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All professionals at Alpha Family and Cosmetic Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast with the latest trends in the dental field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. lsioma Okonmah believes that every person should have a vibrant, healthy, and beautiful smile they can be proud of- regardless of their age! Her practice philosophy is to address her patient's dental needs and goals in a compassionate and honest manner. You can rest assured that when you're in her presence you will be in a nonjudgmental dental environment.
Dr. Okonmah graduated from the University of Benin School of Dentistry in 1991 (where she practiced for some years). A dual-degree dentist, Dr. Okonmah is also a 2003 graduate of New York University College of Dentistry. She completed a year of post-graduate general practice dentistry training at the OraI Medicine Department of the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey where she concentrated on providing dental care to medically complex patients. Dr. Okonmah also has a Master's in Public Health Degree (Leadership Concentration) from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2007, she was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Okonmah is also an advocate for creating access to dental care for everyone. From 2004-2009, she spent years in Eastern North Carolina supporting public and community health. While there, she worked with others to obtain the initial field data for a pilot program, Into the Mouth of Babes, which aimed to find every child a dental home. She also furthered her passion by researching Access to Dental Care for migrant farmworkers in Eastern North Carolina. Dedicated to giving back to the underserved, she continues to volunteer her dental services in the Community Care Clinic of Rowan County and with the NC Missions of Mercy Clinics. In her free time, Dr. Okonmah loves to spend time with her family, attend church activities, complete home improvements, and organization tasks.