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Dr. Tahira Rizvi Dr. Tahira Rizvi, DMD
Dr. Tahira Rizvi is the lead dentist at Afton Family Dental. She graduated from University Of Pennsylvania where she received D.M.D. with honors. She also holds a B.D.S. from Liaquat Medical and Dental college, Karachi Pakistan in 2010. Dr Rizvi is a member of American Dental Association and Pennsylvania Dental Association. She attended several continuing education courses since 2010 and volunteered in several outreach community Dental programs in Houston TX and Karachi Pakistan.

Few words from Dr Rizvi:
"My love for science, healthcare and positively affecting person's self image motivated me to become a Dentist. I am dedicated to advance my knowledge and stay up to date with the newest dental technology so I can provide the absolute best to my patients. I believe that compassion and skill go hand in hand in providing exceptional patient care. Everyday has a new challenges and new opportunities. Each patient brings in a unique story. I am passionate about empowering individuals to care for their teeth and overall health. The best compliments I have received are smiles and sometimes happy tears.
I currently reside in University city, Philadelphia. I have been happily married for seven years and have 2 kids. I spend my free time cooking, playing board games and traveling with my family."

Dr. Nikunj Zalavadia 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 Singh 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 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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