Cosmetic and Family Dentist in Raleigh
Meet Dr. Hoda Bassiri
Dr. Bassiri graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Minor in Chemistry. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from UNC School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill. Dr. Bassiri later completed her AEGD Residency Program at Fayetteville Medical Center where she achieved advanced education in general dentistry.
After attending one of the best dental school in the country, she chose to do a year of residency to advance in her profession to become the best cosmetic and general dentist possible. Her residency allowed her to surgically replace and restore 50 dental implants. The residency also prepared her to complete complex treatment cases in prosthodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics and more. Dr. Bassiri was also trained in treating medically compromised patients, while addressing their cosmetic and functional needs.
Dr. Bassiri prides herself on staying up-to-date with the latest dental technology and techniques. She is routinely involved in continuing education and is involved in the following professional organizations:
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
- North Carolina Dental Society (NCDS)
- Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society (RWCDS)
Dr. Bassiri’s main goal is to build relationships with her patients and treat everyone like a member of her own family. She truly puts patients’ health first and recommends what is in their best interest. With the help of her team, she strives to educate all patients on making informed decisions about their oral health and overall health.
Outside of the office, Dr. Bassiri truly enjoys volunteering and has been an active member of Missions of Mercy Dental Clinic, where they treat hundreds of underserved people for free in many rural areas of North Carolina.
You can also find her spending time with her husband and their two sons, Kiyan and Ryaan.
Karen – Patient Care Coordinator
Karen has worked in the dental field for 5 years and previously attended WakeTech to obtain her Human Resources Degree. She is very passionate about oral health care and truly enjoys helping our Fusion family of patients receive the dental care they want and deserve. She is also very experienced in insurance billing and verifying eligibility and discussing treatment plans and financial options.
Karen is originally from Peru and is fluent in both English and Spanish. She is also involved with the Latino Community in the Triangle area and enjoys helping organize events that benefit the community as a whole.
Outside of work, Karen loves spending time with her two beautiful daughters who are 11 and 5 years old.
Olivia – Certified Dental Assistant
Olivia is our newest dental assistant and is focused on providing the best patient care. She wants each and every patient to have an amazing experience and to feel as comfortable as possible. In her own words, “Fusion dental care is different from any other dental office I’ve been to or worked in. The staff makes coming to work fun and we each care so much about our patients.”
Olivia is originally from Pennsylvania but has lived in North Carolina for about 10 years. She received her Associate in Science Degree and Diploma in Dental Assisting at Cape Fear Community College. After graduating, she became a DANB Certified Dental Assistant.
Outside of work, Olivia loves to spend time with her husband, Justin, and dog, Zoey. They love going on long walks and exploring different parks in Raleigh. She also loves working out, visiting the beach, and going shopping. Olivia and her husband are expecting a baby girl in March of 2018!
Pamela – Lead Dental Assistant
Pamela’s passion for dentistry is driven by her love of meeting new people and building relationships that make a difference in patients’ lives. A native of North Carolina, she is a graduate of Central Carolina Community College with over 9 years of experience as a DANB Certified Dental Assistant.
Pamela is fluent in English and Spanish and joined the Fusion team due to her desire to work at a practice focused on the highest level of patient care.
Outside of work, Pamela loves spending time with her family: husband, Paul, son, Paul IV, and Boxer dogs, Spike and Tuffy. She also loves photography and capturing priceless moments.
Madison – Dental Hygienist
Madison is the newest Fusion dental hygienist! She grew up in Sanford, North Carolina, and graduated from Central Carolina Community College in May of 2017. Dental hygiene is Madison’s passion and has been a profession she’s admired since highschool.
She chose Fusion Dental Care due to the quality care that she witnessed being provided to each patient. “The optimistic, welcoming atmosphere and dental team allows me to enjoy coming to work each day to help others love their smile, and educate them on how to maintain their oral healthcare. I couldn’t ask for a better group of ladies to surround myself with as I grow as a hygienist!”
In her spare time, Madison enjoys spending time with her friends and family, relaxing at the beach, shopping, working out at the gym, and going on walks with her dog, Benji.