Dr. Medhat Abu-Ghannam, DDS

Dr. Medhat Abu-Ghannam, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
44 y/o

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Dr. Medhat Abu-Ghannam, DDS is a dentist who practices in Burke, VA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Read his story

Artisan Dental of Burke

9241 Old Keene Mill Rd

Burke, VA 22015
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Dr. Abu-Ghannam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abu-Ghannam "Dr. Medhat R. Ghannam, DDS, FICOI of Artisan Dental of Burke, VA and Chevy Chase, MD has achieved excellence in the advanced dental arts including the use of state-of-the-art technology to provide treatment at the "Master" level. He also is sought after for putting patients at ease – with a gentle touch! Sedation and Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implant Therapy, CAD-CAM Design Technology, Complete Reconstruction and Smile Makeovers are at the core of his practice in dentistry. A recipient of prestigious academic and professional recognition, Dr. Ghannam is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore Dental School – with highest honors. He also completed the highly selective Dental Residency Program at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Hospital in which he graduated at the top of his class. Dr. Ghannam also served in the pathology department at the Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore, and he completed advanced studies in oral pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He also has received numerous awards for extraordinary patient-centered care. Dr. Ghannam has extensive experience in private practice, providing the highest-level care in practices in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Attending many lectures, workshops and continuing education courses across the country every year keeps Dr. Ghannam at the forefront of a growing corps of cosmetic dentists who practice at the "Advanced" level of their field. He is a frequent member at the elite Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education (SIADE), in Seattle, Washington; and the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, in Key Biscayne, Florida. Dr. Ghannam is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation (DOCS), and the District of Columbia Dental Society. He is also a member of the Washington Renaissance Study Club. Dr. Medhat Ghannam's Awards and Honors: Top Dentist by Northern Virginia Magazine Fellowship Award- International Congress of Oral Implantologists Certification – Implant Placement & Bone Management Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation Certification Invisalign Certification Mastery Award- CEREC CAD/CAM Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider (ACLS) Dr. Ghannam is proudly associated with the following organizations: American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation Certification (DOCS) American Dental Association (ADA) Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS) Northern Virginia Implant Society (NVIS) American Heart Association (ACLS Provider) Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education (SIADE) Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education District of Columbia Dental Society (DCDS) Washington Renaissance Study Club "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abu-Ghannam "Dr. Ghannam and Artisan's mission to provide our patients with exceptional dentistry. This does not end with clinical excellence, however. We strive to give our patients a positive experience beyond anything they have encountered previously in a dental practice. We deliver clinical excellence in a comfortable, relaxing environment, carefully anticipating every detail of your visit. Each of our team members takes pride in making every effort to see that your visit is an exceptional experience."

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Anesthesiology
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Alveolar Bone Loss
  • Ankylosis
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Exostoses
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache


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  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • CAD-CAM Dentistry
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Deep Bleaching
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Jaw Tracking
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Limited Gum Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Osseous Surgery
  • Panorex FMX
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Prosthetic
  • Removable Appliances
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Sonography
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording
  • Tooth-Borne Denture
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Maryland / Baltimore College Of Dental Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Greenebaum Canc Ctr U MD
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologist
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Abu-Ghannam has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Abu-Ghannam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • Academy of Osseointegration, Member
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • American Heart Association, Member
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation Certification, Member
  • District of Columbia Dental Society, Member
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Member
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society, Member
  • Northern Virginia Implant Society, Member
  • Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, Member
  • Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education, Member
  • Washington Renaissance Study Club, Member

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Patient Comments (1)
Gentle, professional and great chair-side manner.
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