Meet Our Team

Gainesville Dental Arts Dentist Gainesville Haymarket VA DR. PALWINDER KAUR, DDS

Dr. Palwinder Kaur, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Palwinder Kaur has been in the profession of dentistry 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 husband, a daughter and a son. In her spare times she enjoys reading and quiet morning walks.


Gainesville Dental Arts Dentist Gainesville Haymarket VA APNEET SARKARIA Hygienist

Apneet Sarkaria

Hygienist

Apneet is originally from Northern India and arrived in the states in 1996. She completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in 1996 during her time in India, and her Associates Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene, in 2009 after arriving in the states, at Northern Virginia Community College. She currently has her CPR, first aid, and x-ray certifications. Also, she is fluent in English, but her first languages are Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu.

Since 2009 she is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Apneet keeps up with the continuing education and is very keen on learning and implementing the latest patient care philosophy and recommendations by various American healthcare associations. She volunteers at her church on Sundays and in organizations such as “Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile,” to educate families about oral health care.

Providing the best oral healthcare to patients is her passion! Apneet has been working with Dr. Kaur since 2013 and shares the same philosophy as Dr. Kaur and believes in providing a comfortable, caring dental home for her patients.

Watching movies, hiking, and spending time with family is what she enjoys the most in her spare time.


Gainesville Dental Arts Dentist Gainesville Haymarket VA ASHLY DOSS office manager

Ashly Doss

​Office Manager

Ashly was born in Texas and moved to Virginia in 1999. She has been in the field of dentistry for about 14 years now. Ashly has worked as a chairside Dental assistant in all aspects of dentistry including 5 years in orthodontics and as a patient coordinator. Ashly has received her X-ray, CPR, and first aid certifications as well as a Health Science Certificate and Associates Degree in Science at Lord Fairfax Community College. She has volunteered in organization known as “Operation Smile “which treats the newborns with cleft palate and cleft lip anomalies.

Ashly is proud to be a member of the Gainesville Dental Arts team because she believes in “Let’s Share Smiles; Now and Forever!”

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children!


 Gainesville Dental Arts Dentist Gainesville Haymarket VA Jodi Dental Assistant

Jodi MATHEWS

Dental Assistant

Jodi grew up in Wisconsin, and moved to Virginia in 2016. Currently, she has over 5 years of experience in the dental field. Jodi started her dental career as a sterilization technician and began her training in dental assisting. She received her Certification in Dental Assisting from the Ogden Weber Applied Technology College in Ogden, Utah. Also, she completed her certifications for Radiography (x- ray), CPR and First Aid during this time.

Jodi began her career in the dental field through her own pediatric dentist. He motivated her to work for him and to become a dental assistant. She has plans of studying to become a dentist herself, one day.

In her spare time, she enjoys the sport of curling, watching movies with her husband, and playing with her dog Macie.

Jodi is happy to be part of the Gainesville Dental Arts Team, and making her patients SMILE!


 Gainesville Dental Arts Dentist Gainesville Haymarket VA Jodi Dental Assistant

COREY POTEAT

Dental Assistant

Corey was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She is a class graduate of 2017 from Culpeper County High School. There, she maintained as an honor roll student and track athlete. In her spare time she has been taking courses at Germana Community College to earn her certification in Dental Assisting, and completed it this year. She also obtained her CPR, First Aid, and AED training and certification.

She is a rising Gainesville Dental Arts team member that enjoys getting to know every patient and ensures they have a comforting experience at our office.

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


 Gainesville Dental Arts Dentist Gainesville Haymarket VA Samantha Ballard (Sam) Dental Assistant

Samantha Ballard (Sam)

Dental Assistant

Virginia Samantha Ballard (Sam) was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She found her love for dentistry after volunteering for six months at the Fauquier Dental Clinic. Sam completed her DATS (Dental Assistant Training School) in 2013, at Germana Community College. She gained her CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications during her training. For the past 3 years she has continued her work in the dental field with implant and cosmetic dentistry

In her spare-time she loves to shop, bake, and go hiking with her best pal Husky, Ella.

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


 Gainesville Dental Arts Dentist Gainesville Haymarket VA Shannon Eugene Business Assistant

Shannon Eugene

Business Assistant

Shannon Eugene 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 4 years ago. He joined as a proud member of the Gainesville Dental Arts team in 2016, and is happy to be apart 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 girlfriend Sarah and their dog Princess.

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