Meet Our Team
Dr. Kevin Suzuki
Dr. Suzuki is from a dental family. His father, Dr. Jon B. Suzuki, is a periodontist and professor of microbiology and immunology at Temple University, Kornmann School of Dental Medicine. His mother, Pamela, was a certified dental assistant and office manager, while his brother is an attorney in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Suzuki graduated with his DMD from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. His residency was in Periodontics and Oral Implantology at Temple University School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA, where he also earned his Masters of Science degree. Kevin trained under the tutelage of Professor Carl Misch, Director of Oral Implantology and Professor Jon Suzuki, Program Director, both at Temple University. Kevin’s research explored implant site preparation bone grafting in Macaca fascicularis in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Dr. Suzuki is currently an Affiliate Clinical Professor at both the University of Washington School of Dentistry and Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Suzuki lectures and teaches hands-on surgical training and implantology courses to other dentists around the country. He has served as president of the Washington State Society of Periodontists, State representative of the Western Society of Periodontology, and was appointed to the Dental Conference Committee for the Washington State Dental Association. As an advocate for continuing education, Dr. Suzuki not only teaches dental students, he is active in his studies so he is able to provide the most advanced treatments possible in caring for his patients.
Dr. Suzuki grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but visits to family in Seattle during the summers brought him back for good. In his free time he enjoys swimming, volleyball, movies, and spending time with family and friends. He has trained in Tae Kwon Do and is an Eagle Scout.
Seattle Central Community College, Associate in Science in Dental Hygiene, Graduated 2012
Arezou was born and raised in Tehran. She moved to Washington with her family in 2004. She graduated from dental hygiene school in June 2012. Arezou loves nature, traveling, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Kelly Avila, RDH
Born and raised in Seattle, Kelly is a true native to the Pacific Northwest. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Washington in 2003, she decided to pursue a career in dentistry. She spent the next four years as an oral surgery assistant, where she learned a side of dentistry beyond the general practice and enjoyed caring for patients in a surgical setting. Continuing on her path she left oral surgery to attend Shoreline Community College to become a dental hygienist and graduated in 2010. Kelly is dedicated to treating her patients with the highest standard of care to help them achieve and maintain a healthy mouth in a comfortable and relaxing environment. In her free time, Kelly enjoys staying active and traveling with her husband, whether it's to go camping in Eastern Washington or to soak up sun in Mexico.
Nazila Fanaeian was born in Tehran, Iran and immigrated to the United States in the year 2000. She is happily married and gave birth to two daughters. She graduated from LWTI dental assisting school with the class of 2004. Her hobbies include painting, hiking, and reading. She also enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.
In the dental industry since 2003, we are grateful to have Julia as part of our team. Julia is our full time dental hygienist and a graduate of Lake Washington Institute of Technology Dental Hygiene Program. She not only has exceptional skills but also has a very outgoing and friendly personality which puts even our most fearful dental patients at ease. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her kids and family. She also has a passion for traveling and experiencing different cultures around the world.