Dr. Aliakbar Setarehaseman



Dr. Aliakbar (Dr. Ali) Setarehaseman is a dedicated and compassionate dentist who was born and raised right here in Houston, TX. His innate desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others and his passion for healthcare inspired him to embark on a rewarding career in dentistry.

Dr. Ali began his educational journey at the University of Houston, where he earned his undergraduate degree in 2008. Driven by his determination to provide the best possible care for his patients, he pursued a Doctorate at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), graduating in 2012. During his time at UTHSCSA, Dr. Ali discovered his calling to work with children and advocate for their oral health. This realization led him to undertake further specialized training in Pediatric Dentistry, completing a Pediatric Dentistry residency at UTHSCSA. In 2014, he received a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, and he proudly holds Board Certification with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

As a practicing dentist, Dr. Ali is wholeheartedly dedicated to providing children with the most comfortable and stress-free dental experiences possible. He understands that dental visits can be intimidating for young patients, and he strives to create a welcoming and relaxed environment for both children and their parents. Dr. Ali employs various treatment options, including conscious sedation, to ensure that every child feels at ease during their dental procedures. His caring approach not only fosters positive associations with dental visits but also minimizes the likelihood that children will develop dental anxiety in the future.

Beyond his professional responsibilities, Dr. Ali finds joy in spending quality time with his loved ones and enjoying the great outdoors with his dogs. He firmly believes in the value of continued learning and dedicates himself to staying abreast of the latest advancements in dentistry. Dr. Ali’s commitment to ongoing education allows him to incorporate the newest information and research into his practice, ensuring that his patients receive the most current and effective treatments available.

Dr. Aliakbar Setarehaseman’s unwavering dedication to his patients’ well-being, combined with his passion for creating positive dental experiences, makes him a highly respected and trusted pediatric dentist among colleagues and his patients. Dr. Ali’s genuine love for his profession and his commitment to continued growth exemplify his status as a leading advocate for pediatric dental health in Houston and beyond. We are so proud of having him treating our pediatric cases here at  Zara Dental.