Dr. Poonum Bharal joined Angus Dentistry after 10 years of dental experience. Originally from Chesterfield County, Poonum Bharal graduated from Clover Hill where she met her husband. She studied Biochemistry at the UVA and graduated from VCU Dental School in 2010. While in dental school, Dr. Poonum Bharal excelled in academics and research, receiving national recognition in addition to multiple clinical accolades that set her apart from her peers.
Early on in her career, she and her husband, Kevin, lived and worked in Maryland for several years before returning to Virginia where she has practiced and gained extensive experience in all fields of dentistry, including implant placement and restoration, cosmetic and full mouth reconstruction procedures, orthodontics, root canals, and conscious sedation dentistry.
“I love using the knowledge I learn and mixing it with art to create something beautiful that my patients are proud of. I have wanted to be a dentist since I was 4 years old so this really is a dream come true. Not only am I able to continuously learn and grow in my profession along with my team, but I am able to witness and share in the growth of my patients, their families and their stories.” – Dr. Poonum Bharal
Dr. Poonum Bharal views dentistry as a delicate balance of art, science and education intertwined with the beauty of service. She takes pride in taking time to engage in effective and informative discussions with her patients. Dr. Poonum Bharal offers sedation appointments and is committed to pain free dentistry. Her gentle demeanor and kindness help provide an atmosphere that is welcoming and compassionate.
Poonum and Kevin stay very busy with their three young children. They enjoy exploring the outdoors, cooking and practicing yoga.