We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive the best dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Dr. Salem is the CEO, founder and owner of Kids Smile Dental & Orthodontics, Elk Grove Kids dentist & orthodontics, Wackford Dental , and Woodland kids Dentistry & orthodontics, Dr. Salem graduated in 1997 and is dedicated to advanced post-doctoral study. He has accumulated hundreds of hours of advanced professional education, including two and a half years of Orthodontic training with the United States Dental Institute (USDI).
In 2009, he earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. In 2013, he received his Master of Clinical Dentistry degree in fixed and removable prosthodontics from the Dental Institute of Kings College London, in the United Kingdom.
Born in Thailand and raised in many countries including Thailand,Switzerland and Iraq where she Graduated from Baghdad University ofDentistry in 2006 then moved to Amman,Jordan where she practiced dentistry.Determined to follow her dreams, she came to America and proceeded toreceive her D.D.S Degree from University De La Salle,Mexico.Ata young age,Dr. Salman knew she wanted to become a dentist, growing up with bracesherself and learning about the proper oral care, motivated her to choosethis profession to work with children to raise oral care awareness at youngage.
She received the International Reward in Public Speaking for InfectionControl from Mexico Dr. Salman enjoys working with children and strives tomake their dentist visit a fun experience for them.She speaks four languages: English, French,Arabic and Spanish. When she isnot working she likes to spend time with friends, working out and traveling.
Originally from Atlanta, Dr. Roula Zeki received her D.D.S. Degree from Universidad De La Salle Bajio in Mexico. She is trilingual; fluent in English, Arabic, and Spanish. In her spare time, Dr Zeki enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews, exploring new cuisines, and jogging. She belongs in pediatric dentistry because her longtime inspiration was her pediatric dentist back in the days. Her passion for dentistry strives to empower her patients to be as passionate about their oral health as she is.
Dr. Sami was born and raised in Egypt. Before becoming a dentist, he wanted to be a Pilot. That changed when he got the nickname 'Teeth Fixer' by his teammates. He repositioned a teammates ' tooth when it got dislocated while playing water-polo. That then motivated him to become a dentist. He graduated in 2005 from Misr University for Science and Technology and after moving to the United States, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2015 from the University of DeLaSalle and license exam from the University of California San Francisco.
Dr. Sami is a member of Sacramento District Dental Society, California Dental Association and American Dental Association. His goal is to make children enjoy going to the dentist by providing an unforgettable experience. He believes it is important to educate kids at an early stage, and parents on the importance of oral health.
When Dr. Sami is not in the office, he likes to spend time with his wife and 3 boys. They make his life so full and energetic. He enjoys swimming, and loves soccer. He is fluent in Arabic and English but also speaks Spanish.
Dr. Guess earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCSF. He was offered a post-doctoral orthodontic residency position at the Ohio State of University. During his tenure at the Ohio State of University he was awarded two Master's Degrees. He earned a Master of Science in Dentistry and Master of Arts in Educational Administration and also was awarded his certificate in Orthodontics.
Dr. Guess has done extensive research in the field of Dentistry and specialty of Orthodontics. His research findings have been published in several journals such as Dentistry Today, Journal of Dental Research, Orthodontics Review, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, the Japanese Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, and Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.
Dr. Guess is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics, Academy of General Dentists, Pacific Society of Orthodontists, California State Society of Orthodontists, California Dental Association, and Sacramento District Dental Society. He has taught continuing education courses at University of California, Los Angeles and San Francisco. He has lectured at Harvard University and to the California Dental Association. He has also lectured in Beijing and Shanghai, China and done volunteer dentistry in Israel for children.
He currently runs the office located at Yuba city, offering a wide variety of services to his patients. His focus is on teaching children healthy dental habits which will carry them to their adult lives allowing them to be proud of their future smiles.
A new chapter in Dr.Bastas career was moving to the United states. He completed his Postgraduate studies, training and licensing exams to become a Board certified dentist. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association.
Dr.Basta is keen to stay up to date with the latest technology through continuous training and seminars that he actively participates in. He continuously strives to offer quality care for his patients and to fulfil his dream by making the trip to the dentist office fun rather than fear and anxiety.
Dr. Mina Fouad sees every person no matter the age, children or adults, assomeone who he can learn something from. He listens to children with fullattention and believes that they could be great teachers for adults. Healso loves their humor and you can expect him to share a good laugh withhis pediatric patients.He has always been a 'maker'. He loves building, creating, and designingartistic sculptures and clay objects. This is what drew him to this line ofwork and an aspect of his work which he really loves. When faced with adifficult or complicated case, you can expect him to carefully craft andexecute a solution when treating a patient.
Dr. Mina loves to spend time with his family. After living in the EastCoast for ten years, he recently moved to Elk Grove with his family. Headores his two daughters and loves playing PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, orwatching a Spanish or English League Football game with them. Whenavailable he appreciates some downtime where he spends time reading aboutphilosophy and science.Besides his patience, ability to connect with children, and his ways tomake every child's dental visit fun, Dr. Mina is always up to date with thelatest techniques to deliver best care to children.
He graduated in 2005from Alexandria University and completed his Postgraduate Program atUniversity De La Salle, Mexico. Dr. Mina is also a member of the AmericanDental Association and California Dental Association.
I am a member of the American Dental Association, California DentalAssociation, San Joaquin Dental Society and Punjabi Dental Society.During my spare time, I love to cook, travel and spend time with my family.
Dr. Hassan graduated 2008 from Cairo University Dental School and studiedPeriodontal Dentistry at the University of Californians in Los Angeles. Hecompleted his advanced standing Dental program at the University De LaSalle in Mexico, class president and speaker. Dr. Hassan is a fellow of theCalifornia Implant Institute, member of the International Congress of OralImplantology and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Hassan dedicated his adult life to master all aspects of dentistry. Heloves children and feels happy to provide all his expertise to put a smileon their faces and relieve them from pain. He also believes in earlyprevention and likes to answer all his patients concerns.
In his free time, Dr Hassan spends time with his family. He likes outdooractivities and loves to travel. Dr. Hassan is an excellent swimmer, formerWater Polo player, loves Sci-fi movies and video games. He speaks English ,Arabic and some Spanish.
As Regional Manager, I have been in the dental field for 18 years. Ithas given me advanced knowledge of every aspect of the dental office whichenables me to provide guidance and training for our offices. It is myprivilege to work with a terrific team dedicated to quality service.Together we strive each day to provide outstanding support for ourexcellent clinicians and continuously improve the patient experience.
As Orthodontic Manager, I am responsible for equipping my team with theskills to give our little patients the best dental experience possible. Ioversee all orthodontic procedures and ensure that both our little patientsand their parents leave our office with a smile.Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with family and crafting.
Graduated as an RDA from the state of Texas in 2013. With over 7 years of experience in the dental field my mission is to provide our patients with the highest standard of dental care. It is very exciting to see that our dental team is growing because I enjoy working with an efficient and caring team.
My goal as office manager is to ensure that all of our Kids Smile Dental patients feel comfortable from the minute they walk in to the minute they walk out. When you visit our office your smile is our top priority. During my free time, I enjoy time with my kids and husband.