About Your Dentist

Gerald Awadzi, DMD

My Mission:

"To care for my patients in the most compassionate and comprehensive way. To provide high-quality dental care that will exceed my patients' expectations and give them great comfort and satisfaction."

Education & Professional Memberships:

Dr. Awadzi earned his Doctorate Degree in Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Virginia Dental Society and the Northern Virginia Dental Society.

He has been awarded Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Continuing Education:

  • DOCS Sedation Training
  • PAC-Live - Dentistry's premier, hands-on, live-patient cosmetic training
  • Invisalign Certification
  • Mini Dental Implant training
  • Dental Boot Kamp
  • Heartland Doctor Leadership
  • Endodontics training
  • Bell Leadership
  • Heartland Experience
  • Custom Characterized Denture training
  • IV Sedation training
  • 6-Month Smiles training
  • Implant Dentistry training

Personal Attention & Professional Care

"I am fortunate to have an excellent team by my side to help me achieve my goal of providing you with personalized care that exceeds your expectations. Our team is committed to providing high quality dentistry to help keep our patients smiling for a lifetime. We enjoy providing you with all the modern services you want and deserve in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. We continually work to do whatever we can to make you feel right at home in our office."

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Leila Nikpour, DDS

"Being a great dentist requires one to think like a Doctor, an ENgineer, and an arTIST. When those three elements come together, great things can happen."

My Mission

"My mission is to provide every patient with the level of care I would desire for my own family members. I strive to offer a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere to help my patients feel at ease under my care. I want my patients to understand that their dental needs and their overall comfort are my highest priorities. I love dentistry and I treasure every opportunity to make a positive impact on a patient's quality of life."


Postgraduate Certification in Prosthodontics - Nova Southeastern University – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Doctor of Dental Surgery - Shiraz University of Medical Sciences - Shiraz, Iran

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Nikpour continues to pursue advanced training in the latest dental technology and techniques so she can provide the best possible care for her patients. As a member of the American College of Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, Dr. Nikour contributes to the professional development of her colleagues, herself, and the field of dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

In her free time, Dr. Nikpour loves to keep her mind and body healthy by swimming, practicing yoga, and painting.