Meet the Residents

Residents (left to right): First Row: Leigha Milks, DDS / Yanelis Mestre, DMD / Shreya Desai, DDS / Nadarey Naseri, DDS. Second Row: Cornelius Martin, DMD / Robert Warren, DDS / Luke Current, DMD – Chief Resident / Parisa Tashakkori, DMD.

Second Year Residents (left to right):

Cornelius D. Martin, DMD – East Carolina University. Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, playing basketball and baseball, watching movies, and following my favorite sports teams (New England Patriots, Atlanta Braves and Phoenix Suns).
Luke Current, DMD – East Carolina University. Hobbies: Great food/drink, live music and theater, Harry Potter, college basketball, racquetball, hanging with my beautiful wife, our great friends/ family and our little munchkin. 
Parisa Tashakkori, DMD – East Carolina University. Hobbies include: Yoga, cooking, movies, and traveling the world. Excited to explore a new city!
Robert Warren, DDS – University of North Carolina. Hobbies: Love spending time with my family and being back home in the mountains, church activities, being in the water or water sports, golfing, listening to Christian or country music.

First Year Residents (left to right): 

Front Row: Leigha C. Milks, DDS – University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.  Hobbies: Working out, hiking/walking, trying new outdoor activities (paddle board yoga), watching movies, shopping, eating ice cream, and spending time with her family and friends including her two cats. 
Shreya Desai, DDS – Virginia Commonwealth University.  Hobbies: Playing tennis, traveling to fun places, hiking in the Shenandoah mountains, trying new food recipes with her husband and visiting her hometown of London, England. 
Back Row: Yanelis Mestre, DMD – University of Pittsburgh.  Hobbies: Finding new places to hike and swim with her fiance’ and Golden Retriever, Oliver, eating Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and watching the latest cheesy romantic comedy on Netflix.   
Nadarey Naseri, DDS – University of Tennessee Collage of Dentistry.  Hobbies: Spending time outdoors, hiking and working in her garden, planning elaborate themed parties, brewing kombucha, playing with her dog, Moonshadow, and keeping positive!


Bon Secours Pediatric Dental Associates
6900 Forest Avenue, Suite 110
Richmond, VA 23230
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804-893-8715 - Patient Appointments
804-893-8692 - Residency Coordinator
804-285-1292 - Fax
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insurance information

We take most insurance plans including Anthem Accidental Dental, DeCare (Anthem Dental), Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental, MetLife Dental, DentaQuest and Medicare. If a co-payment is required, we collect it at the time of your visit.

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office hours

Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30am-5pm

In order to provide your child with the best possible care, please bring a list of all your child’s current medications, any up-to-date medical information and your insurance card. If you need to cancel your child’s appointment, please contact us 24 hours in advance.