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.

  • Dr.
    Samuel Lee, DDS

    Dr. Samuel Lee grew up in Baltimore before graduating from the George Washington University with a major in Biology and a minor in Psychology.  He worked as a dental assistant after undergrad where he fell in love with the field and went on to pursue his passion for dentistry.  Dr. Lee earned his dental degree from the University of Maryland College of Dentistry in 2008 and returned to Washington, DC to practice.

    Dr. Lee joined the West End Dental team in 2022.  He is passionate about providing high-level conservative dentistry with compassion.  He strives to put patients at ease with his gentle bedside manner and humor.

    When he is not in the office, Dr. Lee enjoys cooking, drawing, gardening, and exploring the city.

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Hours of Operation

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Featured Articles

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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  • Laser Dentistry

    Lasers direct a controlled force of energy that can remove or alter bone and tissue. By applying varying wavelengths of energy, dental lasers are used to detect and treat a myriad of oral health issues, including detecting oral cancer and treating small cavities. There are two different types of dental ...

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  • Same-Day Crowns

    A tooth that has been structurally damaged by decay or trauma sometimes needs to be crowned or “capped” so that it can look good and function properly again. A crown is a durable covering that is custom-made to fit over the entire tooth from the gum line up. Getting a crown used to mean multiple ...

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  • Digital X-Rays

    X-rays are one of the most important parts of a dental exam, and can help medical professionals detect problems long before they are visible to the naked eye, including early tooth decay, gum disease, abscesses, and abnormal growths. Benefits of Digital X-rays Easy to obtain Digital X-rays are obtained ...

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  • Intraoral Camera

    Slightly bigger than a pen, an intraoral camera is an innovative tool that can take up-close pictures of teeth, gums, and other hard-to-reach places in the mouth. Intraoral cameras can help dentists detect dental issues like tooth decay, periodontal disease, and oral cancers. Benefits of using an intraoral ...

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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!"