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Gateway Dental

44330 Premier Plaza

Suite #140

Ashburn, VA 20147


Meet The Doctors

About us: Meet our professional and courteous Ashburn dentist team.


Dr. Eghtessad received his undergraduate degree in Biology from George Mason University in VA. He Attended Howard University School of Dentistry in 1994 where he met his wife and graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.

Dr. Eghtessad has been practicing General Dentistry in Virginia since 1998. He has been named one of the top dentists by Washingtonian magazine. He has extensive experience in oral sedation and all fields of General Dentistry, including Endodontics Dentistry (Root Canal Therapy) Cosmetic Dentistry (Lumineer Veneers, Porcelain Inlay/Onlay, Porcalain Crowns,Invisible clear orthodontic braces), Pediatric Dentistry, and Periodontal Maintenance (continuing care for gums and bone around the teeth). Dr. Eghtessad offers metal free partial dentures and denture over implants (Comfort Dentures).

For patients suffering from Migraine headaches Dr. Eghtessad uses NTI to alleviate muscle tension.

Whether you need cosmetic dentistry whitening or tooth repair, you can trust Dr. Eghtessad to help you decide easily and comfortably on the best and affordable solution for your dental needs.

Dr. Eghtessad and his wife have been married for seventeen years and have two children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, skiing, snorkeling, and spending time with his children.


Dr. Sravanthi Nallavalli earned her dental degree from Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She also received a dental degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India, her home country. She has practiced general dentistry in Northern Virginia since 2006. She is fluent English, Hindi and Telugu.

She is committed to continuing education to provide the very best dental care to her patients. She regularly attends courses to further expand her knowledge in the newest innovations in dentistry.

“My goal is to serve my patients with compassion and to provide an experience that keeps them health and smiling.”

Sravanthi lives in Ashburn, Virginia and enjoys spending her free time time with family and friends.


Rana Asad is a registered Dental Hygienist licensed in the states of Virginia and New Jersey. She began her careers as a Dental Assistant and went on to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene. Rana received an Associated Degree in Dental Hygiene from Middlesex County College in 1997, and practiced in New Jersey for two years before moving to Virginia to practice alongside Dr. Eghtessad.

In 2009, Rana received her certification to administer local anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide sedation. She joined Gateway Dental in 2012. In 2013, sh received the Vibe Award for Clinical Excellence. Rana practices Dental Hygiene with a focus on soft tissue periodontal health.

She enjoys educating patients and involving them in their treatment to achieve optimal oral health. She takes pride in the relationships that she has developed with her patients over the years.

In her free time, Rana enjoys traveling with the her husband, Haitham, son Tareq and daughters Yara and Zain. She is fluent in Arabic and would love to learn Spanish as well.

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