Our Doctors

Serving multiple generations in our local communities.

Gary L. Hartz, DMD

Helping families improve their smiles – everyday!
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‘‘I do my best every day for every patient.

Dr. Gary L. Hartz is an experienced family, cosmetic, and restorative dentist who enjoys serving our local communities. Here are his fast facts:

Dr. Gary L. Hartz

Dr. Hartz grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. He is married to his wife, Nancy, and has two children and three grandkids.

He first chose dentistry because he wanted to work in the healthcare field and enjoyed working with his hands. What’s more, Dr. Hartz always had a keen interest in the small business sector, so dentistry seemed like a great fit.

Since practicing as a dentist, Dr. Hartz has thrived when solving a patient’s problems and showcasing how dentistry can be comfortable and worthwhile.

Outside of the office, he likes to keep fit, play golf, and root for various Pittsburgh sports teams.

Education:

  • Bucknell University, BS in Biology
  • University of Pennsylvania, DMD

Experience:

  • Three years in the US Navy
  • Three years in the Navy Reserves

Memberships:

Awards:

Consistently listed as a Top Dentist in numerous local regional publications (Washingtonian…Opens a new window to the offical website…, Virginia Living …Opens a new window to the magazine website…, and Northern Virginia Magazine…Opens a new window to the website…)

Robert G. Hall, DDS

Using his knowledge and expertise to positively impact your smile.
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‘‘I work hard and give my best for every person who walks through our doors.

Dr. Robert G. Hall understands that going to the dentist is not everyone’s favorite past-time. However, he makes each visit enjoyable and comfortable for ALL his patients. Here are his fast facts:

  • More than 30 years practicing in the local area

  • Advances his dental education with 5-10 continuing education courses each year

  • Listed as a Top Dentist in numerous regional publications

Dr. Robert G. Hall

Dr. Hall has been married to his wife, Janet, for more than 30 years, and together, they have three kids. He grew up in Wisconsin but moved to Virginia in 1987, so our community now feels like his home.

Dentistry first caught Dr. Hall’s eye, as it allowed him to combine his passion for science and art. What’s more, he found the idea of using his passion to help people very appealing.

The best part of Dr. Hall’s job is making a positive impact on people’s lives. Seeing a patient realize the difference he has made to their smile is truly rewarding.

Outside of the office, our Reston dentist likes to travel, play golf, and attend both comedy and performing arts events. He also owns the Ravel Dance studio with his wife.

Education:

  • Marquette University School of Dentistry, DDS

Experience:

  • More than 30 years of dentistry in Virginia
  • Practiced for two years in Tennessee

Memberships:

Awards:

Consistently listed as a Top Dentist in numerous local regional publications (Washingtonian…Opens a new window to the offical website…, Virginia Living…Opens a new window to the magazine website…, and Northern Virginia Magazine…Opens a new window to the website…)

Kendra E. Novick, DDS

Continuing a proud dental legacy.

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‘‘I LOVE working with people...both our incredible staff and wonderful patients!

Dr. Kendra E. Novick is a real people person and truly thrives when building relationships with her fantastic patients. Here are her fast facts:

  • Practiced with Virginia Dental Solutions since 1997

  • Second generation dentist

  • Recognized for her achievements in aesthetic dentistry

Dr. Kendra E. Novick

Dr. Novick grew up in Reston and attended The Madeira School, Duke University, and Northwestern University Dental School.

She chose dentistry because she saw the unique relationships her father, Dr. Arthur Novick, enjoyed with his patients. Through dentistry, she is able to combine her love of art and science.

Dr. Novick attends multiple conferences each year to stay informed of advances in cosmetic, implant, pediatric, laser, and restorative dentistry. Increasing her knowledge in these areas and enhancing her skills allows her to offer a greater variety of treatments to her patients.

As a Reston dentist, she recently celebrated 23 years with Virginia Dental Solutions …Get more information on our homepage…. She has spent these years helping her patients painlessly achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful smiles. Along the way, she has created lifelong friendships.

Dr. Novick enjoys working with children and volunteers with Fairfax and Loudoun County schools, giving presentations, performing dental screenings, and mentoring aspiring young dentists.

When not in the office, Dr. Novick is an enthusiastic sports fan who supports our local Washington hockey, baseball, and football teams. She spent many years as a dancer and is an avid runner. Her husband, Randy Priest, is a 777 pilot with United Airlines. They have a daughter, Avery, who attends the Nysmith School in Herndon.

Education:

  • Duke University, BA
  • Northwestern University, DDS

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Awards:

Dr. Novick has been recognized consistently as an outstanding dentist, most recently in Washingtonian Magazine…Opens a new window to the offical website…, Washington Consumer Checkbook…Opens a new window to the consumer website…, Northern Virginia Magazine…Opens a new window to the NV magazine website…, and Angie’s List…Opens a new window to Angie’s List….

Sumit Sharma, DDS

Taking pride in developing close relationships with his patients.
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‘‘Welcome to Virginia Dental Solutions. You have come to the most caring dentists in Reston and Ashburn, VA.

Dr. Sumit Sharma blends his patient-focused approach with his range of expertise for a great all-round dental experience. Here are his fast facts:

  • Advocate for the importance of a strong doctor-patient relationship

  • Awards from various publications

  • Volunteered at the Special Olympics

Dr. Sumit Sharma

Dr. Sharma was raised in a small town in southern West Virginia. He started down the path of dentistry because of his desire to help people.

He received both Undergraduate and Dental education at West Virginia University. During his tenure, Dr. Sharma had the honor of pursuing an undergraduate thesis in Molecular Biology and in Dental school research involving dental fillings that release fluoride.

Dr. Sharma says the best part of his job is developing relationships and being part of our community. He believes in getting to know each “individual person, not just their smile” allows him to provide a higher standard of care.

He partners this people-first outlook with his approachable and fun personality. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your visit with Dr. Sharma as he makes you smile.

When not caring for smiles, Dr. Sharma can be found spending time with family and friends, enjoying new restaurants, the arts, and cheering on the Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Steelers, and the WVU Mountaineers!

Education:

  • West Virginia University, BA in Molecular Biology
  • West Virginia University, DDS
  • Allegheny General Hospital Residency in Pittsburgh, PA

Experience:

Awards:

Top Dentist in numerous local regional publications including Washingtonian…Opens a new window to the offical website… and Virginia Living.…Opens a new window to the magazine website…

Luis J. Martinez, DDS

Specialist in Prosthodontics and General Dentistry .

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‘‘I will listen and do my best to help you achieve improved oral health.

Dr. Luis J. Martinez is a trained prosthodontist. A prosthodontist is a dentist who has completed dental school and also, at least three years of additional training and education in a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) prosthodontics graduate program.

Here are his fast facts:

  • More than 25 years as a dental professional

  • Included as a Top Doctor across various publications

  • Written for esteemed research publications

Dr. Luis J. Martinez

Dr. Martinez is a native of Southern California. He grew up in Covina, California, where his family still resides. In his youth, he realized he had developed a strong interest in medicine and more specifically, dentistry. After graduating with a degree in respiratory therapy, Dr. Martinez continued his pre-dental education while working as a therapist at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

He specializes in treating and handling dental and facial problems that involve missing teeth and jaw structure. Dr. Martinez is highly specialized in dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, crowns, bridges, dentures, temporomandibular (TMJ/TMD) disorders, and more.

Dr. Martinez likes working with his patients to obtain results that they can enjoy both aesthetically and functionally. He finds it both challenging and rewarding to take them through the process of a single crown or a complete dental reconstruction. Some treatment plans can span many weeks to several months, but in the end, the patient’s restored confidence and complete satisfaction is an amazing thing to experience.

Outside of the office, Dr. Martinez enjoys traveling, sporting events, and live music. He also appreciates fine dining and is known to have an occasional glass of wine.

Education:

  • Marquette University School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at University of Maryland Dental School, Graduate Certificate in Prosthodontics
  • Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at University of Maryland Dental School, Fellowship in Implant Prosthodontics
  • University of Maryland Medical Systems University Hospital, Baltimore, Certificate in Hospital Dentistry, General Practice Residency
  • California State University at Fullerton, Bachelor of Science, Biology Major
  • Mount San Antonio College, Associate in Science in Respiratory Therapy

Memberships:

Awards:

“Top Doctor” Listing in various publications, including Washingtonian…Opens a new window to the offical website…, Virginia Living …Opens a new window to the magazine website…, and Northern Virginia Magazine…Opens a new window to the website…

Bruce Svechota-Kingbury, DDS

Combining his love for science and helping people.
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‘‘Let's work together to address your concerns in a timely, pain-free, and relaxed manner.

Dr. Bruce Svechota-Kingbury has a broad skill-set that he uses to put our patients at ease while helping families achieve exceptional oral health. Here are his fast facts:

Dr. Bruce Svechota-Kingbury

Dr. Bruce Svechota-Kingbury is married to his wife, Nadia, and lives in Falls Church, VA.

Dr. Svechota completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2012 from that same institution. He then completed his high-level training through the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the University of Cincinnati. He regularly attends additional training, completing 30 hours of continuing education courses each year.

As a Reston dentist, Dr. Svechota strives to create and maintain positive, constructive relationships with our patients. This enables him to enhance your dental experience and provide you with better care. He truly loves to make a positive difference in our community and solve your health problems.

Away from dentistry, Dr. Svechota plays competitive golf, follows the University of Michigan sports teams, and likes to explore the DC area restaurant scene.

Education:

  • University of Michigan, DDS
  • Cincinnati Health, Advanced Education in General Dentistry

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Awards:

Brian Lee, DMD

Providing first-class endodontics to those in our community.

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‘‘Thank you for having faith in our practice. What can we do to help you?

Dr. Brian Lee is our resident endodontist who specializes in comfortable and effective root canal therapy. Here are his fast facts:

  • Our resident endodontist (specialist in root canals)

  • Completes continuing education courses each year to advance his knowledge and training in dental care

  • Received recognition for outstanding Preclinical Teaching and Excellence in Endodontics

Dr. Brian Lee

Dr. Lee was born in Denver, Colorado, and is married with four beautiful children. He is a qualified endodontist, which means he completed additional years at dental school to specialize in this area.

His mentor, who guided him through college, facilitated his journey into dentistry and supported his decision to pursue endodontics.

Dr. Lee now enjoys working with a fantastic group of people with a common goal of helping others achieve optimal dental health. If you need a root canal, there is no one we would recommend more than our honest and kind in-house specialist.

When not at the office, Dr. Lee coaches soccer and cheers on his kids at their games. He loves the outdoors and enjoys surfing, hiking, and golf.

Education:

  • Brown University, Bachelor of Arts in Biology
  • University of Pennsylvania, DMD (2000)
  • Virtua-West Jersey Health System, Hospital-based General Practice Residency (2001)
  • Endodontic Residency was at University of Pennsylvania (2004)

Experience

  • Clinical Faculty member at the West Jersey Health System
  • Performed significant research while at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships:

Awards:

  • Herman Segal Emergency Care Award
  • Samuel R. Rossman Scholarship for Excellence in Patient Care, Clinical Skills, Research and Community Service

Jeet Bhide, DDS

Serving you with compassion and an eye for the smallest details.
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‘‘What questions or concerns do you have so that I can make this process as easy and comfortable for you as possible?

Dr. Bhide truly enjoys interacting with our patients as he guides your family to real dental success. He uses his range of knowledge and experience to help your smile reach its full potential. Here are his fast facts:

  • He is a Reston native

  • Combines his love of art and science

  • Impressive educational background

Dr. Jeet Bhide

Dr. Bhide grew up in Reston, VA. He is happily married to his wife Jennifer, and they are parents to three children.

He first became interested in the dental field as it allowed him to help and care for people in a unique way. Also, dentistry represents the ideal combination of his love for art and his passion for science (so a win, win!).

The best part of Dr. Bhide’s job is his patients and the great team at Virginia Dental Solutions. He makes a true testament to this by going the extra mile while bringing compassion and an eye for detail to the table.

As your caring dentist, he really listens to your questions and concerns, and aims to make your visit the easy and comfortable experience you deserve.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Bhide enjoys coaching his three children in tennis and basketball. Also, faith is extremely important for Dr. Bhide. He and his family are actively involved at McLean Bible Church.

Education:

  • The College of William and Mary, BS
  • VCU/MCV School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Oklahoma State University, MBA
Testimonial

I was recently referred to this practice and decided to change since it's closer to my office. I'm sure glad I did! What a pleasurable experience in a beautiful office with very personable staff. It takes a lot to get me to write a review - they have a great thing going here!

Rob G. (Actual Patient)

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