Welcome New Patients at Heritage Dental Arts

New Patients


Preventative Dentistry

Pre­ven­ta­tive Dentistry

All of our patients will experience a thorough ex­am­i­na­tion and gum evaluation using high quality ra­di­og­ra­phy and diagnostic equipment.
Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer veneers, crowns and bridges. Those wishing to transform their smile or regain their smiles can be taught our techniques for full mouth re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion or All-on-X cases for those with missing teeth or com­pro­mised dentition.
Restorative Dentistry

Restora­tive Dentistry

We provide basic restora­tive needs including fillings and crowns. We have moved away from messy impression materials and utilize a digital scanner to expedite case completion so our patients can focus on their lives and leave their dental health in our hands.
Surgical Dentistry

Surgical Dentistry

We are able to extract severely worn, broken, infected, impacted, or otherwise com­pro­mised teeth. Dr. Joyce has had additional intensive training as an oral surgeon to take care of those pesky wisdom teeth and is a magician with implant placement or sinus lifts.


We utilize a CBCT to aid in ef­fec­tively diagnosing cases of Root Canals and it allows us to provide relief to those with infected teeth for a higher quality.


We will currently provide deep IV sedation to allow us to take care of patients with dental needs that may have a fear of receiving treatment. Nitrous Gas and Oral Conscious sedation are also offered.
TMJ Discomfort Sleep Apnea

TMJ Discomfort / Sleep Apnea

We will be offering com­pre­hen­sive evaluations of jaw joint disorders and sleep apnea using our high field of view cone beam and can aid in muscle relaxation of the jaw joint with botox.

Gainesville, Meet Your New Dentists

Dr. Zan Pervaiz


Born and raised in NOVA, has been practicing in this area since graduating in 2017. Aims to establish strong long-term relationships with all his patients by providing and promoting healthy dental habits. He is diligent in his pursuit to providing the best care possible while utilizing state of the art technology, supplies, and equipment.

Dr. Zan is a big fan of the Washington NFL Team (Currently the commanders) and enjoys spending time with his wife and family.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Association

Dr. Nicholas Joyce

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Nicholas Joyce was born and raised in Richmond, VA. He attended Hampden-Sydney College located in Farmville, VA where he received a B.S. degree in Biology. During this time in undergraduate studies, Dr. Joyce volunteered extensively for the Missions of Mercy dental trips where he was exposed to the vast, fulfilling, and exciting field of dentistry. His exposure to Oral and Maxillofacial surgery was cultivated during this time as well and throughout his dental school studies. Thereafter, he moved to Washington, DC where he attended Howard University’s College of Dentistry and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Joyce continued his post-graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Howard University Hospital and associated hospitals including Washington Hospital Center, Children’s National Medical Center, and the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Joyce practices Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery but with a particular interest in dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, bone grafting for dental implants, wisdom teeth, and sedation. He believes in treating patients as if they are family and providing them with care that they can be confident in. In Dr. Joyce’s spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Dr. Joyce is an avid reader, loves traveling, and sports.

Dr. Joyce and Pervaiz met at dental school and are now the bestest of friends, in fact. Dr Pervaiz even invited Dr. Joyce to be the best man in his wedding, behind the other 8 groomsman.

Valerie Duran


Ms. Valerie Duran was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and has been living in Bristow VA since 2019. She started her dental career in the US Navy in 2001 as a dental technician, She then transitioned into a dental assistant in 2007, attended the Concorde Hygiene program in 2014, and began practicing as a hygienist in 2016.

She is a loving mother to 3 boys and wife to a fellow veteran. She is a diehard 49ers fan and spends free time catering to her company, Bristow Berries, that provides freshly decorated fruits for a variety of local events.

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