Dr. Lobat Zainali, DDS

Dr. Lobat Zainali, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
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Dr. Lobat Zainali, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Frederick, MD. She graduated from Howard University and practices orthodontics, orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics, and more.Read her story

490 Prospect Blvd Ste C

Frederick, MD 21701

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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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This content was provided by Dr. Zainali "I am passionate about the art and science of orthodontics and have invested most of my life in mastering it. The most rewarding aspects of my job are being able to be a part of an incredible transformation of my patients' teeth and facial structures and witnessing how this transformation influences their self-esteem in a positive way. I also greatly enjoy interacting with patients and their families. Over the course of orthodontic treatment, I look forward to building friendships and relationships with my patients, which I cherish for life. What is exciting about orthodontics is that no single mouth looks exactly the same, so orthodontics remains challenging and fun. My team and I believe in giving personal attention to our patient in a warm and inviting atmosphere where patients feel at home while receiving the highest orthodontic care." Background Dr. Lobat Zainali grew up in Tehran, Iran and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the National University of Iran in 1985. Shortly after, she and her husband moved to the United States. She proceeded to attend the dental school at Howard University in Washington D.C., where she attained the highest scholastic achievement and graduated with honors as the number one ranked student in her class. She received more than 15 honors and awards at graduation and was inducted to the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon society. She immediately continued her post-graduate training in the orthodontic department of Howard University to specialize in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and graduated with outstanding achievement in 1993. After graduation, Dr. Zainali has been practicing as a solo provider in the Frederick, Maryland and the Washington D.C. areas and has had the privilege of creating thousands of beautiful, healthy smiles for the past 22 years. Dr. Zainali is a professor of orthodontics at Howard University and has trained more than one hundred capable orthodontists over the past 16 years. Teaching has kept Dr. Zainali abreast of the latest orthodontic treatment techniques, and she incorporates these new treatment modalities in her everyday practice. Dr. Zainali is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Less than 20% of American orthodontists have been awarded with such a prestigious title. She is also an active member in many leading dental and orthodontic organizations, including the: American Board of Orthodontics American Association of Orthodontists American Dental Association Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists Maryland State Dental Association Frederick County Dental Society Maryland State Society of Orthodontists


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zainali "We recognize that every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in providing courteous service to each person who walks through our doors. Whether you are an adult, adolescent or child, our knowledgeable doctor and staff are committed to helping you achieve the healthy, beautiful smile you deserve.

Our highest goal at Dr. Zainali's orthodontic office is for parents and families to know that they are placing their children in caring, comfortable and compassionate hands. Our treatment area is always open to parents, and Dr. Zainali and her staff love to have open communication with all patients and their families. We want our patients — whether 7 or 70 years old — to feel completely at ease in our office, and we will do everything we can to help you have a pleasant experience while in orthodontic treatment."


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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Craniofacial Orthodontics
  • Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Overbite
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Underbite


Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • National University Of Iran, Tehran
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Howard University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zainali has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

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Dr. Zainali's Reviews

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Dr. Zainali's Performance

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Patient Comments (28)

I highly recommend Dr Zainali and staff. Everyone is professional, caring, and timely. Have been taking my son for 5+ years to this office.
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We've been going to Dr. Zainali for approximately 17 years... She has been all three of my children's orthodontist, and now she's mine!!! My children have completed their orthodontic care, and all have beautiful smiles!! I had Invisalign care with Dr. Z, and now have the smile I always wanted....more
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I like that I have Dr. Zainali as my Orthodontist. She is very productive and knows what she doing. Also, her staff and assistants are working well with my teeth. I like them because they entertain me a lot and its not booring out there. You will feel that you are having fun when you are there, you...more
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Dr Zainali goes above and beyond for her patients. She met us at the office in a weekend night (she lives 40 minutes away)to fix a broken bracket!
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Dr. Zainali and her staff are wonderful! They are proficient, kind and patient with any questions I have. I would highly recommend!
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