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Sylvie Lam, DDS, FAGD

Dr. Sylvie Lam is dedicated to delivering high-quality, personalized care, influenced by her military and civilian training, emphasizing excellence and integrity. With 13 years of experience in government and private practices, patients appreciate her genuine commitment, upbeat personality, and energy. 

Before becoming a dentist, she was a licensed CPA, working for national and regional accounting firms. 

Degrees, Training & Certifications

She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dental Surgery in 2008 and completed an Advanced Education General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in 2009, followed by service as a dental officer at the Pentagon Tri-Care Clinic. Dr. Lam has spent the last ten years in private practice, focusing on cosmetic, restorative, and rehabilitation treatments.

Dr. Lam holds dual B.S. and B.A. degrees in Biology and Accounting from the University of Richmond. She also earned an MBA and a DDS from the University of Maryland College of Dental Surgery in 2008.


In 2019, Dr. Lam received the Fellow Distinction from the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), achieved by only 5% of dentists nationwide, signifying her commitment to lifelong learning. She is passionate about enhancing oral health and creating beautiful smiles as an art, as seen in her portfolio of cosmetic and restorative cases.

Dr. Lam is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (ACD), and Northern Virginia Dental Association (NVDA). She volunteers her time with dental missions and not-for-profit organizations, including Operation Smile, HOPE for Tomorrow, and the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic.

Smile Design of Northern Virginia


Smile Design of NOVA
11351 Random Hills Road
Suite #290
Fairfax, VA 22030

Tysons Dental Spa
8300 Boone Boulevard
Suite #140
Tysons Corner, VA 22182

MD (301) 805-6805 | VA (703) 288-3130