Meet Your Team

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Harsimran Kaur
D.D.S.
General Dentist

About Me

Dr. Kaur says, “Having good oral health makes people want to smile, brightens their personality, and brings self-confidence. My mission is to deliver excellent quality dental care for my patients, in a caring and comfortable environment and achieve their goals and aesthetic desires.”

She received her Dental Degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. She’s a member of the American Dental Association the California Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Association and the 
Southern California Dental Society. She also speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

Dr.Kaur says, “In my personal time, I love spending time with my family and friends, traveling and exploring new destinations and especially learning about diverse people, language and cultures.”

Education

  • B.S.–MGN Public School, Jalandhar, India
  • D.D.S.–University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Washington State Dental Association
  • Southern California Dental Society
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Camelia Espahbod
D.D.S, M.S.D.
Board Certified Orthodontist

Invisalign Preferred Provider


About Me

Dr. Esphabod’s patients are her first priority and it is her sincere desire to serve them to the very best of her ability. She is careful to make certain that their needs and wishes are being met and that she pays very close attention to all their concerns. As an orthodontist, with her strong general dentistry background, Dr. Espahbod has been able to diagnose patients in multiple aspects of dentistry and work effectively with other dentists and specialists when needed.

Dr. Espahbod received her Dental Degree from the Bogomolets National Medical University Dental School in Kiev. She received her M.S.D. in Oral Medicine from the University of Washington and her Certificate in Orthodontics from the NYU College of Dentistry. She’s a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Board of Orthodontics, the American Dental Association and the Washington State Dental Association. She also speaks Russian and Persian.

In her spare time, Dr. Espahbod enjoys swimming, cycling, running and skiing along with reading and cooking. She loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends.

Education

  • D.D.S.–Bogomolets National Medical University Dental School
  • M.S.D., Oral Medicine–University of Washington 
  • Certificate of Orthodontics–NYU College of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Washington State Dental Association

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Stan Lin
D.D.S.
Endodontist

About Me

Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Lin, a published author in the Endodontic field, is proud of the work he has performed on his patients and is committed to providing the highest standard of quality and care.

Dr. Lin earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Puget Sound, in Tacoma,  before obtaining his D.D.S. from New York University College of Dentistry with honors.  Upon graduation from dental school, he relocated to Hawaii to complete an Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate through the Lutheran Medical Center and he remained in the islands and practiced as a general dentist for 3 years before beginning his post doctorate Endodontic residency. He received his Endodontic Certificate from the prestigious Oregon Health & Science University. He also speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese.

Dr. Lin enjoys playing with his dog, paddle boarding, hiking, and traveling to unique places such as Antarctica with his wife.


Education

  • B.S., Economics–University of Puget Sound
  • D.D.S.–New York University School of Dental Medicine
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate from Lutheran Medical Center
  • Endodontics Certificate–Oregon Health & Science University

Affiliations

  • American Association of Endodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Hawaii Dental Association
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Mehdi Matin
D.D.S.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

About Me

Dr. Matin says, “I am fully committed to providing the highest quality care, and to continually improve the quality of life of my patients.”

“I find oral and maxillofacial surgery the most satisfying field of dentistry, one that will enable me to connect research, clinical and surgical skills with compassion and empathy. I am also inspired by the unique integration of medicine and dentistry within clinical practice.”

After receiving his Dental Degree with honors from the University of California, San Francisco University School of Dentistry, Dr. Matin completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the University of Washington. He also completed a 1 year Anesthesiology Fellowship training at Indiana University, School of Medicine.

He’s a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Washington State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the AO Foundation Craniomaxillofacial, the American Dental Association and the Washington State Dental Association.

Dr. Matin says, “In my free time I enjoy skiing, cycling and exploring the amazing northwest trails.”

Education

  • D.D.S.–University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery–University of Washington School of Dentistry

Affiliations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Washington State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • AO Foundation Craniomaxillofacial
  • American Dental Association
  • Washington State Dental Association
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Ramtin Amini
D.M.D., M.D.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

About Me

Dr. Amini’s philosophy is to provide outstanding care while working with his patients to establish a comprehensive treatment plan. As a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon he appreciates his role in providing pain relief to his patients through often complex surgical procedures. He believes strongly in communicating with his dental colleagues to coordinate optimal care for his patients. Dr. Amini has a special interest in dental implants, bone grafting, and wisdom teeth extractions.

Dr. Amini received his D.D.S. from Tehran University and practiced as a general dentist in Iran for four years. After moving to America, he graduated from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine and was awarded his D.M.D. Dr. Amini then pursued his passion for surgery at Drexel University where he later received his M.D. Upon completion of a two year General Surgery residency, he continued his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training at Allegheny General Hospital. After fourteen years of post-graduate training, Dr. Amini moved to Washington State to practice the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He’s a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons among many others. Away from his practice, Dr. Amini enjoys skiing, tennis, and relaxing with his family.

Education

  • D.D.S. – Tehran University School of Dental Medicine
  • D.M.D. – Boston University School of Dental Medicine 
  • M.D.  – Drexel University College of Medicine

Affiliations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (Honor Dental Society)
  • American Dental Association
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Aravind Buddula
D.M.D., M.D.S., M.S.
Periodontist

About Me

Dr. Aravind Buddula’s father, a pediatric surgeon, served as his initial inspiration and played a key role in shaping his career. He loves treating his patients and giving them the gentle care they need for great oral health. Delivering periodontal services at multiple Gentle Dental offices throughout the Seattle region, he brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to each patient’s care.

 
His love for his profession is reflected in his achievements. While studying Dentistry at a top dental school in his home country of India, Dr. Buddula received an award from the International College of Dentists for achieving the highest marks in Prosthodontics. He furthered his education with a Masters of Dental Surgery in Periodontics from the College of Dental Surgery in Manipal, India. He went on to pursue a Certificate in Public Health at the Oklahoma University of Health Sciences in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He then attained his D.M.D degree at Tufts School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Buddula made the Dean’s Honor Roll for his exemplary performance on the National Dental Board examination, and was selected by the world-renowned Mayo Clinic to complete his Fellowship in Periodontology and Masters in Biomedical Sciences. His work there earned him the Dental Student Award for outstanding achievements from the American Academy of Periodontology. Especially interested in implant surgery, he has multiple articles on this topic in international, peer-reviewed journals, and his papers have been accepted for presentations at various national and international conferences. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology and American Dental Association.
 
Recognizing that patient care and understanding are the essence of any health profession, Dr.Buddula has genuine love and concern for his patients. This fact was acknowledged when he was placed amongst the best periodontists in patient care at the Mayo Clinic, based exclusively upon the positive patient feedbacks he received.
 
In his spare time, Dr.Buddula enjoys watching movies and playing cricket. He is fluent in English, Telugu and Hindi.

Education

  • D.M.D., Dentistry – Tufts School of Dental Medicine
  • M.D.S. – College of Dental Surgery (India) 
  • M.S., Periodontics – Mayo Clinic

Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology

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