Dr. Chitra Ghafari, an accomplished dentist with over 15 years of experience in private practice, has provided restorative and cosmetic dental services to her patients in the greater Washington, DC area from her offices in the Kentlands since 2005. She is a Fellow of the International Congress of Implantology; she has had extensive training to treat complex restorative and cosmetic cases at the most prestigious institutes in the country.
Prior to moving to Maryland, Dr. Ghafari practiced dentistry for 7 years in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
Dr. Ghafari obtained her DDS from The University of Oklahoma in 1997 and during her four years of dental school she was on College Honor Roll List. Oklahoma Dental School at the time of graduation. Dr. Ghafari did a General Practice Residency at the University of Minnesota in 1998.
She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of Tehran and graduated on the top of her class. She came to the United States in 1990 and obtained her Master of Science degree in Physiology in 1993 from the University of Minnesota. During her studies, she was also a research and teaching assistant. Her master thesis resulted in the publication of four papers, two of them as first author and the other two as co-author, and two presentations in national meetings.
Dr. Ghafari speaks three languages fluently, Farsi, French and English. She has been a member of number of organization American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and currently she serves as the President of Washington Iranian Dental Society. Dr. Ghafari highly enjoys general dentistry for the diversity and comprehensive treatment she can provide to her patients.