Khalid Choudhary, DDS, MS Periodontist
Dr. Choudhary is a board-certified periodontist with the American Board of Periodontology. He specializes in periodontics, dental implants, periodontal plastic surgery, soft tissue grafting, sinus augmentations, oral surgery and advanced bone regeneration in atrophic jaws.
“I see a lot of patients with advanced periodontal disease or bone loss who are embarrassed to smile. Some patients have trouble chewing or speaking, or they wear dentures that don’t fit well. To be able to give patients the ability to eat, speak, and smile with confidence again is very rewarding,” said Dr. Choudhary.
Dr. Choudhary has successfully placed thousands of dental implants since 2002. He utilizes the latest technology and techniques including Cone Beam CT technology to take 3-D x-rays. He is also skilled in All-on-4® implant-secured dentures and Zygomatic implants.
After dental school, Dr. Choudhary completed a three-year residency program at the prestigious Ivy League Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He also received a Masters of Science degree in Periodontology from Columbia University. He 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 performed research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and at Columbia University and published numerous articles. His research is published in several of 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.
In addition to being a Diplomate with the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Choudhary is also a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He was voted a “Top Dentist” by Northern Virginia Magazine in 2015 and 2016.
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 children and their dog. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys boxing, Cross-fit training, traveling, music, and cooking.