Meet The Team

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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 one of 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 the 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 and other medical professionals helped provide dental care to an underserved village, especially 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.

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

Dr. Biscombe

Dr. Biscombe is a compassionate, gentle dentist who believes in providing patients with the highest quality dental care. He believes that listening to his patient’s concerns is very important and will offer the best treatment options for them.

Dr. Biscombe was born in New York City and raised in Northern Virginia. He graduated with honors from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. During the summers of 1992-1994, Dr. Biscombe completed the Dental Health Professions Program at The University of Hartford, which focused on patient education and treatment goals. In 2000, he received his D.D.S. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. During his final year at VCU, Dr. Biscombe assisted in teaching pre-clinical students the process of making dentures.

Dr. Biscombe performs the full scope of general dentistry, including conventional and esthetic crown and bridge procedures, veneers, implant crowns, and root canal therapy. Dr. Biscombe is a member of the American Dental Association, and the associated state and local dental associations as well. He is also certified in basic life support (BLS).

Dr Biscombe also believes in giving back to the community. He has provided dental care to underprivileged youth in Richmond, VA, and has also volunteered abroad at the city dental clinic in Oaxaca, Mexico.

On a personal level, Dr. Biscombe is a caring, sincere individual who provides the best care for his patients. In his spare time, he enjoys running, biking, and traveling.

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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 three children, traveling, and cooking. She looks forward to welcoming you to Pure Dental!

Kristin Safi, RDH

Our dental hygienist, Kristin, is a kind and compassionate clinician who strongly believes in an approach to dental hygiene that is meticulous yet extremely gentle. Kristin earned her associate degree in General Studies in her hometown of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She then went on to receive her associate 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!

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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 but has lived in Northern Virginia 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 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 degree in Applied Science.

Frances 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.

Frances is looking forward to building rapport and long-term relationships with the patients at Pure Dental.

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Kimberly Whitley, RDH

Kim is passionate about helping her patients achieve and maintain optimal oral health. She finds joy in educating her patients on proper oral hygiene techniques and making sure they understand the “why” of dentistry. Kim is known for her warm and friendly personality, and her patients often comment on how comfortable they feel in her care.

Dental Assistants

Zahra

Treatment Coordinator

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Iris

Dental Assistant

Zuhra

Dental Assistant

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Abigail

Insurance Coordinator

Bridgette

Financial Coordinator/Front Office Manager

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Location

4565 Daisy Reid Ave. #210,
Lake Ridge, VA 22192