Vani Takiar, DMD, MA, Dentist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Dentistry
We verify the medical license of each FindaTopDoc Verified Doctor to ensure that their license is active and they are in good medical standing.

Vani Takiar, DMD, MA

Dentist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Dentistry

606 S. King Street 200 Leesburg Virginia, 20175

About

Vani Takiar, DMD, MA is a top board-certified pediatric laser dentist in Leesburg, Virginia. With a passion for working with young children and an unwavering commitment to her specialty, Vani Takiar, DMD, MA is an expert pediatric dentist who works hard to change the lives of her young patients for the better, one visit at a time. In attending Johns Hopkins University for her Bachelors degree, the Medical College of Wisconsin for her Masters degree, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine for her Doctoral degree and the Boston University School of Dental Medicine for her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Takiar is a prime example of a true leader in oral health care. As a leader and expert in the field of pediatric dentistry, Vani Takiar, DMD, MA is a true asset to the profession of dental medicine.

Education and Training

Johns Hopkins University BA 2007

Medical College of Wisconsin MA 2009

University of Pennsylvania DMD 2013

Boston University CAGS 2017

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Provider Details

Female English, Hindi, Urdu

Areas of expertise and specialization

Pediatric dentistryLaser dentistrySedation dentistryComprehensive oral careSpecial healthcare need patients

Awards

  • Clinical Honors 2013 University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine 
  • Community Health Honors 2013 University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine 
  • University Honors 2008 Johns Hopkins University 
  • Hero Award 2018 Washington County, MD 
  • Dr. Richard Allard Fellowship in Pediatric Dentistry 2017 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine 
  • Delta Dental Student Leadership Award 2013 Delta Dental 
  • Dr. Earle Banks Hoyt Teaching Award 2013 University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine 
  • American College of Dentists Outstanding Leader Award 2013 American College of Dentists 
  • Oral Cancer Foundation Public Service Excellence Award 2012 Oral Cancer Foundation 
  • Departmental Honors (Neuroscience and French) 2008 Johns Hopkins University 

Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (Diplomate)  
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry  
  • International Association of Pediatric Dentistry  
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry (Standard Proficiency Certification)  
  • American Dental Association  
  • Virginia Dental Society  
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society  
  • International Association of Tongue-Tie Professionals  

Vani Takiar, DMD, MA's Practice location

Tooth Clues, PLLC

606 S. King Street 200 -
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
Get Direction
New patients: 571-799-0559
Fax: 571-799-0560
www.toothclues.com

Vani Takiar, DMD, MA's reviews

(0)
Write Review

Media Releases

Get to know Pediatric Dentist Dr. Vani Takiar, who serves patients in Leesburg, Virginia.

A board-certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Takiar – aka “Dr. T” or “Agent T” – is the Owner of Tooth Clues, PLLC in Leesburg, Virginia. 

After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience and French from Johns Hopkins University, she pursued a Master of Arts degree in Bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her dental education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where she graduated with double honors, and then went on to complete her advanced training in pediatric dentistry at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, which included services at Boston Medical Center, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Franciscan Children’s Hospital.

Distinguished as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Takiar is an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the Virginia Dental Society and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. She also maintains her Standard Proficiency Certification Status with the Academy of Laser Dentistry, enabling her to provide all types of laser associated dental care services ranging from laser-assisted frenectomies to comprehensive restorative care.

Pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry dealing with children from birth through adolescence. A pediatric dentist has an extra two to three years of specialized training after dental school and is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teenage years. Children of different age groups need different approaches in dealing with their behavior guiding their dental growth and development, as well as helping them avoid future dental problems. A pediatric dentist cares for special needs patients as well.

When she is not in the office searching for clues, Dr. Takiar enjoys running her miles and playing the sitar.

Recommended Articles

  • Diagnostic Tests for Autism Often Miss Features in Girls

    Males and females of any age can both be on the autism spectrum. Currently, more boys and men have been diagnosed with autism than girls and women. Is this correct, though? Perhaps just as many girls are on the autism spectrum, but are failed to be diagnosed properly.The current standardized tests...

  • What Is Akathisia and How to Treat It?

    What is akathisia?Akathisia is a medical condition that causes an individual to feel restless along with a constant urge to move. The term akathisia is derived from the Greek word akathemi, which would mean "to never sit down".Akathisia occurs as a side effect of first-generation or older...

  • What Are Hormones?

    IntroductionHormones are a special kind of chemical messengers in the body that are created by the endocrine glands. These chemical messengers control and coordinate complex processes in the body, such as growth, metabolism, fertility, and reproduction. Hormones can also influence the body's immune...

  • Is Juicing Smart for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients?

    Numerous studies have been published lately referring to how diet can aid in relieving symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis.Now, juicing has become a hot topic. Can it truly aid in dealing with rheumatoid arthritis?Popularity of juicingJuicing became popular with celebrities going on...

  • What is Medicaid?

    Medicaid is a health insurance program by the federal government to cover the finances for basic health and long-term care of low-income individuals. Unlike the Medicare, which is available to every citizen over the age of 65-years-old, Medicaid is available only for people with low-income, limited...

  • What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Stomach Cancer?

    Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, refers to the cancer that develops in the lining of the stomach. Of the different types of cancer, cancer that develops in the glandular tissue, called adenocarcinoma, is the most common. Few stomach cancers develop in the connective tissue, like muscles...

Nearby Providers

Nearest Hospitals

MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITALl

LANSDOWNE & BAILY RDS DARBY PA 19023

606 S King St Suite 200, Leesburg, VA 20175, USA
Head southwest toward S King St
108 ft
Turn left onto S King St
0.4 mi
Turn left to merge onto US-15 N/VA-7 E/Leesburg Bypass toward Alexandria
1.6 mi
Exit onto VA-7 E/E Market St toward Tysons CornerContinue to follow VA-7 E
4.3 mi
Exit onto VA-2400 N/VA-901 toward Lansdowne Blvd/Lansdowne
0.3 mi
Keep left to continue on VA-2400 N/Lansdowne BlvdContinue to follow Lansdowne Blvd
0.8 mi
Turn right onto Riverpoint Dr
427 ft
Turn right onto Kittiwake Dr
292 ft
Turn left onto Mill Site PlDestination will be on the right
276 ft
19242 Mill Site Pl, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA

INOVA LOUDOUN HOSPITALl

44045 RIVERSIDE PARKWAY LEESBURG VA 20176

606 S King St Suite 200, Leesburg, VA 20175, USA
Head southwest toward S King St
108 ft
Turn left onto S King St
0.4 mi
Turn left to merge onto US-15 N/VA-7 E/Leesburg Bypass toward Alexandria
1.6 mi
Exit onto VA-7 E/E Market St toward Tysons CornerContinue to follow VA-7 E
4.3 mi
Exit onto VA-2400 N/VA-901 toward Lansdowne Blvd/Lansdowne
0.3 mi
Keep left to continue on VA-2400 N
0.3 mi
Turn right onto Riverside Pkwy
0.3 mi
Turn right toward Wellness Blvd
249 ft
Turn left onto Wellness Blvd
482 ft
Turn rightDestination will be on the right
325 ft
44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA

STONESPRINGS HOSPITAL CENTERl

24440 STONE SPRINGS BOULEVARD DULLES VA 20166

606 S King St Suite 200, Leesburg, VA 20175, USA
Head southwest toward S King St
108 ft
Turn left onto S King St
0.7 mi
Turn left onto Evergreen Mills Rd
10.1 mi
Slight right onto Arcola Mills Dr
1.2 mi
Turn right onto VA-659 S/Stone Springs BlvdContinue to follow Stone Springs Blvd
1.0 mi
Turn left
246 ft
Turn right
121 ft
Turn leftDestination will be on the left
151 ft
24430 Stone Springs Blvd, Dulles, VA 20166, USA