Meet Our Team

Gainesville Dental Arts Palwinder Kaur DDS

DR. PALWINDER KAUR,
DDS

Dentist

Dr. Palwinder Kaur has been in the profession of dentistry a little over 25 years now.

Dr. Kaur has served patients in Stafford, Dumfries, Herndon, and Centreville Virginia as well as other surrounding communities. Her primary goal as a practitioner is to ensure that each one of her patients receives the highest available standard of dental care. Originally from India, Dr. Kaur pursued a bachelor’s degree in dentistry and practiced in a dental school for five years. Here, she taught diagnoses, treatment planning, and periodontics. She continued her dental education in the United States at New York University. There she received a bachelor’s degree in dentistry. Dr. Kaur has since established five dental offices, however, currently she is practicing full time at the Gainesville location.

Dr. Kaur strives to make all her patients experience a unique approach towards dental care and is determined to provide an anxiety-free dental home for patients of all ages.

Dr. Kaur resides in Clifton with her husband, a daughter and a son. In her spare time she enjoys reading and quiet morning walks.


Gainesville Dental Arts Navneet Dhillon DDS, FAGD

DR. Navneet Dhillon,
DDS, FAGD

Dentist

Dr. Dhillon's approach to dentistry is to listen and understand the patient's dental needs and provide the best achievable treatment plan. Dr. Dhillon takes the utmost care that her patients have a comfortable experience during dental visits. Whether it is aesthetic, a minor dental issue, or a surgical procedure, Dr. Dhillon is very thorough in her dental skills.

Dr. Dhillon completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California in 2008, but she did not stop there. Dr. Dhillon believes in lifelong learning, so she continued to further enhance her knowledge and skills in different dental fields. She is an I.V. sedation certified, Invisalign provider, Implant provider, and Sleep Apnea certified. Through continuing education, Dr. Dhillon has earned her FAGD.

Dr. Dhillon is a resident of Fairfax County and in for over a decade she has been providing dental services to Virginians. Dr. Dhillon is very passionate about dentistry and in making a positive impact on her patient's oral health.

She lives with her husband and two kids, and when she is not working she loves to spend time with her family, friends, and she loves to travel.


Gainesville Dental Arts Hygienist Debbie Thomas

DEBBIE THOMAS

Hygienist

Debbie obtained a Certified Dental Assistant degree in 1979. She has a great passion in the dental field treating patients with empathy, care and friendliness.

She obtained an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from New York College in 1981. She moved to Virginia with her family in 1984. She also obtained Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and Community Health in 2018. She has a special interest in providing comfortable Periodontal Treatment to the patient and has worked full-time for 43 years in the Dental field.

Debbie has a son and both live in Prince William County. Debbie loves to read, garden and travel.


Gainesville Dental Arts Office Manager Shannon Brown

SHANNON BROWN

Office Manager

Shannon is originally from Boston, Massachusetts, but grew up in Germany and the Netherlands. He moved to Virginia in 1996 and has resided here since then. He began his career in the dental field 3 years ago. He joined as a proud member of the Gainesville Dental Arts team in 2016, and is happy to be a part of a team that goes above and beyond to ensure patients leave smiling!

Shannon completed his CPR, First Aid and AED training and certification this year. He has also attended courses focusing on Business of Dentistry and Communication to enhance his knowledge in his administrative position.

In his spare time, Shannon enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah and their dog Princess.


Gainesville Dental Arts Dental Assistant Corey Poteat

COREY POTEAT

Dental Assistant

Corey was born and raised here in Northern Virginia. She graduated high school in 2017 with an Advanced Diploma and was an all-state track athlete. Corey is cross-trained as a business assistant as well as a dental assistant where has worked for 2 years with her x-ray, CPR, and first-aid certifications. She is currently enrolled at Lord Fairfax Community College where she is earning her Associates in Health Professions as well as her Health Science Certificate. She has plans to enter the Dental Hygiene program in 2021 to become a full-time dental hygienist. Her mission is to be a dedicated worker who seeks to provide the best care and comfort to her patients.

Outside of the office, she enjoys music, singing, and photography.


Gainesville Dental Arts Dental Assistant Paige Phillips

PAIGE PHILLIPS

Dental Assistant

Paige was born and raised in Virginia. She recently graduated from High school with an Advanced Diploma, where she also received two academic honor cords for her accomplishment as Vice President in FCCLA and her NOCTI certification. She then joined as a proud member of the Gainesville Dental Arts team. She is now attending Germanna Community College where she would like to pursue Dental Hygiene. She completed her CPR, First Aid and AED training and certification. Paige has also done a lot of community service volunteering for the Junior Volunteer Program at UVA Health Systems, and for the SAFE: Domestic Violence Shelter.

In her Spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and going camping and to the beach!

At Gainesville Dental Arts, she will ensure her patients’ have a comfortable experience and leave smiling after every appointment!