Our Practice

Meet the Doctors

Dr. James L. Gyuricza

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Dr. Gyuricza is a 1974 graduate of Georgetown University's School of Dentistry. He continued his education with an advanced training General Practice Residency program at the Veterans Administrative Hospital in Washington, DC.

Dr. Gyuricza is past president of the Northern Virginia Dental Society and the Fairfax County Dental Society. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Virginia Dental Association, and the American College of Dentists and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association. He is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of Osseointegration and the Implant Society of Northern Virginia.

Dr. Gyuricza's experience, his dedication to the dental profession, and his continual training in cosmetic dentistry has gained him the respect of the community.  Dr. Gyuricza's post graduate studies at the Pankey and Dawson Center have helped him become one of the best dentists in the Washington D.C. area as selected in the following magazines:

  • Washingtonian Magazine
  • Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Northern Virginia Living Magazine
  • Washington Consumers' Checkbook 

Dr. Gyuricza is married and has two children.

Dr. Melanie Wilson Hartman

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Dr. Hartman is a 2000 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. She complemented her dental education with resident training in General Practice and Hospital Dentistry at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Although she was the daughter of a United States Air Force pilot who was transferred frequently, Dr. Hartman graduated from Lake Braddock Secondary School in 1992. She then went on to earn a B.S. in Biological Science from the Florida State University.

Dr. Hartman is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society, where she served as a member of the Patient Relations Committee and sits on the Society's Peer Review Committee. She most recently became a member of DOCS and is certified in the Commonwealth of Virginia to perform the single-drug oral conscious sedation protocol. In addition to participating in monthly continuing education sessions sponsored by the Northern Virginia Dental Society, Dr. Hartman has also pursued postgraduate studies with the Dawson Academy and participated in Dental Oral Conscious Sedation (DOCS) seminars.

Dr. Hartman has been recognized as one of the best dentists in Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia by Washingtonian Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine and Virginia Living Magazine.

Dr. Hartman is married to Joseph Hartman, who graduated from Robinson Secondary School in 1992. He currently practices law in Arlington, Virginia, while also studying for a Ph.D. at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Hartman enjoys reading, working out, and spending time with her family and her two Golden Retrievers, Bowden and Foose.

Dr. Erika A. Anderson

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Dr. Anderson is a double graduate of Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences with a B.S. in Biology and School of Dentistry with a D.D.S. Dr. Anderson is from North Dakota and fell in love with the Northern Virginia area after multiple educational experiences in Washington D.C. One of her favorite experiences was as a congressional intern in the office of Senator Kent Conrad. Since graduation she has been practicing general dentistry in Northern Virginia.

Dr. Anderson is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Assocation, the Virginia Dental Assocation, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. Continuing her dental education is very important to Dr. Anderson, she is currently a member of the Virginia Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry, which is an affiliate of the Seattle Study Club, as well as a member of a Spear Study Club. Dr. Anderson has completed over 200 hours of continuing education, including programs at the Dawson Academy and the Kois Center.

In her free time, Dr. Anderson enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Our Staff

Our highly skilled, caring office professionals are committed to providing you with a comfortable and relaxing visit. From your first phone call to scheduling an appointment that accommodates your personal needs, our business staff consisting of Christina, Jackie, Inho and Molly. Experienced in addressing insurance questions, our staff will prepare any necessary insurance forms on your behalf and is available to assist you in maximizing your insurance benefits.

Our hygienists, Jackie, Lili, Lori and Selma believe that a healthy mouth is crucial to your overall health. They will work with you to develop a preventative maintenance routine to help prevent periodontal disease. Good oral hygiene and regular professional dental cleanings can help you to maintain your teeth and general health for a lifetime.

Our experienced dental assistants, Stephanie and Patty, are highly trained to make your dental visit as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

Please feel free to ask our staff any questions you may have concerning your dental health.

Why Should You Choose Us?

  • Evening Appointments
  • Emergency Appointments
  • Over 30 Years Experience
  • Natural Looking Restorations