Gateway Dental

At Gateway Dental, we constantly strive to give our patients quality care with a personal touch, with an emphasis on minimal non-invasive cosmetic dentistry such as porcelain lumineer veneers, porcelain onlay and inlay.

Welcome! Gateway Dental is conveniently located off of Route 7, at Ashburn Common Plaza shopping center. Our office is happy to serve Northern Virginia communities such as: Ashburn, Sterling, Broadlands, Landsowne, Leesburg, Cascades, and Herndon. We are open M-Sat with evening hours on M-W-Th. Our staff is great with children and we always take new patients. We accept most PPO dental insurance and provide financing (Care Credit). Review our list of insurance companies.

Learn a little bit about us! Dr. Eghtessad has been practicing in Sterling for the past 15 years and was named one of the Top Dentists by Washingtonian Magazine in 2009. At Gateway Dental, we constantly strive to give our patients quality care with a personal touch, with an emphasis on minimal non-invasive cosmetic dentistry such as porcelain lumineer veneers, porcelain onlay and inlay. We offer prostodontic treatment such as crowns and bridges, invisible orthodontic braces (Clear Correct), NTI migraine and TMJ therapy. We also offer non-invasive periodontal (gum) therapy and Laser Whitening (ZOOM). Dr. Eghtessad is certified in oral sedation and comfort denture (denture over implants).

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44330 Premier Plaza Suite #140
Ashburn, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday 08:00 - 13:00
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