Pal Dental Group
Gopal Pal, D.D.S

Appointments: (703) 444-4188

Sterling, VA, Sedation Dentistry
Sterling - Annandale - Ashburn - Herndon - Leesburg

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Help for Bleeding Gums

Aesthetic Dentistry

Pediatric Sedation

Sleep Dentistry

Nitrous Oxide Sedation

Help With Dental Anxiety

Dental Anesthesia

Oral Conscious Sedation

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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Pal

Dr G. S. Pal has more than three decades of dental practice experience from both public and private sectors. He completed his DDS from the University of Calcutta and a Master of Science in Pedodontics from the University of Iowa. He then became a clinical instructor at Georgetown University Dental School, Department of Pedodontics (1968-1969) and later an associate professor at Howard University School of Dentistry (1978-1981). Dr. Pal established his family dental practice in Annandale, Virginia in 1974.

Dr. Pal has been a co-founder of many community political, professional and cultural organizations. Due to his active involvement, and civic-mindedness, he has received countless awards and recognitions. Among which, President Reagan appointed Dr. Pal to the Presidential Committee of the National Medal of Science. Under the Bush-Quayle administration, he was appointed a member of the Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. He currently sits on the Board and regulates the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene in Virginia.

Languages: English, Tamil, and Malayalam

"He has a commitment to community service, including an interest in the general health and well-being of fellow Virginians" - Governor Gilmore (R-VA) in 1999 after Dr. Pal was appointed to the Virginia Board of Dentistry.

Dr. Alhrashi

Dr. Alhrashi has nearly two decades of advanced dental training and experience, which enables him to provide his patients with beautiful, healthy smiles. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Alhrashi completed three years of post graduate studies. Advanced General Dentistry residency at Eastman Institute for oral Health in Rochester New York and Dental Implant Fellowship at Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston.

During his post-graduate work, Dr. Alhrashi received the prestigious Handelman Award of Excellence from the Eastman Institute. This is a rare achievement, as it is awarded only when an exceptional candidate has distinguished him or herself with excellent clinical skills, leadership, initiative, ethics and communication skills. It is not an annual award; only two other residents have received this award in the past 15 years prior to Dr. Alhrashi's graduation.

Dr. Alhrashi enjoys swimming, traveling and spending time with his family.

Languages: English and Arabic

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy Of Osseointegration
Dr. Chang - Orthodontist

Dr. Donna Chang grew up in Northern Virginia and was valedictorian from James Madison High School. Dr. Chang attended James Madison University for her undergraduate education where she majored in biology and minored in mathematics, and graduated summa cum laude.

While in dental school at Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Chang discovered her interest in orthodontics. After graduating at the top of her dental class, she completed her orthodontic fellowship at University of Florida and orthodontic residency at Marquette University.

After two years in beautiful Wisconsin, Dr. Chang is very excited to move back to her hometown and serve as an orthodontist in Northern Virginia.

When Dr. Chang is not practicing orthodontics, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends. She also loves playing board games, badminton, and racquetball.

Languages: English, Mandarin, and Taiwanese

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontics
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
Dr. Kafle - Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Sumana Kafle attended Dental School at New York University College of Dentistry. During Dental School, she was the President of the Pediatric Club and was actively involved in community service including the Dental Health Fair, Special Olympics, Dental Van, and Give Kids a Smile Day. She received the Certificate of Merit American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Predoctoral Student Award for excellence in Pediatric Dentistry. She has also served as a volunteer for NYU Dental campaign to Grenada, where she provided dental care and education to underprivileged children. Her experiences reinforced her passion for working with children and adolescents.

Dr. Kafle entered the Pediatric Dentistry residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and furthered her training in all aspects of pediatric dental care.

During her free time she enjoys running, cooking, and traveling.

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
Dr. La-Pham

Dr. La-Pham recently relocated here from Southern California. She has been in dentistry since 2007, starting as a dental assistant. Dr. La-Pham completed her dental training at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California and her undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. La-Pham is a big proponent of Advanced Dental Technology. She has taken extensive continuing education courses in Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), which we are utilizing in our office! Dr. La-Pham's priority is your oral health. As her patient you can expect an ethical comprehensive treatment plan delivered in a gentle and timely manner.

In her spare time Dr. La-Pham loves to travel the world with her husband, dote on her rescued fur baby, and of course root for her Trojans. She also enjoys volunteering and serving the transient community.

Languages: English, Vietnamese, Spanish

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Appointment Phone:

(703) 444-4188

Our practice accepts insurance from the following companies.

Aetna

Aetna

Aetna is a national leader of health and related benefits offering dental insurance to our Sterling patients, as well as health insurance, pharmacy, and life insurance products for individuals, medicare insurance and disability.

Dentemax

Dentemax

DenteMax is a national, credentialed dental PPO network offering more than 121,000 dentist access points across the country, including dental care in the Sterling area.

UniCare 200 Discount Dental Plan

UniCare 200 Discount Dental Plan

UniCare individual and family Dental PPO plan provides our Sterling area patients with access to quality care at discounted fees, a wide range of covered dental services, no waiting periods for preventive and diagnostic date, and the freedom to choose any dentist.

Ameritas Dental

Ameritas Dental

At Ameritas Group, we put our customers first. That's why we're able to provide our Sterling patients and over 4.8 million other people with quality dental, vision and hearing care plans that fit their specific needs.

MetLife

MetLife

MetLife offers our Sterling area patients a range of competitively priced dental insurance benefits plans for companies of all sizes.

CIGNA

CIGNA

CIGNA offers a variety of dental plans and dental insurance to our Sterling area patients, including CIGNA Dental Care (DHMO), CIGNA Dental PPO or CIGNA Traditional.

Guardian

Guardian

With a long history of providing dental benefits, Guardian gives eligible Sterling areas employees choice, empowering them to make the right decisions to improve their oral and overall health.

Delta Dental

Delta Dental

Delta Dental Plans Association is a not-for-profit organization with some for-profit affiliates as member companies. Through its 39 independent member companies, it offers national dental coverage to our Sterling dental patients - administering programs and reporting systems that provide employees and individuals with quality, cost-effective dental benefits and superior customer service.

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies nationwide provide healthcare benefits to our Sterling dental patients as well as across the country and around the world. With access to the care you need and when you need it - Blue Cross and Blue Shield policy holders can have peace of mind when at home or traveling abroad.

Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem Blue Cross offers dental coverage for Sterling area individuals and families in California, including a PPO plan, and HMO plan and an international emergency dental program.

HumanaDental

HumanaDental

HumanaDental is one of the nation's 10 largest dental insurance carriers offering a dentist network with more than 130,000 dentist locations. Sterling area members and their families benefit from negotiated discounts by choosing dentists in its network.

Oral conscious sedation: turn many appointments into one

With oral conscious sedation, Sterling area sedation dentist Gopal Pal, D.D.S. is medically able to attend to your dental needs for a longer period of time. This means you can combine all or many of your dental appointments into one. If you are in need of extensive dental work or multiple treatments are necessary, oral sedation dentistry may be the most efficient and hassle-free option for you to consider.

Quality, personalized care

At Pal Dental Group, we offer quality, personalized care. Serving the Sterling, VA area, we're happy to discuss the variety of treatment options available to you. If you're interested in sedation or sleep dentistry options, please schedule an appointment with Gopal Pal, D.D.S., and we can provide you with all the information you need.

Your comfort is our first concern

Here at Pal Dental Group, your comfort is our number one priority. We will do our utmost to put you at ease and keep you feeling relaxed and secure. Under the experienced leadership of Dr. Gopal Pal, our dedicated team of professionals is at your service to explain your treatment thoroughly and answer any questions you may have.

Credit cards accepted

Most major credit cards are accepted at Pal Dental Group in the Sterling area. Types of cards accepted include Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card.

Help with dental anxiety

If you suffer from dental anxiety in the Sterling area, Dr. Pal can help. We offer several options that can make your dental treatments pleasant and stress-free. Our team at Pal Dental Group is trained to help you feel comfortable. You'll be able to feel relaxed while receiving the friendly, professional oral care you deserve.

Call for an Appointment!

(703) 444-4188

Pal Dental Group
46161 Westlake Drive #310
Sterling, VA 20165
General Info: (703) 444-4188
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Appointments: (703) 444-4188

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Sat. 8am - 3pm Twice Monthly
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Appointment Phone:

(703) 444-4188

Primary Office Holidays

This office is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Experienced Sterling Sedation Dentist Can Ease Your Dental Fears

The best news about sedation dentistry is that it's possible to catch up on years of neglect in just one or two appointments. Because you're calmly sedated, Sterling sedation dentists The doctors of Pal Dental Group are able to provide all of the care that you've been missing, restoring your oral health quickly and easily.

Regular dental appointments are essential to your overall health. At Pal Dental Group we know that those who avoid the dentist have an increased risk of tooth decay and gum disease, and that poor dental health can increase your risk of heart disease. Our patients can often get years' worth of dental treatments done in one or two stress-free sessions. We look forward to meeting with you and developing a plan tailored to meet your individual needs.

If you're looking for skilled help in overcoming your dental phobia, call us today at (703) 444-4188. Or fill out our online form for easy scheduling. At Pal Dental Group, we have several payment options and we're available when it's convenient for you.

Practice Services

  • Quality, personalized care
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Stress and dental fear counseling
  • Highest infection control standards
  • Friendly, caring staff
  • Beautiful cosmetic results
  • Variety of payment options available
  • Feel at ease with relaxation dentistry
  • Oral conscious sedation: turn many appointments into one
  • Affordable fees
  • Relax with sedation dentistry
  • Help with dental anxiety
  • Don't be embarrassed any longer
  • Your comfort is our first concern
  • Rebuild your confidence
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Appointment Phone:

(703) 444-4188