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Dental Staff | Herndon, VA Dentist

Dr. Taraneh Zand

Dentist in Herndon, VA

Herndon Dental Arts

Dr.Taraneh Zand, DDS | Dentist Herndon, VADr. Zand received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from University of Maryland in 2006. She is a general dentist who enjoys and practices many aspects of dentistry including root canals, Invisalign, Veneers, implants, crown/bridges, fillings, teeth whitening and basically all that helps promote oral health and complete wellness! Dr. Zand is a skilled and passionate dentist who takes pride in the quality of her work. Her ongoing success is attributed to keeping up to date with new information and technology through reading medical/dental journals and attending continuing education courses and seminars.

In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband and two kids.


Dr. Valla Grayeli, D.M.D

Dr. Grayeli attended James Madison University for his undergraduate education and received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree (DMD) from Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry - Temple University. Dr. Grayeli is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Virginia Dental Association. He specializes in general and family dentistry including restorative dentistry and cosmetics. 

Dr. Grayeli's passion is to provide exceptional dental care and unparalleled service to put a smile of each of his patient's faces. He has participated in numerous programs intended to provide dental care for low socioeconomic families and uses this experience to ensure that all patients receive the care they need and deserve. Dr. Grayeli was born in California and raised in Virginia. His hobbies include traveling, playing soccer and spending time with friends and family.

Masi Ashoori - Dental Hygienist

Dental Staff | Herndon, VA Cosmetic DentistryMasi received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from NVCC Medical Education Campus in 2009 and has been practcing ever since. She is an extremely talented patient educator and is very passionate about helping people understand the importance of oral health. She is Orofacial Myology certified and educates patients with a variety of oral and facial muscle postural and functional disorders. She also assists patients identify habit patterns that may disrupt normal dental development. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family - especially her young neice. She loves being outdoors, biking, hiking, paddleboarding and has a passion for cooking.

Kristina Yoo - Office Manager

Kristina has been interested in the dental field since high school and that interest catapaulted her dental career. She started out as a dental assistant in 2009 and worked her way up to management. Her clinical experience helps in her every day work as the office manager as she manages patient care, treatment planning, and overall office operations. You may even see her jump in and help out in the clinic! She enjoys helping patients understand the care that they need without pushing them out of their comfort zone. She loves the feeling of seeing a patient who walks in nervous and scared, leave happy and confident. Kristina grew up in the DMV area and in her free time enjoys spending time with her family and pups, traveling and cooking.


Valerie Foley - Patient Care Coordinator

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Valerie graduated from Bard College in 2009. Her background is in Stage Management. She applies the skills learned from managing the theater to managing the dental office. She handles the administration side of the dental practice including scheduling, reviewing insurance benefits, creating treatment plans and processing insurance claims. She enjoys helping patients and making sure everyone leaves the office with a smile on their face. She is originally from Michigan and moved to the NOVA area in 2010. In her free time she enjoys attending the theater, knitting, and traveling.


Lilian Hernandez - Dental Assistant

(Bio coming soon)