Making a difference in the lives of her young patients and contributing positively to their overall health is one of the driving forces behind Pediatric Dentist- Dr. Sheyda Maghsoudi. Affectionately known as Dr. Sheyda by her patients, she aspires to continue to educate and encourage her patients to achieve optimal oral health. She is passionate about her patients, a very likable colleague and someone who always seeks to give back to the community. 

Dr. Sheyda grew up in Virginia and attended James Madison University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree, Magna Cum Laude. She then attended Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry. Having graduated top of her dental school class, she was awarded membership into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.

Due to her passion for working with children, Dr. Sheyda next pursued a post-doctorate education in pediatric dentistry. She completed two additional years of specialty training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, one of the top 3 ranked children’s hospitals in the country, where she earned a Specialty Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Sheyda is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. 

Residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital provided her with extensive training in treating the dental needs of infants, children, adolescents and patients with special developmental or medical needs. She also gained expertise in sedation dentistry, advanced behavioral management techniques and dental trauma management. Dr. Sheyda currently has hospital privileges at Shady Grove Medical Center where she sees patients that need dental work under general anesthesia. 

Dr. Sheyda believes in thorough preparation and delivering treatment that she is proud of in a professional, caring and open manner. She is committed to providing her patients and their parents a strong sense of comfort, confidence and satisfaction with their dental experience. Dr. Sheyda is looking forward to having an impact on her patients and sees many opportunities to help make a difference at EJL Dental.

  • James Madison University, Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Dentistry Certificate 
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Diplomate

Continuing Education 

Dr. Sheyda stays current and up to date with the best practices and techniques in oral health. She continues to work hard and strive for excellence by taking continuing education courses. 

Dr. Sheyda is an active member of the following associations and groups:

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Association of Women Dentists 
  • American Dental Association
  • Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
  • Northeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry 
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society 

When Dr. Sheyda is not spending time with family and friends, she is playing with her dog, Chloe. She loves the outdoors and enjoys taking walks, watching TV shows and generally having a good time. She is also an avid sports fan and enjoys cheering for her favorite teams, particularly FC Barcelona’s soccer team and Cincinnati Bengals’ football team!

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