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Meet The Team

Our team is dedicated to you! At our practice, we believe in prioritizing quality over quantity, and honesty and trust as the cornerstone of our practice. We always strive to help our patients achieve optimal oral health by valuing the long-term health over short-term gains.
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Our Team At
Smile Vegas Dental

Meet the Doctors

Smile Vegas Dental Doctor Naweed Najand

Born: Queens, New YorkNaweed Najand

Owner of Smile Vegas Dental, Doctor, DMD

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Dr. Naweed has lived in Las Vegas for over 20 years. His favorite things to do are yoga, reading books, being active, and spending time with family and friends.
Favorite Quote: “If you can believe it, you can achieve it.”

Smile Vegas Dental Owner

Born: Philippines, raised in Las VegasNikki Dela Cruz

Associate Dentist, DMD

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Dr. Dela Cruz loves to travel with friends and family, listen to music, go to concerts, camping and hiking. She was born a Lakers fan but is currently a Bucks fan.
Favorite Quote: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

Meet the Staff

Smile Vegas Dental Employee PRaveen

Born: Baldwin Park, CAValerie

Treatment Coordinator

Hobbies/Fun Facts: If she is not reading or writing in her poetry journal, she is hanging out with her favorite little humans (her 3 young nieces). Valerie enjoys random trips and bar hop with her besties. She loves fast cars and tattoos.
Favorite Quote: “If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be!”

Smile vegas Dental Susanna

Born: Sunnyvale, CAIzzy

Receptionist

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Izzy was born and raised in the Bay Area. Later in life went onto living in Camarillo, CA for 8 yrs. Then, moved to Las Vegas in 2016 where she met her fiancé. Izzy has been in the dental field since 2012, previously a back office dental assistant.
Favorite Quote: “You have to try it at least once”.

Smile Vegas Dental Employee Priscilla

Born: Las Vegas, NVElizabeth

Office Manager – Hablo Español

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Elizabeth has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She’s a proud Vegas native that enjoys makeup, beauty industry, watching Netflix and hanging out with her two pugs. She has a passion for educating and helping patients reach their dental goals, while ensuring they feel at home at SVD.
Favorite Quote: “Remember as long as you’re breathing, it’s not too late to start new beginnings.”

Smile Vegas Dental Technician

Born: Fresno, CAOscar

Dental Assistant

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Oscar was Born in Fresno California but has lived In Las Vegas his whole life. Oscar likes to hike and go on fun trips and loves to stay active. Enjoys sports, shoes and cars. In his free time he likes to go to the gym.
Favorite Quote: “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

Smile Vegas dental Employee Jill

Born: Keene, NH raised in Bullhead City, AZCassie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Cassie received her Associate’s of Applied Science in Dental hygiene. For 6 years, she has been dedicated to providing excellent dental care. She is married with two lovely children and two fur babies. She loves spending time with her family & friends, shopping, enjoys being out in the water.
Favorite Quote: “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

Smile Vegas Dental Employee Veronica

Born: California but raised in Las VegasSylvia

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Sylvia attended hygiene school at the College of Southern Nevada where she graduated in 2008. She enjoys getting to know each patient and providing them with the utmost care in a comfortable environment. She is married and has two daughters. She loves traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Favorite Quote: “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine!”

Smile Vegas Dental Employee Sam

Born: Born and raised in Toronto, CanadaDunia

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Dunia received her Associates degree in Dental Hygiene in 2020 and Associates Degree in Social Work in 2017. She is passionate about educating patients on their oral health. You can find Dunia next to the pool with her husband and their Australian Labradoodle (Louis). Her hobbies include traveling, trying new foods, baking and hiking.
Favorite Quote: “With confidence, you have won before you even started” – Marcus Garvey

Smile Vegas Dental Employee Jessica

Born: Las Vegas, NVJen

Dental Hygienist

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Jen is born and raised in Vegas and happily married. She loves to travel, going to Disneyland and eating food! She has a Doberman named Blits (follow him on IG: BlitzDoberman /shameless plug). Her favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys.
Favorite Quote: “My goal is to make my patients feel comfortable being at the dental office and putting their needs first. I want to make a difference by educating my patients about their oral health so they can maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve a beautiful smile.”

Smile Vegas Dental Employee Scott

Born: Chula Vista, CA raise in Las VegasJacob Ortega

Dental Assistant

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Jacob was raised in Las Vegas. He graduated from Del Sol High School. For the past 15 years, he has been dedicated to providing excellent dental care to every patient he comes in contact with. He enjoys playing soccer and occasionally doing some cooking and hiking.
Favorite Quote: “Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while; you don’t do things right once in a while; you do them right all of the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately so is losing.” -Vince Lombardi

Smile vegas Dental Employee Jamie

Born: Los Angeles, CAAshley

Hygiene Coordinator

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Ashley enjoys spending her time with her 2 year old son Sebastian and being surrounded by her mother, father, and brother. She also enjoys singing, dancing and eating.
Favorite Quote: “We may have our differences, but nothing’s more important than family.”

Smile vegas Dental employee Darnel

Born: New Jersey raised in Puerto RicoJonathan

Dental Assistant

Hobbies/Fun Facts: Jon loves listening to music and playing action video games!
Favorite Quote: “Make it hard to spot the general, by working like a soldier.”

Smile Vegas Dental Employee

Born: Las Vegas, NVJai

Dental Assistant

Hobbies/Fun Facts: In her free time She enjoys watching movies with her husband and 2 year old daughter (Laila). She also enjoys painting, dancing and singing even though it may be off tune. She loves nature walks and going to the pool all summer long.
Favorite Quote: “Use your smile to change the world, don’t let the world change your smile :).”

Smile Vegas DentalExcellentSmile Vegas Dental4.9 Based on 909 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onAlenka OdobasicAlenka Odobasic ★★★★★ The only place I will go to , everyone is extremely friendly, everything is clean , the staff could not be more efficient while taking care of your check out , as far as Dr. Naweed !!! This guy knows his stuff !! His recommendations are always on point and his care and work on my teeth are a 100% satisfaction, nothing more pleasing than to have a healthy clean mouth ! Thank you Dr. Naweed and the entire rest of the team you guys are the BEST !!Kelly McDonaldKelly McDonald ★★★★★ Indigo MoonIndigo Moon ★★★★★ Nolan GehrigNolan Gehrig ★★★★★ Very very good experience all around, Ive been going to this dentist since they first opened, the front desk ladies are all very sweet and kind, all of the different cleaners are great as they all do there job very very well, and the doctor is highly qualified for he is extremely knowledgeable and can answer any questions you may have, always a 10/10 experience, I highly recommend!quentin mcfarlanequentin mcfarlane ★★★★★ Awesome Service, and a sweet DentistResponse from the ownerThank you for sharing your experience! Torrie WilliamsTorrie Williams ★★★★★ My experience at Smile Vegas Dental have always been a great one. The people are nice and always have positive energy. My kids love it there also and Dr. Naweed is the best!Yaya S.Yaya S. ★★★★★ maryam headmaryam head ★★★★★ Manuel ValentonManuel Valenton ★★★★★ To start with I was looking for a dentist to fix my bridge within two days and I asked my husband to fine the closes dental office in our area. He started calling dental offices around our neighborhood, but most of the dental offices did not have appointment available except for Smile Vegas Dental. The office was only ten minutes away . Smile Vegas Dental was able to see me. I told the staff that I need to have my bridge fixed within two days because I was flying out of town to attend my grandson's wedding. Dr. Dela Cruz was very kind and promptly attend to my needs and situation. Since then, my over all experience with the staff and your office has been quite remarkable and can honestly say that Dr. Dela Cruz and her team are highly commendable. In closing they poses good human relation and they are very professional and provided excellent service.Kris CKris C ★★★★★ Jennifer OnJennifer On ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThank you for the 5 star review! Leah & Stephen LusterLeah & Stephen Luster ★★★★★ The people were so friendly and took great care of my grandma.Yaro VYaro V ★★★★★ All staff was great, enjoy coming here and have great interaction. Always accommodating and appreciate everyone’s effort to resolve any issues I have 💛Brenda SharleinBrenda Sharlein ★★★★★ I am new to Vegas and found "Smile Vegas Dental " through my insurance. I was very impressed. Top of the line equipment, clean, new, and all of the staff were exceptionally nice. The TV's (Netflix) on the ceiling made my deep cleaning so much more bearable than the past, at other dentist offices. I didn't have to wait long for an appointment, in the lobby or waiting room. A huge plus. The only thing I don't like, and maybe it's a Vegas thing, is having a 3rd party answering service. They were also very professional and kind. I just hate answering services (especially during business hours) that seems to be the new norm today. I'm just going to have to adapt to this new change in the medical industry. It's not just them but everywhere. I highly recommend this dentist office. I usually dread the dentist, but today, I walked out feeling happy and satisfied. Thank you!Arielle QuiamzonArielle Quiamzon ★★★★★ Samantha S.Samantha S. ★★★★★ Love this dentist and their team.Pixel StudioPixel Studio ★★★★★ Highly recommend! I have a whole lotof anxiety about going to the dentist. Since they have opened up, I have become an advocate. Dr. Najand and his new (hygienist)/whole team were amazing. They made me feel comfortable and I believe the treatment plan he has recommended is for my best!They have multiple services they take care in office such as; teeth whitening, 3D scans for Invisalign and more.Thank you for everything you do for my family and I!Eiman PopalResponse from the ownerThank you for your feedback! We are glad you had a great experience at our office SEAN OSAFISEAN OSAFI ★★★★★ Amazing staff and Dr. Naweed was fantastic. In and out in a short visit and fixed me right up. Thanks a lot!Beata ParocuaBeata Parocua ★★★★★ Sylvia and Jacob did a fantastic job in cleaning my teeth. They’re professional. They both are gentle & cares for their patients.hana wasihunhana wasihun ★★★★★ Very clean atmosphere and friendly atmosphereMona CardenazMona Cardenaz ★★★★★ I want to start off by saying how happy I am to have been recommended by my co worker here. On top of Doctor being amazing so was all his staff are just as amazing and welcoming. I’ve never stepped into a dentist office let alone any office like how I did with them. Crazy to say but in excited for my upcoming appointment and so see my end results.Erika OzakiErika Ozaki ★★★★★ Bobby Brooks WilsonBobby Brooks Wilson ★★★★★ Smiles Vegas Dental is great in all they do. Professional, honorable and respectful is everyday service with this Dental office and the work is gentle, comfortable and relaxing with the thought that your dental work is in good hands. The best dental service I’ve ever had. You have to try them.Benwright MangindinBenwright Mangindin ★★★★★ Christine JamligChristine Jamlig ★★★★★ Rosy CorralRosy Corral ★★★★★ I feel very relax and happy with all your team, very friendly and professional. Dr. Naweed excellent, concerned with all their patients.. thank you for your servicesKarla CastellanosKarla Castellanos ★★★★★ Rachel ZhangRachel Zhang ★★★★★ They said my teeth are very good 🙂 yay!Leny DavidLeny David ★★★★☆ I felt welcome and comfortable for my first time visit to Smile Vegas Dental. The staff and Dr Naweed are friendly and helpful. They totally explained everything they did and made sure that I understand what was going on, the plan, the pricing and what I need to do. I’m happy that I found this office and I highly recommended them!joshua ljoshua l ★★★★★ Missy GMissy G ★★★★★ I’ve had numerous wonderful experiences at Smile Dental! The staff is very friendly and well educated on dental care. Thank you for making my dental visits a comfortable experience!Megan SandersMegan Sanders ★★★★★ The doctor and staff were all friendly and very thorough when explaining everything to me and what was going on with each tooth etc. I definitely recommend!Phillip DelgadoPhillip Delgado ★★★★★ Cleanings are always thorough and efficient. When I had to get a filling, it was pretty painless.Always a pleasant experience. A big bonus for me is they are always Accommodating and patient when I have my children with me.Narek PetrosyanNarek Petrosyan ★★★★★ Joyce AndersonJoyce Anderson ★★☆☆☆ Update, I must revise this review as I had an emergency situation and called them THREE TIMES as an established patient but they never bothered to call me back!! I went elsewhere and will now go to our new Dentist for all of our dental needs. I actually think the Invisalign this dentist did caused my new situation. As much money and time as we spent, I least deserved a call back. Can no longer recommend them.Response from the ownerI genuinely regret any inconvenience caused by our inability to accommodate your visit. We did make an attempt to reach out by phone and left a voicemail on the same day, although I understand you may not have had the chance to listen to it. Unfortunately, our follow-up was hindered by several team members being out sick.Please accept my sincere apologies for any frustration this may have caused. If the matter persists with the other office, we would be more than willing to find a suitable solution and schedule your visit accordingly. Your understanding is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to the opportunity to serve you better in the future. - Dr. Naweed Najand Richard SRichard S ★★★★★ Eric NguyenEric Nguyen ★★★★★ Great staff. Very friendly and knowledgeableG AG A ★★★★★ Smile Dentist is a great place for any and all teeth specialist, also have amazing friendly Staff😁Too BlessToo Bless ★★★★★ A true professional and a great staff!Manuel Sedillo [Spring Valley HS]Manuel Sedillo [Spring Valley HS] ★★★★★ Great experience! People there were extremely nice and knowledgeable in their field.Response from the ownerGlad you had a great experience! Marilyn AndoyMarilyn Andoy ★★★★★ MgdAdd D.MgdAdd D. ★★★★★ Amazing staff! Highly Professional Doctors! For my friends and my family i will recommend Smile Vegas Dental..S NS N ★★★★★ 11/10. Dental staff is chill af and fun to talk to (despite having my mouth full of fingers and tools) lolololRecommending this place to my friends and family 😜Angel23Angel23 ★★★★★ Martin MiyashiroMartin Miyashiro ★★★★★ This office and staff made me feel very comfortable and welcome. Very friendly yet very professional. Although I am very nervous when coming to a dentist office I felt strangely at ease. This is a good place. I would recommend this office 100%!Kk MaryKk Mary ★★★★★ Craig FernandesCraig Fernandes ★★★★★ Tony CommissoTony Commisso ★★★★★ Great! Audrey was so knowledgeable and professional. First visit and they made me feel welcome and comfortable.Ana TanAna Tan ★★★★★ Patrice YoungPatrice Young ★★★★★ Maaaan, all I can say is I thank God for Dr Kung Ou, Jacob, Valerie, and the rest of the staff!! I woke up with severe pains and since we just moved to Las Vegas and I desperately needed to be seen but was hesitant because for one, I’m deathly afraid of the dentist (although I don’t miss my appointments) and two, I wanted to make sure I was going to someone or a place that was reputable. I chose Smile Vegas Dental off of Blue Diamond because of prior reviews I read and they were spot on! They took me in last minute (thanks Izzy!!!) for severe pain and I AM SOOO THANKFUL that they did. They didn’t have to but they did and for that, I am beyond appreciative 🙏🏽♥️ Everybody is so friendly and patient AND most of all, the place is very clean; a great atmosphere!!!Response from the ownerHello Patrice,Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We are genuinely touched by your kind words. It's heartening to hear that you felt comfortable and well taken care of during your visit to Smile Vegas Dental.We understand dental visits can be challenging, and we're glad we could provide the care you needed promptly. Your trust and appreciation mean a lot to us, and we're grateful for the opportunity to be your chosen dental care provider.If there's anything specific you'd like to share about your visit or if you have any suggestions for us, please feel free to let us know. We are here to ensure your ongoing satisfaction and well-being.Thank you for choosing Smile Vegas Dental, and we look forward to serving you in the future!Best regards,SVD js_loader

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