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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Priti Rana, DMD, Orthodontist

"Orthodontics is one of the most gratifying and rewarding professions to have. It allows me to help people, create beautiful smiles, strategize, and solve problems, all while having fun at the office."

Dr. Priti Mahajan was born in India, and she brings over 9 years of orthodontic experience to the practice. After graduation with her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in India in 1998, Dr. Mahajan practiced general dentistry in India and spent a year in Ethiopia on the World Health Organization Mission. She came to the United States in 2000, and she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Boston University in 2004. After practicing dentistry for a few years, Dr. Mahajan completed her specialty training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Nevada in 2009. Dr. Mahajan is board-eligible through the American Board of Orthodontics. She is currently an active member in the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists, and Indiana Association of Orthodontists.

My Mission

"I want to be known as the definition of patient advocacy who emphatically implements a 'patient-first' attitude. I want to ensure every single patient has an exceptional orthodontic experience in every visit and is satisfied with their results."

Education

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine, Certificate in Orthodontics - Las Vegas, NV (2009)
  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Doctorate of Dental Medicine - Boston, MA (2004)
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Bachelor of Dental Surgery - Pune, India (1998)

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV
  • Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedis
  • University of Pacific Dental School, Department of Orthodontics - San Francisco, CA
  • Adjunct Research Instructor (Cranio Facial Genetics Division)
  • Invisalign Study Club - Indianapolis, IN (Invitation Only)
  • Damon Forum - Phoenix, AZ (2012)
  • American Association of Orthodontists - Chicago, IL (2011)
  • Annual Session of Orthodontic Continuing Education Courses
  • Marten House Conference Center - Indianapolis, IN (2011)
  • Whole Arch Distalization, Tough Impacted Cuspids Made Easy
  • American Association of Orthodontists - Washington, D.C. (2010)
  • Annual Session of Orthodontic Continuing Education Courses
  • American Association of Orthodontists - Boston, MA (2009)
  • Annual Session of Orthodontic Continuing Education Courses
  • American Association of Orthodontists - Denver, CO (2008)
  • Annual Session of Orthodontic Continuing Education Courses
  • Low Force Low Friction Self-Ligating Brackets - Las Vegas, NV (2017)
  • Aesthetic Treatment in Orthodontics - Las Vegas, NV (2008)
  • The Tweed Study Course - Tucson, AZ (2017)
  • Introduction to Braces - Las Vegas, NV (2008)

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Mahajan currently resides in Carmel, Indiana with her husband, two boys, and one girl. She enjoys giving back to the community, participating in community events such as Give Kids a Smile or promoting dental education to school children via presentations and teaching. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Mahajan enjoys traveling and reading.

Monica Senger-Paz, DMD

"Connecting with my patients is very important to me. I especially enjoy working with children. I take great pride in teaching our youth about taking care of their teeth so they can have a healthy smile throughout their entire lifetime!"

My Mission

To treat my patients in the most caring way. To provide them a dental home in which they feel respected and comfortable. To educate and encourage patients about their oral health.

Formal & Continuing Education

  • Florida International University - Miami, FL
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine - Pittsburgh, PA
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health - Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Senger-Paz has earned certification in Invisalign invisible braces. She has completed an oral conscious sedation program, leadership classes at The Institute at Heartland Dental Care, and a general practice residency in veteran's affairs in Washington D.C.

Associations & Memberships

Dr. Senger-Paz has been a member of the American Dental Association, Hispanic Dental Association, and American Association of Public Health Dentistry.

Making a Difference in our Community...

"As a dentist, I constantly try to better myself and help my community. I participate monthly in a free clinic in Indianapolis by providing free dental care for those without the privilege of dental insurance. Along with my skilled dental team, I visit local daycares and preschools to educate children on oral health. I truly enjoy helping patients learn about the importance of a healthy smile!"

Johnny Amazan, DDS

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