CAROLINE BERMAN, DMD
Dr. Berman, the owner of Washington Elite Dentistry, has poured all of her energy and passion into this pursuit. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, which is recognized as one of the top ten universities in the United States. Dr. Berman has been practicing advanced dentistry for almost two decades.
A strong believer in continuing education and a consummate student, Dr. Berman continually fortifies and develops her restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry skills by completing extensive continuing education programs each year. She has also completed several post-graduate courses, including a five year Maxillofacial Surgery post-graduate program in Bogotá, Colombia, and is a member of several prestigious dental organizations, such as the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In addition, she has completed the program at Dawson Academy for Functional Occlusion and Smile Design. She has also completed training in occlusion for complex cosmetic cases at the William C. Strupp Postgraduate School of Dentistry.
In addition to maintaining licensure to practice dentistry in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Florida, and the District of Columbia, Dr. Berman has performed dentistry in many countries, from Spain to North, South, and Central America. She has had participated in Operation Smile, a children’s charity for the surgical repair of cleft lip and palate deformities. Dr. Berman has also participated in campaigns for poor elderly patients in developing countries, providing dental implants to help these patients to achieve better nutrition by restoring their ability to chew solid foods. Dr. Berman is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is an Invisalign Premier Provider Certified, and is also active member and certified by ALD (Academy of Laser Dentistry).She is fluent in three languages: English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
MINA JASSAM, DMD
Dr. Jassam earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Boston University, where she served as her class’s vice president. She also earned her Master of Science in oral health from there. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry with honors from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Dr. Jassam is passionate about providing oral healthcare for all people and preventive medicine. She did research at Harvard School of Public Health for two years, working on water fluoridation and worked at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine studying the correlation between periodontal disease, diabetes, and obesity. She is a current member of the ADA®, American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD).
Dr. Jassam is known for her cheerful personality, positive outlook on life and calm demeanor. Because she grew up in different countries before moving to the states, Dr. Jassam is very well-rounded and can connect with anyone. She believes that patient education is the first step to any treatment. Dr. Jassam works to create a patient pool that is very educated about oral health and its impact on their overall health. In her free time, she likes to volunteer to provide oral health care to those in need, spend time with her family, travel and go salsa dancing.