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Robert D. Camps, DDS

Dr. Robert D. Camps has been a pediatric dentist for over 33 years. As a graduate of Howard University, Dr. Camps went on to specialize in pediatric dentistry for two additional years. He has also held a position as an assistant professor at HU’s College of Dentistry teaching interceptive and early orthodontic treatment to pediatric post-graduate students.
Dr. Camps has extensive training with special needs patients and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

In previous years, Dr. Camps was a National Consultant for an alliance of pediatric dental practices called OCA; in addition, he was the immediate past Chairman for the Department of Dentistry at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Maryland.

As the owner of Dr. Camps Pediatric Dental Center, he is dedicated to excellence. His team is determined to live by his practices core value: caring for each patient and parent as if they were members of their own family. Dr. Camps has been married for almost 39 years, has two sons (Jonathan and Evan) and four wonderful grandchildren (Emma, Natalie, Ethan and Nathan).

Dr. Camps Pediatric Dental Center is a customer service centered practice. His team tries their hardest to please its patients. Many of his team members have received training from Disney Institute for Health Care Professionals.

Jena Fields, DDS, MS

Senior Associate

Hi, I’m Dr. Fields! I’m originally from upstate New York but have been a member of Dr. Camps practice since the summer of 2001.

I’m a graduate of the University of Michigan’s School of Dentistry. I received a perfect score on my clinical board examination and American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Written Examination for board certification.

As a pediatric dentist I am deeply interested in your child’s dental health and personal well-being; my goal is to help your child attain a healthy smile.

 

Melanie Acosta, DMD

Hello, my name is Dr. Acosta! I grew up in a small town in Connecticut. I received my dental degree from the University of Connecticut in 2003; my specialty training in pediatric dentistry was performed at the University of Maryland.

I have been a member of the Dr. Camps’ team since April 2006.

From a very young age I always knew I wanted to work with children. Before attending dental school I volunteered at different daycare centers, was a camp counselor, worked as a childcare provider during church services and was even a teacher at Gymboree!

I enjoy teaching children and their families how to take care of their teeth. The best part of my day is helping apprehensive children through their dental appointments. It’s a great feeling when we can dry tears, erase fears and have children walk out of our office with a smile – and a prize, of course! At our office we strive to treat each child as we would like our own. As a mother of two small children I knew how much our patients and our families appreciate that!!

Tiffany Gavin Walker, DDS

Hello, my name is Dr. Gavin. I was born and raised in northern New Jersey and I am new to the DC Metro area. I received my dental degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2006 and completed a general practice residency at Harlem Hospital. I then went on to complete my advance training in pediatric dentistry at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

I have participated in dental outreach and community outreach over the last several years, both locally and internationally, which has given me an even greater appreciation of dentistry and the unmet needs of children. As a patient and compassionate person I know that working with children in the dental field is right for me.

I am very proud to have passed the Qualifying Examination for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and am very excited about joining Dr. Camps Pediatric Dental Center. I look forward to meeting you.

Firouzeh Jamshidi, DMD

Hi I am Dr. Jamshidi! I was born and raised in Tehran, Iran and immigrated to Canada with family in my late teens. I earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. I received my Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from Boston University where I also completed my specialty training in pediatric dentistry.

I have a great passion for treating children of all ages and commitment for providing uncompromising quality of care to all patients. I live in Bethesda with my husband and outside of dentistry, I enjoy hiking, cooking, yoga and traveling. I also am a current member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and Maryland State Dental Association. I’m North East and West Regional Board Certified and a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

I sincerely look forward to meeting each and every single one of you to help educate and promoted great oral health.

Saba Sarraf, DMD, MSD

Dr. Sarraf earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School in 1998. She completed a two-year General Practice Residency (GPR) program at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals in 2000. Dr. Sarraf completed a two-year pediatric dentistry residency program at the University of Maryland Dental School in 2003. She also earned a Master’s Degree in Dental Science (MSD) from the University of Maryland Dental School. Her research work was focused on the development of early childhood caries in preschool children. Dr. Sarraf is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry since 2001 and is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry since 2008.

Dr. Sarraf has more than sixteen years of active experience in dentistry, including eleven years devoted to the field of pediatric dentistry. Dr. Sarraf joined Dr. Camps Pediatric Dentistry group since June of 2010. Dr. Sarraf has special interest in children’s oral health and focuses on prevention as a key aspect of pediatric oral health. Dr. Sarraf believes in establishing a “Dental Home” for her patients, an ongoing relationship between the dentist and the patient inclusive of all aspects of oral health care delivered in a comprehensive, continuously accessible, coordinated, and family centered way.

Dr. Sarraf career goal is centered around providing a positive dental experience for all anxious children and strive to provide this experience through adulthood.

Dr. Sarraf professional experience includes treating dental patients in the office under Nitrous-Oxide. Her experience also includes treating special needs and medically compromised patients under general anesthesia in the operating room at Shady Grove Hospital.

Dr. Sarraf, was born in Peoria, Illinois and is the daughter of two Middle Eastern physicians.

Dr. Sarraf is bilingual and fluent in English and Arabic. She is happily married and has two adorable children, Zane who is 9 years old, and Hana who is 7 years old. Dr. Sarraf and her family enjoy traveling, nature, and exploring new places. Her personal interests include planning birthday parties for her children, swimming, and biking.

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Gal Hershko, DDS

Hi, I’m Dr. Hershko! I am originally from Israel but grew up on the eastern shore of Maryland. I graduated early from the University of Maryland, College Park and earned my bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Spanish minor. Then, I spent 6 months volunteering at a Children’s Cancer Hospital in Tel-Aviv. I completed dental school in 2013 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry.

I continued on to Yale University for a one-year General Practice Residency, followed by a two-year specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry. I passed my American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Qualifying Examination in May 2016, and scored in the top 20% in multiple sections including Craniofacial Growth & Development, Oral Pathology, Prevention and Anticipatory Guidance.

I joined Dr. Camps’ team in July 2016 and am so excited to meet all of our wonderful patients and families!

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Sarah Moriarty, DDS, MSD

Hello, I am Dr. Moriarty! I grew up in Massachusetts. I received my dental degree from West Virginia University in 2011. I worked for 2 years as a General Dentist in Maryland, followed by my residency. I completed both my Pediatric dental residency and my Master of Science in Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University.

My research focused on Behavior Guidance of Dental Fear & Anxiety. I love working with anxious children in addition to those with special needs. I have worked extensively with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and have experience helping children take small steps to progressively overcome their anxiety.

We truly consider all of our patients family and look forward to meeting you!

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