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Dr. Hamid Amiri, Oakland Dentist

Dr. Hamid Amiri, DDS


8105 Edgewater Dr.
Suite 124
Oakland, CA  94621
Phone:  (510) 924-7310

Meet Our Doctors



Dr Amiri is a highly competent and compassionate dentist with over 20 years of experience.  His practice of dentistry combines the core elements of art, science, medicine and caring.  As a young dentist fresh out of dental school, he spent close to 5 years serving in under privileged areas in developing countries. In some instances he was the only medical professional for miles.  As a result, he learned a broad range of dental skills above and beyond his education.

A soccer player and lover of sports, Dr Amiri brings the same sense of team work, upbeat attitude and a happy smile to his dental practice.  He is one of the vanishing brand of dentists who put patient’s interest before anything else.

He has worked in Oakland for over 5 years and is passionate to bring a higher level of service to the community in his new practice.


Dr Amiri is a certified cosmetic and general dentist. He has succesfully completed the following: 

  • Aesthetics dentistry certification, University of Minnesota
  • Post graduate study in Dental Implant course ,  University of Minnesota 
  • Invisalign (Straighening with clear braces) certified
  • Lumineers (Porcelain vaneer) certified



Dr. Marzieh Karkhanechi received her Bachelor’s degree from University of California, Davis after which she moved to New York to attended the prestigious New York University dental school where she received her doctor of dental surgery degree (DDS) in 2003. Dr. Karkhanechi gained experience practicing general dentistry for several years prior to entering the Orthodontic residency program at NYU where she completed her post-doctoral education in orthodontics and received an orthodontic specialty certificate. After graduation, she moved back to California and started her orthodontic career in the bay area.

Dr. Karkhanechi feels extremely privileged to be working in the field of orthodontics where she has the opportunity to create beautiful smiles and ultimately be rewarded by her patient’s satisfaction. Her goal as an orthodontist is to give every child, adolescent and adult a healthy, beautiful smile. Dr. Karkhanechi constantly strives for excellence in her professional life. She embraces todays advanced techniques and stays up to date on the latest orthodontic and dentofcial orthopedic advances by attending numerous continuing education courses and subscribing to relevant professional journals. Her research has been published in leading scientific journal. 

Dr. Karkhanechi aims to deliver a higher level of care that fits each individual’s needs. She sincerely appreciates the trust her patients and their families place in her and her team to provide their orthodontic care. 


She is a member of a number of dental organizations:

_ American Association of Orthodontists
_ Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
_ American Dental Association
_ California Dental Association
_ Contra Costa Dental Society

Dr. Karkhanechi currently resides in Danville with her husband Sam and her two sons Darian and Daniel. When she is not working, she enjoys playing the piano, yoga and going on biking trips with her family.


Dr. Anita Kris is the latest addition to the staff at Oakland Smile Dental. She comes to our practice with a true passion for the art and science of dentistry. After completing her undergraduate and masters degrees in engineering at the Massachuseyys Institute of Technology (MIT), she decided her true passion lay in helping people achieve their best oral health. She earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After completing dental school, she completed a General Practice Residency in Hospital Dentistry at the University of Washington Medical Center where she gained additional experience in many aspects of dentistry including extractions, implants and treating patients with special needs and medical conditions.

Dr. Kris loves bringing her patients closer to good dental health by delivering excellent, esthetic care and educating her patients on how best to take care of their teeth. She is very excited to be part of the Oakland community and to deliver dental care alond side Dr. Amiri and the rest of the Oakland Smile Dental staff. In her spare time she enjoys exploring th Bay Area, traveling, hiking, nature, and reading. She is a member of the Alameda County Dental Society, the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association.





We’ll Provide You With That Winning Smile!