Meet the Doctors

Our doctors are pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to their neighbors in Washington, DC, and the surrounding communities.


Samantha Siranli, DMD, PhD, FACP, earned her dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and has completed several postgraduate programs in prosthodontics, which is dedicated to the cosmetic and functional restoration of missing teeth. She has achieved fellowship in implant dentistry, is trained in advanced hospital dentistry, and even obtained a PhD in research on dental implants. In 2010, the American Board of Prosthodontics awarded her the most prestigious award in the field: Board Certification (Diplomate) in Prosthodontics. In 2011, on account of her work, Dr. Siranli was invited to be a featured speaker at the board’s annual convention, where she presented her case to hundreds of colleagues from across the United States.

Dr. Siranli served as an associate professor, teaching and practicing implant dentistry and prosthodontics, at the University of Pittsburgh. Following that she was recruited to the Medical College of Georgia to teach aesthetics, implant dentistry, and prosthodontics. She has received numerous awards and is a contributing author to the book Esthetics in Dentistry. Dr. Siranli has presented lectures in aesthetic and implant dentistry at national and international conferences and is recognized as one of the premiere prosthodontists in the United States. She has been practicing general dentistry, aesthetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and prosthodontics for nearly two decades and uses the latest technological innovations in dentistry, including immediate placement and restoration of implants, computer-guided surgery, veneers, crowns, and new smiles in one day. In 2017, she was selected by her peers to be listed in topDentists™, which appeared in Washingtonian magazine.

Dr. Siranli and her husband have two beautiful children. When she’s not spending time with her family, she also enjoys playing tennis, dancing, and reading.


Stephanie Elam Simmonett, DMD, is a Georgia native. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology and her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish at the University of Georgia and obtained her dental degree from Roseman University of Health Sciences in South Jordan, UT. Upon her graduation, she was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the most prestigious national dental honor society, based on her intellectual and scholastic achievements and professionalism.

Dr. Simmonett was awarded the International Congress of Oral Implantologists’ Pre-doctoral Achievement Award and scholarship in recognition of her interest in and commitment to oral implantology. She was also awarded a scholarship from the American College of Prosthodontics in recognition for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement in the Study of Prosthodontics.

Dr. Simmonett is an active board member of the DC Academy of General Dentistry and an active member of the DC Dental Society. She is committed to continuing education to provide her patients with the best, most up-to-date dental care. When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Simmonett enjoys playing soccer and spending time with her husband, Andy, and her two dogs, Gizmo and Sophie.



Michael Blicher, DDS, is a native of the Washington, DC, area. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in College Park and his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore. After dental school, he served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, practicing dentistry at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He has been in private practice in Washington, DC, for over 30 years. Dr. Blicher is an active member of the District of Columbia Dental Society, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Maimonides Dental Study Club.

A past president and current secretary of the District of Columbia Dental Society, Dr. Blicher is also the vice president of the DC Academy of General Dentistry, section chair of the Metro DC chapter of the American College of Dentists, and on the Scientific Meeting Committee of the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been awarded fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Dentistry International, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy and is a dental products evaluator for Clinical Research Associates.

Dr. Blicher is honored to have been voted a topDentist in the last seven surveys of dentists as featured in Washingtonian magazine and was listed as a “Top-Rated Dentist” in the Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine. He is happily married to Emily Green-Blicher and has two grown children, Gabrielle and Brian. His hobbies include scuba diving, photography, golf, bike riding, and cruising around in his 1965 Mustang convertible.