About Your Dentist

Heba Shammout, DDS

Dr. Heba Shammout is a general dentist. She sees patients for dental cleanings, consultations, dental emergencies, tooth extraction, and treats wisdom tooth problems.

Dr. Shammout received her bachelor's degree from the University of Aleppo. She then earned her doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Shammout is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry. She looks forward to providing high-quality dental care and to ensure that her patients have a positive experience at the clinic.

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Joseph D'aniello, DMD

Education & Continuing Education

Post-Doctoral Periodontal Dental Residency
Temple University – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

General Practice Residency  
Leigh Valley Hospital Center – Allentown, Pennsylvania

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Temple University School of Dentistry – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Assistant  
Duke University Department of Biophysics – Durham, North Carolina

Bachelor of Science
Allentown College of St. Francis DeSales – Allentown, Pennsylvania

Dr. D’Aniello has additional expertise in periodontics and dental implants.

Life & Hobbies

In 2000, Dr. D’Aniello moved to Tucson with his wife, Georgiann, and their children, Laura, Leah, Joshua and Benjamin, to be able to spend more time outdoors and enjoy the beauty, culture, and charm of the Southwest with family and friends. His interests include downhill skiing, hiking, sailing, and reading suspense novels. 

Dr. D’Aniello participated in coaching Pop Warner football in Tucson for years and volunteered as the football coach for Catalina High School. He also coached women’s gymnastics for many years. Additionally, he has volunteered for mission trips to Mexico to build homes and a church. 

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Ahmed Ibraheem, DDS

Education & Continuing Education

Periodontology Residency  
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis – Indianapolis, Indiana

Master of Dental Science

Periodontology Certificate
Indiana University School of Dentistry – Indianapolis, Indiana

Doctor of Dental Science
MISR University School of Science and Technology – Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Ibraheem specializes in the treatment of periodontal disease, soft and hard tissue augmentation, and dental implants. Dr. Ibraheem is also trained in gum grafting, laser surgery, and IV sedation. He has published articles in several dental journals on dental implants, growth factors, and bone regeneration.

Dr. Ibraheem is board certified in periodontology and dental implant surgery and certified by the Arizona Board of Dental Examiners in IV Sedation. Additionally, he participates in a number of study clubs to discuss comprehensive treatment plans with other dentists and specialists. 

Professional Memberships

Dr. Ibraheem is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Egyptian Dental Syndicate, and the International Team of Implantology.

Life & Hobbies

In addition to spending time with family and friends, Dr. Ibraheem enjoys traveling and working out. He is fluent in both English and Arabic.

Originally from Egypt, Dr. Ibraheem was born to a small family of physicians. And because the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, Dr. Ibraheem decided to join the medical field, too. He earned his dental degree in Egypt and practiced there as a general dentist for two years, during which time he attended advanced training in several dental specialties.