Meet the Team

  • Dr.
    Sheri Nawabi

    Dr. Sheri Nawabi is a meticulous dentist, devoted to keeping her patients healthy, comfortable, and smiling. With more than 20 years of practice in the Washington, D.C. area, her extensive knowledge of dentistry and excellent chair-side manners make her an excellent dentist and a very approachable person.

    A postgraduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., she regularly upgrades her clinical skills by attending continuing education courses covering all areas of cosmetic and general dentistry. She has attended seminars hosted by some of the most reputable speakers in the world.

    Dr. Nawabi is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association and DC Dental Society and WIDS.

    Read this article by Dr. Nawabi: “Porcelain Onlays in the restoration of vertical dimension”

  • Dr.
    Robert Stoner

    Commander Dr. Robert Stoner is a native of Washington State.  He completed his undergraduate studies, he has a Doctorate of Pharmacy followed by a DDS (Doctorate of Dental Surgery), from University of Washington.  He completed his Master’s degree in Oral Biology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, where he also earned his MS, in Orthodontics.
    In 2009, Dr. Stoner was transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka in Japan where he served as Division Dentist. In August 2012, Dr.  Stoner was sent to Naval Hospital Rota Spain where he served as Department Head of Dentistry.

    In August 2015, after consecutive OCONUS tours, Dr. Stoner was transferred to Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Washington where he served as Department Head.  He was chair of Medical Executive Committee member, Infection Control officer and President of the Wardroom. 
    After completing his Orthodontic residency he was handpicked to teach at the prestigious Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, Maryland.  He is currently the Chairman of the Orthodontic Department in the Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command.

    Dr. Stoner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.  His personal military decorations and awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 awards) and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 awards), and various service medals. He and his wife have been married for 18 years, and they have four wonderful and energetic boys.

  • Dr.
    Charles Zebe

    Dr. Charles Zebe is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Fairleigh- Dickenson University (Madison NJ) with a B.S. in science. Then he attended the NJCMD dental School in Jersey City, NJ. He received his DMD in 1974. He started his private practice immediately after receiving his license in NJ, He moved to the DMV area in 2016 to continue practicing dentistry.

    Dr. Zebe’s primary focus is to make his patients feel as comfortable as possible in the dental environment and provide exceptional care with compassion and expertise. He acquired extensive, Endodontic, and Restorative skills that allowed him to gain significant experience in pain management, and control of infections. he pursued over 2000 hours of continuing education in all areas of General Practice which has helped him perform his skills at the highest standards of care. 

  • Dr.
    Richard Yim

    Dr. Richard Yim was born in Iowa City Iowa, and grew up in Iowa, Michigan, and Seoul, Korea. He majored in Biological Basis of Behavior and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with Cum Laude, then continued his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating with his D.M.D, Dr. Yim completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He is trained in Implants, cosmetic surgery, dentoalveolar, trauma, and TMJ surgery.

    Dr. Yim is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

    Dr Yim is enjoying all that the DMV area has to offer, along with his wife and their corgi puppy Mona. 

  • Dr.
    Jason Burkes
    MD, DDS

    Dr. Burkes received his bachelor's in molecular and microbiology from the University of Central Florida, then he went straight into Dental School. He graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
    where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). 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 (MD). He then continued on to Texas A & M University Baylor College of Dentistry where he received his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Degree. 2 years of fellowship at John Peter Smith Hospital Oral/Head & Neck Surgery & Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery.

    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.

    Dr. Burkes is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

    Professional Memberships

    *American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)

    *American College of Surgeons (ACS)

    *Middle Atlantic Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (MASOMS)

    *American Medical Association (AMA)

    *American Dental Association, Federal Dental Service Member (ADA)

    *AO Foundation, CranioMaxilloFacial (AOCMF)

    *Texas Medical Association (TMA)


    1) Burkes J, Wolford L. “Treatment Option for Chronic Gag Reflex with a Palate Push-Back
    Osteotomy.” Frontiers of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine. Jun 2023
    2) McQuinn M., Moreno S., Perez Jr L, Burkes J. “Management of Intraoperative Contamination
    of the Custom Total Temporomandibular Joint Prosthesis.”Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial
    Surgery. 2023 Jan 1;81(1):17-
    3) Niloy I, Burkes J. “The Role of Endotracheal Tube in Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of
    the Jaw-A Case Report.” Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery. 2022 Jan 1;12(1):99-101.
    4) Cervenka P, Burkes J, Steffy, D. “Can a panoramic radiograph predict the inferior alveolar
    nerve canal's position, or canal compression, near third molar root apices?” Journal of Oral and
    Maxillofacial Radiology. 2021 Jan 1;9(1):6.
    5) Blood T, Yang C, Burkes J, and Hong J., “The Novel Use of VSP for a Prefabricated
    Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Cutting Guide in Composite Palatal Reconstruction.”
    Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 2020. 163(1S), pp.172 163(1S)

    and much more...

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