AboutGalleria Dental Smiles

Galleria Dental Smiles is a Herndon based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Abdelwahab & Dr. Solarte and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 703-544-8897 and experience why our patients think Galleria Dental Smiles is the best dentist in Herndon.

Dr. Solarte

Dr. Solarte

Dr. Solarte has worked as a dentist since 2002, and she enjoys helping patients of all ages get the healthy, perfectly aligned bite they deserve. She loves seeing patients smile confidently after completing treatment, and she values the relationships she develops with her patients and their families. Dr. Solarte completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) certification at Nova Southeastern University, and earned her master of dental science with an orthodontic specialization form the University of Columbia.

Outside of work, Dr. Solarte enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, swimming, and spending time with her family and friends.

Dr. Katerina Cespedes

Dr. Katerina Cespedes

Dr. Katerina Cespedes is a motivated and patient focused professional with a solid formation in didactic dental education, as well as a broad and diverse clinical experience in properly diagnosing, treating, and creating the appropriate clinical success for her patients. She is passionate in building long lasting relationships and is always concerned about patients and their families, oral health needs.

Dr. Cespedes grew up in Santiago, Dominican Republic where she graduated dental school with honors. Following her graduation, she moved to New York City to further her education in dentistry. She attended Columbia University College of Dental medicine where she Completed a two-year residency program at NY Presbyterian hospital. Dr. Cespedes is fluent in both English and Spanish, with great interpersonal skills and bedside manners.

Dr. Cespedes is fully trained and qualified providing comprehensive oral care to patients of all ages. She is committed to provide the best dental Care tailored to each individual need, in a calm, friendly and comfortable environment.

In her free time Dr. Cespedes enjoys traveling, running, biking and hiking. She also feels strongly about giving back and helping the underserved and has participated in various dental outreach programs in the Dominican Republic.

Dr. Van Nguyen

Dr. Van Nguyen

Dr. Van Nguyen grew up in Southern California and always knew she wanted to become a dentist at a young age. Dr. Nguyen obtained her bachelor of science in biochemistry and minor in psychology from University of California, San Diego. After college, Dr. Nguyen attended Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in Cleveland, Ohio. Following dental school, Dr. Nguyen went on to complete her general practice residency at Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, where she provided care for our nation’s veterans. During her advanced training at the VA, she was well trained in all aspects of general dentistry including restoration, endodontic, implant placement and implant restoration, and cosmetic dentistry. She is also a certified provider in Invisalign.

Dr. Nguyen places a high value to the overall well-being of her patients and provides quality dental care with a compassionate, gentle touch. Dr. Nguyen is excited to be a part of the Galleria Dental Arts team and currently welcomes patients of all ages.

Dr. Nguyen is an active member of American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and Northern Virginia Dental Society.

Currently Dr. Nguyen resides in Fairfax, Virginia. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, humanitarian missions and the great outdoors with her husband.

Dr. Wahab

Dr. Wahab

Dr. Tamer Abdelwahab has practiced dentistry since 1999, A Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry FAGD, Fellow of International Congress of Implantologist FIOI. He has a gentle approach, listening to understand your needs and address any concerns you may have. Dr. Wahab has extensive training in the latest advances in dental technology. He uses his knowledge to provide an optimal level of dentistry.