Welcome to our practice of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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For Years, Drs. Nokkeo, Soliday & Ali have been devoted to providing quality care for patients in the Gaithersburg, MD area. Our board certified oral surgeons have held revered seats on many Dental Boards and Associations, including the American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and many more. Recognizing the importance for continued education, the Doctors pride themselves on being up to date on the latest techniques and procedures.

Approachable, amiable and knowledgable, Drs. Nokkeo, Soliday, & Ali pride themselves on creating the best possible patient experience. Please read the testimonial section of the website to see what great things patients have to say.

Our Doctors have been listed as Top Oral Surgeons in numerous Washingtonian Magazine Best Dentists Articles

Jay S. Nokkeo, DMD



Dr. Nokkeo started in dentistry as a dental assistant during his undergraduate years at Rutgers University. From there he went on to complete dental school at Temple University. He did his residency for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center, where he is now on the attending staff. He is also an attending staff member at Children’s National Medical Center.

Dr. Nokkeo serves on several Dental Committees within the Maryland State Dental Association, Southern Maryland Dental Society, and Maryland Dental Society of Anesthsiology.


Dr. Attarpour is a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. He received his dental degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed his General Surgery and Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery training within the Harvard Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA. During his residency, he had extensive surgical training in Facial Trauma, Oral Pathology and Reconstructive Surgery, TMJ disorders, Orthognathic Surgery, Oral Cancer, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Anesthesia, Dentoalveolar Surgery, and Dental Implants. After his training, he moved back to Maryland where he now practices full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is on the medical staff at Washington Hospital Center and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital.

Dr. Attarpour is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is a member of the Maryland Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, member of the Middle Atlantic Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and member of the American Medical Association.

 J. Thomas Soliday, DDS

Dr. Soliday started his dental career at the University of Maryland where he received his dental degree. He continued his training to become an Oral Surgeon at a combined program which comprised University of Pennsylviania and Episcopal Hospitals.

Dr. Soliday enjoys being involved in political side of dentistry and has held several offices. Some of these include President of the Maryland State Dental Association, President of the Maryland Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and currently Speaker of the House of the American Dental Association.

He is currently a senior attending staff at the Washington Hospital Center. He has been a past Board Examiner of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.


Ziad A. Ali DMD, MD

Dr. Ziad Ali received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He then moved to Philadelphia, Pa., where he completed his dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Realizing his strong interest in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he moved to Houston, Texas, where he received his medical degree and certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Texas at Houston.

Dr. Ziad Ali has strong interests in the fields of Dental Implants, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, TMJ, Corrective Jaw Surgery, and Head and Neck Pathology/Reconstruction. He is on staff and teaches at the Washington Hospital Center, where he teaches the residents in training and also runs the Sleep Apnea Clinic for patients who need alternatives to the CPAP machine.

Dr. Ziad Ali is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a member of multiple dental and medical organizations. He serves as President of the Washington Metro Implant Club. Dr. Ali's unique education and experience has led to frequent guest speaking engagements around the DC metro area.

Dr. Ziad Ali has been married to his lovely wife Nadia, who is an Emergency Room physician for 3 years. They both enjoy traveling, hiking, scuba diving, and staying active.


One Bank St, Suite 240 

Gaithersburg, MD 20878



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September 2017