Our Dentists

Dr. Amer

Dr. Wajiha Amer

Dr. Wajiha Amer was born and raised in Pakistan and is the daughter of a marine engineer and a biochemist. She earned her Bachelors in Dental Surgery in 2009 with several distinctions and ranked in the top three of her graduating class, after which she worked in private practice for a few years.

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In 2014, she decided to further her education by attending Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD) with High Honors in 2016. While in Boston, she fell in love with the city but eventually decided to make Northern Virginia her home.

She believes in furthering her education by taking continuing education courses and is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and Northern Virginia Dental Association.

In her spare time, Dr. Amer likes to travel and spend time with her husband and two daughters.

Dr. Cowell

Dr. Christy Cowell

From a very young age, Dr. Christy Cowell found a keen interest in dentistry in part from watching her mom who had worked as a Dental Therapist and ran a successful small business in her hometown of Toronto, Canada.

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That interest, along with her passion for helping people, led Dr. Cowell to the highly-regarded Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine. After spending the early part of her career in Boston, Dr. Cowell relocated to Northern Virginia where she began sowing her roots in Leesburg. 5 years after joining the Loudoun Dental Smiles team, Dr. Cowell purchased the practice from Dr. Sandy Varney, and she has worked diligently ever since to give her patients the best dental experience Loudoun County has to offer. In her free time, Dr. Cowell enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 young sons and their rescue pup, Dempsey. She loves traveling and all sorts of creative activities.

Dr. Doshi

Dr. Bijal Shah Doshi

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Bijal Shah Doshi earned her dental degree from Southern Illinois University – School of Dental Medicine in 2011. Prior to that, she graduated with a Bachelors degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Dr. Doshi continued her training by completing an advanced residency program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York. In Brooklyn, Dr. Doshi furthered her dental education on endodontics, oral surgery, implants, cosmetic dentistry, and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Doshi has been practicing in the DMV area for over 10 years now.

Dr. Doshi believes in the importance of quality, patient-centered, dental care and providing it in a compassionate manner. She has made it her mission to make the experience comfortable and pleasant for her patients. Dr. Doshi is skilled in all aspects of general dentistry, in addition to being a certified Invisalign provider. She is always expanding her knowledge to keep up with the latest in dental materials, techniques, and technology to aid her in providing excellent treatment.

Dr. Doshi lives in Maryland with her husband and three young children. When away from the office, Dr. Doshi enjoys a wide variety of interests including cooking, traveling, playing tennis, and binge-worthy television!

Dr. Howard

Dr. Karrie Howard

Dr. Karrie Howard is a native to northern Virginia. She is a graduate of Emory University and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from The Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia.

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The thing that Dr. Howard enjoys most about dentistry is seeing the change she can make in people’s lives when treating both adults and children. She is a member of the Northern Virginia Dental Association as well as a member of the American Dental Association.

When not in the office, Dr. Howard is a mom to three wonderful children and two dogs and enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, as well as water activities. You will see her and her husband out on the fields coaching and cheering on their children most weekends.

Healthy Smiles Membership

Annual Cleanings

Maintaining a routine twice-yearly checkup schedule is very likely to reduce your potential for serious dental problems.

Emergency care

In case of an emergency, our membership includes an emergency evaluation separate from standard cleanings and doctor exams.

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Specialist Network

As a Healthy Smiles Club member, you'll receive excellent care and discounts from our network endodontist and oral surgeon.

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20% Off

Dental service costs can add up over time, but our Healthy Smiles Members receive 20% off all dental services. Terms apply.

No Deductible

With our membership plan, there's no annual deductible, no annual maximum, and no waiting period to start receiving benefits.