Meet The Doctors
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 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. 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.
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. Kuepper is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University College of Dentistry and a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from Syracuse University. He is a Fellow to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists.
Dr. Kuepper has a record of professional and civic leadership. He has been president of the Concord Dental Society, The New Hampshire Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the chairman of the Department of Dentistry at Concord Hospital, the founder and leader of the Greater Concord Dental Implant Study Club and the president of the Concord Rotary Club.
Dr. Kuepper, as an innovator in oral and maxillofacial surgery, was the first surgeon to perform many state-of-the-art oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures at Concord Hospital, where he introduced and taught these various diagnostic and surgical procedures to other oral surgeons. He has also conducted lectures at many other institutions including the New England Dental Society, Concord Dental Society, and the US Army Dental Activities Command.
Dr. Kuepper is consistently chosen as one of “The Best Dentists in New Hampshire” by New Hampshire Magazine. He has also been elected by the NH Dental Society as the oral and maxillofacial surgeon they would choose for a member of their own family.
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.
Dr. Jonathan Williams is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. A native of New Hampshire, Dr. Williams began his education at the University of New Hampshire, where he was awarded his Bachelor of Science degree in 2000. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD), graduating with honors from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. Upon graduation, he was elected by the faculty into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society for high scholastic achievement.
Following dental school, as part of his formal oral and maxillofacial surgery training, Dr. Williams earned a second Doctorate in Medicine (MD)* from Case Western Reserve University. This led to a one-year general surgery internship at the University Hospitals/Cleveland Medical Center and MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Williams rotated through trauma surgery, pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, ENT, and the surgical intensive care unit.
Dr. Williams completed his five-year oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland and The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, serving as the chief resident in his final year. After residency training, Dr. Williams completed an intense year-long head and neck oncology and maxillofacial reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. While a surgical fellow, Dr. Williams was blessed to have completed his surgical cases under the tutelage of renowned head and neck/oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Eric Carlson.
After years of practice in Tennessee and Ohio and seeking a wonderful place to live and raise his family, Dr. Williams returned home to New Hampshire and purchased White Mountain Oral Surgery. Dr. Williams is proud to provide a wide range of services ranging from simple to complex dental extractions, IV anesthesia and sedation, dental implants, bone grafting, cleft lip and palate surgery, sinus lifts, maxillofacial trauma, treatment and evaluation of head and neck pathology and corrective surgery of the face and jaw.
The Williams family includes his wife, Dr. Laura Williams, daughters, Maddie and Abbie, and their beloved dog, Jackson. He enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, ice hockey, and the New England Patriots.
*Dr. Williams practice is limited to oral and maxillofacial surgery only, he does not practice medicine in the state of N.H. at this time.
- Undergraduate Education
- University of New Hampshire (BS)
- Dental School
- Case Western Reserve University (DMD)
- Medical School
- Case Western Reserve University (MD)
- University Hospitals of Cleveland & the Cleveland Clinic
- Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Tennessee Medical Center
Dr. Williams is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Additional certifications include:
- Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR)
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Advanced Pediatric Life Support (PALS)
- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
- General Anesthesia Certificate (New Hampshire)
- DMD with Honors, Case Western Reserve University
- American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Outstanding Student Award for clinical & academic excellence
- American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Outstanding Student Award
- Elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society for high academic achievement
- School of Dental Medicine Leadership Recognition Award as class representative
- Dean’s commendation for high scholastic achievement
- The Platysma Myocutaneous Flap, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America Local and Regional Flaps of the Head and Neck, August 2014
- Maxillofacial Surgery, 3rd Edition, 2016
- Chapter 30: Clinical Pathology: Locally Aggressive Benign Jaw Tumors
- Clinician's Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2nd Edition, 2018
- Chapter 26: Differential Diagnosis and Management of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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