Dr. Raha Ghafurian
Knowing from a young age that she wanted to become a dentist, Dr. Raha attended the University of Pennsylvania to pursue the seven-year Accelerated BioDental Program, completing a bachelors in Biology and the Benjamin Franklin Honors Program. While in dental school at Penn, Dr. Raha also pursued a Masters’ in Education and soon realized that her passions for dentistry, education, and helping others could all be satisfied through a career in pediatric dentistry. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Raha was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society and then furthered her training at the pediatric dental residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Raha then obtained her board certification and received the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for scoring in the top 3% of candidates on the written portion of the board examination. Dr. Raha is most excited about getting to know her patients and their families and helping build a positive dental experience from a young age. In her free time, Dr. Raha loves to spend time with her family, go running, practice yoga, and hike with her husband Adam.