I consider my profession as a dentist to be a gift. It is rewarding to meet new people, build relationships, and help each person achieve a healthier and happier life. I enjoy and am grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in my patients’ lives.

~ Dr. Sumra Ahmad

Growing up in northern Virginia, Dr. Sumra Ahmad watched her mother, Dr. Farah Ahmad, as she cared for and helped patients. This experience, as well as her appreciation for the art and science of oral healthcare, inspired her to become a dentist.

Dr. Ahmad obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) at Virginia Commonwealth University College of Dentistry. She has been in practice for eight years, providing leading-edge dental care tailored to each patient’s needs and expectations.

In Practice

In order to provide the best dentistry, each visit includes time for Dr. Ahmad to listen to and talk with her patient. Learning of the individual’s concerns and wishes gives her insight into how best address their dental health. Based on these conversations and detailed diagnostics, Dr. Ahmad identifies ethical and effective treatment options that fit the patient’s situation.

Presenting the options, the doctor explains what is recommend and why and thoroughly answers her patient’s questions. This process ensures her patients are engaged and educated so they are able to make informed decisions about their smiles’ health and appearance.

Professional Affiliations and Continuing Education

Dr. Ahmad is a member of the American Dental Association and Northern Virginia Dental Society. Through these organizations, Dr. Ahmad has access to numerous opportunities to further develop her knowledge and skills, constantly growing the services she offers patients. Pursuing continuing education keeps her up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry.

In the Community

Being an active volunteer with Mission of Mercy projects allows Dr. Ahmad to provide dental care to the underserved. She is grateful for the opportunities to use her abilities to improve the lives of others, believing that giving back betters the community for all.

Beyond the Practice

Like many of her patients, Dr. Ahmad’s personal life revolves around her family. She treasures time at home with her husband, who is also a dentist, and their son. While often found in the kitchen, she also enjoys exploring the outdoors and traveling to new places.