RICHARD M. POLLOCK, DMD

  • EDUCATION
    Temple University, University of Pennsylvania
  • ASSOCIATIONS
    American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Association,
    American Association of Endodontists
  • CERTIFICATIONS
    Certificate of Endodontics

Dr. Richard M. Pollock grew up in the Pittsburgh area and received his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Pittsburgh in 1984. He continued his education at Temple University and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1988 from Temple University and he received his certificate of Endodontics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990. Dr. Pollock has been on staff with Greater Washington Endodontics and Periodontics since 1995.

From 2001 – 2002 Dr. Pollock taught as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He has volunteered to work with Catholic Charities and has provided his dental expertise to assist those in need living in the in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Pollock is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Association and the American Association of Endodontists.

When not volunteering, Dr. Pollock enjoys taking part in local community activities, he is a runner, and is a swimmer in the US Masters Program. Dr. Pollock enjoys sailing and is a supporter of the Boys and Girls Club of America and children’s Literacy Programs. Dr. Pollock has been a supporter of Genesis Service Dogs which raises and trains dogs to assist children and adults with special needs.

ALI MANESH, DMD

  • EDUCATION
    University of Pittsburgh, New York University
  • CERTIFICATIONS
    Certificate of Endodontics

Dr. Manesh grew up in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and obtained both his bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Upon graduating dental school Dr. Manesh remained in the Pittsburgh area and practiced dentistry for several years. During those years Dr. Manesh became extremely interested in endodontic care and treatment. After making his decision to pursue specialty dental treatment he was accepted to New York University’s program for Advanced Specialty Training in Endodontics.

Dr. Manesh is passionate about his work and the treatment of his patients. We, at Greater Washington Endodontics, are very pleased he chose to be an Associate within our practice. His mission, to treat those in dental pain in a stress free environment, works with the practice’s mission to provide sensitive, quality, state of the art endodontic care to patients.

In his spare time Dr. Manesh enjoys playing soccer and tennis. He is new to the Northern Virginia area and is enjoying the many restaurants and the sites the area has to offer.

ARUNDHATI MISRA, DMD

  • EDUCATION
    New York University
  • CERTIFICATIONS
    Certificate of Endodontics

Dr. Arundhati Misra Sauparn grew up in India and began her career as a dentist in India in 2007. She worked as an Assistant Professor and has also worked in private practice for a number of years before deciding upon entering New York University’s Advanced Specialty Training in Endodontics. Upon receiving her specialty degree in Endodontics Dr. Misra relocated to Northern VA and began working in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

Dr. Misra is passionate about what she does and believes in giving sensitive and quality care to her patients. She understands that root canal therapy is misunderstood by many and works to erase the myths about root canal therapy while placing her patients at ease about the need for such treatment.

Since her relocation from the northern New Jersey area Dr. Misra has been getting to know Northern VA and she and her husband recently purchased a home in Fairfax County near the Tyson’s area. She spends her leisure time with her husband and daughter and enjoys volunteering at her daughter’s school and traveling with her family

JASON MCDANIEL, DDS

  • EDUCATION
    University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco
    U.S. Army Endodontic Residency at Fort Bragg, NC
  • ASSOCIATIONS
    American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association
  • CERTIFICATIONS
    Certificate of Endodontics

Coming from the west coast, Dr. Jason McDaniel graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Following his graduation Dr. McDaniel joined the U.S. Army and served as the 3rd Special Forces Group dentist deploying to Afghanistan in 2011. He was accepted into and graduated from the U.S. Army Endodontic Residency Program at Fort Bragg, NC.

When not working Dr. McDaniel enjoys spending time as a husband and a father to his four children. He has a tremendous positive outlook on everyday life and enjoys reading, trail running, exploring Northern Virginia sites and playing chess. He is an Eagle Scout, a graduate of the Army Ranger school and a marathon runner. Dr. McDaniel is a member of the American Association of Endodontics and the American Dental Association. Currently Dr. McDaniel and his wife and family live in the southern portion of Fairfax County.

HASHIM ALHASANNY, DDS

  • EDUCATION
    Columbia University
  • ASSOCIATIONS
    American Association of Endodontics
  • CERTIFICATIONS
    Certificate of Endodontics

After practicing dentistry for several years Dr. Alhassany returned to school  and completed the Endodontics Specialty program at Columbia University in New York City. He is a world traveller and is fluent in Arabic, French and English. Dr. Alhassany has been involved in dentistry since 2004 and was also the lead doctor for Smile for Children from 2006 – 2008. While attending Columbia University he was also a part time faculty instructor. He enjoys working with people of all ages and has a special affinity for working with children and helping them with their dental needs.

Since joining Greater Washington Endodontics Dr. Alhassany has been working in our Reston and Burke offices. Upon moving back to Northern Virginia he and his wife are enjoying their new Reston community Dr. Alhassany is a volunteer for the Reston Town Center Community and plays in a local adult soccer league in Fairfax County.

To date Dr. Alhassany has authored and presented several topics about dental medicine and endodontics for the American Association of Endodontics (AAE) and has been a member of the AAE since 2012.

Kevin Kunz, DMD

  • EDUCATION
    University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry,
    University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio
  • ASSOCIATIONS
    American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association,
    United States Dental Divers Association
  • CERTIFICATIONS
    Certificate of Endodontics

Dr. Kunz grew up in Troy, Michigan and completed his dental degree at the University Of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Upon joining the U.S. Air Force he completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Eglin AFB in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and a specialty program and residency in Endodontics at the joint University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio.

To date Dr. Kunz shares his specialty time as an Associate with Greater Washington Endodontics and Bolling Air Force Base where he is the Chief of Endodontics. In his spare time Dr. Kunz has volunteered to provide needed dental care to the residents of the South Pacific. In the near future he hopes to provide necessary endodontic care to members of the Navajo Nation within remote areas our country.

In his “off time” Dr. Kunz enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He likes all types of sports including scuba diving and can be found on occasion in the kitchen experimenting with cooking techniques and recipes. Dr. Kunz holds a faculty appointment with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, and the United States Dental Divers Association. We are happy to have him at Greater Washington Endodontics!

Surbhi Puri, DDS, CAGS

  • EDUCATION
    University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry,
    University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio
  • ASSOCIATIONS
    American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association,
    United States Dental Divers Association
  • CERTIFICATIONS
    Certificate of Endodontics

Dr. Kunz grew up in Troy, Michigan and completed his dental degree at the University Of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Upon joining the U.S. Air Force he completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Eglin AFB in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and a specialty program and residency in Endodontics at the joint University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio.

To date Dr. Kunz shares his specialty time as an Associate with Greater Washington Endodontics and Bolling Air Force Base where he is the Chief of Endodontics. In his spare time Dr. Kunz has volunteered to provide needed dental care to the residents of the South Pacific. In the near future he hopes to provide necessary endodontic care to members of the Navajo Nation within remote areas our country.

In his “off time” Dr. Kunz enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He likes all types of sports including scuba diving and can be found on occasion in the kitchen experimenting with cooking techniques and recipes. Dr. Kunz holds a faculty appointment with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, and the United States Dental Divers Association. We are happy to have him at Greater Washington Endodontics!

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