Meet Your Local Dentist in Silver Spring Maryland

Dr Nima Raoufinia

Dr. Nima Raoufinia grew up in Northern VA where he attended George Mason University for his undergraduate studies in Biology.  Dr. Raoufinia continued his educational career at Virginia Commonwealth University studying Physiology before pursuing a career in dentistry.  Dr. Raoufinia’s passion for helping others and love of community service led him to pursue a career in dentistry at Howard University College of Dentistry.  Dr. Raoufinia has dedicated himself to a lifetime of learning and actively pursues Continuing Educational courses throughout the year.

Dr. Raoufina is a firm believer of spending time with his patients and addressing their chief concerns with the simple goal of giving every patient a beautiful healthy smile.  As Dr. Raoufinia often says “an informed patient is a healthy patient” and by talking through all treatment options with his patients, he is able to address their needs and concerns.

You can always count on Dr. Raoufinia doing what he can to help you achieve your dental goals.  His philosophy is to provide highly skilled dental care with compassion and a comforting approach to ensure every member of your family has a safe and excellent experience.

Dr. Raoufinia is also a firm believer in community service and giving back.  He has been involved with an instrumental non-profit dental organization providing care to under-served children and young adults in Washington DC (Ward 4 and 7) since 2014.

Dr. Raoufinia is married and is blessed with a daughter and son. In his spare time, Dr. Raoufinia enjoys spending time with his family and outdoors and is an avid skier during the winter months.

Dr Mitra Davaninejad

Dr. Mitra Davaninejad grew up in Germantown MD and attended University of Maryland College Park for her undergraduate studies in Biology.  She continued her educational career and received two Masters from the prestigious John’s Hopkins University in Biotechnology and Regulatory Affairs.  

Dr. Davaninejad’s passion and drive to serve the community lead her to pursue a career in dentistry and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Maryland School of Dentistry, graduating with numerous Honors and Academic Awards.  Dr. Davaninejad believes education never stops and routinely takes extensive Continuing Educational courses.

Dr. Davaninejad’s philosophy is to provide highly skilled dental care with compassion and a comforting approach.  This ensures that your family has a safe and excellent experience.

Dr. Davaninejad provides dental care in our Merrifield (Fairfax) office and is available by appointment only in our Silver Spring location.


Dr Nima Raoufinia and Dr Mitra Davaninejad
Dr. Nima Raoufinia | Dr. Mitra Davaninejad

Dr. Raoufinia takes the utmost pride in selecting his team to assist in patient care.  His team has many years of experience and are honored to help with all your dental needs:

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Danni R- Dental Hygienist

Danni is a Registered Dental Hygienist with many years of experience in dental hygiene .  She is always eager in provide excellent patient care to our amazing patients in Silver Spring Maryland. She believes that patient education is key to maintaining a patient’s oral and systemic health.

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, and traveling to new places.


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Saji K – Dental Hygienist

Saji is a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduating top in her class (2017) .  Saji is compassionate and ensures a positive dental experience. She also believes that patient education is key to maintaining a patient’s oral and systemic health.

In her spare time, she loves to traveling, drawing and most of all, spending time with her family.  





Roxy – Office Manager

My journey in the dental field started in 1994 as a patient, turned front desk and then manager.  I have made so many friends over the year and look forward to making many more.  When I am not in the office I love to travel and hang out with my two little princesses.  I also love to decorate and cook!!  Unfortunately I am a Patriots fan so you know where I am from!


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Maria – Receptionist

Maria started in our office in 2016 as a dental assistant and worked alongside with Dr. Raoufinia to provide comprehensive care with a friendly approach.  Maria also goes above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable during your appointment.  Maria is now our receptionist and will do everything to make sure your appointments are set and your insurance benefits are maximized.

Maria loves to play soccer in her spare time!


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Sandra – Dental Assistant

Sandra is our friendly dental assistant who joined our team in 2018 with over 10 years of prior experience.  She is fully versed in all aspects of dental assisting.  She is also very friendly and will make sure you are comfortable during your visit.

Sandra loves to Dance!