Meet the Doctors

Varun Sharma


After graduating from dental school Dr. Varun Sharma moved to the Pacific Northwest. At that time, he joined Avenue Dental Care as an associate in the Puyallup practice and has been serving our community ever since.

After falling in love with the area, he bought the practice, making Washington his permanent home.

Dr Sharma lives in the Seattle area with his wife and two daughters. In his free time, he enjoy exploring the many outdoor activities that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Arpita Sharma


Dr. Arpita Sharma has been known to be a perfectionist, that’s why making a career out of dentistry suited her perfectly. She obtained DDS from University Of Southern California, LA in 2005 and relocated to Washington with her family. Honesty, Integrity, compassion are the virtues she lives by and these attributes form the core of her dental practice. She firmly believes that trust, healthy communication and mutual respect are the cornerstones of a long lasting patient doctor relationship and with her vast knowledge and experience, she and her team are proud to offer ethical, professional and compassionate care to patients like you. Dr. Arpita is a big believer in giving back and helping out in the community. She and her wonderful staff give back to the community by organizing a free dental day, biannually, in their office for underprivileged, uninsured patients in need of dental care.

She is an active member of American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association and continuously seeks out training and professional development opportunities that allow her to remain aware and knowledgeable about new dental practices and the latest technology being used.

In her free time Dr. Arpita enjoys traveling, hiking in the Northwest’s beautiful outdoors, boating, and watching her two daughters grow too quickly before her eyes

Vikas Puri


Dr. Vikas Puri is a board certified periodontist. Dr. Puri completed his dental degree from a well reputed college in India. After finishing his dental degree, he joined the department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery as a house surgeon and practiced general dentistry in India.

Dr. Puri entered the graduate periodontics residency program at the Indiana University School of Dentistry where he received a Master’s of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Degree, and a Certificate of Periodontics and implantology and a Minor in Oral Pathology and oral Medicine. Dr. Puri’s research was related to the role of salivary toll like receptors 2 and 4 modulation in the innate immune response to chronic periodontitis; his research was published in the Journal of Periodontal Research. He also performed a case series to examine the efficacy of stem cell incorporation in allograft. In 2013, he was elevated to Diplomate status by the American Board of Periodontology. Board certification is reserved for an elite group of periodontists who have made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty. Dr. Puri was practicing in a very contemporary and progressive periodontal practice in columbus ohio. Dr. Puri Lectures on various topics such as Contemporary soft tissue grafting, Periodontal regeneration, full mouth rehabilitation with dental implants, laser dentistry, and Periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics in local dental societies and hygiene study clubs.

Dr. Puri is actively involved in a number of professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Board of Periodontology, American academy of periodontology, Ohio state dental society, and the Midwest Society of Periodontology. Outside of caring for patients, Dr. Puri enjoys traveling, likes to play tennis, cricket, and watching football.

Dr. Rattan Bains


Dr. Rattan Bains obtained her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Boston University in 2004. Board certified in Dental Sleep Medicine, 2023.

She worked as a general dentist at Dental Care of Edmonds for 19 years and is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Washington State Dental Association. She received additional training through various continuing education programs for sleep dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

While Dr. Bains still practices general dentistry part time, she is most excited about Sleep Dentistry. She has noticed that nearly 30% of her patients in her general dentistry practice grind their teeth and snore, continue to gain weight year after year, and have developed high blood pressure and other health issues. She became passionate about educating her patients about the importance of better sleep quality and the effects of poor sleep on their overall health.

In her leisure time, Dr. Bains loves spending time with her family! She and her husband, who is a sleep specialist at Virginia Mason, have 2 kids and a golden doodle. She loves the outdoors, hiking, skiing, paddle boarding, and traveling.


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Why Choose Avenue Dental Care?

The team at Avenue Dental Care works hard to make all patients feel right at home. We will create a comprehensive treatment plan to help you achieve optimal oral health.

Personalized Approach
We take a personalized approach to dental care and make sure that our patients feel comfortable and confident with the treatments and care they receive.
Family Practice
We are a family practice and family-friendly dentistry in Washington. We treat patients of all ages and are here to provide results that last for years to come!
Experienced Professionals
You can have peace of mind knowing that you are working with a team of experienced and knowledgeable dental professionals.