Meet the Doctors

Dr. Dawlat Hasso

Since graduating from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 1998, Dr. Dawlat Hasso has had one philosophy in her professional career: to raise her patients’ dental health to the same high level as she would her immediate family.

At Pinnacle Dental Group, Dr. Hasso continues to strive for excellence when treating patients. She is committed to continuing her own education and regularly participates in a variety of dental trainings to increase her knowledge and ability in areas such as the Pinhole Surgical Technique and Teeth Xpress.

Dr. Hasso completed advanced general residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She also completed an internship in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Detroit Receiving Hospital in Detroit, MI. Following that, she finished a fellowship in Periodontics and Implantology at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. She later finished a three year Periodontal and Implantology specialty program at the NYU/VA Hospital in Manhattan, NY. Dr. Hasso has also earned hundreds of continuous education learning credits from the highly-respected Misch Implant Institute, Kois Center, and the Pankey Institute.

Dr. Hasso is married with three wonderful children. She enjoys reading, traveling, and playing with her son’s dog, Theo.

Dr. Akosua Appiagyei
Dr. Akosua Appiagyei graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2018. As a National Health Service Corps Scholar, she is dedicated to focusing her dental career on caring for underserved communities. This dedication stems from her upbringing in Accra, Ghana.

While in training, Dr. Appiagyei received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry as well as the Dean’s Community Service Award. She is committed to continued learning and participates in several continuing education courses to keep up with new and improved ways of practicing dentistry for her patients’ best interest.

Dr. Appiagyei enjoys learning about new cultures and loves to travel to experience new places and their food. Otherwise, you may find her catching up on her favorite T.V shows.


Dr. Sarah Al Naimi

Dr. Sarah Al Naimi has been helping people put their best smile forward for the past 12 years.

Recognized as a leader in the field, Dr. Al Naimi is best known for her active role in the dental community and the high level of dental care she provides to her patients. She graduated from the University of Baghdad in 2009 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Minnesota in 2021.

Following that, Dr. Al Naimi was a volunteer in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department at the University of Michigan Health Systems where she received the “Making a Difference” award for her community involvement and quality dental work. In her spare-time she enjoys reading and going on walks with her mother.

Our Staff

Sheila McGowan – Registered Hygienist

Alyssa Kainz – Registered Hygienist

Molly Browe – Registered Hygienist

Jackie McGinnis – Front Office Coordinator

Barbara Ellison – Front Desk

Kim Jennings – Front Desk

Rebecca Gilley – Dental Assistant

Meredyth McLaughlin – Dental Assistant


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