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Dr. Umme Hafeez, DMD
Dr. Umme K Hafeez is the lead dentist at Afton Family Dental. She holds two doctorate degrees in the field of dentistry. She graduated from Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry where she received D.M.D. with honors. She also holds a B.D.S. from Lahore Medical and Dental College, Pakistan.

Dr. Hafeez has several years of clinical experience, along with involvement in numerous outreach programs which broadened her understanding of public health issues. Last year, she travelled to Alaska to provide much needed oral health services to the underserved communities. Over the years, she enhanced her skills as a comprehensive clinician and cosmetic dentist.

Her perpetual passion for science and utmost belief in the significance of health care are the main factors that motivated her to want to become a dentist. Patient satisfaction became a key factor which had nurtured her interest exponentially. “For me, working with my hands is an exhilarating experience, unparalleled by anything else. Seeing my patients happy and content at the end of a dental procedure gave me the personal satisfaction of knowing that I had positively affected the patient’s oral health and self-image.”

Dr. Hafeez likes to read, bake and travel in her free time. She resides in Jenkintown with her husband, who is also a dentist.

Dr. Nikunj (Nik) Zalavadia, DMD
Dr. Nikunj Zalavadia has been practicing dentistry in the Philadelphia area since 2009. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Biology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. His undergraduate education and volunteer experiences at various dental clinics sparked his interest in dentistry. To pursue his dream of becoming a dentist, he enrolled in Temple University School of Dentistry. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2009 from the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University.

Since graduation he has earned numerous continuing education credits and is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and Pennsylvania Dental Association. He firmly believes that continuing education classes and discussions are essential elements in providing excellent patient care. Dr. Zalavadia is an alumni of the Dawson Academy. Dr. Zalavadia is also a member of the ADA, NJDA and Southern Dental Society of New Jersey. He is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible care for all patients. Dr. Zalavadia greets every patient with a smile to better theirs.

Dr. Jagdeep (Jag) Singh, DDS MS (Periodontist)
Dr. Singh comes from a diverse background having been raised in Kenya and England before coming to Pennsylvania to further his education. Attending the University of Pittsburgh, he attained his Bachelor of Science before moving onto the University of Maryland’s School for General Dentistry and Training. He returned to Pennsylvania for a year residency at York Hospital, where his passion further developed toward Dental implants and Periodontal Surgery.

He completed his 2-year Specialty Education at Temple University School for Periodontology, receiving his degree in Periodontics and Dental Implants along with his Master’s Degree in Oral Biology.Dr. Singh places a tremendous value in combining a courteous and gentle chair side manner with proficient skills in addressing all aspects of periodontics; including but not limited to dental implants, bone regeneration (including Sinus augmentation), surgical and non-surgical treatment of periodontal disease and soft tissue grafting to enhance one’s aesthetic appearance.

Patients would agree Dr. Singh is dedicated to providing the highest quality of periodontal care, giving his patients the best options available with a focus on their long term oral health. In his spare time, he is an avid sportsman (soccer, tennis, skiing etc.) who loves to read, travel and spend time with family and friends.
Dr. Milad Azadi, DMD (Endodontist)
Dr. Milad Azadi graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.S. in Biological Sciences, completed graduate coursework towards a M.S. in Biotechnology at Johns Hopkins University and received his DMD degree (Cum Laude) at Temple University. He then completed his Endodontic residency earning his Specialty Certification in Endodontology at Temple University. During his residency, he was an award recipient at the Science in Dental Practice Day for his research involving virus fEF11 and the development of phage therapy that will target antibiotic resistant bacterial strains.

Dr. Azadi was a full-time Assistant Professor and performed as Director of the Emergency Endodontic Department at Temple University. He also served as President of the Endodontology Society at Temple University and is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists as well as the American Dental Association.

Dr. Azadi enjoys playing basketball, swimming, traveling and spending time with his family and friends.


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