A Tennessee native, Dr. "Neil" Charaipotra moved to Northern Virginia in 1999 to join Dr. Mark and soon became co-owner of West Springfield Dental Arts. He attended the University of Tennessee receiving both his undergraduate degree in Biology and Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS).
Dr. Neil has completed numerous postgraduate dental courses and earned his fellowship with the American Dental Implant Association (ADIA). He holds membership with the American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and is a standing member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and Northern Virginia Dental Society. Dr. Neil has been recognized by Northern Virginia magazine and Checkbooks magazine as a Top Dentist in Northern Virginia.
He is dedicated to the newest advancements in cosmetic and implant dentistry and keeps up to date with the latest cutting edge technology. His current practices include surgical dental implant placement, Invisalign orthodontic treatment, and laser soft tissue therapy. Other high tech treatment modalities include Trios digital scanning allowing for the most accuracy in digital impressions as well as CBCT 3D radiographic analysis.
He spends many hours each year volunteering his time and dental services to educate children at various schools on dental health and treat patients that are less fortunate. Dr. Neil has taken a mission trip to Dominican Republic delivering rehabilitative dentistry to underprivileged people. He works with Give Kids a Smile as well as provides pro bono dentistry to community citizens in need.
Dr. Neil’s interest in dentistry began in his teenage years through his numerous orthodontist appointments. His orthodontist persuaded him to explore the field of dentistry. This is why Dr. Neil feels strongly about providing guidance to today’s youth. He promotes the field of dentistry with prospective students through summer mentorships.
When Dr. Neil is not practicing his passion for dentistry, he spends most of his time with his lovely wife and 3 children. He is an avid sportsman and coaches his kids’ soccer and basketball teams. He loves to travel and explore different restaurants in D.C.