Dr Maha El-Sayed, BDS, DMD, MS
“My daily personal and professional goal is to possitively impact someone’s dental, oral, general health, smile esthetics and life. I strive to excel in everything I do, starting from treatment of my fellow human-beings with respect and dignity and ending with the smallest, most intricate details of everyday dentistry.”
Dr. El-Sayed grew up in the beautiful Mediterranean City of Alexandria, Egypt. At the age of 18 she followed in her late father’s footsteps and started her dental education, graduating from Alexandria University, Faculty of Dentistry in 1993 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery & Medicine degree (BDS). She thereafter completed a 12 months general Practice residency at the Faculties of Dentistry, Alexandria and Cairo Universities.
In 1995 she moved to the United States of America and immediately began to pursue her dental career. After working in the field and taking her written board examinations, she was accepted into several Competitive advanced admission dental programs, of which she chose the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine earning her second dental degree (DMD). While at Penn, Dr. El-Sayed was class president and graduated top of her class.
She then pursued her passion for Prosthetic Dentistry and completed a Specialty Program in Prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University which culminated with her receiving her Certificate in Prosthodontics and a Master of Science Degree in Dentistry (MS). While at VCU, Dr. El-Sayed served as chief resident and taught laboratory and clinical dentistry. Upon graduation, she joined VCU staff as adjunct faculty until her move to Georgia in 2004.
Since her move to Atlanta, Dr. El-Sayed has been working with a world-renowned multi-specialty dental team.
She comes to Alpharetta with a wealth of knowledge and clinical experience in treating a wide range of restorative, esthetic and prosthodontics-needs patients.
She speaks four languages, including Arabic, German, English and French.
Areas of Expertise
Esthetic Dentistry: Bleaching, Composite Bonding and Porcelain Veneers; Fixed, Removable and Implant Prosthodontics: Inlays, Crowns and Bridges; Partial and CompleteDentures; Implant Crowns and Bridges and Implant Overdentures; Managment of TMJ Disorders; Full Mouth Reconstruction; Inter-Disciplinary Treatment Planning and Execution, Invisalign and Sleep Apnea Appliance Therapy.
Awards and Memberships
- American Board of Prosthodontics eligible
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society
- American Dental Association
- Hinman Dental Society
- Pass International Dentist Award, Univeristy of Pennsylvania