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Meet The Team

Meet The Team Cedar Road Dental

Experience counts! Most of the members of our team have over thirty years of dental experience, a remarkably rare accomplishment in the dental profession. While keeping up with the latest technology is critical, there is still no substitute for experience when treating each patient. We believe that seeing the dentist does not have to be a stressful experience for anyone, and we will work hard to make sure that each detail of your visit is perfect. Our friendly professional team is committed to helping you achieve optimal oral health in a supportive, stress-free environment. We are truly fortunate to have so many dedicated team members who have literally devoted most of their lives to helping patients enjoy healthy and beautiful smiles.

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Dr. Shabana Zahir - Dentist/Owner

Dr. Shabana Zahir has dedicated her practice to offering complete, modern dentistry to all patients. She has made a commitment to providing services that will enable her patients to obtain their optimal dental health. Dr. Zahir welcomes you to her practice as a patient and a friend. She prides herself on providing patients with quality dentistry in accordance with each individual’s needs and desires. She makes every effort to treat each patient as she would a member of her own family. She welcomes questions and wants to help you keep your teeth in their optimal health.

Dr. Shabana Zahir has graduated with high honors from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She has been practicing general dentistry in Hampton Roads area for several years as an associate dentist. Dr. Zahir continually takes dental courses to educate herself on the latest information and techniques, therefore providing her patients with the most up-to-date dental treatment. She is Invisalign® and Six Month Smiles® Certified. Dr. Shabana Zahir is member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Tidewater Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and International Association of Orthodontics.

In her downtime, Dr. Shabana Zahir enjoys spending quality time with her husband and three beautiful kids Ashar, Shiza and Aiyaan. She loves cooking and Painting. She also has passion for interior designing. She is multilingual and speaks English, Hindi, Urdu & Telugu fluently.

Debbie Connolly - Dental Hygienist

Debbie is a local girl who grew up in Norfolk and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Medicine from Old Dominion University. She has over thirty years experience and has been providing gentle, personalized care to our patients for seventeen years. Debbie enjoys getting to know patients and building lasting relationships so that she can give them the care they need to maintain a healthy smile.

Janice Carte - Dental Assistant

Jan is a committed dental professional who has spent forty happy years working in the field of dentistry. She has devoted herself to continually expanding her knowledge, receiving her Certified Dental Assistant and Advanced Qualified Personnel certifications from Jefferson Technical College.

Jan is a native of Bellaire, Ohio, and has been an integral part of our team for almost five years. She is dedicated to helping each of her patients feel calm and comfortable, and she is particularly delighted when they leave the office with a big, healthy smile.

What people saying about us

  • Dr. Zahir is amazing. So kind and very concerned with comfort and health. Took the time to put my daughter at ease. Her office staff are friendly and very knowledgeable. The overall experience at this office was perfect.

    Rachel Augustine

  • This is the best dental office I have EVER gone to!!! Dr. Zahir is amazing!!! And the staff is even better!! I was very nervous and afraid after a very bad experience but I have found my life long dentist I can’t say enough about how great the office and my procedures have gone thank you so much!!! If you are searching look no further they are the best!!!

    Melthres Johnson

  • I had the best experience ever in a dental office. All staff is friendly and very helpful.

    William Evans

  • Dr. Zahir and her staff are wonderful! Amber was extremely hospitable when scheduling my appointment, Debbie did my cleaning and surprisingly I fell asleep lol I wish I remembered the dental professional who took my xrays because she was amazing too! I've been a long time patient of Dr. Zahir and I love love love this new location so much! I will be referring all my family and friends! Thank you everyone for such a beautiful visit!

    Mechelle Smith

  • Cedar Road Dental Dr. Zahir and her staff are AMAZING!!!!! They are so welcoming and considerate. They take the time to be extremely informative and make sure that in every process you are aware and comfortable. Dr. Zahir is now my forever dentist. I truly appreciate you and your incredible staff and thank you for your wonderful and expert care.

    Nicole Bell