998.

She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of Tehran and graduated on the top of her class. She came to the United States in 1990 and obtained her Master of Science degree in Physiology in 1993 from the University of Minnesota. During her studies, she was also a research and teaching assistant. Her master thesis resulted in the publication of four papers, two of them as first author and the other two as co-author, and two presentations in national meetings.

Dr. Ghafari speaks three languages fluently, Farsi, French and English. She has been a member of number of organization American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and currently she serves as the President of Washington Iranian Dental Society. Dr. Ghafari highly enjoys general dentistry for the diversity and comprehensive treatment she can provide to her patients.

Dr. Ghafari was always an outstanding student throughout her education and she still is a great student in her profession. She always takes more than 100 hours continuing education per year. She is always keeping up with what is new in the profession and incorporates new techniques in her practice to serve her patients to the best of her ability.

By the same token she is a great student of life, she loves traveling, history and learning about different cultures and people. She enjoys meeting new people and getting to know them and grow with them.

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