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Arlington Dentistry by Design

1012 N. Highland St., Suite 130B-S
Arlington Virginia 22201
Joseph A. Khalil, DDS, PC and Ray Cho​​​​​​, DDS
703-841-0300
info@arlingtonsmiledesign.com

Arlington Topdentist 2022Named a “Top Dentist” by Washingtonian Magazine in 2019, Dr. Khalil is an expert in restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry. He graduated with honors from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 2000 and completed his prosthodontic specialty residency at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Q: What made you decide to become a dentist

A: I have always enjoyed working with my hands. I had good dexterity and hand-eye coordination from a young age, and I loved woodworking and welding. My uncle owned a dental store, so I grew up around dental materials. Since I was always building something, I thought I might want to be a dental lab technician. But while I was at school, I realized I was too much of a people person not to be working with patients. When I was in the lab, I felt like something was missing. I envied the relationships the dental students developed with their patients. I wanted that.

Q: What is unique about your practice?

A: Despite being a high-tech practice serving a major metropolis, our office maintains a small-town feel. We are a complete dental institute, an all-inclusive oral care practice that conveniently offers the gamut of dental services, including dental implants (including “teeth in a day” implants), veneers, bondings and Invisalign® braces, all under one roof. We are a Diamond Invisalign Provider and member of the Academy of Clear Aligners. Our state-of-the-art facility also serves as an education and training center for other dentists.

Q: What is your top priority?

A: Creating a positive patient experience. Patients’ best interests are at the forefront of everything we do. Ours is a relationship-focused practice built on honesty, integrity and care. Through our co-discovery approach, we spend time listening to each patient’s goals so we can help them make the best, most informed decisions about their oral health.