My profession is a blessing to me. It allows me to meet different kinds of people and families from various generations and develop lasting professional and friendly relationships with all of them. Every day, I am touched by how grateful and thankful my patients are with the healthy positive changes my staff and I are able to make with their oral health care and cosmetic needs. — Dr. Rizvi
Dr. Zia Rizvi is passionate about the care, satisfaction and comfort of his patients, as well as helping them overcome any anxiety that is commonly associated with the dental office. Nothing gives him more satisfaction than seeing a patient leave his office with a beautiful healthy smile, full of confidence and security.
Dr. Rizvi loves developing long-lasting relationships with his patients and their families and serving the community in which he practices. As he has been in the Ashburn area for many years, Dr. Rizvi has had the privilege and honor of getting to know and treating family members from the youngest to the oldest. Knowing that he is able to make their lives better with the work he does is his greatest joy.
Education and Continuing Education
Dr. Rizvi is a graduate of the prestigious Guy’s Dental Hospital in London and earned his Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Maryland Dental School, one of the best in the country. He has been a dentist for 20 years and has been through several extensive postgraduate courses in different fields of dentistry since receiving his dental degree.
Dr. Rizvi loves dentistry, and this has led him to complete extensive postgraduate education in hospital-based dentistry, sleep apnea treatment, precision guided implant surgery, smile design for cosmetic dentistry, and the latest CAD/CAM technological advances that have transformed dentistry today. Dr. Rizvi is also one of a few dentists who are skilled and experienced enough to perform implant surgeries as well as complicated extractions. His emphasis on patient comfort, as well as keeping up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry, enables him to provide his patients with the best quality of care in the field. Continuing education is vital to quality patient care, and that is Dr. Rizvi’s number-one priority.
- American Dental Association®
- Northern Virginia Dental Society
- Virginia Dental Association
- Maryland State Dental Association
- British Dental Association
Outside the Office
Dr. Rizvi grew up in South London and Stretham, United Kingdom, and moved to the U.S. in 2006. When he is not working, Dr. Rizvi is almost always with his family. They love to spend time hiking, going to DC, canoeing, fishing and bike riding. Dr. Rizvi can speak several languages, namely Urdu, Hindi, Farsi, some Gujrati, French and Spanish.
Dr. Rizvi is also dedicated to his community. He often treats low-income families who do not have dental insurance and are in dire need of dental treatment. He also belongs to IMAMIA medics, a nonprofit organization that provides medical and dental services in areas of need. It gives him great pleasure to be able to utilize the skills he has as a dental professional to help community members in need.