Dr. Ajay Dhankhar, DDS

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Dr. Ajay Dhankhar, DDS
Dr. Ajay serves as the best Issaquah cosmetic dentist that he can be, through his involvement in many dental memberships and educational courses. Dental Education, Continuing Education and Academia: Received Fellowship from Academy of General Dentistry 2014 Passed Fellowship exam, Academy of General Dentistry, 2013 Received Masters from College of Conscious Sedation in 2009 Taught as an Associate Faculty at University of Washington, School of Dentistry since 2007 Presently serves as clinical attending faculty to GPR Residents, teaching IV sedation at Dept. of Oral Surgery, UW Joined Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI) for neuromuscular dentistry training DDS from Loma Linda University in 2003 Year-Long General Practice Residency in India, 1998 BDS Degree (Baccalaureate in Dental Surgery), 1992 Dr. Ajay is a Member of: Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow) American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (Sustaining Member) American Academy of Facial Esthetics American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation And an Associate Fellow of: World Clinical Laser Institute Along with the privilege of practicing as an Issaquah cosmetic dentist, he also has a License in the State of Washington for IV Sedation. He holds ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certifications from the American Heart Association. In 2009, after successfully completing of an exam administered by American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Dr. Dhankhar was awarded Masters in College of Conscious Sedation certificate, a distinction achieved by less than 1 percent of the dentists in the country. Come to Issaquah Valley Dental Care for truly amazing Bellevue area dental care, including dental hygiene, porcelain veneers and dental implants.

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Our goal is to make sure you and your entire family receives the finest dental care. We continuously enhance our knowledge and skills; closely follow technological innovations and incorporate newest techniques into our practice, use sophisticated equipment, exquisite materials and elite laboratories to provide you with all the latest advances that modern dentistry has to offer by blending the best in art and science. We love building long-lasting relationships, making us the best choice for you.

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Dr. Ajay serves as the best Issaquah cosmetic dentist that he can be, through his involvement in many dental memberships and educational courses.

Dental Education, Continuing Education and Academia:

  • Received Fellowship from Academy of General Dentistry 2014
  • Passed Fellowship exam, Academy of General Dentistry, 2013
  • Received Masters from College of Conscious Sedation in 2009
  • Taught as an Associate Faculty at University of Washington, School of Dentistry since 2007
  • Presently serves as clinical attending faculty to GPR Residents, teaching IV sedation at Dept. of Oral Surgery, UW
  • Joined Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI) for neuromuscular dentistry training
  • DDS from Loma Linda University in 2003
  • Year-Long General Practice Residency in India, 1998
  • BDS Degree (Baccalaureate in Dental Surgery), 1992

Dr. Ajay is a Member of:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow)
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (Sustaining Member)
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation

And an Associate Fellow of:

  • World Clinical Laser Institute

Along with the privilege of practicing as an Issaquah cosmetic dentist, he also has a License in the State of Washington for IV Sedation. He holds ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certifications from the American Heart Association.

In 2009, after successfully completing of an exam administered by American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Dr. Dhankhar was awarded Masters in College of Conscious Sedation certificate, a distinction achieved by less than 1 percent of the dentists in the country. Come to Issaquah Valley Dental Care for truly amazing Bellevue area dental care, including dental hygiene, porcelain veneers and dental implants.

Dr. Dhankhar's Care Philosophy

Our goal is to make sure you and your entire family receives the finest dental care. We continuously enhance our knowledge and skills; closely follow technological innovations and incorporate newest techniques into our practice, use sophisticated equipment, exquisite materials and elite laboratories to provide you with all the latest advances that modern dentistry has to offer by blending the best in art and science. We love building long-lasting relationships, making us the best choice for you.

Dr. Dhankhar says...

Dr. Ajay is one of less than 1% dentist who have Masters from College of Conscious Sedation. He also teaches GPR Residents at University of Washington the art & science of Sedation Dentistry.He is also an expert at Dentures. After gaining exceptional skills in India he taught as a faculty in Removable Prosthodontics for four years at UW. His vision of how you should look with your new smile can only be appreciated not expressed.His vision on how technology can benefit healthcare and the ease of incorporation into daily practice makes coming to his office a joy. Its state of the art facility in the hands of the best trained and experienced clinician.He is a fellow of Academy of General Dentistry and a Sustaining Member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Both of those are exam based credentials which only a handful of dentists ever achieve in their professional  careers.

Dr. Dhankhar says...

Perfection is not a skill its the attitude here. We are proud to say that we have a zero redo rate in our office. Which means do it right and do it right the first time. Being conservative we work with a mission to make sure you have your teeth when you turn hundred.Since 1992, its been a long journey of continuous learning, education, credentials, continuing education, teaching etc. We have horned our skills and now teach the tips and tricks that our patients benefit from to others.All the way from simple cleanings to full mouth cosmetic rehabs you name it and we have it all under one roof.

Dr. Dhankhar says...

patient satisfaction is the foremost of all things on our mind. we take that one off remark more seriously than the hundreds of compliments we get. your feedback is the only way we have to improve health care and its delivery.

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Conditions Treated

  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Hypomaturation Type
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Hypoplastic Autosomal Dominant, Local
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Hypoplastic Type
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Hypoplastic and-or Hypomaturation, X - Linked 1
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Local Hypoplastic Form
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Local Hypoplastic Form, Recessive
  • Amelogenesis Imperfecta, Pigmented Hypomaturation Type
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dentin Dysplasia - Sclerotic Bones
  • Dentin Dysplasia, Coronal
  • Dentin Dysplasia, Radicular
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta, Shield's Type I
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta, Shield's Type II
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta, Shield's Type III
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Infected Tooth Pulp
  • Odontogenic Lesions
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smokers' Tongue
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Pulp Inflammation
  • Toothache

Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University / School of Dentistry

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    SMS Med Coll Hosp

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Academy Of General Dentistry

    Completed in 2014

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Mysore / School of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1997

  • Other Education
    Bachelors in Dental Surgery

    Completed in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Grafting
  • BriteSmile® Teeth Whitening System
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Cerinate One-Hour™ Permanent Veneer
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Geneva 2000™ Dentures
  • IV Sedation
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Invisalign®
  • Laser Cavity Detection
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Lower Dentures
  • LumiSmile™ White
  • Lumineers®
  • MAC Veneers™
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Nobel Biocare Implants
  • Nobel Teeth in an Hour™
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Opalescence® Tooth Whitening System
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Partial Dentures
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Splinting
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth Replant
  • Tooth-Borne Denture
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
  • Zoom!® Teeth Whitening
  • da Vinci® Veneers
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning