Dr. Marya Ijaz grew up in Springfield VA and spent her undergraduate years at George Mason University where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Following this, she spent 4 years in Chicago IL earning her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine and graduated within the top percentile of her graduating class. Dr. Ijaz is an active member of the American Dental Association, alumni member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, as well as an alumni member of the Xi Psi Phi Dental Fraternity. She also served as both a clinical liaison, and a representative for Midwestern’s Cosmetic Dentistry Club.
As a young dentist, Dr. Ijaz already has several years of clinical experience in both simple & complex dental procedures including- dental prophylaxis, restorative dentistry, crowns/bridges, dentures, dental extractions, bone grafting, dental implants, and laser dentistry. She is also Invisalign® certified. Staying in par with both old and new dental procedures, techniques, & technology is crucial in her practice of dentistry.
Dr. Ijaz is determined to provide quality comprehensive dental care to each individual patient. In particular, she has an active interest in providing dental services to low-income, less-privileged communities where dental care may not be widely accessible. In the past, Dr. Ijaz has participated in a dental mission trip to Peru where she provided free dental services to the local orphanage & clinics. She would love to continue this voluntary commitment as her dental career proceeds.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Ijaz enjoys several things. In particular, she loves to read books, play boardgames, spend time with family/friends, and snuggle up with her kitties. She has a very caring, lively, and energetic personality which translates very well to her work. She is looking forward to meeting each one of you to provide the ultimate dental care and to help you achieve healthy teeth & the perfect smile you deserve!