Dr. Emily A. DaSilva is a summa cum laude graduate of Tufts University with a degree in Spanish and Community Health. She earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry where she received commendations for her efforts as a student liaison to the Michigan Dental Association and was awarded the Russell Bunting Award in Periodontics. She also completed special externships in Oral Surgery and with the Indian Health Services in Alaska.
Dr. DaSilva pursued advanced dental training through the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard-Wide General Practice Residency program in Boston, Massachusetts. There she learned advanced techniques in cosmetic and implant dentistry while delivering care to severely medically compromised and underserved individuals. She also served as a Clinical Fellow in General Dentistry at the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine. Prior to moving to Virginia, Dr. DaSilva was in private practice in Rhode Island where she also served as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the Dental Hygiene program at the Community College of Rhode Island.Dr. DaSilva is a tripartite member of the American Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Society, the Virginia Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. DaSilva has combined a passion for travel, language and volunteerism through her work delivering dental care to migrant worker families in Traverse City, Michigan and a dental mission in Guatemala. She is active in many community events and study clubs. Her commitment to continuing education is reflected in her recent extensive training for both non-invasive veneer techniques and in implant dentistry through the 3i Synergy Training Program. She is also a certified Invisalign provider. Dr. DaSilva recently achieved one of dentistry’s most prestigious career goals by becoming a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. DaSilva’s other interests include kayaking, biking, yoga, culinary arts as well as exploring and preserving the outdoors. She is thrilled to call Northern Virginia her new home and is eager to incorporate her knowledge, experience, compassion and talent to address the oral health needs of you and your family.