Meet Our Livonia Dentists
Dr. Aziza Askari
Dr. Askari is committed to excellent dental care. She is passionate about learning new dental techniques and expanding her knowledge of the field.
She attends over 200 hours of CE courses every year pursuing new treatment methods and technologies.
Her education speaks to her commitment to providing the best dental care possible.
She has received comprehensive training for a variety of advanced procedures including full-mouth reconstruction, implant placement, oral surgical procedures, cosmetic dentistry, personalized smile makeovers, and sedation. She earned her Bachelor’s in Pharmacology from University of Sciences in Philadelphia and later graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry with the prestigious combined DMD/MBA Degree.
Dr. Askari was also awarded a degree in Advanced Education in Dentistry by the University of Michigan. Dr. Askari keeps her practice updated with the latest advances in dentistry, taking pride in offering state-of-the-art technology that enhances her treatments.
Dr. Abigail Lorah
Dr. Abigail Lorah received her B.A. degree in Biological Sciences from Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City. She then went on to receive her D.M.D degree from Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia.
Dr. Lorah continued her advanced training by completing a General Practice Residency at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia where she developed advanced skills in all phases of Implant Dentistry as well as Cosmetic Dentistry and Endodontics. She enjoys taking continuing education courses to learn new techniques and keep up with the advancing field of dentistry. Her professional memberships include the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
In dental school, Dr. Lorah participated in a mission trip to rural Jamaica to provide much needed dental care to an underserved population. She plans to participate in more service trips in the future. In her free time, Dr. Lorah enjoys spending time with her husband, running, skiing, and being outdoors.
Dr. Alexandra Plonka
Dr. Alexandra Plonka completed her Residency and Master of Science in Periodontics at the University of Michigan, where she also earned her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees. She is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Prior to dental school, she worked as an engineer in medical device manufacturing. Her interest in dentistry was inspired by her grandfather, Francis P. Blake, DDS, who practiced in Grosse Pointe for over 25 years.
Dr. Plonka has been honored for academic and clinical excellence. While in dental school, she was recognized as the top first-year dental student by the dental honor fraternity OKU. She graduated in the top of her class, receiving the American Academy of Periodontology dental student award.
As a periodontics resident, she received the Michigan Periodontal Association Outstanding Soft Tissue Case Award, the Benson Duff Scholarship, and the Graduate Periodontics Teaching Fellowship. Dr. Plonka completed her thesis project on periodontal bone regeneration, and published scientific articles on tissue engineering and dental implants. She is a member of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry periodontics faculty.
Dr. Plonka serves on the American Academy of Periodontology Membership Advisory Committee, and is a member of local and national dental organizations such as the Detroit District Dental Society Eastern and Macomb Dental Society. Outside of periodontics, Dr. Plonka enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, skiing, yoga, and Michigan Football.
Dr. Yehia Hasan
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Dr. Arshi Lehal
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