AboutPure Dental

Pure Dental is a Woodbridge based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Vaughn and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 571-365-0402 and experience why our patients think Pure Dental is the best dentist in Woodbridge.

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Dr. Vaughn

Dr. Vaughn

Dr. Vaughn is a gentle, caring dentist who uses the most advanced materials and procedures available in dentistry. He practices comfortable, health-centered dentistry and enjoys getting to know each of his patients. In addition to his technical proficiency, Dr. Vaughn is a careful listener and will explain beforehand what treatment is best for your individual needs.

After earning his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Michigan State University, Dr. Vaughn received his doctorate from the University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry, which has been ranked the top dental schools in the world. After earning his dental degree, Dr. Vaughn completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Howard University Hospital. During his residency, Dr. Vaughn gained advanced training in oral surgery, implant placement, rehabilitation of complex dental cases, and sedation dentistry. He continues to remain at the forefront of his profession through his successful completion of several continuing education courses including advanced implant placement, orthodontics, Invisalign, and child management. Dr. Vaughn has also contributed to and was published in "Dentistry Today" one of the nation's leading publications in modern dentistry.

Dr. Vaughn strongly believes in contributing and giving back to the community. He has participated and volunteered in several missionary trips including a missionary trip to Africa.

There, Dr. Vaughn, working with other medical professionals, helped to provide dental care to an underserved village, consisting primarily of women and children. He has also participated in the local big brother program where he served as a mentor for at-risk children with incarcerated parents.

He enjoys exercising, golf, outdoor activities, and spending time with his wife Brina, and their three children Leah, Lauren, and Brandon.

Dr. Altekreeti

Dr. Altekreeti

My patient comes first, My philosophy is to treat my patients the way I like for me and my family to be treated. The goal is to provide you with the most advanced dentistry and best quality to achieve a beautiful smile.

I received my first dental degree from Egypt in 2013, where I worked as a general dentist. Then I decided to move to the United States. I got accepted at Virginia Commonwealth University, school of dentistry where I earned my second dental degree with honor.

Volunteer/Service Experience:

Give Kids A Smile, Mission of Mercy.

Professional Associations

American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association

Achievements

Omicron Kappa Epsilon Award, International Dental Student Award

Excellence in Urgent Care Award, Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry.

F.B. Wiebusch Award for Excellence in Periodontology.

American College of Prosthodontists Award

Brina Vaughn, RDH

Brina Vaughn, RDH

Brina Vaughn began her dental career over 15 years ago as a registered dental hygienist, and along with her husband Dr. Paris Vaughn, opened Pure Dental in 2010. After graduating magna cum laude with her bachelor’s degree in Human Relations from Trinity College, Brina attended Howard University’s College of Dentistry, where she earned her dental hygiene certification.

As Pure Dental’s Practice Administrator, Brina ensures the practice runs smoothly and efficiently, creating a working environment focused on providing an exceptional and personal dental experience for all patients. Brina’s management style encourages and supports her team members, and all appreciate her positivity, warm personality, and bright smile. Outside of the office, Brina enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, traveling, and cooking. She looks forward to welcoming you to Pure Dental!

Kristin Safi, RDH

Kristin Safi, RDH

Our Dental Hygienist, Kristin, is a kind and compassionate clinician that strongly believes in an approach to dental hygiene that is meticulous yet extremely gentle. Kristin earned her Associate’s Degree in General Studies in her hometown of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She then went on to receive her Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene at Allegany College of Maryland, where she was elected Vice President of her class and the Student American Dental Hygiene Association (SADHA). Kristin was also a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Kristin is devoted to patient care and education and will go out of her way to make your dental experience a positive one! Her caring and sympathetic nature makes her a great addition to our team.

Kristin enjoys spending time with her friends and family and attending Zumba and Yoga classes in her free time. She looks forward to welcoming you to Pure Dental!

Maria Ferriol, RDH

Maria Ferriol, RDH

Maria has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She started out as an orthodontic assistant and hygiene assistant. She obtained her dental hygiene degree from Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale Virginia and went on to take classes at Old Dominion University where she obtained her anesthesia and nitrous oxide certifications.

Maria strives to provide a compassionate, comfortable and friendly environment for her patients while being professional, proficient and educational. She wants to make sure that her patients have the knowledge they need to maintain good oral health as well as overall health throughout their lifetime.

Maria is a native of Puerto Rico. She has lived in Northern Virginia though for over 30 years now. Maria is bilingual in English and Spanish.

In her free time, Maria enjoys spending time with friends and family making memories. She loves going to amusement parks and waterparks with her son Skyler and enjoys long weekend trips and traveling.

Frances Best, RDH

Frances Best, RDH

Frances is a native Virginian. She was born in Alexandria and is now living in Manassas. She graduated Cum Laude from Northern Virginia Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree.

She has been a hygienist for over 30 years and is very dedicated to her profession and her patients. She is very passionate about attending continuing education courses, which allow her to share the most up-to-date information on oral health with her patients.

She and her husband Nelson, have one daughter and enjoy cruising and spending time in the Caribbean.

Frances is looking forward to making rapports and long term relationships with the patients at Pure Dental.

Shanita Glenn, RDH

Shanita Glenn, RDH

Shanita has lived an ever changing lifestyle as the product of her Army military parents. While she's lived all around the world, and has been to more countries than states, her family has always made their way back to Virginia so she refers to it as her home. She will proudly tell you she graduated from VCU in Richmond, VA where she was also a student athlete.

She first got started in the dental career when she joined the military herself as a reservist in the United States Air Force back in 2014. She then went back to school and graduated with honors from Northern Virginia Community College with an associates degree in Dental Hygiene.

Shanita has a very down to earth approach to dental care. Her motivation with every patient is to make the appointment as easy going, educational, and comfortable as she can, adapting her care to the optimal need of the patient.

In her free time Shanita loves to travel, go to the gym, catch the latest movies in theaters, try new food spots, hang out with her dogs, friends, and family, and watch her Steelers play. Pretty much anything relaxing, you'll find her enjoying it!

Taleik

Dental Assistant

Our dental assistant performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, and will work chair-side with our doctors. They will make your visit as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, help prepare you for any possible treatment, and obtain your dental records.

Yusra

Dental Assistant

Our dental assistant performs a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties, and will work chair-side with our doctors. They will make your visit as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, help prepare you for any possible treatment, and obtain your dental records.

Abigail

Insurance Coordinator

Insurance Coordinators assists patients with insurance benefits and communicates with insurance companies regarding claims.

Zahra

Treatment Coordinator

Our treatment coordinator will help verify your dental insurance benefits and go over any suggested treatment to help you better understand the procedures and their costs.

Bridgette

Financial Coordinator/Front Office Manager

Our financial coordinator will help arrange any financing and respond to your questions. She will make the absolute most of whatever policy you have!