Stephen E. Konikoff, DDS
Dr. Stephen Konikoff was born in 1950 in Buffalo NY, but the weather proved to be too cold so he moved to Norfolk, Virginia in 1952. Dr. Konikoff attended the University of Richmond and graduated from MCV School of Dentistry in 1975. Dr. Konikoff started his practice in general dentistry in 1975 and worked with an excitement and enthusiasm that has carried through to his practice today.
Dr. Konikoff specializes in general dentistry along with an emphasis on cosmetic and implant dentistry, and his attention to detail and adherence to excellent patient care and outcomes are second to none. His love of dentistry and compassionate patient care is only exceeded by his patients' loyalty and friendship.
Dr. Konikoff resides in the Norfolk area with his wife of 46 years. He has 3 children and 5 grandchildren. He loves to sing (though not well), golf and paint. Dr. Konikoff has been involved with Operation Smile since its inception.
Alisa Smith-Kayal, DDS
Dr. Alisa Smith-Kayal earned her BA from Virginia Wesleyan University in 1987 and in 1991 obtained her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Smith-Kayal practices general dentistry along with an emphasis in pediatric dentistry.
She is dedicated to advance the practice of dentistry and provides her patients with team approach along with the assistants and hygienist. Dr. Smith-Kayal believes strongly in preventative dentistry, taking a proactive approach to dental health and hygiene.
Dr. Smith-Kayal, her husband and twin daughters reside in the Chesapeake area. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, traveling, working with Girl Scouts, and volunteering in the community.
Luis Rivera, DDS
Dr. Luis Rivera attended Latin American School of Science and Technology school in Costa Rica from 2002 to 2007 where he obtained his dental degree. He then attended University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and Connecticut Residency from 2013 to 2015 where he achieved a Certificate of Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Dr. Rivera specializes in cosmetic dentistry along with implants, crowns, and dentures.
He is dedicated to advance the practice of dentistry and provides his patients with a gentle, caring, comprehensive approach to oral health. He believes in preventative dentistry, and his goal is to increase the longevity of his patient's teeth. Dr. Rivera and his wife reside in Virginia Beach. His hobbies include surfing, music (he plays guitar), and traveling the world. Dr. Rivera is fluent in Spanish.
Maryam Malik, DMD
Dr. Maryam Malik was born in Pakistan, obtained her BA in Microbiology from the University of Georgia, and her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Louisville in 2015.
Dr. Malik specializes in general dentistry and is certified for Invisalign appliances.
She is dedicated to her patients and has great chairside demeanor. Dr. Malik believes strongly in cosmetic dentistry and preventative dentistry, and what a healthy smile can do for an individual's well-being.
Dr. Malik enjoys yoga, painting, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.