About Your Dentist

Melissa Palmieri, DMD

"We must become the change we want to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

My Mission

"My mission as a dentist is to educate my patients on the impact of oral health on their overall health. I want to work with my patients to help them smile with confidence and pride."

Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Glendale, AZ

Bachelor of Arts in Biomedical Science
Midwestern University – Glendale, AZ

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Loyola Marymount University – Los Angeles, CA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

  • Participation in MWU Bicon Implant Placement Grant
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry Certification (810nm Diode & 2780nm Er,Cr:YSGG laser)
  • Member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
  • Member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Member of the American Dental Association (ADA)

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Palmieri married in October 2018 and they are expecting their first child in July 2019. In her spare time, Dr. Palmieri enjoys cooking and traveling.

Osama Qureshi, DDS

“Your smile is a curve that sets everything straight.”

My Mission

"To provide excellent dental service to my patients so they can enjoy optimum oral health and all the benefits of a beautiful, healthy smile."

Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry – Toronto, Ontario

Bachelor of Science
University of Ontario Institute of Technology – Oshawa, Ontario

Bachelor of Science (with honors)
McMaster University – Hamilton, Ontario

Continuing Education

  • Advanced Concepts in Restorative Direct and Indirect Dentistry by Dr. Lou Graham (2018)
  • Dental Caries Update 2017: It’s About More than Just Filling Holes! By Dr. John Maggio (2018)
  • Practical Tips and Tricks for the Everyday Practicing Dentist by Dr. Robert Margeas (2018)
  • Endodontics for General Dentists: Advanced, Comprehensive and Practical Training by Dr. Manor Haas (2018)
  • Invisalign 101 with Dr. David Galler (2019)
  • Mini Implant Overdentures: No Lower Denture Patient Left Behind with Dr. Ian Erwood (2019)
  • Introduction to Bone Grafting Techniques with Dr. Joseph A. Favia (2019)

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Qureshi is an avid watch collector and studies the inner workings of
different watch movements. He also enjoys exploring different cuisines, collecting hot sauces,
and occasionally organizing hot sauce challenges with friends and family (which are not for the
faint of heart).

Hira Sohail, DDS

“No one can take our smiles away when dental decay is kept miles away.”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to provide my patients with optimal oral healthcare along with educating them on excellent oral hygiene habits to help them maintain a healthy smile. What I am most excited about in practice is taking the time to get to know my patients and providing them with a pleasant dental experience.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Master of Science
Tulane University – New Orleans, Louisiana

Bachelor of Science (Honors)
McMaster University – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Professional Memberships

Dr. Sohail is an active member of the American Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Before moving to the United States, Dr. Sohail was raised in Toronto, Canada. She resides in Minnesota with her loving husband, who was her college sweetheart!   

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Sohail enjoys baking, spending time with family, playing board games, traveling, and trying out different cuisines.