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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Ruchira Lalwani, DDS

"Every tooth in a man's mouth is more valuable than a diamond."

My Mission

"My goal is to be professional, well informed, friendly and approachable, compassionate and someone who puts people at ease. I like having the opportunity to strengthen my patients' self-confidence, improve their overall health and potentially even save lives."

Education

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine – Buffalo, NY

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Lalwani has completed a variety of advanced training courses, including:

  • Hands-On CEREC – Amherst, NY – 2013
  • Implants Basic Steps and General Concepts – India – 2010
  • Hands-On Laminates and Veneers – India – 2009

In addition, Dr. Lalwani is a member of the following organizations:

  • Omicron Kappa Epsilon, Lambda Lambda Chapter
  • American Dental Association
  • American Student Dental Association
  • American Dental Education Association
  • Indian Dental Association

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Lalwani has participated in the UB Inter Professional Health Fair, ASDA Oral Health American Outreach, and Amish School Outreach. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, listening to music, and exploring adventure sports, such as paragliding, parasailing, bungee jumping, skydiving and scuba diving.

Ali Somjee, DDS

“You are never fully dressed without a smile!”

My Mission

“My mission is to provide each patient with quality dental care in a comfortable and manageable environment, while building life-time relationships.”

Education

University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Science in Zoology – Norman, OK (2012)

University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Norman, OK (2016)

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Somjee is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, American Student Dental Association, Oklahoma Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity. The dental professional is also Invisalign Certified.

Life & Hobbies

When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Somjee enjoys being physically active, traveling, spending time at the lake or beach, and playing a variety of different sports, especially basketball. He likes trying different types of foods and watching all kinds of movies and television shows. Dr. Somjee also enjoys learning as much as he can about the field of dentistry to ensure his patients are receiving the best care possible.