About Your Dentist

Christine Sullivan, DDS

Dr. Christine Sullivan graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.  She attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where she received her D.D.S. degree in 1995.

Dr. Sullivan has experience in both preventive and restorative dentistry, including aesthetic (tooth-colored) fillings, crowns, veneers, and implant restorations. She has a natural affinity for working with children and enjoys sharing her love of dentistry with her young and young-at-heart patients.

Dr. Sullivan was born and raised in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and enjoys visiting family there every summer.  She resides in Great Falls, Virginia and loves spending time with her son and husband.  In her free time, she likes gardening, reading, running and soccer.

Paymaan Tavakoli, DDS

Dr. Chris Tavakoli, a proud Maryland native, brings with him a vibrant energy to our Fusion Dental Bethesda office. Upon earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at VCU, he pursued a general practice residency at Penn State St. Joseph Medical Center. Throughout his residency year, Dr. Tavakoli gained extensive experience across many aspects of dentistry including emergency care, implant prosthodontics, and complex crown/bridge. Dr. Tavakoli strives to provide an enjoyable dental experience for all patients. His clinical interests include cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. Dr. Tavakoli strongly believes in establishing optimal dental health for his patients while saving teeth and restoring smiles that will last a lifetime. His top priority is to provide each patient with stellar clinical expertise and compassion. Outside of work, Dr. Tavakoli enjoys running marathons, cooking, traveling, and playing guitar.