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St. Anthony, MN 55421

St. Anthony, MN 55421

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Maple Grove, MN 55369

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Dr. Prem Kumar

Dr. Prem Kumar

Dental Implant Provider & Cosmetic Dentist

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Bichnga Lam DDS

Bichnga Lam DDS

Cosmetic Dentist & Orthodontics Provider

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Wala Abushehab, DDS, MBA

Wala Abushehab, DDS, MBA

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Dr. Ankita Rajpurohit, DDS, MPH

Dr. Ankita Rajpurohit, DDS, MPH

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Dr. Mario Olguin Medina DDS

Dr. Mario Olguin Medina DDS

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Dr. Prem Kumar

Dental Implant Provider & Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Prem Kumar, provides compassionate, state-of-the-art care for patients in St. Anthony and Maple Grove, MN. Dr. Kumar is a general dentist whose professional focus and expertise is in the specialties of implantation, and provides both traditional and innovative care options tailored to the needs of the individual patient. This includes: crowns, bridges, dentures, dental implants, gum disease diagnosis and treatment, root canals, wisdom teeth extractions, veneers, teeth whitening and Invisalign®, as well as emergency dentistry treatments to help patients relieve painful symptoms and prevent further damage and complications. Dr. Kumar welcomes the opportunity to provide patient-centered care to patients of all ages, and the practice accepts most major dental insurance plans

Dr. Kumar completed his dental degree at Jamshoro University and has been practicing dentistry for more than 15 years. Dedicated to ensuring each patient gets the most appropriate treatment for their needs, Dr. Kumar maintains active memberships in several professional societies including the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry.

When not caring for patients, he enjoys traveling to visit family and friends as well as spending time with his wife and children.

Bichnga Lam DDS

Cosmetic Dentist & Orthodontics Provider

Born in Vietnam, Dr. Lam came to Minnesota in the 80’s. She got her Bachelor and DDS degree from the University of Minnesota in 1997.

The most rewarding part of her career is helping patients change something that they may not have been born with, a smile they love. With the advancements in Dentistry, Invisalign will help straighten out crooked teeth, crowns and bridges will restore broken teeth to the original shape and color, veneers will give the white smile that the patient always wanted, and even implants to replace missing teeth…just to name a few. So a smile of the patient’s dream is no longer a far reach.

Dr. Lam is married and has three kids – two boys, and a girl. Dr. Lam is active at Church with Sunday school and The Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement. In her spare time, she likes to cook healthy food for her family, do yoga, and have a walk with her kids.

Wala Abushehab, DDS, MBA

Dr. Wala Abushehab is a highly accomplished dentist with a unique combination of dental expertise and business acumen. Graduating in 2010 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the renowned University of Jordan, she practiced dentistry for seven years, gaining valuable experience and honing her skills. Driven by her passion for continuous learning, she moved to the United States and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Cal State University, enhancing her understanding of practice management and strategic planning.

Recognizing the importance of staying at the forefront of dentistry, Dr. Abushehab pursued advanced education at the University of Minnesota Dental School, where she graduated with distinction in 2022. This additional dental degree solidified her commitment to providing the highest standard of care to her patients and equipped her with the latest knowledge and techniques in modern dentistry.

Dr. Abushehab’s approach to patient care is rooted in compassion, open communication, and personalized attention. She believes in developing a deep understanding of each patient’s unique needs, concerns, and goals. By creating a comfortable and relaxed environment, she ensures that her patients feel at ease throughout their treatment journey. Dr. A; as her patients like to call her, actively involves her patients in their dental care decisions, empowering them to make informed choices about their oral health.

Driven by a passion for continuous growth and innovation. She dedicates herself to ongoing professional development. She remains up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry through active participation in conferences, seminars, and research activities. By constantly expanding her knowledge and skills, she offers her patients the most effective and efficient dental treatments available.

When not enjoying Dentistry, Wala is a reader, a traveler and passionate foodie. Dr Abushehab is married to her partner who is also a Physician at Mayo clinic, and together they have 2 sweet cats.

Dr. Abushehab warmly welcomes patients to almond dental. Whether it’s routine check-ups, cosmetic enhancements, Clear Aligners, Invisalign or restorative treatments, she is dedicated to helping patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles that last a lifetime.

Dr. Ankita Rajpurohit, DDS, MPH

Cosmetic dentist and Implant provider

Dr. Ankita is a general dentist to help you improve your quality of life with your confidence in smile. She is a warm friendly person and a passionate life learner. She deeply values integrity, kindness, and commitment. She grew up in a small town in India and moved to the U.S. in 2017 for advanced education. Before coming to the U.S., Dr. Ankita has been a general dentist serving patients at her own private clinic in India for almost over ten years.

Driven to discover, she graduated with Master of Public Health and worked at the UMN Medical School. To fuel the zeal of learning, Dr. Ankita graduated with Doctor of Dental Surgery and was honored with Raymond J. Gill Award for outstanding achievement in excellence in Clinical Prosthodontics at the U of M School of Dentistry.

Being a dentist trained in two different countries, Dr. Ankita’s determination has allowed her to expertize with skills in a variety of procedures including surgical extractions, full mouth reconstructions, root canal treatment, crowns, bridges, cosmetic veneers, dentures, and implants. She has been training as an Associate Fellow with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Since more than 12 years, Dr. Ankita has been engrossed in delivering comprehensive care to patients with her excellent detail-oriented service. Each day in clinic, She is fascinated how dental care improves overall health of an individual. She is excited to help patients in their dental home at Almond dental and believes “Here, not only will I be building new relationships but will be creating long lasting memories with families I will be treating”.

Dr. Ankita lives in St Anthony with her family of a loving husband, and their darling daughter. Apart from dentistry and family time, she enjoys art in many forms like painting, singing and pottery making. In addition, she is a food enthusiast who enjoys cooking different cuisines from around the world for family and friends.

Credentials:

Doctor of Dental Surgery – University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Minnesota

Master of Public Health – University of Minnesota School of Public Health; Minnesota

Associate Fellow in Implant Dentistry (trainee)– American Academy of Implant Dentistry; Las Vegas, Nevada

Bachelor of Dental Surgery – Devi Ahilya University, India

Dr. Mario Olguin Medina DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Mario Olguin Medina began his dental career in his home country of Mexico by graduating dental school from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. He furthered his education with a Pediatric Dentistry internship at the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine and completed his DDS through the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Dr. Mario, as his patients call him, prioritizes establishing trust, through active listening and his empathic demeanor, so that each patient is comfortable. He brings a meticulous eye, thoroughly assessing his patients from a holistic perspective. As a general dentist his skill set is vast, and he also enjoys working with children. Dr. Mario is invested in providing his patients the best possible outcome.

Dr. Mario has settled in Minneapolis after marrying his wife, who is a Minnesota native. He is an animal lover with three dogs and a cat. In his spare time, Dr. Mario enjoys playing in soccer leagues, collecting vintage video games, and spending time with family.

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