Dr. Salar Barekatain


I believe that everyone deserves a healthy smile! As your dentist, it’s my job to help you achieve this. I’m committed to developing and maintaining long-term relationships with my patients and strive to provide the best dental care for them. I completed my Master’s Degree from Barry University, and my dental education from Howard University College of Dentistry where I received a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Shortly after, I was selected to complete a multi-disciplinary hospital residency at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VAMC hospital in Philadelphia. This residency provided me with advanced training in all the specialties of dentistry including restorative, removables, oral surgery, and treatment of medically compromised patients. I continue my education and keep up-to-date with changes in dentistry by attending continuing education courses, and by membership in the American Dental Association. I’m fluent in English, and Farsi (Persian). Outside of the dental office, I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife Shilla, and our dog Pixel. I invite you and your family to come see me and allow me to help you with any of your dental needs.

Dr. Nader Afgan


Dr. Nader Afgan is a general dentist who received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Prior to dental school he attended University of Maryland, College Park where he received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors in German Language and Literature. His training during dental school included a one year clerkship in Oral Surgery as well as a one year clerkship in Pediatric Dentistry where he received advanced training in the respective subjects. Since graduating from dental school he has been in private practice and has been attending continuing education courses to stay up to date on the newest advances in the field of dentistry. Dr. Afgan is fluent in German and Farsi, and is conversational in Spanish.

– American Dental Association
– Maryland State Dental Association
– American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Afgan is also currently serving as Dean’s faculty at the University of Maryland as a clinical instructor to pre-doctoral dental students.

Benjamin Porras

DDS Endodontist

Vladimir Semerey

Office Manager

Vladimir Semerey, President and CEO, graduated from Bridgeport University with a Bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene and has been in business and dental management for almost ten years.

It was Vladimir’s education and experience in dental hygiene that led to the development of Semerey Dental Management, the premier platform that provides strategic planning, leadership and team development, policy and management system design, training, monitoring and coaching for dental professionals throughout the United States. Although he is a dental consultant, his knowledge and experience come from practical application. What he teaches, he uses.

With a confident, yet caring attitude, Vladimir Semerey aims every day to provide exceptional and personalized services to growing dental practices. He is comfortable working with all types of people, and often uses humor to put his clients at ease. He’s not afraid of new business challenges, demanding clients or uncertainty in the market place. His drive comes from making the practice profitable and the client to be happy with the results. In the past, he worked with clients who were in financial distress, as bad as bankruptcy. Semerey Dental Management stepped in and was able to save the practice within two months making it a thriving business once again.

In addition, he speaks fluent Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish -adding a global perspective to the Semerey Dental Management. Vladimir is also a loving husband and father to three children.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Emily has been in the dental field for almost 8 years, starting as a dental assistant and now practicing as a registered dental hygienist.  She attended Fortis College in Landover, MD where she did a lot of community outreach in D.C. Emily still strives to volunteer in dental clinics when opportunities arise. Her main goal is to educate her patients on how a healthy mouth can help maintain a healthy body.

In Emily’s spare time, she likes to travel and spend as much time with her Husky Bella. She tries to maintain a healthy lifestyle so she can practice what she preaches to her patients!

Yuliya Kupchenko

Office Manager


Patient Coordinator


Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant