Dr. Rena Vakay, DDS

Dr. Rena Vakay, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Dr. Rena Vakay, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Centreville, VA. She graduated from Georgetown University / School Of Dentistry and practices dentistry.Read her story

14245F Centreville Sq

Centreville, VA 20121

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  • Aetna
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  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
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This content was provided by Dr. Vakay "Dr. Rena Vakay is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, since 1992. She is a trusted dentist of her medical and dental colleagues and their families. She specializes in restorative and cosmetic procedures that enhance long-term function and esthetics. Dr. Rena Vakay received her doctor of dental surgery degree at Georgetown University Dental School in Washington, D.C. Upon completion of her dental degree, Dr. Vakay continued her education at the L.D . Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida and at Creating Restorative Excellence (CRE) in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Vakay has achieved Mentor status at Creating Restorative Excellence. She also has achieved fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry, and is very active with Creating Restorative Excellence at The Kois Center in Seattle, WA, an exclusive membership comprised of the top 165 dentists. Dr. Vakay served 3 years on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is past- President of their local chapter. Dr. Vakay also served as Chairman and on the Board of Directors of the Association of Contemporary Dental Education for 2 years. Dr. Vakay has served as Program Chairman for the Northern Virginia Dental Society . She received the Media Award for Excellence when she served as Public Information Officer of Virginia for the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Vakay was voted among the Top Dentists in the Washington, D.C. area by Washingtonian Magazine. She was also voted into "The Best Dentists in America" and is listed in the "Who's Who in Executives and Professionals". She shares her knowledge and love of dentistry in her lectures throughout the United States and has published several articles on Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Vakay is a supporter of the Parkinson's Foundation, Charityworks, National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and many other charitable organizations. Dr. Vakay is an active member of the following organizations: American Dental Association American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Virginia Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry Northern Virginia Dental Society American Association of Women Dentists Kois Center - Creating Restorative Excellence The American Academy of Restorative Dentistry Honors and Awards 1989: Academy of General Dentistry - Media Award for Excellence 1992: Academy of General Dentistry- Fellowship Award 1992: Accredited in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 1997: Top Dentist in the Washington, D.C. area by Washingtonian Magazine 1999: Distinguished Mentor – Creating Restorative Excellence/the Kois Center 2003: Top Dentist in the Washington, D.C. area by Washingtonian Magazine 2004-2005: The Best Dentists in America 2005-2006: America's Top Dentist,"Restorative Dentistry" (Consumers Research Council of America) Who's Who in Executives and Professionals 2006: Clinical Instructor status-The Kois Center 2007-2008: Editor-in-Chief, Kois Journal of Excellence Television Interviews 1988: Cable Television Interview- Washington, D.C. 1989: Channel Television Interview- Washington D.C.- Prime time News 1996: "Smart Women Launch New Smart Woman TV News Series" Publications 2000: Relationship of the Periodontium to Impression Procedures. Vakay, RT and Kois, JC. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2000, 21:684-688. 2005: Universal Paradigms for Predictable Final Impressions. Vakay, RT and Kois, JC. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2005 Mar; 26(3): 199-209. Impressive Results. Vakay, RT. Woman Dentist Journal. 2005, Jul. 28,30,32,34 2007: Journal of Excellence; Editor in Chief-first issue July 20, 2007 "
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  • Georgetown University / School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated

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  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Rena Vakay, DDS
Actual Dental work completed by Dr. Vacay was sub-par, the fact that this clinic misinformed me in regards to the significant charges and most importantly, Dr. Vacay’s numerous opportunities to correct the issue. If integrity, honesty and care is important to you. In addition, would like to receive...Read More
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