Dr. John Tsaknis, DDS

Dr. John Tsaknis, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Dr. John Tsaknis, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland, College Of Dental Surgery-D.D.S in 1998 and practices dentistry.Read his story

1221 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20005

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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
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This content was provided by Dr. Tsaknis "Dr. Tsaknis is a DC native, having grown up in Wheaton, Potomac, Frederick, Rockville and Georgetown. He went to University of Maryland, Collge Park with an undergrad in Zoology and then received his dental degree at the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Go Terps!!! He continued his training with a two year residency at the University of Maryland Medical System, to include Shock Trauma, Kernan Hospital, Childrens Hospital, Head and Neck Cancer Ward and the Baltimore Veterans Administration. Dr. Tsaknis received a certificate for anesthesiology and is only a handful of dentist in the DC area trained in sedation. After working as an associate for a few years, he started Tsaknis Dental & Associates in Ashburn, VA and later started Tsaknis Dental Group in downtown DC. In 2009 Dr. Tsaknis started his third office Dentalbug. com at D Street NW, and got married to his lovely wife Terri.Dr. Tsaknis has over 500 hours of continuing education, has been trained and certified on both the Galileos Cone Beam CT scanner and the Cerec Cad-Cam systems for same day crowns. He is also trained on the latest dental gadgets that you will find through-out the office, to include digital cameras, lasers and fixing the printer at the front desk. Dr. Tsaknis has been a volunteer Firefighter for the last 18 years, from Montgomery County (Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad #1), to PG County (Berwyn Heights Vol. Fire Dept. #14), to Loudoun County (Ashburn Vol. Fire & Rescue Dept.. #6, #23 & #22). He has temporarily retired and looks forward to getting back into the hot seat in the future. In the past, Dr. Tsaknis has liked to race sail boats in Annapolis, race cars at Summit Point, play polo in Middleburg and Great Meadows, ski and scuba dive, and now spends his free time with his family. STARTED PRACTICING 1998 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Hispanic Dental Association FORMS OF PAYMENT Accepts Checks, Cash or Credit Cards, Visa, and Mastercard. INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna Ameritas Delta Dental Dental Network of America DenteMax Dominion Insurance Guardian Humana MetLife Principal Financial Group UnitedHealthCare OFFICE HOURS Massachusetts: Monday to Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM Friday: 8:00AM - 1:00PM Saturday: Select Saturdays 9:00AM – 2:00PM LEnfant Plaza: Monday to Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM Friday : 8:00AM - 1:00PM 703 D. Street NW: Monday to Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM Wednesday : 7:00AM - 1:00PM Thursday : 8:00AM - 5:00PM Friday: 8:00AM - 1:00PM WEBSITE dentalbug. com "
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1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

12  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

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  • University Of Maryland, College Park-B.S. Zoology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Maryland, College Of Dental Surgery-D.D.S
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • General Practice-Head and Neck Cancer Baltimore Veterans Administration,
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. John Tsaknis, DDS
got my filling done from Dr. Tsaknis. It did not fit well and had to visit twice to fix it. he was not very poilte, always switching in-between patients and in a hurry. Would not recommend it.
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Washington DC – Jan 29, 2018
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None of the fillings Dr. Tsaknis did felt "right." Immediately after getting a few fillings (four in total I believe), each tooth that was filled had sensitivity that was not there before the procedure. I went back for MULTIPLE follow-up visits (i.e. more than one) where he'd clean and apply some...Read More
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Washington, DC – Oct 03, 2017
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Totally rude, doesn't listen, doesn't seem to care.
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RM in Washington, DC – Jun 15, 2016
I'm not sure who you are RM, since you are being...Read More
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