Meet our Alexandria Dentist & Team
Dr. Peajmun Razmjou
Dr. Razmjou completed his undergraduate and doctorate degrees at the University of Maryland. Since his graduation from the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, he has continued to stay on the leading edge of dentistry through continuing education courses. His dedication to advancing his knowledge of dentistry has allowed him to develop a unique skill set that can only be found in a select few dentists. He takes the time to get to know his patients, making sure they are comfortable in his care before starting a treatment plan. Dr. Razmjou understands the importance of fostering a positive doctor-patient relationship, and he looks forward to meeting you and treating you for years to come.
Dr. Sanam Kheirieh earned her Doctorate Dental degree from Iran in 2005, where she worked as a general dentist for six years. After practicing dentistry and performing research projects, she decided to continue her career in the field of Endodontics. She received her specialty degree in Endodontics from the University of Maryland where she also earned her Masters degree in Biomedical Science. She continued to expand her knowledge alongside her clinical skills through research projects in the field of dentistry and specifically dental materials. Dr. Kheirieh has several publications mainly in the field of Endodontics and almost 500 citations. She has numerous oral and poster presentations at scientific dental meetings. In 2015, she was awarded “The Sherril Ann Science Endodontic Research Fellowship Award”, for demonstrating exceptional ability in the field of endodontic research. This award was granted for developing “Nanogel-based Scaffold in Endodontics”. Dr. Kheirieh is an active member of the American Association of Endodontics, International Association of Dental Research, American Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Society, and Endodontic Penik Study Club.
Dr. Mahsa Abdolhosseini
Dr. Mahsa Abdolhosseini, Board Certified Periodontist, started her journey in the field of dentistry in 1996. She continued this path at the University of Pennsylvania and received her specialty certificate in Periodontics, Implant Dentistry and Masters in Oral Biology. She was awarded the J. George Coslet Scholarship during her post-doctoral studies from University of Pennsylvania Periodontics Department, where she now serves as Clinical Assistant Professor. She has received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 2019 from University of Pennsylvania, and American Academy of Periodontology Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics in 2020.
Dr. Mahsa is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and an active member of American Academy of Periodontology. She has extensive experience in traditional periodontics as well as cutting edge regenerative treatment, dental implant surgery and cosmetic periodontal plastic surgery procedures, but more importantly she considers empathy, demystifying concerns, and educating her patients to be the foundations of quality care.
Dr. Zaher Aymach
Dr. Aymach is a licensed dentist in Virginia, extensively trained in oral surgery, dental implants, and orthodontics with over 10 years of practice experience. His expertise includes dental implants, removal of wisdom teeth, bone graft, dentoalveolar surgery, orthodontics, Invisalign, and more. He completed a residency training and PhD program in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Tohoku University in Japan. He then attended the University of Connecticut where he pursued a prestigious fellowship training in dental implants, followed by training in orthodontics at Howard University in Washington DC. Dr. Aymach has published research in multiple scientific journals and has presented his work internationally. He is fluent in English, Arabic, and Japanese.
A note from Dr. Aymach: I am so grateful to have a career that allows me to do what I love: working with my hands, meeting new people, making others smile, and positively impacting others around me. I enjoy meeting my patients for the first time and hearing their story about why they sought us out for care. The mere fact that I am able to build a personal relationship with each one of my patients makes it worth it in every way. I look forward to helping you achieve your perfect smile!
Dr. Sarah Heeter
Dr. Sarah Heeter is a Missouri-native, having earned her doctorate in dentistry from the University of Missouri in Kansas City. After completing a General Practice Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center she relocated to Virginia, where she has practiced ever since. Dr. Heeter enjoys all facets of dentistry, especially those that are transformative for her patients. In addition to routine dental procedures, Dr. Heeter is trained in clear aligner orthodontics and digital dentistry technologies that help not only accelerate treatment, but allow for detailed customization for each patient. Dr. Heeter continues to pursue continuing education through Spear Education and Study Clubs. Outside of practicing dentistry, Dr. Heeter enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Keith, her daughter, Savannah, and their Chocolate Lab Mokie. Being from Missouri, you won’t be surprised to hear she is a big Kansas City Chiefs fan!
Dr. Joseph Alwan
Dr. Joseph Alwan was born in Lebanon and came to America in 1993. He worked in many fields to support himself while being a full time student. In 1994, he started studying at Los Angeles City College, and in 1996 he graduated with a certificate in dental technology and became a certified dental technician. He worked as a dental technician in dental laboratories while attending the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) where, in 2003, he earned his Bachelor‘s of Science degree in Neuroscience and a Master’s of Science degree in Oral Biology in 2005. In 2008, Dr. Alwan graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD) with his degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). Shortly after, he decided to join the US military and serve his country. In August of 2009, he joined the US Army and served for 8 years. Dr. Alwan had been stationed in several places, both domestic and abroad. Along the way, he earned several certificates in dental education and commendations for superb performance and hard work. Dr. Alwan completed his active duty in 2016 and made Virginia his home. As a dentist, Dr. Alwan is dedicated to provide a pleasant dental experience to his patients.