Meet the Doctors

Dr. Katie Lopez

 “I am very fortunate to work in the dental profession where I am able to meet so many wonderful people and help them make good decisions about their dental health. It is very rewarding to help people feel better and look great improving their smiles and quality of life. My team and I treat our patients like family, with honesty, kindness, and respect.”

Dr. Lopez is a native of Northern Virginia.  She graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelors in Biology and pursued her dental career at Howard University College of Dentistry where she was top ten in her class. Dr. Lopez knew from an early age that she wanted to be a Dentist, seeing the profession of Dentistry as the perfect blend of Medicine, Art, and Personal relationship.  Dr. Lopez has a true passion for dentistry and enjoys learning all aspects of her profession every chance she gets. She maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Being a conscientious practitioner, she is committed to excellence and will apply her expertise to your dental needs. Dr. Lopez is fluent in English and in Spanish. 

She is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Association.

Dr. Lopez is a certified Invisalign Provider. 



                                                                                     Dr. Sharmin Rahman


" I love the Dental profession because you create bonds with your patients for life. It is a great feeling seeing smiling faces returning to the office"

Dr. Sharmin Rahman was born and raised in Alexandria, VA. She attended George Mason University where she obtained her bachelor's in biology. She then attended Midwestern University in Illinois where she received her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree. Dr. Rahman is passionate about performing dentistry with an excellent bedside manner. She always strives to make her patients feel comfortable when under her care. During her free time, Dr. Rahman enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys nature walks and trying new foods. She is super pleased to be a part of the Alexandria Dental Smiles team!

Dr. Rahman is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Association.

She is a certified Invisalign Provider


Dr. Jason Burkes

"Your safety and comfort is of utmost importance to me and I look forward to treating you and your family at Alexandria Dental Smiles"

After graduating from the University of Central Florida where he received his Bachelors in Molecular and Microbiology, Dr. Burkes went straight into Dental School. He graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery. Following his graduation he enrolled and finished a General Practice Residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. To increase his knowledge and level of care, Dr. Burkes continued his education by attending Medical School at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - School of Medicine where he received his Medical Degree. He then continued on to Texas A & M University Baylor College of Dentistry where he received his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Degree. 

With the amount of Knowledge and experience Dr. Burkes has under his belt you can be assured that you are in good hands when it comes to your Oral Surgery and Implant treatment.