Meet the Doctors
Nine experts serving up breathtaking smiles.
Get to Know Our Annadale
Dr. Steven Johnson
Dr. Johnson has been taking care of the local residents in Northern Virginia for over 30 years at Annandale SmilesClick to go Annandale Smiles home page. He graduated from the Medical College of Virginia, completed his general dental practice residency at West Virginia University, and completed the neuromuscular program at the World-Renowned Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies.
Our Annandale, VA dentist is certified in Lumineers, Invisalign®Learn more about Invisalign®, and endodontic dentistry. He’s proud to work with a dedicated team that performs exceptional dental services of all kinds to meet your needs (from general to cosmetic and restorative care). Dr. Johnson invites you to our modern family dental office, where we combine patient-first comforts with exceptional dentistry that works!
Dr. Fatemeh Baftechi (Shadi)
Dr. Shadi received her bachelor of science in biology from George Mason University and her doctorate of dental medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She specializes in cosmetic dentistry and is passionate about helping people smile with confidence!
As a member of Annandale Smiles, she enjoys helping patients create a smile that looks good and feels good. Dr. Shadi knows the power a smile makeover can have on a person’s entire life, so she works closely with patients to help them become the best version of themselves.
Dr. Michael Dong
Dr. Michael is a Northern Virginia native and graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Tech with a BS in biology. After college, he spent time with his dentist and became inspired to pursue a career in dentistry. Dr. Michael earned his doctor of dental surgery degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, plus completed an advanced education general dentistry residency at the University of California in Los Angeles.
He’s an active member of the Pankey Institute and the Academy of General Dentistry and participates in continuing education for dental implant, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Our Annandale, VA dentist is also an active member of the Spear Faculty Study Club, and his goal is for patients to gain the confidence that comes from a beautiful, healthy smile. Dr. Michael’s favorite pastimes revolve around basketball, running, and golf.
Dr. Manisha Shrestha
Dr. Shrestha was born and raised in Nepal and came to the United States for her undergraduate studies and dental school. She earned her dental degree from Nova Southeastern University and completed an implant fellowship from Triangle Dental Institute. Our dentist is a member of the American Dental AssociationLearn more about ADA and practices general dentistry with comprehensive treatment planning.
She’s qualified in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, plus places implants and restores them. In her free time, Dr. Shrestha loves spending time with family, reading books, going on scenic hikes/walks, or just strolling through the city with her dog. In addition, she enjoys traveling, trying different cuisine, and relaxing or staying active at the beach or lakeside.
Dr. Ji Woung Choi
Dr. Choi grew up in South Korea and moved to the US with his family when he was 17. His mom was a dental hygienist, and Dr. Choi was exposed to the field early on, hoping to one day help others as well. He earned his BS in biology/chemistry from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and his doctor of dental surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry.
His accomplishments include the Dr. Edward G. Kaufman Award for academic excellence and Dr. Harry Langa scholarship. Our dentist is Invisalign® certified, a member of the American Dental AssociationLearn more about ADA, and a fellow of the International Dental Implant AssociationLearn more about International Dental Implant Association. In his free time, Dr. Choi enjoys watching movies, listening to music, and playing tennis. A fun fact? His parents are his heroes!
Dr. Sanam Kheirieh
Dr. Christine Do
Dr. Christine Do is a proud Vietnamese American general dentist. Born and raised in Northern Virginia, she is excited to come back to the area and serve the community she grew up in! Dr. Do believes in comprehensive quality care as well as building a dental home where every patient is always welcomed.
Dr. Do completed her undergraduate and doctorate degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. During her time at VCU, she completed a residency in advanced general dentistry where she provided emergency and multidisciplinary oral health care. She also trained in complex prosthodontics, surgery, and digital dentistry. Although an exceptional dentist already, Dr. Do is committed to always advancing her dental knowledge. With that in mind, she continues to immerse herself in continuing education.
When she is not busy polishing her dental skills, Dr. Do likes to spend quality time with her family and friends, explore new cuisines, and cheer on the VCU Rams!