Dr. Lobat Zainali is a board certified orthodontist whose practice is limited to the dental specialty of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics for children, adolescents and adults.
Dr Zainali earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1985. From 1987 thru 1991, she attended Dental School at Howard University in Washington DC. Dr. Zainali attained the highest scholastic standing and graduated with honors as the number one ranking student in her class. She immediately continued her post-graduate education in the orthodontic department of Howard University to specialize in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, and graduated with outstanding achievement in 1993.
Dr. Zainali has since been practicing orthodontics in the Maryland and Washington DC area. In 1999, Dr. Zainali returned to her Alma Mater as an assistant professor in the post-graduate orthodontic department where she lectures and educates orthodontic residents to become competent, knowledgeable orthodontists. She also supervises and trains her orthodontic residents in the clinic.Although Dr. Zainali is an educator herself, she attends continuing education courses and conferences on a regular basis to keep up to date on the advances in the field of orthodontics and dentistry. Dr. Zainali was awarded the honorary title of Diplomat by the American Board of Orthodontics in 2006. The American Board of Orthodontics is the only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association.
One thing our patients have commented frequently on is that they really appreciate their orthodontic experience with Dr. Zainali because of her personal touch. Dr. Zainali works personally on every patient at each of their visits. This affords her the opportunity to really get to know each of her patients over the course of their treatment.
She is a present member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Board of Orthodontics, the American Dental Association, the Maryland Dental Society, the Frederick County Dental Society, and many other organizations.
Dr. Zainali and her husband of over 25 years have two children, Niki and Dariush. They make family time a priority. Dr. Zainali enjoys painting and reading books and spending time with her children.