Meet the Ashburn Dental Team
Golinaz Bakhtiari | Dental Hygienist
As one of our hygienists, Golinaz (or Goli, as she’s affectionately known around our office) enjoys making patients feel comfortable as she provides helpful cleanings and education. Prior to completing her hygiene studies with NOVA, she studied accounting at Tehran’s Azad University. In addition to speaking English, Goli also speaks Farsi and is married with one daughter. Away from the office she enjoys music, cooking, and reading. She also loves to dance.
Tess Eddington | Dental Hygienist
Tess Eddington recently moved to Virginia from Hawaii. She is originally from a small town in Illinois, where she did all of her schooling to become a dental hygienist. She graduated from Carl Sandburg Community College in 2014 with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Tess was eager to start her Dental Hygiene career while getting recently engaged. They are planning a wedding for October of 2017 and in her free time, she loves to be in the kitchen cooking for all friends and family. Being a dental hygienist brings great gratification every day to Tess and she loves being able to help make beautiful, healthy smiles contagious! Tess is looking forward to getting to know each one of her patients and being able to make your dental experience more enjoyable.
FarZaneh Ghonsul (Farzy) | Head Dental Assistant
Since 2005, Farvaneh (Farzy) has been making Family Dentistry & Implant Center patients smile. Farzy says she loves every aspect of her job, and it shows in the way she completes every task with a smile and kind word. You may not know that Farzy is also a licensed cosmetologist. The future of Ashburn, VA dentistry may just be getting your hair styled and teeth cleaned in the same chair! Farzy moved to the US from Tehran, Iran at age 14, and continues to be a world traveler. She loves visiting new places and meeting new people. Her free time is spent with her husband Danial, parents, and younger sister.
Saly | Operations Director
Saly Arbab graduated from San Diego State University where she studied biology. In her professional life, she went on to become the Regional manager for one of the largest HMO dental organizations in the country. She managed over 18 offices in the Northern/Southern California, as well as Arizona for nearly 19 years. Saly is married and a proud mother of two girls, one 5 and the other 7. In her free time, Saly enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as being active.
Paula | Patient Care Coordinator
Paula is currently applying for colleges in the Virginia area and wants to pursue a career in the dental field. In her free time she enjoys to mentor the Children of Chantilly Youth Group, spend time with her family, and model. She is great addition to have to our staff.