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Khalid M. Choudhary, DDS, MS

Dr. Choudhary is a board certified periodontist with Diplomate status in the American board of Periodontology. A “Diplomate” is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and who is certified by the American Board of Periodontology. The certification process requires a written and a rigorous oral examination. After dental school, Dr. Choudhary completed a three years residency program at the prestigious Ivy League Columbia university College of Dental Medicine and New York Presbyterian hospital in New York City. During the residency he also received a Masters of Science in Periodontology from Columbia University.

Dr. Choudhary’s specialty includes periodontics, dental implants, soft tissue grafting, oral surgery and advance bone regeneration in atrophic jaws. Dr. Choudhary has been placing dental implants since 2002 and has successfully placed thousands of implants. He is a big proponent of using the latest technology and techniques to provide the state of the art treatment to his patient. He utilizes the current generation of growth factors, graft materials and Cone Beam technologies to ensure optimal treatments for his patients. Dr. Choudhary is a visiting professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine where he teaches the residents and other surgeons the latest sinus augmentation and dental implant surgical techniques.

Dr. Choudhary also did research at NIH and at Columbia University and published numerous articles. His research is published in the top peer reviewed scientific journals such as Science, Nature Biotech, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, and Clinical Periodontology. Even as a dental student Dr. Choudhary was involved in teaching and wrote a student handbook on dental anatomy and occlusion. The book was published and is used by dental students to study for their board exams. He is the recipient of numerous awards from various Universities, dental schools, study clubs and dental associations.

Dr. Choudhary grew up in Falls Church Virginia. After working in New York City and Los Angeles, he returned to be closer to his family. He currently resides in Bethesda MD with his wife, two young kids and their family mascot Riley the Wheaton Terrier. When not spending time with his family he enjoys, boxing, Cross-fit training, traveling, music, and cooking.