Meet the Team

Dr. Niloo

Niloofar Mofakhami, DDS—known to her patients as Dr. Niloo—is proud to serve the community in which she grew up. She attended Mosby Woods Elementary School, Luther Jackson Middle School, and Oakton High School. After graduating as valedictorian from OHS, Dr. Niloo attended the University of Virginia, where she studied biology and religious studies. She graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry and completed her two-year postdoctoral training (residency) in pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Her goal of becoming a dentist since the age of 10 was finally achieved! Prior to opening her own practice in 2005, Dr. Niloo practiced pediatric dentistry in McLean and Reston. Dr. Niloo is a Diplomate of the American Board Pediatric Dentistry, which means she is a board certified pediatric dentist. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. She is fluent in English, Farsi, and French. Dr. Niloo lives in Oakton with her husband (Matt), her two sons, and her dog. Her interests include hiking, traveling (especially to different ballparks around the country), watching movies, studying different cultures and languages, community service, and watching her boys play baseball and basketball. She is a proud sponsor of Vienna Little League.

Dr. Nora

Dr. Nora Abdel-rahim joined our CDO team in September 2021. Dr. Nora grew up in Tampa, FL and received her degree in dentistry from the University of Florida College of Dentistry, GO GATORS. She then completed her general practice dental residency at Bronx Care Hospital followed by her pediatric dental residency training at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, New York. It is during her stay in New York that Dr. Nora became a foodie, always looking for something new and exotic to eat.  After residency she settled in Oakton, Virginia with her husband (Mahmoud) and now 1 year old boy. Dr. Nora is excited to be a part of our community where she hopes to provide preventive care in a fun and relaxing environment. During her free time, you can find Dr.Nora trying different restaurants, baking as much as possible and enjoying time with her family.

Licenses and Professional Affiliations:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Licensed by Maryland and Virginia State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Member, Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Member, Patuxent Dental Society

Jennifer, Administrative Coordinator

Jennifer has always had a passion for dentistry. She brings more than 30 years of experience to the team, which allows her to assist and advise in almost every facet of the practice. She has been with Children’s Dentistry of Oakton since 2007. She considers watching, listening, and playing with children as a perk of her job and can think of no better way to spend the day. Jennifer is married and has two grown sons and four lovely grandchildren (plus a parrot named Connor). She enjoys spending her free time shooting nature photography, gardening, and watching the national pastime of baseball with her family.

Rocio, RDH, Clinical Coordinator

Rocio is originally from Peru and has lived in Northern Virginia since 2002. She is a graduate of Oakton High School and the Northern Virginia Community College Dental Hygiene program. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently and has been a great asset to Dr. Niloo’s team since 2007. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Kristy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristy has been part of our dental team since 2009. She is a graduate of Robinson Secondary School and the Northern Virginia Community College Dental Hygiene program. She was born and raised in Fairfax but currently resides in Midland with her family. She is a busy mom of three boys, one girl, two American bulldogs, a cat, and several chickens. She enjoys the outdoors, visiting the beach, and spending time with her many nieces and nephews.

Kristina, Dental Assistant

Kristina was born in Charleston, SC, and raised in Fairfax, VA. She lives with her fiancé and two kids. She has been part of our team since 2016. Kristina is a graduate of Robinson Secondary School and takes classes at Northern Virginia Community College to prepare her for dental hygiene school. She likes the outdoors, hiking, bike riding, and spending time with her family.

Rachel, Dental Assistant

Rachel grew up in Northern Virginia, attended Paul IV High School, and is a recent graduate of UVA. She hopes to attend dental school in the future, and is very excited to be a part of CDO to learn from Dr. Niloo, Dr. Nora, and the entire team. In her free time she loves to read, play the piano, go on long walks with her family, and make travel vlogs.

Alisa, Front Desk Assistant

Alisa joined our team in 2022 as front desk assistant. She has a long history of working in the medical field and brings vast experience to the day to day operations of CDO. She loves spending time outdoors going boating, going to the beach, riding jet skis and being around anything water related. Alisa shares that she is very family oriented and enjoys spending time with her family, boyfriend, and friends. Fun fact: she loves squirrels and basically all furry creatures.

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