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If you are looking for a better dental care experience or in need of a local Pediatric Dentist, our office in Richmond, VA is currently accepting new patients. We would love to meet you!

Commonwealth Dentistry | Afia Rasul | DDS

Afia Rasul


Dr. Rasul attended University of Maryland, College Park and was a part of the science, technology and society scholars program at the university, where she graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in neurobiology and physiology with a minor in English literature. She also graduated from University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2012 and was inducted into Gamma Pi Delta, a prosthodontic and operative honor society. While in dental school, she was a research tech and worked with the head of the endodontic department focusing on vertical root fracture diagnosis. During her final year, Afia was selected into the implant prosthodontics fellowship program to focus on implant restoration. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Richmond Dental Society. In 2015, she got married and moved to Richmond. Outside the office, Afia loves to travel and spend time with her husband, Zain, and son, Nyle.
Jennifer Dixon

Jennifer Dixon


Dr. Jennifer Dixon is a board-certified Pediatric Dentist. She attended the College of William and Mary, where she graduated with a degree in biology and minor in chemistry, and later earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from VCU School of Dentistry. She then completed a dedicated residency in Pediatric Dentistry at VCU, earning her specialty certificate. While at VCU, she served as chief resident, and earned the prestigious Richard Pugh award for scoring in the top 3% in the country on her Pediatric Dentistry board exam. Jennifer completed a Master’s Thesis on Child Temperament and Conscious Sedation Outcomes. From 2005 to the present, Jennifer has served the Charlottesville community in the practice she started, Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry. She is the winner of numerous “Best in Cville” Awards. In 2019, Jennifer joined Commonwealth Dentistry in order to serve the community in which she lives. She currently is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Richmond Dental Society. Jennifer and her husband Mark live in Richmond with their two children, Kate and Emma, their goldendoodle Max, and their Dutch Warmblood horse Touchdown.

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Prepare For Your First Visit

Your initial dentist appointment at our Richmond, VA location will typically consist of a comprehensive examination by one of our doctors, a periodontal (gum) evaluation by a dental hygienist, x-rays if appropriate, and a review of your treatment options and associated costs. If you are currently experiencing pain or a dental emergency, please contact the location nearest you, and we’ll schedule you for a problem-focused exam with one of our doctors to immediately address this concern.

We can’t wait to meet you, so to make your first visit as successful and easy as possible, please bring the following documents with you when you arrive at our office:

  • Your insurance information so we can help estimate any out of pocket costs
  • Any x-rays taken by a previous dentist, if applicable
  • A list of medications you are presently taking
  • A completed copy of our your medical history

IMPORTANT: All patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to treatment (diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are currently taking any medication (heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, medications for osteoporosis, etc.)


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