Raha Yousefi, DDS, MPH
Dr. Raha Yousefi’s passion for dentistry and patient care started at a young age. Her father is a dentist who practiced in Washington, DC for 40 years. Growing up, she had the opportunity to see all aspects of a dental office; she started working at the front desk in high school, moving into clinical assisting, and eventually working as an office manager while attending the University of Maryland where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree. Dr. Yousefi continued her dental journey at Howard University, obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery. After graduation, she went on to specialize in periodontics at the University of Pittsburgh where she also earned her master’s in public health.
In addition to formal schooling, Dr. Yousefi is enthusiastic about pursuing continued education both on a local and national level. She feels that it is important to keep current with evolving technology, techniques, and materials to provide state-of-the-art treatment options for her patients.
As a member of the District of Columbia Dental Society and local chapters of the American Dental Association (ADA), Dr. Yousefi routinely participates in meetings that highlight issues that directly affect our area. She is also a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Greater Washington Academy of Women Dentists, and the Greater Washington Academy of Dental Studies. Her strong public health background has made her a well-rounded practitioner with expertise in a variety of dental disciplines. This has allowed her to recently accept a volunteer appointment as a Dean’s Faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, teaching as a clinical instructor.
Dr. Yousefi loves getting to know the community, one patient at a time. She appreciates each of her patients for who they are and respects each person’s opinions and ideas. She knows that communication is key in her field, and she loves talking to and learning about her patients.
Having lived in the DC metro area her whole life, Dr. Yousefi absolutely loves the area. Along with her husband, Vince, Dr. Yousefi stays busy outside of work chasing around their four boys. Typically, you’ll see them enjoying the city at parks, festivals, and kid-friendly restaurants.
Continuing Education & Memberships
- American Dental Association
- Illinois Dental Association
- Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity
- American Academy of Periodontology
Ahad Soleymanzadeh, DDS
Originally from Tabriz, Iran, Dr. Ahad Soley grew up in the vibrant city of Los Angeles, CA. His academic career began at the University of California in Irvine, where he received his bachelor’s degree. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, Dr. Soley earned his doctorate of dental surgery from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Following that, his general practice residency was completed at LAC + USC Medical Center in Los Angeles and his esthetic dentistry residency was completed in Tarzana, CA.
Dr. Soley has completed postgraduate studies to earn a certificate in periodontology from the University of Maryland, a certificate in Master Training in Implantology and Periodontics from the University of Michigan, and numerous continuing education courses in Europe, the Middle East, the United States, and online. He is recognized as a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Soley is also affiliated with the American Dental Association and DC Dental Society.
Joining our practice in November 2022, Dr. Soley has enjoyed being a part of an exceptional team that delivers high-quality care. At our office, he transforms the lives of patients through his services and uses his creative talents to restore aesthetics, health, and wellness. One of his favorite things about his job is getting to know his patients and building lasting relationships.
Outside of the office, Dr. Soley enjoys playing soccer with friends, taking walks in nature, exploring the city, and spending time with his family and friends. His family includes his wife, a general dentist, and their daughter, Elia.