Dr. Philip Vahab, DDS

Dr. Philip Vahab, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Philip Vahab, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Gainesville, VA and has been practicing for 9 years. He practices orthodontics.Read his story

7915 Lake Manassas Dr Ste 301

Gainesville, VA 20155

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
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Dr. Vahab's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vahab "Born in the suburbs of New York City, Dr. Vahab earned a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, MO in 1998. Upon graduation, Dr. Vahab began a career in molecular genetics, working at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories in New York. Dr. Vahab then started a PhD in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology at Cornell University. Before finishing his PhD, Dr. Vahab made a career change, and obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Vahab went on to complete a three year residency at the University of Maryland in order to limit his dental practice to the specialty of orthodontics. In conjunction with his orthodontic residency, Dr. Vahab obtained a Masters of Science in Oral Biology. Dr. Vahab and his wife Lana live in Washington, DC with their baby son Ansel, their dog Pamuk and their cat Latka. You might find them enjoying movies in the park, riding their tandem bike along the Potomac River, gardening, or just enjoying a nature walk. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vahab "Dr. Vahab loves what he does, which is giving kids, teens and adults of the Herndon/Reston community new smiles that they will have for the rest of their lives.

Dr. Vahab has a conservative approach and prefers, when possible, to begin orthodontics in children when all the adult teeth have erupted. Leveraging the most modern technology, Dr. Vahab transforms smiles with braces, invisalign, Invisalign teen, clear braces, and dentofacial orthopedics.

Dr. Vahab believes that the medical/dental world is becoming increasingly rushed, which is compromising the doctor-patient relationship. In order to ensure that all of his patients feel comfortable and taken care of, Dr. Vahab is committed to being personally accessible to his patients by e-mail, text and cell phone evenings and weekends. "

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1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

5  Conditions Treated

  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Spacing
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Open Bite

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington University In St. Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Maryland / Baltimore College Of Dental Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • SUNY Stony Brok School Of Dental Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Plant Cell and Molecular Biology Fellowship-Cornell University, 2000
  • International Association for Dental Research Fellowship, 20003
  • Executive Board Member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, 2010-prese
Media & Publications
  • The histone chaperone HIRA interacts with RS2/AS1 to maintain knox gene silencing and determinacy during organogenesis, 2005
  • 2005Mediators of trafficking of DCs, their monocyte progenitors in chronic periodontitis., 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vahab's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vahab to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Vahab's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Vahab did an awesome job in straightening our son's and daughter's teeth. He's an excellent Orthodontist, great with children, calm, gentle and caring. He has a great staff support. They're very professional and highly experienced. Would highly recommend Dr. Vahab & his practice!!
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Unlike other Orthodontic offices in that you are treated as if you are the only patient there. No "assembly line" treatment. Dr. V takes the time to make sure you're comfortable with what is happening during that visit and aware of how the treatment will progress in future. I always leave there...more
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Can you imagine how thrilled I was when our Dentist mentioned that there was also an Orthodontist that worked in their office? No shuttling to a distance office location, located just minutes from our home and our son's school. BUT, more importantly, we found an talented Orthodonist in Dr. Vahab....more
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Dr. Vahab is a great orthodontist. He is very professional and talks to my daughter to explain everything. He is very professional and truly wants the best for his patients.
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I like him and I think he provides good orthodontic care. Billing and scheduling are a hassle at each and every visit. Maybe they're not as bad at his Gainesville office, but I'll most likely go somewhere else with my younger children. 12-24 months is a long time to put up with rude staff.
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