Dr. Sunna Bashir, DDS
Fairfax, VA DentistBoard-Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Sunna Bashir is an esteemed Pediatric Dentist dedicated to nurturing healthy smiles in children from 6 months to 21 years old. With a profound commitment to compassionate care and cutting-edge techniques, Dr. Bashir brings a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to every patient's journey.
Dr. Bashir specializes in comprehensive pediatric dental care, catering to a wide spectrum of needs. Her services encompass everything from initial baby exams and anticipatory guidance to full mouth rehabilitation treatment under oral conscious sedation and general anesthesia. She skillfully executes procedures such as stainless-steel crowns, vital pulp therapy, composite and amalgam restorations, anterior restorations, extractions, silver diamine fluoride application, and space maintainers. Leveraging advanced dental technology, including Nu-Smile Zirconia crowns, Dr. Bashir ensures the highest standard of care for her young patients.
What sets Dr. Sunna Bashir apart is her unwavering dedication to building strong relationships with families. Her approach is rooted in education, empowering families with knowledge to make informed decisions about their children's oral health. Her commitment to evidence-based care and her proficiency in utilizing behavior management techniques like Tell-Show-Do and Distraction make her a go-to choose for parents seeking a positive dental experience for their children. Dr. Bashir's personal understanding of dental anxiety, having overcome it herself, enables her to connect with anxious children, fostering trust and comfort throughout their treatment journey.
Dr. Bashir earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Following her passion for pediatric dentistry, she completed her training at Temple University Hospital, receiving a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Bashir's dedication to improving oral health extends beyond the clinic walls. She participated in a mission trip to Jamaica, offering free dental care to underserved communities. Additionally, she volunteered with MOM-n-PA, providing free dental care to children in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Bashir is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, staying up to date with the latest advancements in her field.
Dr. Bashir is fluent in English, Urdu, and Hindi, ensuring effective communication with a diverse range of patients and families.
Beyond dentistry, Dr. Bashir is an avid traveler, exploring the world's diverse cultures. She finds joy in Orangetheory workout classes, reading, baking, and dancing - a passion she cultivated during her time on a bhangra dance team at the University of Virginia