Preparing for your visit
Our surgery center is dedicated to providing dental treatment for children and special needs patients of all ages under General Anesthesia in a hospital-grade operating room. Our state of the art surgery center was built in 2017.
We have partnered with Capital Care Anesthesia to provide the highest quality pediatric anesthesia experience. Our medical and nursing staff are ACLS and PALS certified.
After treatment patients and their families will receive follow up care instructions from their primary care dentist.
We currently accept most private dental insurances as well as DC and Maryland Medicaid. We also welcome self-pay patients.
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Our Pediatric Dentists
Dr. Korosh Eric Armakan, D.D.S., is known to his patients as "Dr. Eric", grew up in northern Virginia and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Howard University College of Dentistry and completed a post-doctoral General Practice Residency Program from Howard University Hospital. He then pursued and completed a specialty residency program in Pediatric Dentistry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. Dr Eric was recently voted into Northern Virginia Magazine's June 2016 "Best of NOVA" issue and has volunteered his services abroad, is an active member of the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Karen Benitez, D.D.S., received her doctorate degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2006. Following graduation, she pursued further hospital-centered training in General Practice Residency at Jacobi Medical Center and Pediatric Dental training at St. Barnabas Hospital. Her training was extensive in preventive and restorative care, growth and development, behavior guidance, including oral sedation, trauma, as well as interceptive orthodontic management. Dr. Benitez received her Board Certification in 2009 and completed her oral exam to attain Diplomate recognition in 2010 from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She practiced as a Pediatric Dentist for a year in Stamford, CT and Queens, NY before moving to the Washington, DC area in 2010.
Dr. Antionette Wilson-Banks, D.D.S., taught middle school; and after two years she entered Howard University College of Dentistry, where she earned her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. At Howard University, Dr. Wilson-Banks also completed her postgraduate specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Wilson-Banks is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. In addition, she is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Order of the Eastern Star and Delta Phi Sigma (Dental) Sorority, Inc.
Our General Dentist
Michael S. Saoud, D.M.D., After graduating from the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Saoud completed a surgical residency at the Baltimore Veterans’ Affairs Hospital where he received advanced training in all aspects of general dentistry with an emphasis on surgical and hospital based care of medically compromised patients. Training included sedation and care of ASA class I-IV patients, including endodontics and oral surgery. Dr. Saoud continued his training at the L.D. Pankey Institute and is a member of the alumni association. He has been practicing comprehensive general dentistry, including sedation, for over 20 years and is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Prosthodontic Society and American Equilibration Society. He lives in Maryland with his wife and their 3 children.
Dr. RaihanAhmed Chowdhury M.D., is an anesthesiologist. Dr. Chowdhury completed his fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Hospital and his residency at Upstate Medical University and Harlem Hosptial Center-Columbia University. Dr. Chowdhury received his medical degree from Mymensingh Medical College.
Dr. Alicia Young M.D., is an anesthesiologist. Dr. Young received her medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine where she also completed her residency.
Dr. Robert Zaremski M.D., has been practicing as an anesthesiologist for more than 20 years. Dr. Zaremski did his residency at the NYU School of Medicine and received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.