Meet Your Dentist

Dr. Amir Yavari

Dr. Amir Yavari is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and loves to be in the office providing care to children. When he is not in the office, he devotes his time to mentoring and educating future pediatric dentists as a faculty member at NYU Langone.

He prides himself on staying organized in both his personal and professional life, which allows him to focus on providing an optimal dental experience for his patients.

Dr. Anne-Marie Vu

    • Tufts University, B.S.
    • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, D.M.D.
    • University of Connecticut Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Vu works hard to make sure that each moment spent with her patients is fun, comfortable, and enjoyable. She loves to make people smile. In her free time, she loves enjoying time outdoors, painting, and learning how to play the piano.

Dr. Harry Golnazarian

Dr. Golnazarian received his dental degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2013. He then went on to complete four years of rigorous training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. While there, he served as a chief resident at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and Jersey City Medical Center. Dr. Golnazarian is passionate about providing outstanding oral surgery care. He is dedicated to providing each of his patients with an excellent experience. His practice is primarily focused on pre-prosthetic surgery and the replacement of missing teeth with dental implants, as well as the extraction of impacted wisdom teeth. Dr. Golnazarian places an emphasis on offering safe, in-office intravenous sedation to patients who might be anxious about undergoing oral surgery. He has a full permit-A license from the Massachusetts dental board to practice general anesthesia. He also has a certification in advanced cardiac life support.

Dr. Sahar Mostafavi

Dr. Sahar received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University in 2017. She then completed a General Practice Residency at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, where she had the privilege of treating special-needs and medically complex patients. She obtained her specialty certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, NY before returning to her home state of Massachusetts. Dr. Sahar is a part-time clinical instructor in orthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and serves as one of the orthodontists on the Craniofacial-Cleft Lip and Palate Team at Tufts Medical Center. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

As someone who used to be afraid of going to the dentist as a child, Dr. Sahar knows the trust that patients put in the hands of their doctor every time they sit in the dental chair. She takes pride in making her patients feel as comfortable as possible during every appointment and is dedicated to making each dental visit a positive experience.

Dr. Christopher Padhi

Dr. Christopher Padhi (“Dr. Chris”) grew up in Southern California, where he completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then moved to Manhattan to complete his dental degree at New York University College of Dentistry. After he received his DDS, he completed his 2-year pediatric specialty at NYU Langone in Providence, Rhode Island.

During this training, Dr. Chris gained extensive experience working with children of all ages as well as patients with special healthcare needs. He is committed to ensuring both patients and parents have a positive experience when visiting the dentist. In his free time, Dr. Chris enjoys playing sports and exploring New England with his wife and two dogs.

Dr. Anna Lam 

Dr. Anna Lam received her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, she completed her 2-year post-doctoral pediatric specialty at NYU Langone in Providence, RI. Her training focused on the comprehensive care of pediatric patients under general anesthesia, emergency dental treatment, and children with special healthcare needs. Dr. Anna is a Rhode Island Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities Training Fellow.

Dr. Anna has a passion for working with children and strives to instill an enjoyable and fun experience. She values creating lasting relationships with both kids and their families.

In her spare time, Dr. Anna loves running, hiking, and spending time with her Shiba Inu, Sheep.

Dr. Bhoomi Kotak

Dr. Bhoomi Kotak is a graduate of Boston University, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.  

After earning her DMD, Dr. Kotak went on to continue her education at Boston University, earning a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Orthodontics.

An experienced and knowledgeable Orthodontist, Dr. Kotak emphasizes the importance of educating patients on their oral health and reviewing treatment options.  She strives to provide the best care possible for each of her patients, and prioritizes honest, clear communication with patients and parents.

Dr. Kotak is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics. In her free time, Dr. Kotak enjoys exploring nature and spending time with family.