Meet Our Doctors and Support Team

We provide the highest standard of professional care in a friendly, comfortable environment.

Aslim Abdullah, DDS., F.A.C.D

Dr. Aslim Abdullah has been practicing dentistry for the past 37 years. His academic career started at Pace University in New York City, New York. He completed his dental training at Howard University and then proceeded to accomplish his hospital residency training in the General Dentistry/Oral Surgery department. After practicing general dentistry  and teaching at Howard University college of dentistry for four years, he went on to complete his specialty training in Endodontics from University North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He continued serving as Assistant Professor in the Endodontic department  at Howard University for 10 years.

Mebership and Oganization: American Dental Association,  American Associate of Endodontics, Fellow American College of Dentist, and Washington Dental Club.  Dr. Abdullah was also recognized in the Consumer Digest and Washingtonian Magazine to be among the top Dental Specialist.     

Dr. Abdullah has also served as president of the Southern Maryland Dental Society and is currently a delegate to Maryland State Dental Association.

His hobbies include traveling to historical places, classical art, and music.

Mahshid Majlessi, DMD, MSC

Dr. Majlessi received her Master of Science (MSc) degree and a certificate of specialty in Endodontics from the University of Michigan. Prior to pursuing her Masters degree Dr. Majlessi attended the University of Pennsylvania where she received her doctoral of Dental Medicine (DMD) and was a Clinical Honors Program student and recipient of the “Pre-Doctoral Endodontic Program Outstanding Clinical Award”. She has published her research in the Journal of American Dental Association (JADA) in 2016 and currently maintains memberships in the American Association of Endodontics (AAE). She is a Diplomate of American Board of Endodontics.

At an early age Dr. Majlessi began to pursue her passion for dentistry. She believes in providing care in a sensitive manner and is very skilled, offering a very calming approach to treatment which is appreciated by her many patients. “I love what I do; I treat all my patients as a member of my family in painless manner and saving their natural teeth”. Since her relocation to the area, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

In her spare time she likes to paint with watercolors and participate in sports and fitness events. She is bilingual, speaking both English and Farsi.

 Manila Joshi, DDS

Dr. Joshi received her degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from University of Baguio, Philippines in 2002, where she was valedictorian of her class. Upon graduation, Dr. Joshi returned back to her home country, Nepal, and practiced as a General Dentist for 6 years.

Dr. Joshi moved to the United States in 2008. She joined New York University College of Dentistry and received her degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2012. While at NYU Dr. Joshi was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Omega chapter, a national dental honor society and graduated among the top ten percent in her class. Upon graduation from dental school Dr. Joshi worked as a General Dentist for three years in Houston, Texas. During this period, Dr Joshi realized her true interest in endodontics.

Dr. Joshi moved to Chicago to pursue her passion for Endodontics. She completed her post doctorate advanced specialty training in Endodontics at University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry. During her residency Dr. Joshi did research on “Comparison of debridement efficacy of Endovac™ and Passive ultrasonic irrigation in vitro”.

She is a member of American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists. She is currently board eligible and is working towards getting Board certified from American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Joshi recently moved to Maryland and is thrilled to be back in the east coast and a part of Laurel Endodontics. In her free time Dr. Joshi enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and biking.


Support Team:



Sanela Memic: Support Team Manager

Jessica Garcia: Part time Front Desk (Scheduling & Billing Coordinator)

Andrea Brady:  Collections & Finance

Herenia Muñoz: Dental Assistant

Makayla Plummer: Dental Assistant

Tandis Esfandiari: Part time support staff.