About Your Dentist

Mohammad Tofigh, DDS, MD

Specialty: Oral Surgery

Dr. Tofigh completed his bachelor’s degree in biology at Towson University, graduating magna cum laude. He then attended University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore where he again graduated at the top of his class (magna cum laude). He went on to continue his education in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital in New York City. During this time, he received his medical degree and completed an internship in General Surgery. In addition, he traveled abroad to Bolivia and Mexico among a team of surgeons treating congenital cleft lip and palate deformities. Dr. Tofigh attended to patients at multiple hospitals in NYC, including The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Bronx VA, Jamaica Hospital, St. Barnabas Hospital and Elmhurst Hospital Center, where he was involved in resident training as an Attending as well, before returning to Maryland. Dr. Tofigh cares for his patients with dedication and professionalism. His professional interests focus on dentoalveolar surgery, third molar removal, dental implants, bone grafting, general anesthesia / IV sedation, corrective jaw (orthognathic) surgery, oral pathology, facial trauma and reconstruction and TMJ disorders. He is particularly interested in utilizing the newest technology in computer-aided surgical treatment planning to gain the highest level of precision and predictability achievable. He has coauthored a chapter in the text book Digital Technologies in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Tofigh is a part of several professional organizations. He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Dental Association. Outside of caring for patients, Dr. Tofigh enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children. He has a passion for nature and outdoor activities.

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Narmin Hejazifar, DDS

“Wrinkles will only go where smiles have been.” – Jimmy Buffet

My Mission

“My goal is to make sure that each of my patients experience a safe, thorough, and fun visit. I strive to stay abreast of the latest advances in dentistry by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

I practice many aspects of general dentistry and take great pride in staying up to date with the latest advancements to provide the most current treatment options for my patients.”

Education & Continuing Education

Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency

Doctor of Dental Surgery
Howard University College of Dentistry – Washington, D.C.

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Chemistry
George Mason University – Fairfax, Virginia

Dr. Narmin Hejazifar is highly accomplished, and a skilled practitioner who provides a wide range of comprehensive dental services in caring for our patients. She enjoys helping people and making them feel better.

Dr. Narmin strongly believes in establishing optimal dental health for her patients while saving teeth and restoring smiles that will last a lifetime. Her main focus is to provide each patient with stellar clinical expertise and compassion

Professional Memberships

Dr. Narmin is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of Dentistry, the Maryland Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the American Association of Women Dentists.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of caring for patients, Dr. Narmin enjoys spending time with her husband, Arman, and her friends. Her Hobbies include Traveling, outdoor activities and she loves wineries. In her free time, she also enjoys volunteering at dental clinics for underserved communities.

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Sharlini Sockanathan, DMD

Specialty: Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Sharlini Sockanathan is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She always loved going to the dentist as a kid herself and now strives to make every visit a fun experience for her patients. She looks forward to making her patients and families feel comfortable while bringing a smile into their lives. She loves when kids leave happy and are excited to come back to see her again!

Dr. Sockanathan was born and raised in New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with minors in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Business from New York University. She earned her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Upon completion of dental school, she went on to complete a General Practice Residency at Staten Island University Hospital.

She then practiced for a few years in Dallas, TX before realizing and pursuing her passion for pediatric dentistry. She returned to the east coast and completed her Pediatric Dental training at St. Barnabas Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident.  

Dr. Sockanathan enjoys giving back to the community and has volunteered in dental outreach programs in Israel and Peru. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Sharlini enjoys traveling, baking, reading, and spending time with her family and friends!

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Amit Dhanda, DDS

“Be true to your teeth or they will be false to you.” – Soupy Sales

My Mission

“My goal is to provide my patients with the best possible dental care, as well as educate them about maintaining good oral hygiene.”

Education & Continuing Education

General Practice in Dentistry Residency
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Bronx, New York

Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Maryland School of Dentistry – Baltimore, Maryland

Bachelor of Science
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Dhanda enjoys hiking and exploring nature on the weekends and loves to visit new countries when he has the time.

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Hun (Harry) Shim, DMD

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to provide my patients with excellent care to attain beautiful smiles that last.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine – Cleveland, Ohio

Master of Science in Clinical Research
Case Western Reserve University – Cleveland, Ohio

Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Orthodontic Certificate
Saint Louis University – Saint Louis, Missouri

Dr. Shim is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Shim is an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, the American Board of Orthodontics, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society.

Life & Hobbies

When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Shim enjoys going on food adventures, reading, traveling, and playing tennis.