The high level of insecurity and difficult situation in Iraq and Egypt did not stop Dr. Mahmood from pursuing her dream to become a dentist. In 2008, Dr. Mahmood was able to move to the United States with her family.
Through her determination and patience, Dr. Mahmood earned admission into Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in New Jersey. It took a combined 13 years for Dr. Mahmood to earn her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree. She’s had the support of many precious people in the United States, besides her family, who helped her to achieve her dream of being a dentist. Dr. Mahmood feels a strong obligation to pay it forward to the community by providing the best dental care possible in thanks for all the support she received in achieving her dream.
Her passion for dentistry came from her love of art and her skills in using her hands in a solid scientific discipline. Cosmetic Dentistry has emerged as Dr. Mahmood’s favorite branch of dentistry because she is able to join art and science to create a beautiful result.
Dr. Mahmood is married to a great man and is the mother of beautiful twin girls. Her family is her support system and Dr. Mahmood endeavors to be a model for her daughters. She would love to teach them that life is not easy, but it is worth working hard to live it to the fullest.
She speaks fluent Arabic and English and basic French. In her spare time, Dr. Mahmood enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, practicing yoga, and helping those in need. Dr. Mahmood is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.