“What makes us unique is not only our latest dental equipment and high-end materials but our attention
to detail and careful consideration of our patients’ needs. Because of Chevy Chase Dental Center, dentistry is not only a
science — it’s an art form and a truly pleasant experience.” — Dr. Sannaa


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Akram Sannaa, DMDDr. Sannaa is a graduate of Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Prior to
attending dental school, he was involved in public health research at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Sannaa
was awarded with the Prestigious International College of Dentists Leadership Award along with the Henry M. Goldman
School of Dental Medicine High Achievement Award.

Dr. Sannaa is known for his delightful charisma and deep knowledge of general dentistry as well as his textbook work
in his practice. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but is particularly passionate about cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Sannaa is known for using advanced dental equipment and the latest techniques. He is known for his impressive
results and his high-end dentistry. He is committed to providing his patients with the best care possible and
thrives off patient satisfaction.

Outside the office, Dr. Sannaa enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, traveling, skiing, touring
D.C., cooking, tasting new recipes, exploring new hiking trails and camping. Dr. Sannaa’s family has been making
olive oil for so many generations that it has become their heritage, which is where his last name “Sannaa” derives
from: “the makers.”

Meet Our Team

Tayler Qura – Dental Hygienist

Tayler is a highly skilled and compassionate Registered Dental Hygienist at Chevy Chase Dental Center.
Patients appreciate her gentle touch and warm personality, which make every visit a comfortable and positive

Tayler is passionate about staying up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies in dental hygiene.
She has received advanced training in the field and is committed to providing her patients with the highest
level of care. Her skill level is admirable, and she enjoys working in an environment with professionals who
trust and encourage her clinical skills.

Tayler is known for her comprehensive periodontal care, using techniques such as air polishing to provide
patients with the highest level of care. She is also licensed in providing local anesthesia and nitrous
sedation for patients who need it, making their experience as comfortable as possible. She is passionate about
attending continuing education courses to further her ability and provide the best care possible for her

Tayler’s dedication to her patients is evident in her personalized approach to dental hygiene. She takes the
time to listen to each patient’s concerns and needs and develops a customized treatment plan that is tailored
to their unique situation. Her diligence and attention to detail ensure that each patient receives optimal

Outside of work, Tayler enjoys exploring new restaurants and culinary creations around DC and is always on the
lookout for new fashion trends. Her patients appreciate her positive energy and friendly demeanor, which
reflect her enthusiasm for life.


Meg Assefa – Dental HygienistMegdelawit (Meg) has been a practicing hygienist for over 10 years.
She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, where she earned her bachelor’s degree and
license in dental hygiene. She is also certified in Invisalign®, sleep apnea treatment and is highly trained to work
with any special needs patients. Meg is our “queen of technology” and you will never find her without her intraoral
camera in hand. She is a people person, extremely detail oriented and has the most calming spirit, which makes all
her patients feel right at home when she is working with them.

During her days off, she takes care of her young son and daughter, and they both keep her on her toes! In her free
time, she enjoys watching stand-up comedy and volunteering at church. Meg is from Ethiopia (where coffee originated

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