Meet The Doctors

Dr. Moavenian

Nader Moavenian, DDS, graduated from the University of Toronto and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Michigan in 1996. He completed an internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Woodhull Medical Center in New York City. His training included five years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training.

Dr. Moavenian is a full scope oral and maxillofacial surgeon with expertise ranging from dental implants to corrective jaw surgery, facial injuries, wisdom teeth removal, and pediatric and adolescent oral surgery. Dr. Moavenian is a leading expert in the field of dental implants and frequently lectures on this subject. He also has a special interest in management of wisdom teeth and general anesthesia. His offices are state-of-the-art surgical facilities equipped with the most current sterilization, anesthesia monitoring, and imaging equipment. He and his staff are committed to providing compassionate care of the highest quality, in a timely and considerate manner.

Dr. Moavenian is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an active member of the Greater Nashua Dental Society, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Association. He is also a fellow of the American Society of Dental Anesthesia. As an active member of the hospital staff at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, and Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Dr. Moavenian provides emergency care to patients with complex maxillofacial trauma. He is regularly re-certified in Basic Life Support (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Dr. Moavenian enjoys spending time with his wife Kristin, and his wonderful children, Isabel and Aidan. His hobbies include skiing, kayaking, triathlons and tennis.

Dr. Braasch

Dr. Braasch graduated from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA and went on to complete a Masters of Science in biology at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Dr. Braasch earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Boston University in 2009. He completed a four-year residency training program in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. His training involved extensive experience in the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, including office and hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training.

Dr. Braasch is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Braasch practices a full scope oral and maxillofacial surgeon with an interest in dental implants, office based anesthesia, jaw corrective surgery, maxillofacial trauma and head and neck pathology. He is certified in Basic Life Support (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Dr. Braasch enjoys spending time with his wife, Michelle, his children, Grant and Hallie, and their dog, Cardi. He also enjoys golfing, soccer and reading.

Dr. Ahson

Dr. Imran Ahson, MD, DMD, lives and works in the greater Massachusetts/New Hampshire area. Originally born and raised in Florida, Dr. Ahson completed his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Florida. During his time there, he worked extensively with the Center for Implant Dentistry, and created technology that assisted in implant design. He went on to complete dental school, medical school, and surgical residency at the University of Florida, as well as a fellowship in Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery at the Florida Craniofacial Institute. His training included extensive experience in the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as craniofacial surgery; and has written and lectured nationally on various topics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

 In addition to working at NHOMS, Dr. Ahson is a Clinical Professor at Tufts University, and is passionate about using his skills to help underserved populations. He travels yearly to provide healthcare and cleft lip/palate surgeries in developing countries including Bangladesh, Guatemala, Pakistan, Thailand, and Ecuador.

Dr. El-Ounsi

Dr. Mohamed El-Ounsi’s higher education journey started at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he obtained a BS in psychology. He then continued his education at the Tulane School of Medicine where he received an MS in pharmacology. He then attended dental school at the New York University College of Dentistry. Following graduation, he completed a general practice residency at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City with a focus on implant and dentoalveolar surgery and complex dental rehabilitation. After completing his residency, he went on to complete his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at NYU Langone and Bellevue Hospital.

Dr. El-Ounsi is a member of many professional organizations including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He currently performs full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery, but has a special interest in dentoalveolar and implant surgery and IV sedation. He is certified in Basic Life Support (CPR), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).

In his free time, Dr. El-Ounsi is passionate about traveling and spending time with his wife, Pallavi, their mini goldendoodle, Bryson, and the newest addition to their family, Aiden. He also enjoys music, motorsports, snowboarding, exercise, and Muay Thai. Dr. El-Ounsi, a native New Yorker and is thrilled to return to New England.

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Dr. Reich

Dr. Peter P. Reich, DMDH, earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, and Doctor of Medical Dentistry from Tufts University, Boston, MA. He then continued his training at Johns Hopkins Hospital where he worked for two years serving as the chief resident in his last year. Dr. Reich completed his hospital-based specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Seton Hall University. Dr. Reich is a board-certified oral surgeon and has been in private practice on the seacoast since 2002 and maintains his office in Dover, NH.

  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, DMD
    • Graduated: May 1996
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, BS, Zoology
    • Graduated: May 1991
  • Surgical Residency Training
    • 1998-2002, Seton Hall University – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Training Program
    • 1996-1998, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Department of Head & Neck Surgery
    • Division of Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Specialty Board Certification
  • Board-Certified – American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow – American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow – American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Dr. Schonfield

An upstate New York native, Zachary J. Schonfield attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges where he studied biology. His interest in marine science led him abroad to Australia. He relocated to Baltimore where he attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society. Dr. Schonfield went on to complete a six-year dual degree oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center where he earned his medical degree in 2016. His education and training included dental extractions including wisdom teeth, dental implants, pathology, orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, and extensive maxillofacial trauma at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

After initially returning home to New York, Dr. Schonfield is looking forward to serving the New England community. In his free time, Dr. Schonfield is an avid scuba diver and enjoys photography and traveling with his wife.

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