At Georgetown Dental Aesthetic, you can expect high-quality service from a team of friendly, laid-back dental professionals who are happy to help with all your dental needs and speak both Arabic and English to best help our community. Please call us today at 202-822-3785 to schedule an appointment with our dentists, Drs. Humam Alathari, Kianoush Alem or Sanaz Vahid, and learn more about dental care in Washington, DC.
Dr. Kianoush Alem
Dr. Kianoush Alem has over 40 years of experience in restorative dentistry and prosthodontics. Receiving her master’s degree in 1977 from the University of Michigan for restorative dentistry occlusion, she also has advanced training in prosthodontics, implants, cosmetic dentistry, computerized dentistry and treatment of TMJ dysfunction syndrome.
Dr. Alem was a clinical instructor and assistant professor in Iran and the United States. She has also given presentations in Iran, Canada and the United States. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at the National University of Iran.
She is currently an active member of the American Dental Association® and the District of Columbia Dental Society. She was an active member for many years with the Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap Organization and Zonta Club of Virginia.
Awarded with a certificate of appreciation and contribution as a committee member of the District of Columbia Dental Society, outstanding contribution in ADA and FDI Joint World Dental Congress, and appreciation for table clinics, outstanding contribution and active member with the Iranian Dental Association, Dr. Alem has gone above and beyond to be her very best.
Some of her many impressive lectures presented include, but are not limited to: The Principal of Occlusion Adjustments, Different Diagnosis in Patients with Diffuse Facial Pain, Emergencies in Patients with TMJ Pain Dysfunction Syndrome, Patients with Orofacial Pain, Determinates of Occlusion and The Principals of Occlusion Adjustments.
As the former founder of the Iranian American Dental Association, Dr. Alem was also a member of the IDA, Academic of General Dentistry, Greater Washington Women Dentist (GWWD) and a national member of the Library of Congress.
Dr. Alem’s hobbies outside of dentistry include playing bridge, swimming and (because she is very family oriented) spending time with her loved ones.
She has a bedside manner that ensures that her patients feel at home in her care, and she takes pride in knowing that she has provided the same excellent quality of service to all her patients that she would expect for herself.
Dr. Sanaz Vahid
Dr. Sanaz Vahid, DDS, is a compassionate and highly trained periodontist with an extensive background in implant dentistry. A second-generation dentist, Dr. Vahid earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Maryland in 2014. After dental school, Dr. Vahid continued her training at the University of Pittsburgh, obtaining a certification in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) in 2015. Her passion for surgery, patient care and oral health ultimately led Dr. Vahid to complete a three-year residency in periodontics and implant surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 2018.
In addition to implant surgery, bone and gum grafting, sinus lifts, gum disease treatment and other traditional periodontal procedures, Dr. Vahid is qualified to perform lip repositioning surgery, buccal fat pad removal and dimpleplasty. Furthermore, she is one of only a handful of dentists in the D.C. Metropolitan Area trained in IV sedation to curb patient anxiety.
Dr. Vahid is the founder and president of Women of the World of Dentistry, an organization that educates and empowers every woman in the field of dentistry, from assistant to dentist. Other professional affiliations include membership of the American Board of Periodontology, American Dental Association, D.C. Dental Society, Maimonides Dental Society and Alpha Omega Dental Society. Dr. Vahid has also authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, including studies on the relationship between polycystic ovary syndrome and periodontal disease, and sleep apnea and periodontal disease.
A D.C. native, Dr. Vahid is honored to serve the community she will forever call home. Outside of work, Dr. Vahid loves to travel and spend time with her loved ones.
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