Dr. Ali holistic and cosmetic dentist DC

Specialty: Biological and Cosmetic Dentistry

Practice Philosophy: I do my best to educate my patients and give you options to achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. My mission is not to only put a sparkle in your smile, but to build long-lasting trust between us. Healthy mouths equal healthy bodies.

Areas of Specialty: Biological dentistry, metal-free crowns, zirconia and porcelains, safe mercury removal, bridgework, root canal therapy, endodontic and dental surgery; Cosmetic dentistry for smile restoration, whitening, orthodontic treatment, Invisalign; and Pediatric Dentistry





Dr. Ali is a caring and seasoned general dentist with over 21 years of comprehensive experience in cosmetic and biological dentistry. She has a long track record of successfully diagnosing patients’ dental conditions, and developing a treatment plan with respect to the overall health of the patient.

She specializes in cosmetic treatments and smile restoration for patients of all ages for a healthier, more attractive smile. She prides herself on offering advanced dentistry in a relaxed and caring manner.

Dr. Ali started her dental career in Virginia then relocated and owned her own practice for several years. She is happy to be back home in the Washington, D.C. area. She has lived in 4 countries and is fluent in English, Arabic and Somali, and loves to cook, travel and experience different cuisines.



Bachelor of Science in Biology (Honors), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 1992

Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Medical College of Virginia, Fairfax, VA, 1997

Advanced Training, Orthodontics for General Dentistry, Dr. Chris Baker and Dr. Gerety Seminars



Professional Affiliations

American Dental Association

Virginia Dental Association

Northern Virginia Dental Association


Dr. Ali's Community Outreach

  • Performed oral screenings for special needs children and education on hygiene and diet in Northern Virginia.
  • Performed removable prosthodontic for elderly and mentally challenged individuals at Sleepy Hollow Nursing Home in Arlington, VA.
  • Oral Health Month participation at the Islamic Saudi Academy and other local Virginia schools, teaching proper oral hygiene and the importance of diet.


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