Meet Our Specialists

Dr. Rashmi Ganesh, BDS, MS Periodontist & Implantologist

Dr. Rashmi Ganesh is a dedicated practitioner with specialization in Periodontics and implant surgery. She earned her Bachelors in Dental Surgery (BDS) from Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Chennai, India. Upon completion of the dental degree, she pursued research in Dental materials and biomaterials at State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, NY. Having obtained comprehensive knowledge of prosthetic materials and their bio/surface interactions, she decided to focus on the clinical needs of the patients. She received her graduate specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University).

Dr. Ganesh practices a full scope of periodontal procedures including non-surgical and surgical management of all types of periodontal diseases, gingival grafting procedures, crown lengthening, atraumatic extractions and site preservation, ridge augmentation, sinus lifts, placement and repair of implants. She is passionate about helping her patients achieve optimal oral health. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and Tamil.

On her free time, Dr. Ganesh would love to travel, listen to music, cook different ethnic cuisines, and spend time with her loving husband, son, and other family members. 

Dr. Shiva Kermanshi, DMD Orthodontist & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Dr. Shiva Kermanshi was born and raised in Tehran, Iran and moved to California with her family after she graduated from high school. After she earned her Associate Degree from Santa Monica College, she attended UCLA where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with Suma Cum Laude honors.  She then moved to Boston where she received her degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine from Boston University with Magna Cum Laude honors.While in Boston, she volunteered her services annually for the physically and mentally challenged children through the Special Olympics, Special Smiles Program. Dr. Kermanshi was also involved in services pertaining to under privileged youth through the Outreach Van Project.Dr. Kermanshi earned her degree in Orthodontics from Howard University in Washington, DC, achieving the highest academic average amongst her colleagues during her postgraduate study. Her two-year specialty residency included advanced education in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, early treatment for children, adult orthodontics, Invisalign certification, and orthodontics for patients undergoing orthognatic surgery.  

Dr. Kermanshi is a member of Alexandria Dental Society, Northern Virginia Dental Association, Virginia Dental Society, American Dental Association, Middle Atlantic Society of orthodontists, DC Society of orthodontists, and American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Kermanshi prides herself in providing the highest quality of care in the most gentle and efficient manner possible. She has been practicing orthodontics for over ten years and has had the privilege of treating a diverse patient population at any age group.She embraces challenge as an opportunity to excel herself in her practice and give her patients a beautiful smile. She has also volunteered her services to children pro bono, and has treated many physically and mentally-challenged children.  In her free time, Dr. Kermanshi enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, hiking, writing poetry, and reading children’s stories to her son and daughter. 

Dr. Oscar Dominguez, DDS Cosmetic & General

 

Dr. Oscar Dominguez Garcia is a hard-working and detail-oriented general dentist working in Alexandria, VA. He earned his dental degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and later completed the advanced dentistry program at Howard University. 

Dr. Garcia has extensive experience in general and pediatric dentistry. A few of the procedures he often performs include root canals, veneer installation, tooth extractions, ceramic crowns, and bleaching treatments. 

Dr. Garcia focuses on both preventative treatments through annual exams and restorative dentistry. He enjoys learning to use new technologies and keeps his skills at the cutting edge. In addition to his practice in Virginia, Dr. Garcia often travels to Mexico on mission trips that provide dental care to people in need. 

He also enjoys spending time with his family, reading Steven King, and participating in triathlons like the Iron Man. Dr. Garcia is fluent in English and Spanish.

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