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November 14, 2013

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Our Dental Team

Dr. Samir K. Rana

Dr. Rana graduated from the Rutgers State University of New Jersey, obtaining a BA with a double major in Biology and Psychology. He worked as a scientist for Hoffman La Roche before attending the New Jersey Dental School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Rana obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree and soon after completed the North East Regional Board requirements and earned his license to practice from the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry.

Dr. Rana has honed his skills as an associate dentist with Dental Pride on Park Avenue in New York City which is a practice oriented in Invisalign and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Rana is a proud member of the following professional associations:


Dr. Rana is passionate about bringing healthy smiles to as many people as he can, particularly individuals in under-privileged communities. He selflessly volunteered his medical and educational services to several local and international schools, churches, and associations including the following:

  • Jamaican School System – Dr. Rana volunteered in a two week excursion to underserved population in Jamaica
  • Annual Sponsorship of Rana Dental Stars (local baseball team)
  • Annual Sponsor of Lincoln Park Day
  • Annual Sponsor of St. Anthony’s Basketball Team, Jersey City
  • Perth Amboy Health Fair
  • Guru Dev Sikh Temple
  • YMCA in Newark
  • 100 Black Men of New Jersey Dental Fair
  • Newark Elementary Schools


Ultimately, Dr. Samir Rana hopes to realize his dream of establishing a dental clinic outside of the USA to serve needy patients.

Outside of the office, Dr. Rana enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Maggie Rana whom is also a general dentist. He likes participating in sports, traveling (especially to tropical islands), reading, cooking, and playing bocce ball.

Dr. Maggie Rana

Dr. Maggie started on her higher education path by earning a bachelor of science degree from Rutgers State University of New Jersey. At the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey, she graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Maggie then completed her general practice residency at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she received advanced training in general dentistry with a heavy focus on fixed prosthodontics and implant dentistry.

Dr. Maggie is married to Dr. Samir Rana. As a husband and wife dental team, they have a unique and informed perspective on family dentistry.

A committed member of the dental profession, Dr. Maggie participates in the following organizations:

When she’s not providing outstanding dental care, Dr. Maggie enjoys cooking, reading, photography, tennis, biking, and hiking.

Dr. Shahin Ghobadi – Oral Surgeon

Dr. Ghobadi earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey. He went on to complete his specialty in oral and maxillofacial surgery while holding the position of Chief Resident at Seton Hall University, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

In 2004, the American Association Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery awarded Dr. Ghobadi the Dental Implant Student Award and he earned the Pre-doctoral Achievement Award from The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Ghobadi is an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Ghobadi makes his home in Northern New Jersey and works at our practice part time.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Dental Implant Surgery
  • Wisdom Tooth Removal
  • Oral Surgery
  • Bone Grafting
  • TMJ Therapy
  • Oral Medicine
  • Biopsy

Call our Lincoln Park, NJ or Totowa, NJ dental offices today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Rana or Dr. Maggie. Our general and cosmetic dentistry practice serves children and adults from Lincoln Park, Totowa, Wayne, Paterson, Montville, Pompton Plains, Pequannock, Little Falls, Woodland Park, and the surrounding areas. As a family team, we’re well-equipped to partner with your family, providing dentistry that combines advanced techniques and compassionate care.

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