When choosing a dentist, it is important to know about the people you are trusting with the care of your mouth. We’d like you to get to know our staff a little better by providing brief descriptions to familiarize yourself with their credentials and backgrounds.
Our doctors received their training and education from the most prestigious dental schools and institutions around the nation.
They are world class specialists in both cosmetic and general dentistry.
More and more dentists continue to join the CITIDental team dedicated to providing a seamless, personal, comfortable, and high quality experience for patients.. We truly believe that everyone deserves a smile to be proud of.
Many of our dentists are members of the following:
She is a member of the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics, American Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, Florida Dental Association and Alpha Omega dental fraternity.
Dr. Alsafar caters to the oral health needs of Boston residents. Along with a team of skilled professionals at CitiDental, he takes pride in providing patients with dental care that best suits their needs.
Dr. Alsafar obtained his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, he is residency trained in general practice from Ajman University. He completed post doctoral training in implant dentistry at Harvard University. During his time at Harvard he shared his love for dentistry teaching post doctoral students.
Dr. Rania Arif is a California native who obtained her dental degree from Western University of Health Sciences. She is dedicated to providing her patients with high-quality dental care while cultivating a comfortable and fun environment. She believes a beautiful, healthy smile can change a person’s life.
Dr. Arif will tailor a treatment plan to your wants and needs and is always striving to provide the best possible care for her patients. She is a member of the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her baby girl and her Peloton, as well as hiking and exploring new restaurants in the city with her husband.
Dr. Shea is a 1997 graduate of Harvard School of Dental Medicine where she received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine, a Certificate for Graduate Training in Periodontology, and in 2001 she received a Doctorate of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology. During her post-doctoral studies, she received the prestigious Dentist Scientist Award from the National Institutes of Health and conducted research on bone metabolism at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and Boston University School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Shea is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Her memberships include the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the American Academy of Periodontology.
Dr. Shea specializes in all aspects of periodontal treatment, including scaling and root planing, gingival grafts, periodontal surgery, and dental implants. She is passionate about educating her patients on the importance of periodontal health.
Dr. Seifelnasr AKA “Dr.Safe” had an interesting diverse upbringing which allowed him to explore multiple parts of the world. He grew up in Greece, England and finally Egypt, where he completed his initial dental school training followed by a masters in endodontics. He then decided to reunite with his family in the United States and pursued an American dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry. After that, he decided to specialize, once again in my favorite dental specialty which is endodontics. He obtained his certificate in endodontics as well as his masters from West Virginia University. Dr.Seifelnasr is married and is blessed with three beautiful children. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, playing with his children and volunteering in schools to teach children how to take care of their teeth.
Dr.Seifelnasr’s passion for endodontics is because he believes that nothing could replace a patients original tooth, simply nature gave us something precious to look after and keep, his goal is to utilize our latest technological advancements and strongest scientific evidence to save his patients teeth and provide his patients with a pleasant and relaxing experience.