About Us

Meet Dr. Ruma Anand

Dr. Anand is a graduate of NYU College of Dentistry, one of the best in the country. She has since had extensive continuing education training in various aspects of dentistry including cosmetic, orthodontics (invisalign) and implants (UMDNJ-Rutgers School of Dental Medicine AAID), to enhance her clinical skills and to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry. She takes pride in listening to her patients, takes time to explain their treatment options and with her gentle touch, helps the most apprehensive patients relax. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys skiing and spending precious time with her husband, daughter Samaira, and son Shray.

Meet Dr. Ariz Tanvir

Dr. Ariz Tanvir is a Brooklyn native who currently resides in New Jersey with her family. She completed her Undergraduate studies at Brooklyn College and went on to pursue a career in Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Tanvir completed a General Practice Residency at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Tanvir is continuously looking to improve herself through continuing education courses with a particular focus on implant and cosmetic dentistry. She is committed to providing each patient with the highest level of care. Dr. Tanvir believes that Dental visits should be a pleasant experience and strives to provide pain free dental care.

Dr. Tanvir is available Mondays at our Highland Park location.

Dr. Radhwan Sinawi

Dr. Radhwan Al Sinawi received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Jordan College of Dentistry in 2010 in Jordan. He then moved to the United States and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry in 2016.

Dr. Al Sinawi now practices all aspects of General Dentistry; Restorative, Cosmetic, Oral Surgery, Implant placements, root canal treatment and Pediatric dentistry. He had participated in various continuing education courses since graduation. Always looking to learn new clinical skills and techniques to cope with modern dental technology.

He fluently speaks Arabic in addition to English. Loves to travel and spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys playing sports, especially soccer.

Dr. Zehra Husain

Dr. Zehra Husain graduated top of her class from Rosemont College PA. with a degree in Biology (2014) and continued on her dental career at Boston University School of Dental Medicine.

While at Boston University, Dr. Husain excelled both academically and clinically, graduating in the top of her class in 2019 with numerous participation in community outreach and leadership roles in the dental college. Dr Husain was also involved as a research assistant with the Department of Public Health in Boston MA.

After graduation, Dr. Husain completed a general practice residency at Rutgers University Hospital, Newark New Jersey, where she advanced her training in dental trauma, sedation, oral surgery, dental implants, and the management of medically compromised patients. Dr. Hasain enjoys practicing all aspects of dentistry and is committed to providing the best possible care to her patients in a manner that is gentle, compassionate, and personally appropriate.

In addition to Dr Zedra Husain skills, she is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, International Association for Dental Research, American Dental Association and New Jersey Dental Association.

Dr. Zehra Husain is extremely comfortable treating kids and adults for both family and cosmetic dentistry. She loves cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign orthodontics, sleep dentistry, TMJ, Dental Implants and so much more. Come on in and meet her!

Dr. Husain is regularly at our Whitehouse Station office, but she will be available here at our Highland Park office on Saturdays.

Our Staff

Alida Blue | Business Manager

One of my goals as a Manager is to provide new and existing patients with an experience they will always remember. Our top priority at Lasting Smiles of Highland Park is to create an environment that is comfortable while provided the highest quality dentistry available. I have spent all of my adult life helping patients get the care they want and need while helping them overcome any challenges they may face. The best reward is to see them smiling when leaving the office after their visit with us.

During my personal time I love spending time with my family, traveling and soaking up the sun at the beach.

Amy Hobbs | Registered Dental Assistant/ Patient Coordinator

I have worked in the in the field of dentistry for more than 15 years as a Registered Dental Assistant. I knew from a young age that I wanted to work in dentistry. Over the years, I have trained dental students as well as other assistants. I have worked in many areas of dentistry such as: General Dentistry, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery, Endodontics and Periodontics. Working in this field I have met a lot of amazing people. I absolutely enjoy what I do and I am always looking for ways to expand.

When I am not working, I love spending time with my family, traveling and working on my business of creating gift baskets.

Cheryl Farrar | Registered Dental Hygienist

My patients are always a priority while under my care. I ensure they receive the best dentistry I am capable of. I regularly attend continuing education courses to update my knowledge of dental procedures. I graduated top of my class at MCC and have been treating patients for over 25 years.

Some of my hobbies include interior design, dollhouses, cruising and studying foreign languages. I am also very passionate about animals. I am married and enjoy spending time with my husband.