About Dr. Nahlah

Board Certified Prosthodontist

Esam Abou Nahlah, DDS, MS, AFAAID, FICOI, FACP, is a board-certified prosthodontist at Dental Group of Tysons in McLean, Virginia.

Dr. Nahlah has been a practicing dentist in California since 2003. In 2013, he moved to Northern Virginia to practice dentistry and has completed the following programs:

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  • Hospital Privilege at Inova Fairfax Hospital, the only level 1 Trauma Hospital in Northern Virginia.
  • Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontics.
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics. 
  • M.S Master of Science in Oral Biology
  • CRDTS Central Regional Dental Testing Service
  • IV Sedation Certificate.
  • Associate Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • California Dental License 
  • California Dental Board
  • American National Dental Board
  • BLS & ACLS Provider 

In 2013, The American Board of Prosthodontics Awarded Dr. Nahlah the most prestigious award in the field: “Diplomate of American Board of Prosthodontics."

Dr. Nahlah has enjoyed practicing as a specialist in prosthodontic dentistry focusing on esthetic dentistry, implant dentistry, full mouth rehabilitation, and smile makeovers. He has lectured extensively on the subject of smile design and dental implants, and he has several publications in national and international scientific journals.

However, Dr. Nahlah is not one to hide his talents or his knowledge from others, In fact, he frequently takes time from his practice to help new dentists in their continuing education. He is respected by many of his peers as an outgoing individual eager to better the profession he works in.

Mentor And Educator

As an educator and mentor, Dr. Nahlah enjoys advancing the careers of many dentists through lecturing and hands-on courses that he offers while inventing advanced techniques in dentistry. With over 19 years of experience, Dr. Nahlah has a passion for teaching dentistry methods for other dentists. He was a clinical instructor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry before relocating. He is also the founder of a well-known dental study club.

Tysons Study Club

This quarterly study club/symposium is a vision Dr. Nahlah had been cultivating for some time that came to fruition in 2018.  It is for dentists by dentists and is geared towards challenging dentist's thinking on the industry and how to improve. Through the study club, dentists will learn the skills and progressive innovation to provide patients with a higher level of care.

On The Forefront Of His Profession

Dr. Nahlah is a firm believer in perpetual education and is very active in several professional dental organizations such as:

Dr. Nahlah believes active participation in these and many other similar organizations is crucial for all dental professionals. It helps him stays abreast of the latest techniques and technologies in the dynamic field of prosthodontics and implant dentistry.

Dr. Nahlah has practiced aesthetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and prosthodontics for over 19 years. He incorporates the latest technological innovations in dentistry. Treatments such as immediate placement of implants, restoration of implants, computer-guided surgery, digital impressions, as well as veneers and crowns. 

Dr. Nahlah's primary focus is practicing dentistry and caring for his patients and improving their lives. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He often likes to unwind with activities such as motorcycle riding, hiking, and boating and has recently gotten hooked on Peloton cycling.

If you haven’t experienced the enthusiasm and knowledgeable care of Dr. Nahlah, contact us today to schedule a consultation.