M. Sc. (Ortho)
Specialist Orthodontist at Smilerite Dental Care has been practicing as a specialist orthodontist in Abu Dhabi for over 20years.
He graduated from one of the finest dental colleges in India and completed his Masters in Orthodontics from Finland in 1995.
Dr. Shalji is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and a fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontics.
He provides all kinds of orthodontic treatments for children and adults including multidisciplinary orthodontics, lingual orthodontics and invisible braces namely “Invisalign” treatment.
Dr. Shalji grew up in the UAE and spent his teenage years in India before continuing his education in Finland and then finally returned to the UAE and Abu Dhabi, which he now calls home.
Besides Dentistry, Dr. Shalji also has a passion for photography and enjoys capturing beautiful sunsets in AUH.
He loves spending time with his family but also loves globe trotting and exploring new countries every chance he gets. He has always been open to new experiences and enjoying different cuisines and cultures.
He is fluent in English, Hindi, Malayalam and also speaks basic Arabic.
Facharzt, PhD (Germany)
Dr. Luai, the Consultant Orthodontist at Smilerite Dental Care has been practicing as an orthodontist for over 20 years.
He completed his Orthodontic specialty,the German Board of Orthodontics (Facharzt) at the University of Munich LMU – certified by Bavarian Dental Association, Munich and then completed his PhD from the same university.
Dr. Luai has worked as a lecturer and assistant professor for 5 years at several universities in Syria. He has also published numerous articles in renowned international orthodontic journals including American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, The Angle Orthodontist and Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice.
He provides all kinds of orthodontic treatments for children and adults including multidisciplinary orthodontics, lingual orthodontics, and invisible braces namely “Invisalign”.
Dr. Luai uses his vast experience and his passion for constant education of latest orthodontic advances to ensure a personalized orthodontic care. As an orthodontist he is dedicated to provide beautiful and healthy smiles.
Apart from his passion for dentistry, he also enjoys cooking different cuisine and traveling around the globe to observe different cultures and behaviors.
Dr. Luai is fluent in Arabic, English, German, and Russian.
M. DS (India)
Dr. Sreejith completed his Bachelors in Dental Surgery and pursued his Masters in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics in India in 2013 after which he worked in India as a consultant Endodontist.
He also completed his Diploma and fellowship in laser Dentistry from Genova, Italy and has attained a fellowship in Digital Smile Design in Spain. Dr. Sreejith is also experienced in microscopic endodontics.
Dr. Sreejith has many years of experience working as an endodontist and has various research papers to his credit. He is also Key opinion leader for various endodontic rotary systems.
As an endodontist, Dr. Sreejith works with unmatched precision to treat and save a damaged tooth. He also has a passion for learning and attending workshops which keeps him continuously updated in new techniques.
When not at work, Dr. Sreejith loves spending time with his wife and son and the family enjoy exploring different world cuisines here in the UAE.
He also enjoys a good workout, especially a weekly cricket match with his friends or badminton on occasion.
Apart from English, Dr. Sreejith is also fluent in Hindi and Malayalam.
BSc BDS (Cairo),
MSc, Diploma (Germany)
He has completed his Bachelor in Dental Surgery Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine in Cairo University. He holds a degree in Master of Science of Oral Medicine in Implantology from Munster University Germany and Diploma of oral implantology Freiburg University in Germany. He is also an active member of different implantology association and currently the president of WAUPS (World Academy of Ultrasonic Piezoelectric Bone Surgery) and AIOI (Academia Internacional de Odontologia Integral, UAE). He has been inducted by the Global Summits Institute as one of the world's Top 100 Doctors of 2021.
He has over 26 years of experience in oral surgeries, dental implants and augmentation including sinus lifts, and impacted third molar removals.
His services include all oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures such as surgical extraction, dental implants, surgical exposure, apicectomies, and other oral surgical procedures.
Apart from his passion in Dentistry, Dr. Ehab enjoys various sports such as swimming, beach volleyball, and padel tennis. He is also fond of exploring and traveling the world.
Dr. Ehab is fluent in Arabic and English.
DDS, PhD (Turkey)
The Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon and Implantologist at Smilerite Dental Care.
Dr. Yener Oguz graduated from Hacettepe University and then completed his PhD in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Baskent University in Turkey where he continues to be a Professor and Postgraduate Director, Oral and Surgery Department.
He was a full-time faculty member, Dean and professor of the Oral Surgery and Implantology Department at one of the leading Dental University Colleges in Dubai, UAE.
He has several published articles in national and international journals and is a member of International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International team for Implantology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society and the Turkish Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Yener provides his expertise in surgical dental procedures such as surgical extractions, removal of impacted teeth, removal of surgical exposure of other impacted teeth, periodontal surgical procedures, dental implants with necessary prior bone grafts and sinus lifts to name a few.
Apart from his passion in Dentistry, Dr. Yener loves spending his free time on his boat fishing.
Dr. Yener is fluent in English and Turkish.
Dr. Gemma the General Dentist (Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry) at Smilerite Dental Care has completed her degree in Dentistry and Restorative Aesthetic Dentistry, as well as a Degree in Advanced Orthodontics from Barcelona, Spain.
She has over 10 years of experience in specialized dental procedures like root canal treatments, crowns and bridges and aesthetic treatments like veneers and bleaching.
She is loved by her patients for her warm and enduring personality and has built a reputation for her meticulous attention to detail.
When Dr. Gemma is away from the Clinic, she loves spending time with her family and friends and her adorable 2yr old son. When at home, she can spend hours on end doing handicrafts and sewing.
She is also known to be a foodie and the UAE is the perfect melting pot for her to excite her tastebuds with different cuisines.
Dr. Gemma is fluent in Spanish, Catalan and English.
Dr. Ali Jawad the General Dentist (Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry) at Smilerite Dental Care is a general dentist whose passion centers around cosmetic dentistry and endodontics. He is also very experienced in CAD-CAM Dentistry using CEREC.
He completed his Bachelor of Dentistry from Jordan and is experienced in general dentistry including Pediatric dentistry under sedation, Endodontics and Prosthodontics.
His philosophy is to give his patients a perfect smile and a comfortable and stress-free experience.
Apart from his passion for Dentistry, Dr. Ali is also passionate about football and enjoys a good game every now and then with his friends.
He also loves reading and poetry and especially has a keen interest in World history and culture.
He is fluent in both Arabic and English.
Dr. Afaf the General Dentists at Smilerite Dental Care completed her Bachelor of Dentistry from Jordan and has over 6 years of experience in general dentistry including Restorative, Adhesive Dentistry, Endodontics (root canal treatment) and Prosthodontics She also has extensive experience in CAD-CAM Dentistry using CEREC.
Dr. Afaf is very calm and caring with her patients especially when dealing with nervous patients and children. She is experienced in pediatric dentistry under sedation.
In her time away from work, Dr. Afaf finds painting & photography to be very relaxing and can spend hours at it. As much as she is passionate about a smile makeover, she is also passionate about a home makeover and loves to put her interior design skills to good use.
Dr. Afaf is fluent in both English and Arabic.
Dr. Smita Shalji is a highly accomplished General Dentist who has extensive experience in providing gentle, individualized primary dental care.
She graduated in 1998 from one of the premier Dental schools in India and has more than 19 years of experience in all general dental procedures both in India and the UAE.
A passionate dentist, Dr. Smita cares about delivering a high quality of primary care to her patients and is very experienced and comfortable with patients from different cultural backgrounds.
Dr. Smita enjoys spending her time away from the clinic with her family, as well as unwinding with a good novel. She also looks forward to family holidays where the whole family spend time together experiencing different continents, new cultures and cuisines.
Apart from English Dr. Smita is also fluent in Hindi and Malayalam.