Centreville Dental Group

Meet the Team

Dr. Basiony Hagar

Dr. Hagar

DDS

Dr. Basiony Hagar recieved his DDS from University of Alexandria in Egypt 2002. He attended a general practice residency in Berkshire Medical Center in Massachussets, affiliated with Tufts Dental School in 2007 through 2008. Dr. Hagar recieved his certification in implant placement in 2010 and has been placing and restoring implants. In 2011, Dr. Hagar was certified as an Invisalign provider. He is a proud member of the American Dental Association and the Virginia Dental Association since 2007. Dr. Hagar prides himself in being a gentle and caring dentist that practices all aspects of cosmetic dentistry with special care for patients with an aversion to dental treatments.

Dr. Filali

Dr. Filali

Dr. Mohammad Filali received his MDM from the University of Constantine in Algeria in 1996. He received additional training in periodontology at Constantine Dental University in 1997. He then worked for the United Nations as a dentist for eight years. Dr. Filali received his certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Prosthodontics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2009, where he is now working as clinical assistant professor and a group leader in the predoctoral general dentistry and advanced education in general dentistry. Dr. Filali is also fluent in English, Arabic and French.

Dr. Gaafar Ahmed

Dr. Gaafar Ahmed

Ladysmith Dental Office

Dr. Ahmed was born and raised in Sudan, a country located in the heart of South Africa. He came to America in 2000 and moved to California where he achieved his DDS from the University of Southern California in 2006. Dr. Ahmed has volunteered for numerous dental clinics and worked with many low income families while in California. Dr. Ahmed started working with Ladysmith Dental Center in February of 2014 and he fits right in with our staff and the Caroline County residents. Dr. Ahmed has a friendly compassionate personality which put his patients at ease while in his chair. He truly has a passion for dentistry and it shows in the smiles of all his patients. Dr. Ahmed resides in Spotsylvania County with his wife and two children. His hobbies include reading, playing and watching soccer.

Sarah Avelar

Sarah Avelar

Centreville Office Manager

Originally from Northern California, Sarah has called Northern Virginia her home for the last 17yrs. With over 9 years of experience working in the dental field, Sarah has done almost everything from assisting, Insurance Coordinator, Patient Coordinator and Office Manager.

“My role at Centreville Dental Group includes helping with patient care coordination, insurance, and office management. It is an honor to be a part of such a wonderful team of talented people. I enjoy getting to know our patients and seeing so many smiles transform”

In her spare time Sarah enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and six children.

Adiba Rahimi

Adiba Rahimi

Centreville Dental Assistant

Adiba has worked in the dental field as a Dental Assistant or 2 years. She recently attended classes at Northern Virginia Community College.

“I enjoy working chair side with Dr. Hagar and Dr. Filali and the rest of the staff. Working in the dental field has allowed me to meet many wonderful people. I enjoy helping patients and to see them smile with a new-found confidence.”

In her spare time Adiba enjoys spending time with her husband, being with her friends and family, shopping and traveling.

Pakiza Nawaz

Pakiza Nawaz

Centreville Dental Assistant

Pakiza has worked in the dental field as a Dental Assistant for over 6 years and has knowledge assisting in all procedures from your basic fillings and extractions to implants and invisalign. Pakiza attended Northern Virginia Community College. Pakiza has a passion for dentistry which is driven by her love for people and the opportunity dentistry gives her to make a difference in patient’s lives.

“I really do enjoy heloing our patients. Working with people and helping them understand the importance of good oral hygiene and dental care is very rewarding for me.”

When Pakiza is not working she lives an active life playing volleyball, listening to music and enjoys spending time with her son Jibreel and the rest of her family.

Kelly L. Rothenberger

Kelly L. Rothenberger

Ladysmith Office Manager

Kelly has lived in the Ladysmith/Ruter Glen area for about 14 years and she has over 20 years of dental office experience. She has been with Ladysmith Dental Center from the very beginning when they opened in 2013. She can answer all your insurance questions and dental concerns. She loves to figure out how to maximize your benefits with your dental needs. Kelly loves working in the community where she lives and wants to promote healthy teeth and gums throughout the Caroline County area.

In her spare time Kelly loves to swim, garden, read and spend time with her husband and 6 dachshunds.

Zainab Alatabe RDH, BSDH 'Zee'

Zainab Alatabe RDH, BSDH “Zee”

Hygienist for Ladysmith & Centreville

A native of the greater Richmond area, Zee graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Medical College of Virginia’s School of Dentistry. Shortly thereafter she started working for the Ladysmith office and then Centreville locations. Everyday she continues to learn new ways to provide the best dental treatment for her patients and she always makes their dental care her top priority. Zee loves working in the dental field and loves being part of our team.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling, watching movies, reading a good book and hanging out with family and friend.

Lindsey Mussomele

Lindsey Mussomele

Ladysmith Dental Assistant

Lindsey is a Virginia native and is a 2010 graduate from Caroline County High School. Lindsey is new to the dental field and learning fast, she is a huge asset to our office. Lindsey enjoys constantly learning new things and meeting new patients every day. She strives to make everyone’s visit at Ladysmith Dental Center an experience.

In her spare time Lindsey enjoys spending time with her family, friends and boyfriend.

Heather Pride

Heather Pride

Ladysmith – Lead Dental Assistant

Heather began working for Ladysmith Dental Center shortly after we open in April of 2013. She has become a great asset to our practice with her 2 years of dental experience and her professional and welcoming personality. Heather lives here in Caroline County and enjoys working in her “own backyard” She has experience working chairside with the doctor during root canals, implants, extractions and other forms of dentistry. But, she loves working with children of Caroline County and teaching them the importance of health teeth and gums.

In her spare time Heather enjoys being with her husband and 2 children and spending time with her friends and extended family.