Meet Dr. Hussaini

Dr. Hussaini of Smileworks Orthodontics – Your Manassas, VA Family Orthodontist

Dr. Hussaini, or simply “Dr. H.” is truly passionate about orthodontics!

For him, one of the greatest thrills in life is seeing the ecstatic reactions and self-confidence in his patients brought about by their beautiful, new smiles. He takes great joy in providing quality orthodontic treatment that gives his patient the smiles they deserve.

First trained in engineering, Dr. Hussaini transitioned to orthodontics so that he could enjoy interactions with patients and helping others. Today, he applies both his engineering skills and orthodontics experience at Smileworks Orthodontics. Although he enjoys the scientific and technical applications of orthodontics, it is the personal connection with his patients that truly touches his heart.


Dr. Hussaini earned a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University, graduating summa cum laude. He then went on to complete his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the VCU School of Dentistry. He attended the MCV campus and graduated magna cum laude.

Following dental school, Dr. Hussaini completed an orthodontic residency program at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, where he was awarded a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics. During his residency, he was elected as class president and honored with the chief resident position. This postgraduate training provided Dr. Hussaini with invaluable experience in modern orthodontics principles and techniques.

Today, Dr. Hussaini is a board-certified orthodontist, constantly pursuing excellence and the finest in patient care.

Professional Affiliations

As an active, practicing orthodontist, Dr. Hussaini realizes that continuing education is crucial to allowing him to provide up-to-date care for all his patients. He completes many hours of continuing education every year locally, nationally, and through the internet and maintains active membership in the following professional organizations so that he stays current on dental medicine topics:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • Northern Virginia Orthodontic Study Club
  • Virginia Association of Orthodontists
  • Virginia Dental Association

Personal Life

Dr. Hussaini grew up in Northern Virginia and has been a part of the local community for over 25 years. He married his wife, Maria, soon after he opened Smileworks Orthodontics. The two of them are blessed with a daughter, Zaynab, and a son, Yusuf. Dr. Hussaini is an avid sports fan who particularly loves watching professional football (Go Cowboys!). He also enjoys eating out and watching movies with family and friends. Dr. Hussaini and his family love to travel since it allows them to experience the wonderful different cultures and places the world has to offer.

Dr. Hussaini realizes that he is extremely fortunate to be at his current position in life and that not everyone has the same opportunities. He strongly believes that it is his human and civil responsibility to help people in need in any way possible. Dr. Hussaini regularly volunteers with local groups that provide free dental services to underprivileged patients and other organizations such as the Mission of Mercy Project, Give Kids a Smile Day, Habitat for Humanity, and Special Olympics.