Dr. Ramineh N. Kangarloo - Meet the Team
At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Dr. Eiman Khalili-Araghi (Endodontist)
Dr. Eiman Khalili is an Endodontist in the DC metropolitan area. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University in 2011, where he also completed the Advanced Education Program of Endodontics. Upon completion of his Endodontic residency at NYU, he relocated to the Midwest where he practiced full-time for about two year before moving back to the East Coast.
Dr. Khalili enjoys working with patients to help them feel relaxed and comfortable before, during, and after their dental procedure. Patients are often nervous before having root canals or other dental work done, but Dr. Khalili's ability to help them relax ensures they have a much better overall experience. Nothing makes him happier than hearing patients tell him how pleased they are that their pain has been relieved.
Dr. Sandra Pacios Pujado (Periodontist)
Dr. Sandra Pacios Pujado is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontics, a Board Certified Periodontist. Originally from Barcelona, Spain Dr. Pacios moved to the US for her periodontics training at the University of Maryland, where she obtained a Certificate in Periodontics and a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree. She also received her Ph.D. from the International University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain and performed her research at the University of Pennsylvania.
She obtained her dental degree from the University of Barcelona, Spain. For a few years, she practiced as a general dentist before becoming a Periodontist. She is currently Faculty of the Department of Periodontics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
Dr. Pacios has participated in several research projects ranging from the use of bone augmentation biomaterials in surgeries to the relationship between diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease.
She specializes in the treatment of gum disease such as Gingivitis and Periodontitis, cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, placement of dental implants that can replace missing teeth, as well as diagnosing and treating oral pathology, such as oral cancer.
Dr. Pacios enjoys spending time with her family. She loves sports, cooking and is fluent in Spanish and English.
Dr. Rawia Alkhunaizi (Orthodontist)
Dr. Alkhunaizi, the orthodontist at our practice, grew up in Greeley, Colorado. Shortly after graduating from dental school, she went through an Esthetic Dentistry training and earned her Master's Degree in Biomaterials at Boston University Goldman's School of Dental Medicine in 2008. During her training in Boston, she presented her research papers at the International Association of Dental Research (IADR).
After graduation, she worked at a hospital based private practice for three years, where she treated numerous clinical cases and actively participated in peer review and practice improvement committees. She completed her residency program in orthodontics at Jacksonville University on 2014. She was also awarded the prestigious AAO award for exceptional interest in the development of the oro-facial complex.
In 2015, she completed her American Board of Orthodontics Certification that represents the highest level of commitment in orthodontics. Dr. Alkhunaizi is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and Virginia Orthodontic Study Club. She is committed to excellence at her work and overall dental health and takes immense pride in being part of a team that treats every patient as a member of their family.
She currently lives in Arlington, with her seven year old boy. They both enjoy outdoor activities, traveling, visiting museums and being involved in the community. In her spare time, Dr. Alkhunaizi enjoys running and reading.