• Our Partners

    Dr. Brian Van Slooten



    Dr. Brian Van Slooten was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Villanova University, where he studied biology and economics.

    Dr. Van Slooten received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he obtained honors in prosthodontics and finished third in the class his final year. He then completed a General Practice Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, receiving advanced training in periodontal, pediatric, implant, and cosmetic dentistry. Exhibiting the qualities of a lifelong learner, Dr. Van Slooten has earned more than 500 hours of continuing education since graduation.

    After his residency, Dr. Van Slooten ran a dental practice with his father, Dr. Van Slooten, Sr. In the spring of 2014, Dr. Van Slooten and his family moved to Northern Virginia. Dr. Van Slooten performs all aspects of general dentistry, including implants, root canals, orthodontics, periodontics, and full-mouth cosmetic reconstruction. Dr. Van Slooten is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, as well as the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and Northern Virginia Dental Society.

    Dr. Van Slooten has participated in several mission trips to underprivileged areas in Teec Nos Pos, Ariz., John’s Island, S.C., the Australian Outback, and most recently Kingston, Jamaica. Recently, Dr. Van Slooten participated in ABC’s ‘7 On Your Side- Ask The Dentist’ event, assists the Northern Virginia Dental Society’s Community Outreach Committee, and is partnered with the Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP) by providing services to children in his Falls Church office who otherwise would not have access to dental care.

    Dr. Van Slooten enjoys creating happy, healthy smiles and, by getting to know you, is able to customize dental care specifically towards your individual needs. His primary focus is on prevention and patient education. By applying advanced technology and simple techniques, future dental needs can be prevented and functional, aesthetic results are obtained.

    In his spare time, Dr. Van Slooten likes to trail run, compete in obstacle course racing, and spend time with his family.

    Dr. Sam Kleitches: Sam J. Kleitches DDS | Charlotte, NC
    I’ve been practicing since ‘89, and my top priority has always been the care of my patients. The Guardian partnership allows me to focus on my patient care, maintain the highest standards of dentistry, and do the work that I love without the stresses that come with running a business.– Dr. Kleitches
    Dr. Jake Moon: Savannah Dental Care| Aubrey, TX.
    I can keep doing what I’m doing while working toward partnership.– Dr. Jake Moon
    Dr. Yu: Carp Dental | Philadelphia, PA
    Guardian is different. They recognize potential and award partnership benefits right away.– Dr. Yu
    Drs. Hisham Barakat, Sanae Berrada, Uzma Ansari | Virginia
    Our initial and continued partnership with GDP has exceeded our expectations. We used to dream about the success we’re having as a group now. This has truly been a transformational experience in so many ways for everyone on our team.– Hisham Barakat
    Drs. Amit Ganglani, Joti Johal, Thayer Bouali, and Richard Dunning: Fresh Dental | Charlotte Metro
    We’ve always had a clear vision of what our Fresh Dental brand could become. Guardian has helped us focus on bringing that vision to life. We’ll be building new practices, adding great partner practices to our team across our region, and continuing to grow our legacy business. We’re so excited for what’s to come.– Dr. Joti Johal