Dentist in Gainesville, VA
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Meet Dr. Clarissa Moore
Dr. Clarissa Moore is passionate about dentistry and how she can connect with her patients by giving them a beautiful and healthy smile. She has been serving patients in Virginia since 2008. Dr. Moore completed her dental education both in Brazil and in a two year General Practice Residency Program where she served as chief resident at Northside Medical Center Hospital in Youngstown, OH.
One of Dr. Moore’s passions is to continue learning the latest and most advanced techniques in general, cosmetic, sedation and surgical implant dentistry by attending the most prestigious educational facilities in the country. She has pursued advanced training at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), the world-renowned institute for esthetic & neuromuscular dentistry as well as the Spear Institute in Scottsdale. She also offers adult orthodontic treatment with the renowned Six Month Smiles® and Invisalign®.
When not working, Dr. Moore enjoys spending time with her family as well as traveling and learning about different cultures.
At Alvorada Dentistry Dr. Clarissa Moore takes the time to get to know each and every patient one-on-one, helping you make informed choices about your dental health. You won’t get lectures here, just a sincere discussion and a commitment to treat you as our own family.
Dr. Moore lives with her husband Brandon and their two daughters Nora and Claire in Gainesville and would like to welcome you to a fantastic dental experience that combines advanced dental technology with a gentle and friendly style.
Meet Jainy Vakharia, DDS
Dr. Jainy Vakharia recently moved to Virginia from California. She received her dental education from New York University. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and remains up-to-date with recent advances in the field of dentistry to provide the best possible dental care to her patients.
Dr. Vakharia is devoted to treating her patients as individuals in the most compassionate manner in a caring environment. She especially helps out the patients in overcoming their dental fear while ensuring quality diagnosis and treatment. As a patient, you can expect simplicity, honesty, and a responsible dental care that you deserve.
In her spare time, she enjoys painting, cooking and maintaining her organic garden. She also loves travelling to different countries and learning different languages.
Meet Tina Rehanek
Tina has been with Alvorada Dentistry since we opened in 2013. With over 25 years of experience it is important for her to educate patients and empower them to take control of their dental care.
Originally from Peru she lives with her husband, daughter and puppy (Lucky) in Bristow. She loves to travel to the beach and stay at hotels.
Meet Maricela Flores
Front Desk Associate
Maricela has been with the practice since it opened in 2013. She has been working in the dental field for 10 years and is currently taking classes at NOVA to improve her skills. She enjoys working at Alvorada Dentistry helping our patients get the best dental care experience.
Born in El Salvador she lives with her husband and daughter in Manassas and they are expecting baby number two. In her spare time, she likes to swim and spend time with her family. She loves being active with her church and volunteering.
Carolina (Assistant II) joined the practice part time in September 2015. Graduated in Honduras where she practiced as a dentist. She graduated from Germanna Community College in August 2017 and is now a licensed Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions. Carolina will be allowed to place and shape fillings, indirect pulp caps, take final impressions for restorations and cement crowns, veneers etc. Carolina’s favorite part of the job is making sure patients leave comfortable and serving them with the best care possible.
She lives with her husband in Centreville and more than anything really enjoys his amazing cooking skills. Interacting with people is very important to her as she feels it can really help improve my English language skills.
Cynthia has worked in the dental field for over 10 years and graduated from the dental hygiene program in 2014. She got the opportunity to join Alvorada Dentistry in September of 2015. Cynthia is always looking for ways to connect with her patients by educating them and offering them conventional and natural treatment options. She is very eager to learn new things and offer her patients the newest treatments to improve their oral health.
Originally from Peru she lives with her husband, son and puppy in Bristow. In her free time, she loves to travel (especially to the beach), exercise and volunteer.
Front Desk Associate
After 10 years of working in the medical field Lindy had the opportunity to join the dental team at Alvorada Dentistry after being a patient for 2 years. She is really enjoying learning new things in the dental world.
Originally from The Netherlands she lives with her husband and 2 kids in Gainesville. In her free time she likes to play games, do puzzles, help friends and family and spend time with them.
Front Desk Associate
Dana grew up in Fauquier County and joined the practice as her first job in the dental field. She is excited to become a dental hygienist when she graduates from Lord Fairfax Community College in 2018.
In her spare time Dana enjoys exercising and spending time with her friends and two kitties.