Alexander Abedian-Rawhani is known to his patients and social media followers as Dr Smile. Thanks to his slew of celebrity clients, the Wits University alumnus has built a name beyond the health sector. He holds a top student graduate award for restorative dentistry, prosthetic dentistry and public oral health, and completed his master’s in science of dentistry (prosthodontics) at Wits in 2016. Abedian-Rawhani is also a lecturer and entrepreneur, making custom jewellery and music (as “LEXLEO”) in addition to brightening up his patients’ smiles on a daily basis. Driven by the idea that helping others also helps him grow, he runs the Project Smile Foundation, offering free dental healthcare to those who need it most. Of his varied interests, he says he gets to use his interests, talents and resources to contribute to the betterment of the world while serving humanity.
Trust in your capacity to be of service to humanity, and be confident in the fact that each soul goes through crisis and victory.