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Your Dentists


Dr. Johana Nieto


Dr. Nieto earned her Dental Degree in 1992 graduating at the top 1% of her class. After several years in private practice she decided to further her education and was accepted to a two year hospital based residency at Louisiana Health Sciences Center- LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans.

During her residency she obtained advance training in oral surgery, implant dentistry, cosmetic and restorative dentistry as well as sedation dentistry. She excelled during the program and was named OR Senior Chief Resident. After graduation in July 2002 she went to private practice in New Orleans where she was actively involved with the dental profession until she relocated to the Northern Virginia area in 2006.

She continued working in private practice in the Virginia area. Her practice philosophy is centered on conservative, comprehensive, cosmetic dentistry; with that philosophy in mind, Dr. Nieto founded, designed and opened West Broad Dental in October 2009. She has been serving the community of the City of Falls Church and surrounding areas since then.

Dr. Nieto has spent years nurturing an excellent team of support staff and skilled doctors to provide the highest quality dental care for her patients.

In order to assure that you are getting the best dental care that modern dentistry has to offer, Dr. Nieto is passionate about furthering her education by consistently attending lectures, courses and conferences.

Dr. Nieto is an active member of the American Dental association, Virginia Dental Association and Northern Virginia Dental Association.


Dr. Paola Sugajara


Dr. Paola Sugajara is Board eligible Prosthodontist. She graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima-Peru in 2001, earned her DDS in 2002. After getting her dental degree Dr. Sugajara traveled abroad to do a fellowship in the Fixed Prosthodontist department at Tohoku – University, Japan in 2002 and 2005.

Her eagerness and passion for Dentistry leaded her to specialize in Prosthodontics from 2013 to 2016 at Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Rochester- New York, where she also graduated from a 2 year program in Advance Education in general Dentistry, followed by GPR programs in 2011 and 2012 respectively.

Dr. Sugajara is dedicated to provide a high standard of dental care, very creative in her approach to patients and her goal is her patient’s satisfaction. she is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontic Society while she maintains a full time private practice limited to Prosthodontics and Restorative Cosmetics Dentistry in Virginia.

When her schedule allows her, she likes to travel abroad, going to different countries for new life experiences, visit her family in Peru. Also, she enjoys indoor activities with friends as playing bowling, dining out among others.


Dr. Lauren G. Matini


Dr. Lauren Matini has worked in dentistry for over a decade.

She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene from West Virginia University in 2011. She spent the next two years working directly with patients and expanding her skills as a dental hygienist while taking prerequisite classes for her doctorate. Dr. Matini then went back to school in 2013 to continue her education at West Virginia University, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She has been working with patients ever since.

Dr. Matini is passionate about helping her patients improve their dental health. She is dedicated to providing excellent care to every patient. Dr. Matini wants her patients to feel comfortable, listened to, and supported when they come to her for dental care. She treats every patient like family and makes sure they feel cared for.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Northern Virginia Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Matini also enjoys attending continuing education courses especially in Invisalign and cosmetic dentistry.

When she’s not working with patients, Dr. Matini enjoys relaxing with her husband and their two children. She especially likes spending time at the lake and in the mountains.

West Broad Dental was not only founded to provide excellence in Dentistry, but instituted on an ideology: to listen to our patients and be sensitive to their needs


Our Ongoing Commitment to Excellence


West Broad Dental believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. That is why we’ve included an extensive section on this website covering the full array of topics associated with dentistry and dental diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dental needs and care. 

When you have dental problems, you need to turn to a Falls Church Dentist who listens and responds … an experienced dentist who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs … a friendly family dentist who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Dr. Johana Nieto meets all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team that gives you the individualized attention you deserve.

We strive to...


Treat our patients in a professional and caring manner

Continue to be experts in the dental field

Invest in modern technology and supplies

Challenge ourselves and our team to be the best

Insurance & Billing


We participate with most PPO insurance plans. Please contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. We accept cash, credit cards, and debit cards. We also accept CareCredit for six months interest free.

Why Choose Our Practice


Kind & Hospitable


With professional dental services, a comfortable environment, and welcoming care, our team want to help you make those remarkable moments in your life shine brighter with your smile.

Informed Dental Care


West Broad Dental believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. Our team will make sure that you are informed throughout your dental experience.

Convenient Location


We serve the great people of the Falls Church community. We look forward to providing you with the professional, progressive dental care and customer service our patients have come to expect.

Our Satisfied Patients


We are so thankful to have such amazing patients who have taken the time to share their experiences on Google, Facebook, and other online sources.

"Friendly staff, thorough cleaning. Dr. Nieto is the very best dentist I’ve ever had (I’ve had many). She is so honest about what needs work vs. what needs watching, she is efficient and always concerned about the patient's comfort. She is also very warm and friendly."

Britt R.
Review on Google

Rating: 5/5

Contact The West Broad Team Today!


Monday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: Please Contact For Hours
Sunday: Closed