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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Behnaz Mahmoudi, DDS

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Mahmoudi, DDS is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

“Practicing dentistry is a matter of your heart as much as techniques and knowledge. Patients need to feel that you care for them in the same way that you would want to be cared for.”

My Mission

“To lead a professional dental team by providing my patients with the same level of care that I would provide to my family, by ensuring the environment is happy, caring and pain free, so that my patients always leave and return with a smile.”

Education

Indiana University School of Dentistry – Indianapolis, IN

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Mahmoudi is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Indiana Dental Association. She is Invisalign certified and is always looking for opportunities to advance her clinical skills and better serve her patients.

Life & Hobbies

In her free time, Dr. Mahmoudi enjoys baking, reading and spending time with family. She is also a member of the Baha’i community. 

Priti Rana, DMD, BDS, Orthodontist

Dr. Priti Rana was born in India and brings over 15 years of varied experience to the practice. After graduating as a dentist from India in 1998 Dr. Rana practiced general dentistry in India and spent a year in Ethiopia on a world health organization mission. She came to the United States in 2000 and received her DMD degree from Boston University in 2004. After practicing dentistry for a few years Dr. Rana completed her specialty training in Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2009.

Dr. Rana is American Board of Orthodontics Board eligible. She holds active memberships in the AAO (American Assocation of Orthodontists), ADA (American Dental Assocoation), IDA (Indiana Dental Association), GLAO (Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists) and IAO (Indiana Association of Orthodontists).

My Mission:

"I want to be known as a definition of patient advocacy who emphatically implements a "patient-first" attitude. I want to ensure every single patient has a comfortable experience during every procedure and is satisfied with the results afterwards."

Education:

  • Certificate in Orthodontics 2009 - University of Nevada Las Vegas, school of dental medicine - Las Vegas, NV
  • DMD 2004 - Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine - Boston, MA
  • BDS 1998 - BVP Dental Collage and Hospital - Pune, India

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships:

  • Advanced Educationin Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics - University of Nevada Las Vegas.
  • Adjunct Research Instructor, Cranio Facial Genetics division, Department of Orthodontics, University of Pacific Dental School, San Francisco, CA.
  • Invisalign Study Club in Indianapolis, IN by invitation only.
  • 2012 Damon Forum in Phoenix, AZ.
  • 2011 AAO Annual Session in Chicago, IL, Orthodonitc continuing education.
  • "Whole arch Distalization" and "Tough impacted cuspids made easy", March 4 2011, Marten House Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN.
  • AAO Annual session, April 30 - May 4 2010, Washington, DC.
  • AAO Annual session, May 2 - 5 2009, Boston, MA.
  • AAO Annual session, May 2008, Denver, CO.
  • Low Force Low-Friction Self-Ligating Brackets, October 17 - 18, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Aesthetic treatment in Orthodontics, October 24 2008, Las Vegas, NV.
  • The Tweed Study Course, September 7 - 18, Tuscan, AZ.
  • Introduction to IBraces, April 3 2008, Las Vegas, NV.

Life & Hobbies:

Dr. Rana currently resides in Carmel, IN with her husband, two boys, and baby girl. She enjoys giving back to the community, participating in community events such as Give Kids a Smile or promoting dental education to school children via presentations and teaching. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Rana enjoys traveling and reading.