Dr. Ighani

Dr. Elham Ighani graduated with a B.A in Biology from University of Texas at Austin and received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2008. Dr. Ighani firmly believes in building trust through open communication and patient education. Dr. Ighani is fully committed to continuing education and routinely participates in well over one hundred hours of continuing education courses annually, allowing her to stay up to date with advancements in technology and offer patients state of the art dentistry.

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Ighani has maintained her involvement in academia as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry where she is helping to mold the future of Dentistry. Dr. Ighani also remains actively involved with her alma mater by regularly participating in various volunteer services sponsored by Baylor College of Dentistry. Dr. Ighani holds membership with the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Society, Dallas County Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Ighani is married to her husband, Rod, and together, they love travelling, cooking, reading, and just spending time with family. They also have a Maltese, Bailey, who demands love and affection – both of which he regularly receives!

Dr. Juma

Dr. Daniel Juma is a graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas. Dr. Juma, earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2012 from Baylor, having been awarded for his excellence in Periodontology as well as being a recipient of the prestigious W.R Hammond Scholar and Dr. P Earl Williams Awards. In addition, Dr, Juma’s preceptorship at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester General Hospital and Eastman Institute in New York exposed him to the different specialties of dentistry including Oral Pathology, Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics. During his tenure at Baylor, Dr. Juma also received training in enteral oral sedation and nitrous oxide administration.

As well as his love of dentistry, Dr. Juma has found a passion in volunteer work, having established a foundation in memory of his late father, which focuses on access to dental care, supports primary education efforts and clean water supply in rural parts of Kenya. Locally, Dr. Juma is a proud sponsor of “Save a Smile” program by Cooks Children’s which provides restorative and preventative dental care to children from low-income families in the community through volunteer dentists. Dr. Juma is also involved with community health fairs in conjunction with local medical doctors, churches and the Department of Public Health and Social Services at Baylor College of Dentistry. Dr. Juma is an avid cyclist and proud uncle of 3 nieces and 2 nephews, and in his free time loves to spoil them!

Dr. Salazar

Dr. Salazar earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Dallas.  A major in Biology wasn’t enough for her, so she also earned two minors in Neuroscience and Psychology; both of which give her a unique perspective on the daily practice of dentistry.  After graduation from UTD, Dr. Salazar then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Texas A&M College of Dentistry.  She was the recipient of multiple awards for her outstanding academic performance, her leadership skills, and her commitment to service and advocacy.  Beyond achieving her DDS degree, Dr. Salazar went on to advance her skills with a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency.  During this year, she expanded her knowledge and technical abilities in the areas of oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry.

And she is still not done with her education.  Dr. Salazar has a true commitment to lifelong learning, and she is currently working on her master’s degree in Education for Healthcare Professionals at Texas A&M College of Medicine.  Not surprisingly, she has already distinguished herself with membership in both the Honor Society for Collegiate Leadership and Achievement and the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Dr. Salazar is an asset to our team because she is dedicated to providing each patient with excellent, customized dental care.  She is extremely detail-oriented and understands the need for unique treatment for each individual she sees.  Dr. Salazar is also committed to reaching out to those with little or no access to dental care.  She proves this by volunteering her time and skills with organizations like North Texas Dental Society’s Give Kids a Smile, Hope Smiles, Operation Lone Star, and other local non-profits.

In her free time, Dr. Salazar loves being with her family, especially her nephews and niece.  On beautiful days, you can find her at a local park with her Goldendoodle Roli.  Dr. Salazar is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese.

Her professional associations include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Texas Academy of General Dentistry
  • North Texas Dental Society
  • North Texas Hispanic Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry