Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to West End Dental, Your Dentist in Washington, DC

Welcome! The dental professionals at West End Dental are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a website loaded with valuable information about dental problems and treatments from looking for an Emergency Dentist, to information on Dental Implants, Dental CleaningsDental Crowns and Teeth Whitening. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your teeth.

Our website also provides you with background about our staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, directions to our office and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for West End Dental's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

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Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Laudan Izadi, DDS

    Dr. Izadi grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland and attended the University of Maryland at College Park where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After her undergraduate education, she obtained her dental degree from the University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Izadi has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Dental School teaching restorative dentistry to first year dental students, in addition to working in private practice. 

    Dr. Izadi is dedicated to taking continuing education courses in order to provide her patients with the best care. She embraces new technology and strives to provide her patients with the highest quality and most comfortable dental care. She is passionate about helping her patients look and feel their best. In free time, Dr. Izadi enjoys reading, painting, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Dr. Edward Kim, DDS

    Dr. Edward Kim grew up in Northern Virginia where he currently resides with his wife and child. He loves to play with his son and enjoys outdoor activities like fishing. 

    Dr. Kim attended the College of William and Mary and went on to earn a Masters in Biology at Texas A&M University and a Dental degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Kim is a very skilled dentist with almost 20 years of dental experience and he has taken a significant amount of continuing education to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry. As a graduate of the prestigious Dawson Academy, he is able to provide comprehensive dental care to his patients. Dr. Kim loves to get to know his patients and most importantly he believes in treating them as he would his own family.

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Hours of Operation

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  • Educational Videos

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  • Smile Makeover

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  • Mouthrinses

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

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  • Fillings

    If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there's a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling. Fillings ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

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  • Sinus Surgery

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What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "I have been a patient at West End Dental for several years now and have always had a great experience. Dr. Izadi and Dr. Kim are both great and will take excellent care of you!"
  • "Dr Kim and the team are amazing! Dr. Kim makes it a priority to make you feel comfortable. He definitely put me at ease before the procedure. The receptionists are friendly and make it a priority to get you scheduled at your convenience. Keep up the good work"
  • "It's incredibly refreshing to have the actual dentist be present and working on your teeth the majority of your appointment, including cleaning! Dr. Izadi and her staff are wonderful, friendly, and professional. They take all the covid precautions. I highly recommend this practice"
  • "Dr. Izadi and her team are the best! I've dealt with cavities, crowns and even a root canal - over the last 6 years I have always felt comfortable and confident in Dr. Izadi's care. Her team is efficient and friendly both via phone and email. Have recommended to friends & family in the DMV. Grateful to have found West End Dental!"
  • "Dr Izadi and team are simply wonderful. They are professional, skillful, kind and communicative. I am very impressed that they are able to make dentist appointments so pleasant that I actually miss them!"