Meet the Doctors

All professionals at Novel Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr.
    Izzat Sbeih
    Cosmetic & General Dentistry
    Master, Academy of General Dentistry

    A McLean VA native, Dr. Sbeih attended The George Washington University for his undergraduate and graduate studies. He then attended the Medical College of Virginia for Dental School and was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2008. That year he was also honored to receive the American Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry Merit Award.

    Since then Dr. Sbeih has committed himself to continuing education and was awarded both his Fellowship and Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).  The Mastership Award is the highest honor available in the AGD and one of the most respected designations in the profession. This accomplishment meets the highest criteria for professional excellence.  

    Dr Sbeih believes in practicing dentistry in a multi-disciplinary approach. Upon meeting him you will realize that dentistry is his passion. He places a very strong emphasis on patient education and his is goal is to provide the highest quality care in the most comfortable environment. Thus he is always up-to-date with modern dental techniques, materials and technologies such as cone-beam CT imaging, CEREC technology and milling, implant dentistry and laser dentistry.  During the last 11 years Dr. Sbeih has taken over one thousand five hundred hours of advanced continuing education in the 16 disciples of dentistry with a special emphasis on cosmetic dentistry, occlusion, implant dentistry, full mouth rehabilitation, TMD and sleep apnea.  He has also been published in the cosmetic Dentistry issue of “General Dentistry” which is the peer reviewed journal for the Academy of General Dentistry.  Dr. Sbeih has also served as an adjunct clinical professor in the department of endodontics at the VCU school of Dentistry.

    In 2011 Dr. Sbeih founded Novel Smiles.  At Novel Smiles, he works with a team of board-certified specialists under one roof to ensure that everyone gets the highest quality care for the smile they deserve.   

    Dr Sbeih is honored to have been recognized by the Consumer Research Council of America as one of America's top dentists in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.  He has also been featured as a top dentist in Viva Tysons magazine in 2019.

    In his spare time Dr. Sbeih enjoys volunteering, traveling, cooking, and spending time with his nieces and nephews.

    Membership: American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. 



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  • Dr.
    Lan Tran
    Board Certified Orthodontist

    An alumni of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Dr. Tran is excited to be creating new beautiful smiles in the northern VA area. As a Board Certified Orthodontic Specialist, Dr. Tran wants to ensure that not only is your smile esthetically pleasing, but functionally correct.

    At Novel Smiles, Dr. Tran emphasizes patient education, high standard of care, and community. Years of taking continuing education courses beyond dental school and residency training has allowed Dr. Tran to integrate current research with advanced technology to give you the best treatment options in a multidisciplinary environment. 

    Dr. Tran enjoys finding ways to inspire people to discover their passions in life so that they can transfer that positive energy into strengthening relationships with those important in his or her life. As a former Eagle Scout and Assistant Scoutmaster, Dr. Tran finds ways to volunteer his time locally and abroad. He has traveled to Jamaica and the Philippines to do medical mission work, and hopes to encourage others to find ways to give to their community as well. In his spare time, Dr. Tran likes to be active outdoors, travel, dance, and do theater work. It is his hope that patients who come to Novel Smiles not only feel his genuine care and concern for their treatment, but have fun at the same time!

    ~ University: The College of William & Mary
    ~ Dental School: Virginia Commonwealth University
    ~ Orthodontic Residency: University of Detroit-Mercy

  • Dr.
    Matthew Detar
    Board Certified Endodontist

    Dr. Detar received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg in 2003. He moved on to pursue his career in dentistry and graduated magna cum laude from VCU School of Dentistry in Richmond in 2007. Following a one year post-doctorate dental residency in St. Petersburg FL, he entered private practice near Richmond, VA and practiced general dentistry for 3 years before deciding to continue his education in the specialty of Endodontics. Dr. Detar taught for one year as a full time associate faculty member in the Department of Endodontics before completing his Endodontic residency program in 2014. He is happy to return to the northern Virginia area where he can be close to family and friends and is excited to be joining the Manassas Endodontic family. 

    Dr. Detar is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, committed to practicing the highest level of endodontics. He is a member of the Virginia Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Society, the American Association of Endodontics, and the Penick Endodontic Study Club.

    In his spare time, Dr. Detar enjoys D.C. sports, traveling, continuing education and volunteering. Dr. Detar maintains an affiliate faculty position at VCU in the Department of Endodontics and enjoys teaching the future dentists of Virginia as well as volunteering on mission trips.

  • Dr.
    Farnaz Adibi
    Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

    Dr. Adibi is a recent transplant from Tampa, Florida. As a board-certified Pediatric dentist, Dr. Adibi has always enjoyed working with children. She graduated with honors from the University of South Florida where she received her B.S. in Biomedical Sciences with minors in Leadership and Biomedical Physics. She continued with a M.S. in Microbiology. In 2009 Dr. Adibi attended Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine where she earned her DMD degree and went onto complete her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry.

    She began working in private practice and also taught as a clinical professor at NYU Langone Pediatric Residency Program branched in Florida. Now relocated to the D.C. area with her husband, Dr. Adibi continues to believe that dentistry should be fun and fearless, she strives to ensure that all her patients are comfortable and at ease in the dental chair. It is her greatest reward to see her patients grow, overcoming their dental fears and having fun at their dental visits.

    Dr. Adibi enjoys continuing education courses in order to offer the most current preventive and treatment options available in pediatric dentistry. She relishes every opportunity to serve in her community to further the public’s education on children’s oral health and has volunteered for various pediatric oral health programs such as Give Kids A Smile and Mission of Mercy.

    In her free time, Dr. Adibi enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and exploring the D.C. metro area.

    “I’ve dedicated my professional life to helping children develop beautiful, healthy and confident smiles. One of my objectives is to educate and inspire them to maintain good oral health.” -Dr. Adibi

  • Dr-
    Alan Jureidini
    Board Certified Periodontist

    Dr. Juredidini was born in the United States and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. He earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery with honors in 2011 from Saint Joseph University in Beirut-Lebanon; he was honored with the prize for being ranked as the 3rd for 5 years in a row.

    He pursued his graduate studies in the United States where he earned a Masters of Science in Periodontics from Columbia University School of Dental Medicine. He lived in NY for 5 years before moving to Arlington, Virginia. Dr. Jureidini had the opportunity of getting trained by leading professors in the periodontology and implantology fields during his residency at Columbia University.

    He learned and mastered technical skills with a sensitivity for aesthetics and developed his own approach and philosophy to top quality dental treatment. His three years of training prepared him to provide comprehensive periodontal care and perform a wide variety of surgical procedures. He has lectured in several dental conferences in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.

    Dr. Jureidini treats his patients with respect, kindness, and compassion. He takes his time to listen to his patients’ complaints and explains the proposed course of treatment. Dr. Juredinini is fluent in English, French, and Arabic. 

    During his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, going to the gym, cooking, and reading. Dr. Juredini also happens to enjoy helping others and doing community service work in within our community; he is a member and part time volunteer in an NGO, as well as he participates and manages summer camps for kids.

    Professional Affiliation: 

    American Academy of Periodontology

    American College of Dentists

    American Dental Association

    Virginia Dental Association

  • Dr.
    Liliana Calkins
    Orthodontist

    Dr. Calkins is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as Pinnacle Professional of The Year in the field of Medicine in recognition of her role as Specialist in Orthodontics and Craniofacial Orthopedics at Sunrise Orthodontics Facial & Airway Development Center.

    Dedicated to providing their clients with the quality medical services they deserve, she specializes in providing exceptional dental sleep and orthodontic care to those they serve. Utilizing the latest innovations in medical technology, the team at Sunrise Orthodontics combines the most advanced techniques with a compassionate approach to cater to the wellbeing of their clients.

    With 24 years of experience as a specialist in Orthodontics, Dr. Liliana L.C. Calkins has established herself as a trusted name in the field of orthodontics. Always learning and growing in her profession, Dr. Calkins has attained extensive experience in all facets of orthodontics. With a commitment to her patients, Dr. Calkins has become well versed in the areas of dental sleep medicine, craniofacial orthopedics, nasoalveolar molding for infants, along with diagnosis and treatment for Temporomandibular Joint disorders. Dr. Calkins is committed advancing her knowledge on her profession and providing for her family. When asked about what keeps her in her profession, she stated, “My passion for learning and improving the quality of life of our patients.” 

    Graduating first in her class at dental school, Dr. Calkins graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico City (UNAM) and earned her certification in orthodontics with honors.

    To further enhance her professional development, Dr. Calkins is an esteemed member of several prominent organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and The Dawson Academy, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Piper Education and Research Center, Spear Study Club, and International Academy of Orofacial Myology.

    Charitable to various organizations, Dr. Calkins is an avid supporter of Tysons Youth Center and Girls on the Run where she not only donates but also participates in marathons for the organization.

    In recognition of her many professional achievements, Dr. Calkins was the honorary recipient of the International Association of Dentist-Patient Choice Award and named Northern Virginia Magazine as Top Dentist 2016.

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