Dr. Jamie Sahouria, Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Jamie Sahouria is excited to be back in her hometown of Rohnert Park to provide quality oral healthcare to young patients of all ages. She is a proud alumnus of Hahn Elementary, Rohnert Park Junior High, and Rancho Cotate High School.
Dr. Sahouria attended and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific with a bachelor’s of science degree in Biological Sciences. She then attended the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and earned a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Following this she completed a one year program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry where she received training in caring for patients with complex needs. Dr. Jamie then attended the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. She earned a post-doctoral certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and a Master’s of Science in Oral Biology. She is a board certified pediatric dentist with Diplomate status from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Jamie also has extensive pediatric trauma training after having served for two years as the on-call pediatric dentist for the emergency department of Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital in Houston. She is certified in both Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Dr. Sahouria is involved in numerous dental organizations which promote the prevention, education, research and restoration of dental diseases. These include: the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, American Dental Association, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, California Dental Association, Redwood Empire Dental Society, the Bay Area Pediatric Dental Study Club, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Sahouria is also a clinical professor at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Pediatric Clinic. She also serves as a board member for the Dugoni Dental Alumni Association. She is a member of the Patient Services Committee for the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry.
She was recently award the prestigious 40 under 40 “Ones to Watch” recognition by the North Bay Business Journal!
Dr. Jamie loves kids and she is excited about the privilege of getting to know and work with the children and teens in the area where she grew up. She is proud of her team and their commitment to providing the highest quality of care and services.
Dr. Maurice Simanian, Orthodontist
Dr. Maurice Simanian is an award winning orthodontist, who has been recognized by the American Association of Orthodontists as an ‘Emerging Leader’, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry for outstanding work in Cosmetic Dentistry, and is the recipient of numerous merit based scholarships including the coveted Dean’s Scholarship by the UCLA School of Dentistry.
Dr. Simanian grew up in Los Angeles and is an alumnus of UCLA, where he graduated with a degree in Neuroscience. He then continued his education at the UCLA School of Dentistry, where he served as his class’ Vice President. While excelling in his studies, in his spare time he worked on numerous research projects, one of his projects was published in the peer reviewed Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. After graduation Dr. Maurice practiced cosmetic and implant dentistry in the heart of Beverly Hills. It did not take long for him to realize that Orthodontics was his passion.
Dr Maurice says, “Orthodontics is the field where I am most passionate. It is a profession where I play a role in the transformation of another’s self image – both physically and psychologically, and many times during transformative times in one’s life. I feel blessed to be an Orthodontist, and I highly recommend it.”
Dr. Simanian completed his residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He is trained in the most advanced techniques in the orthodontic field, and his mentors wrote some of the most influential articles in the many areas of orthodontics including: Phase I therapy, Invisalign, micro-implants, and all forms of digital orthodontics.
In his spare time, Dr. Maurice enjoys reading (on average one book per week), working out, fantasy football, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and enjoying a California Burrito. Dr. Maurice is looking forward to serving Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Cotati, Penngrove, Sebastopol and neighboring Sonoma County communities. Most of all, he is excited to devote his knowledge and energy into helping your family achieve happy, healthy, beautiful smiles.
The Rest of the Team
Both our front office team and our back office team have received special training in working with our special patient population. Our team members are registered dental assistants and hygienists; they are licensed with the state of California. With every interaction we strive to keep in mind that attached to the mouth is a young person who deserves our utmost attention. We are excited to meet you and invite you into our office!