Welcome to Ashburn Dentistry
Welcome to the practice of Ike Lans DDS and Associates, PC, we provide top-notch dental care for the community of Ashburn, Virginia and the surrounding areas. Dr. Lans wants to extend to you our personal greetings and very warm welcome to our dental practice. We are accepting new patients, and we are committed to doing everything possible to provide you with high quality, state-of-the-art dental care. Our goal is to make your visit to our office as pleasant and as comfortable as possible.
DR. IKE LANS
Dr. Lans has been providing outstanding dental services to the Northern Virginia area since 1978. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Queens College of the City University of New York in 1973 before going on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University in 1977.
In order to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of dentistry, Dr. Lans maintains active membership in numerous prestigious professional organizations such as the Academy of General Dentistry, the Virginia Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of Sports Dentistry and the Crown Council, an alliance of leading-edge dental teams throughout North America.
Dr. Lans is actively involved in various volunteer organizations. He is a partner in “Smiles For Life,” a foundation that helps raise money for severely ill and needy children. He performs annual mouth exams and oral screening at local elementary schools, and he and his staff wrote, produced and directed a dental prevention play called “BE A STAR AT WAR AGAINST CAVITIES” which they performed at numerous elementary schools and hospitals throughout the Northern Virginia area.
Dr. Lans has been voted one of Northern Virginia’s Top Dentists by both patient and peer surveys!
DR. SUSAN PROPOGGIO
Dr. Propoggio grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from Allegheny College (Meadville, PA) with a degree in Biology and Theatre Arts. Dr. Propoggio received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Concurrently, she received her Masters in Science Education from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Following graduation, Dr. Propoggio completed a one-year post-graduate residence program at Allegheny General Hospital (West Penn Allegheny Health System) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Propoggio is an active member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Microscope Dentistry. Dr. Propoggio is persistent in furthering her dental education and believes that continuing education is paramount to providing quality dental treatment. Dr. Propoggio has received a significant amount of post-graduate training at the Dawson Center for Dental Studies. She has also achieved certification in laser dentistry through the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD).
Dr. Propoggio enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and strives to always produce beautiful dentistry that is functionally correct. The greatest personal reward she receives in her profession comes from the many underprivileged patients who she treats at the Loudoun Adult Dental Clinic on Tuesday nights and in her own office. Dr. Propoggio serves on a planning committee and hopes to see a full-service adult dental clinic become a reality in Loudoun County. Dr. Propoggio also volunteers her care to patients from the Ruritan Charities.
Dr. Propoggio is married and the mother of twin daughters. She enjoys being a member of the Loudoun/Fairfax Mothers of Multiples organization. Dr. Propoggio is a member of the Kennedy Center and enjoys the performing arts. She also likes to swim, travel, read, exercise and cook.
DR. AMBER GOODE
Dr. Amber Goode joined Lans Family dentistry in July 2012. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Human Science from the Florida State University. She then attended Howard University College of Dentistry where she received her certification as a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduating the top student in her class. After that, Dr. Goode attended dental school at Howard University College of Dentistry where she graduated in the top 10% of her class and was inducted into the prestigious National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Epsilon. To further her training, Dr. Goode completed a post-doctorate degree at Howard University in Advanced Education in General Dentistry focusing on oral and periodontal surgery, general anesthesia, complex restorative procedures, dental implant restoration, and comprehensive cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Goode’s mission is to care for her patients as though they are part of her family. She
prides herself on spending extended amounts of time with each patient to thoroughly diagnose and mitigate any emerging issues. Patient centered care is always her top priority.
DR. RUSS MULLEN
Being up-to-date in the latest orthodontic techniques and treatments for pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients has always been a priority for Dr. Mullen. He is well versed in Invisalign and self-ligating bracket systems that can reduce treatment time and increase the patient comfort, and uses the latest technologies in orthodontics to maximize smile aesthetics and give the best possible result to his patients. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and achievement earned only by about 25% of practicing orthodontists.
Dr. Mulled grew up in Springfield, Virginia as the oldest of four children. He went to the University of Virginia and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He then attended the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. While attending MCV, he was a member of Psi Omega dental fraternity and received the Fraternal Achievement award; an award given to the senior student who showed the most outstanding service during their four years of school. Dr. Mullen was also inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a dental honor society whose members are chosen by the faculty of the dental school. He then completed a three-year orthodontic residence at West Virginia University, and earned a Masters of Science in Orthodontics.
Dr. Mullen is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and is a member of several dental and orthodontic study clubs. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Association of Orthodontists, and is in line to serve as President of that group in several years. Living and working in Leesburg with his wife and three young children, Dr. Mullen enjoys hiking, tennis, competing in triathlons, and mountain bike racing.
DR. SARIF KARGOLI
Dr. Kargoli received his DDS degree from the University of Jordan. After a three-year of Advanced Education in General Dentistry at FLIADE Miami and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, he joined the University of Buffalo, in New York, where he trained for two years and received his specialty certificate in Endodontics and served as a Chief Resident.