Samantha Siranli, DMD, PhD, FACP, earned her dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and has completed several postgraduate programs in prosthodontics, which is dedicated to the cosmetic and functional restoration of missing teeth. She has achieved fellowship in implant dentistry, is trained in advanced hospital dentistry, and even obtained a PhD in research on dental implants. In 2010, the American Board of Prosthodontics awarded her the most prestigious award in the field: Board Certification (Diplomate) in Prosthodontics. In 2011, on account of her work, Dr. Siranli was invited to be a featured speaker at the board’s annual convention, where she presented her case to hundreds of colleagues from across the United States.
Dr. Siranli served as an associate professor, teaching and practicing implant dentistry and prosthodontics, at the University of Pittsburgh. Following that she was recruited to the Medical College of Georgia to teach aesthetics, implant dentistry, and prosthodontics. She has received numerous awards and is a contributing author to the book Esthetics in Dentistry. Dr. Siranli has presented lectures in aesthetic and implant dentistry at national and international conferences and is recognized as one of the premiere prosthodontists in the United States. She has been practicing general dentistry, aesthetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and prosthodontics for nearly two decades and uses the latest technological innovations in dentistry, including immediate placement and restoration of implants, computer-guided surgery, veneers, crowns, and new smiles in one day. In 2017, she was selected by her peers to be listed in topDentists™, which appeared in Washingtonian magazine.
Dr. Siranli and her husband have two beautiful children. When she’s not spending time with her family, she also enjoys playing tennis, dancing, and reading.
Johanna Huijssoon, DMD, earned her dental degree from Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St Louis before going on to complete a General Practice Residency at Erie County Medical Center, SUNY, in Buffalo, New York. She served on the faculty of Northern Virginia Community College as an assistant professor in the college’s dental hygiene program for 15 years.
Over the course of her 26-year career, Dr. Huijssoon has been involved with numerous professional organizations. In addition to being a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry, she was president of the District of Columbia Dental Society (DCDS) from 2012–13 and is currently a board member of the DCDS Foundation and completing her term on the DCDS Finance and Advisory Committee. She also serves on the DCDS Professional Standards Committee. In 2008, Dr. Huijssoon was awarded fellowship into the International College of Dentists and in 2014 the American College of Dentists. In both organizations fellowship is granted by invitation only.
As part of her commitment to serving others, Dr. Huijssoon has volunteered in two overseas Operation Smile mission trips and donates her time locally as a volunteer dentist for Catholic Charities and by serving on the board of DC Dutch. She has been named a topDentist in Washingtonian magazine several times, most recently in 2017. In her spare time, she is a ski instructor and loves cooking.
Michael Blicher, DDS,is a native of the Washington, DC, area. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in College Park and his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore. After dental school, he served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, practicing dentistry at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He has been in private practice in Washington, DC, for over 30 years. Dr. Blicher is an active member of the District of Columbia Dental Society, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Maimonides Dental Study Club.
A past president and current secretary of the District of Columbia Dental Society, Dr. Blicher is also the vice president of the DC Academy of General Dentistry, section chair of the Metro DC chapter of the American College of Dentists, and on the Scientific Meeting Committee of the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been awarded fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Dentistry International, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy and is a dental products evaluator for Clinical Research Associates.
Dr. Blicher is honored to have been voted a topDentist in the last seven surveys of dentists as featured in Washingtonian magazine and was listed as a “Top-Rated Dentist” in the Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine. He is happily married to Emily Green-Blicher and has two grown children, Gabrielle and Brian. His hobbies include scuba diving, photography, golf, bike riding, and cruising around in his 1965 Mustang convertible.
Myly Nguyen, DDS, graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry cum laude. She believes in high-quality dental care that provides complete elimination of dental health problems.
With her bachelor’s degree in neurobiology and physiology, she understands that the body needs to be treated in a holistic fashion for true health. From sleep obstruction to cosmetic concerns, she is committed to identifying, understanding, and controlling the causes of dental disease.
As an active member of the DC Dental Society, Dr. Nguyen combines a gentle, friendly style with the latest technology and innovation. We are pleased to welcome her to the Siranli experience. She is currently accepting most preferred insurances.
Samantha Siranli, DMD, PhD, FACP
2112 F St. NW, Suite 605
Washington, DC 20037