About Your Dentist

Kimberly Benson, DDS

“Smiles never go up in price or down in value.” 

My Mission

“I always develop treatment plans with the best interests of my patients in mind and strive to provide comfortable, high-quality care for healthy, natural smiles that last a lifetime. I enjoy restoring function and natural beauty to teeth, and I love to see the positive impact on a person’s life when they finally smile again with confidence and pride.”

Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
UMKC School of Dentistry - Kansas City, MO 

Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology
Missouri State University - Springfield, MO 

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Benson is a member of the American Dental Association.

Dr. Benson is certified in Invisalign treatment and nitrous oxide sedation. She has also received advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, evidence-based restorative materials, root canal therapy, and pediatric dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

“When I’m not at the office, I love to spend time with my husband, James, who is a Lieutenant in the US Navy. I also stay active with diving, skating, hiking, biking, and tennis.”

Maryia Aissi, DDS

“A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear.” 

My Mission

“I am dedicated to providing excellent, gentle dental care in a relaxed, comfortable environment. I believe communication and compassion are vital when discussing comprehensive treatment plans with my patients. I seek to educate my patients about dental problems and treatments and create an atmosphere where they are comfortable asking questions because I believe well-informed patients are best suited to make decisions about their health and wellbeing. Simply put, my mission is to provide excellent patient care that focuses on prevention and effective hygiene to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles. I enjoy working with patients of all ages including those with special needs.” 

Education

General Practice Residency
Carilion Clinic – Roanoke, VA

Doctorate of Dental Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry – Richmond, VA 

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
The College of William and Mary – Williamsburg, VA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Aissi is a firm believer in lifelong learning in order to continue her professional development and personal growth. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, and she is certified in both nitrous oxide sedation and Invisalign. She has successfully completed continuing education in dental surgery, cosmetic dentistry, endodontic therapy, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics. 

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Aissi is passionate about participating in community service both locally and abroad. She has traveled to El Salvador and Jamaica to provide dental care to those in need, and she hopes to return in the future. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, cooking, swimming, and learning about different cultures and languages. 

Dumbous Asigri, DDS

“A smile is a universal language of humanity. It whispers a sense of friendship, acceptance, and reassurance.”

My Mission

“I am committed to providing the highest quality of dental care with integrity, compassion, and empathy. I believe the most effective dental treatment results from taking the time to listen carefully in order to develop individualized treatment that addresses each patient’s unique needs. I am also dedicated to pursuing advanced training so I am able to expand my clinical knowledge and hone my skills to deliver evidence-based treatment that is long-lasting, affordable, and effective.”

Education

Two-Year Advanced Education in General Dentistry – Residency
NYU-Langone Dental Medicine Center – New York, NY

Advanced Education in General Dentistry – Preceptor
University of Texas School of Dentistry – Houston, TX

Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry – Accra, Ghana

Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences
University of Ghana – Accra, Ghana

Continuing Education & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Asigri has earned fellowship status in dental implantology. He has also completed advanced education in implant dentistry, surgical extractions, bone grafting/socket preservation procedures, pre-prosthetic surgical procedures, and root canal therapy.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Asigri enjoys long-distance running, physical fitness, reading, cooking, and volunteering for community service programs.