In 1989, Dr. Ramez Saba graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. After completing his undergraduate studies, he continued at Ohio State where to earned his doctorate degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1993. While he studied and practiced clinically, Dr. Saba also participated in research and was recognized with the Excellence Award by the Academy of Dental Materials, and received the Merit Award from the Post College Assembly of student table clinics.
After graduation, Dr. Saba remained in Columbus, Ohio for three years where he worked as a clinical instructor in the Ohio State University dental clinic, and also pursued his career in private practice. In 1996, he and his family moved to the Washington, D.C. area, where he has been practicing dentistry in both McLean, Virginia, and Maryland for over 25 years.
Dr. Saba believes that the key to providing exceptional patient care is the combination of compassion and skill. As a doctor, he recognize his patients are individuals who each have unique wants and needs, and who have placed a great deal of trust in him and his team. For, the importance is valuing the person, and the relationship he builds with every one of his patients. With ongoing participation in continuing education and seminars, he stays up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry to provide the best and newest treatment options for his patients. Dr. Saba attended the world renowned Kois Center of continuing education and research in Seattle, Washington, where he completed a nine-course curriculum and earned a graduate status in 2010. He stays current with annual Kois Center symposiums, and he maintains membership in the American Dental Association (ADA) and local dental societies.
On a personal note, Dr. Saba and wife, Dr Claudia Saba, a practicing rheumatologist in Northern Virginia, have lived with their in McLean since 1998. He is a sports enthusiast and in his free time enjoys biking and traveling with his family. Dr. Saba looks forward to the opportunity to meet you, and to care for your dental needs, thus providing you with a foundation for good oral and physical health.
Dr. Eleni Kanasi, DDS, PhD, MS, CAGSPeriodontist
Dr. Eleni Kanasi is a second-generation Greek dentist. She received her dental degree (DDS) from Umea University, Sweden in 2003.
Her education continued in Boston, where with the support of the National
Institutes of Health she received a Master's of Science (MS) degree in
Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2006 and a Certificate
in Oral Epidemiology from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2007.
In 2008, Dr. Kanasi completed her doctorate (PhD) in Oral Microbiology, a
collaborative program between the Forsyth Institute in Boston and Umea
University in Sweden.
Dr. Kanasi finished her Periodontology Residency at Boston UniversityGoldman School of Dental Medicine in 2011 (CAGS). The same year she started
teaching as an Assistant Professor in Periodontology where she continued until
2016. Dr. Kanasi has also worked as a Periodontist at Whittier Street Health
Center and at the BU Dental Health Center, where she has focused on Periodontal
Rehabilitation and Implant Dentistry.
In 2014 Dr. Kanasi received her Board Certification from the American Board
Since 2015 she has been working as a Periodontist in different practices in
the NOVA area. She also volunteers her time with Team Smiles, Early Childhood
dental education, and other programs benefiting the community.
Dr. Kanasi has authored and co-authored several publications and has received
multiple awards including the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) Ten under 10
an award that recognizes the top ten dentists that have graduated within the past
10 years and made significant contributions to the profession, the community, and organized dentistry. Dr. Kanasi was inducted into the International College
of Dentists in 2013 and participated in Leadership Institute programs from Boston
University and the MDS. She is a member of the American Board of Periodontology, the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, and the Virginia Dental Association.
Dr. Kanasi is proud to serve the patients of McLean. In her spare time she
enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.