Meet Dr. Kalantar
Dr. Kalantar, known by her patients as Dr. Neda, received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Virginia in 1997 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 2001. She then went on to specialize in pediatric dentistry, completing her training at Howard University School of Dentistry in 2004.
Dr. Neda is the proud recipient of numerous awards for leadership and community service including the Lillian Reynolds Award for her high academic achievement during her post-graduate pediatric dental training. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Virginia Dental Association and the American Dental Association. She's been repeatedly recognized as one of the top pediatric dentists in the DC-area both by the Washingtonian, Northern Virginia magazine and other local publications.
Dr. Neda was born in Chicago and grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia; she now resides in Washington, DC with her husband and two boys. For as long as she can remember, she has been passionate about working for and with children. She founded Pediatric Dentistry of Reston in 2006 and has been serving the Washington Metropolitan Area & families since 2004. She has participated in numerous international and local dental/medical missions, including 11 separate missions with Operation Smile to Nicaragua, Vietnam and Gaza. She also helped coordinate the first dental mission with Relief International to Jordan to help Syrian refugees.
She enjoys being active in her community by visiting schools and supporting local charities. She enjoys traveling, yoga and spending time with her family.