Where did you grow up?
Where did you go to high school?
Latin Patriarchate School
Where did you go to college?
University of Jordan
Where did you go to dental school?
University of Jordan, School of Dentistry Virginia Commonwealth University
Where did you go to school for pediatric dentistry?
Virginia Commonwealth University
How long have you been a dentist?
What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not looking at teeth?
Traveling, hiking, rock climbing, going to the gym, and spending time with my family and friends
Tell us about your family, and/or children, and/or pets?
I have 3 sisters, one brother, and 50 cousins! Most of my family lives in California and the rest are still back in Jordan. My family loves to cook and are well known for their homemade Arabic dessert
What dental associations/study clubs are you involved in?
American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Richmond Dental Society, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Tuesday Club. Hospital Affiliations with St. Mary’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Richmond, and MEDARVA Surgery Center
What do you enjoy most about being a pediatric dentist?
What I love the most about my job is having the opportunity to ease children’s fears making their dental appointment a fun one. I enjoy talking to them and making them smile. Knowing the difference we make in the life of a child brings me joy! Their hugs always brighten my day and remind me why I love what I do!