About the Practice
About Dr. Nickolas Arvan, DDS
Dr. Nickolas Arvan graduated from Va. Tech in 1982 with a degree in Biology. He then attended VCUMCV and graduated in 1986. Upon graduation he worked for two years as an associate Dentist before opening his own practice in Spotsylvania County in 1988. For the past 31 years Dr. Arvan has been providing quality care to the families of this region.
He is an active member of several dental organizations including the ADA; Academy of General Dentistry; the Richmond dental society; and has served as past President of the Rappahannock Dental Society.
Community service has always been part of his commitment. Dr. Arvan was on the executive planning committee to form the Moss Free Clinic and has continued to serve for the past 25 years. As a mentor to the vocational center, dental assisting students do rotations and receive hands on experience in our office. He is also active in other school activities including Career Day and Children’s Dental Health month.
After hours Dr. Arvan stays busy with his wife and 7 kids. During free time he enjoys dropping dimes and pulling in hogs… playing basketball and fishing!
About Dr. Arvan’s Team
Registered Dental Hygienist
Ashley graduated with a BS degree from Virginia State University in 2012 majoring in Health, Public Health and Health Science. Ashley continued her education at VCU, studying in Dental Hygiene and graduating with a BS degree in 2015.
She’s very passionate about her job with helping others better themselves. Smiling is just one product of happiness and that’s what Ashley loves to do. Dental Hygiene is something that is dear to her heart. Educating patients on how to properly care for their oral health is very important and Ashley does a great job with breaking it down for patients to fully understand.
Ashley loves to not only just clean her patient’s teeth, but she loves to build a rapport with them and to get to know them personally.
Ashley also loves spending time with her family, traveling, shopping at Target and playing UNO.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Yvette joined Dr. Arvan’s 2017.
She worked as a dental and hygiene assistant for 10 plus years before becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist.
Yvette has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since May of 2016. She graduated from Germanna/ Northern Virginia Community College where she earned her Degree in Applied Science.
Yvette enjoys educating, interacting and providing quality care to the needs of our patients.
Brittany is one of our dental assistants and has been at our office since 2016. Brittany is a graduate of the Germanna Community College Dental Assisting Program.
Brittany enjoys helping patients overcome their dental fears and aims to ensure our patients always feel 100% informed and comfortable during their visit.
In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending quality time with her husband and 4 kids and doing outdoor activities.
Brandy is our office manager and has been with us since 2006. She wears many hats in our office from greeting patients at the window to assisting patients with insurance and account inquiries. When she’s not at the office answering phones or assisting Dr. Arvan and his staff she likes to spend time with her husband and family.