Meet Our Incredible Redmond Team
Praka Sahi, DDS
Dr. Praka Sahi has been practicing dentistry for the past 18 plus years. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, MI in 1996. Since, she has been continually taking continuing education courses and attends local dental study clubs to update her knowledge in cosmetic, oral sedation and oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnea. She continually attends continuing education courses and workshops offered by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital and Frank Spear Education, as well as courses offered by the University of Washington School of Dentistry and the Washington State Dental Association. She is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
"I have had an extremely gratifying career, especially made by all the patients and their families I have met over the years of practicing dentistry. Each of my patients are unique and have challenged me with their dental needs. I enjoy providing my patients the most comfortable experience and quality treatment at my office."
"My associates and I look forward to meeting you at our office and serving your dental needs."
With current dental technology and advancement in implant dentistry, Dr. Ansong believes no one should suffer the burden of tooth loss.
As a Prosthodontist, he prides himself in the self-esteem of his patients as he works with his team of other specialists, including the patient, to re-create what was lost due to disease, dental decay, and trauma.
Dr. Ansong was born in Ghana and moved to the United States in 1999. He enjoys Sports, but Volleyball is his biggest passion. When he is not practicing dentistry, he likes to hike, travel to new places, watch a lot of football and play lots of volleyball. A student of life and dentistry; he believes that he cannot rest until his good becomes better and his better becomes his best. As a former faculty in the section of adult dentistry at Columbia University, Dr. Ansong also completed a highly competitive certificate program in dental implant surgery at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Ansong earned his Masters of Science in Dentistry, and a certificate in Prosthodontics at the University of Washington in Seattle. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, and a Bachelor of Arts degree at Queens College in the City University of New York. He also lectures widely to dental study clubs on various pressing topics on the current state of modern dentistry. He is also an active member of the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) and the American Dental Association (ADA).
Being one of six boys in his family, Dr. Ansong learned the value of respect, dedication, and hard work at a very early age. With his “patented” soft touch, Dr. Ansong incorporates these virtues into his practice of dentistry. A strong advocate in patient privacy, he strives daily to work in a patient’s mouth, leaving no tracks behind.
Amir Emam D.D.S.
Periodontist (gum Specialists)
Dr. Amir Emam started his academic career at Washington State University graduating with Bachelors of Arts in Fine Arts and Bachelors of Science in Biology. He then graduated from The Northwestern University in Chicago where he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1999. Dr. Emam was in private practice in Arizona for 14 years where he was also an adjunct faculty at The Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health.
He then returned to Pacific Northwest for his 3 years specialty training in Periodontics at The University of Washington. He has been an affiliatefaculty at The University of Washington since finishing the program. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and two boys.