At Advanced Endodontics, Dr. Karim Z. Alibhai, Dr. Kenji Beppu, Dr. Stan Lin, and Dr. Hooman Rabiee practice cutting-edge and patient-centered endodontics, dedicated to the latest technology in non-surgical root canal and surgical endodontic treatments. Their sensitivity to each person's comfort level and excellence in compassionate care are recognized by patients and colleagues alike.
Highly Trained Endodontists
Meet our team of root canal specialists
Karim Z. Alibhai, DMD
Diplomate American Board of Endodontics
Dr. Karim Alibhai received his predoctoral training in Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada. He subsequently graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1994, with his dental degree.
During his senior year at Tufts Dr. Alibhai was awarded the American Association of Endodontists award for Clinical Excellence. Upon graduation, he was accepted into the post-doctoral Endodontic program at Tufts, where he completed his specialty training in 1996. He was in private practice in the Boston area for six years, while also teaching at the post-doctoral level at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine.
In November 2001, Dr. Alibhai got his Board Certification and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He has lectured at various schools and organizations nationally as well as internationally, and is currently an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, School of Dentistry.
After moving to the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Alibhai founded ADVANCED ENDODONTICS in 2002.
Dr. Karim Alibhai, who has been voted a Top Endodontist by his professional peers every year since 2005 in the Seattle Magazine, was also voted by his peers as one of "The Best Dentists in America" in a publication of leading dentists.
In 2013 Dr. Alibhai was appointed to the Dental Quality Assurance Commission at the Department of Health by Governor Jay Inslee. He served as a commission member for a 4 year term ending in 2017.
He is a professional member of various local and national dental organizations which include the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, College of Diplomates, American Board of Endodontists, American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Washington State Dental Association and the Seattle King County Dental Society. He is a past president of the Washington State Association of Endodontists, and the Seattle King County Dental Foundation. Dr. Alibhai serves as an endodontic consultant in a number of dental study groups locally and internationally.
In his spare time, an avid soccer and Sounders fan, Dr. Alibhai enjoys travelling, golfing and spending time with his family.
Kenji Beppu, DDS, MSD
Dr. Kenji Beppu completed his pre-doctoral studies in Zoology at the University of Washington. He subsequently graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 1999, with his Doctorate in Dental Surgery.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Beppu left Seattle to attend an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency sponsored by the United States Air Force in Washington DC. He then served as a general dentist for 3 years in Okinawa, Japan and Tacoma, Washington. After serving his country he returned to the University of Washington to attend the Graduate Endodontic program, where he completed his specialty training in 2005.
Dr. Beppu has been voted a Top Endodontist by his professional peers in Seattle Magazine each year since 2008 and has been an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Endodontic Department at the University of Washington since 2005.
Dr. Beppu is a professional member of various dental organizations including the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, Washington State Association of Endodontists, Washington State Dental Association, Seattle King County Dental Society and participates in several dental study clubs on the eastside.
In his free time he enjoys traveling, golfing and spending time with his wife Marci and their four children.
Hooman Rabiee, DDS, MS
Dr. Hooman Rabiee completed his pre-doctoral and doctoral studies from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1994. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Rabiee completed several academic and hands-on courses in orthodontics, implantology, and cosmetic dentistry. He was in private practice as a comprehensive general dentist in both Belgium and the United Kingdom for twenty-one years.
His passion for Endodontics led him to leave private practice and to pursue a 3-year program at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he earned a Master of Science in Endodontics with Honors.
Dr. Rabiee is a professional member of various dental organizations, including the American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, International Association of Dental Traumatology and European Society of Endodontology.
When away from his dental chair, he loves spending time with his wife, Hengameh, and their two children. His hobbies include cooking, traveling, soccer and skiing.
Stan Lin, DDS
Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Stan Lin obtained his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, and then his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at New York University College of Dentistry. He graduated with honors with a specific focus in Endodontics. Dr. Lin also earned a post-doctorate certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry through the Lutheran Medical Center. He then proceeded to practice comprehensive dentistry in Hawaii for several years before starting his post-doctorate training in Endodontics. He obtained his post-doctorate certificate in Endodontics at the Oregon Health & Science University and comes to us with more than a decade of experience treating patients.
Dr. Lin is a professional member of various dental organizations including the American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, and Seattle King County Dental Society.
Outside of the office, he spends his free time with his wife, raising their two young children and enjoying the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.