Meet the Team
Dr. Jinous Hassanein, DMD
Dr. Hassanein is a 1993 graduate of Tufts School of Dental Medicine. She has built her practice with a vision to offer patients unparalleled comfort, trust, and honesty. To keep her expertise sharp, Dr. Hassanein is continually educating herself and her staff on the newest dental techniques. Come and experience Premier Dental Care, your state-of-the-art dental practice in Watertown. In addition to English, Dr. Hassanein is fluent in Farsi.
Dr. Matthew Lann, DMD
Dr. Lann attended Union College in Schenectady, NY as an undergraduate and earned his D.D.S. degree from the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in New York (2000). After dental school, Dr. Lann graduated from the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine where he earned a Certificate in Periodontics and a Masters in Medical Science (M.M.S.c, 2003). As a part of the M.M.S.c, he participated in research at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. Dr. Lann has been in private practice since 2003 and became a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology in 2004.
Dr. Sonal Parikh Hoye, DMD
Dr. Parikh was born and raised in New Jersey. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences from Drexel University in Philadelphia and graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2017. During her time in dental school, she served as Co-Director of Project Bridge at Bridge Over Troubled Waters, which provides free dental care for at-risk and runaway teens/young adults. She was also a Clinical Teaching Assistant during her fourth year. She did her externship at Winslow Indian Health Care Center in Arizona, providing dental care on 3 different Navajo reservations.
Dr. Maria Pinilla, DMD
Dr. Pinilla received her DMD degree from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation, she attended Tufts Dental School where she earned a Certificate in Orthodontics in 1993. Dr. Pinilla provides personalized Orthodontics for children, teens and adults whether the patient prefers traditional metal braces, ceramic braces or a more aesthetic solution such as INVISALIGN; Dr. Pinilla is a Premier Provider for Invisalign. Dr. Pinilla is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics and Tufts Association of Orthodontics. She is fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Zakhem, DMD
Dr. Zakhem received his D.D.S degree from Damascus University dental school in 2014 and his D.M.D degree from Boston University (BU) Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2020 with high honors. He graduated as the Valedictorian of the doctor of dental medicine and received Academic Excellence Award from BU School of dental medicine. Post-graduation, Dr. Zakhem received advanced comprehensive training on Digitally Guided Implant Surgery and Invisalign. With the help of the latest technologies, he is able to improve the patients’ dental health, appearance, and self-esteem by creating the smile of their dreams.