Dr. Michael K. Gazori, DDS

Dr. Michael K. Gazori, DDS

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Pediatric Dentistry | Male | 52 years old

ABOUT DR. GAZORI Dr. Mike graduated from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry in Seattle in 1989, which at the time was the top rated dental school in the country. After graduating, Dr Mike practiced general dentistry and was a part-time clinical instructor in the University of Washington Pediatric Dentistry Clinic. Motivated to care exclusively for children, he entered the pediatric dentistry residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC in 2003, gaining further experience in the management of special needs children, traumatic injuries, sedation, and general anesthesia. As Chief Resident at Children's Hospital in 2004 Dr. Gazori completed an externship at Children's Dental Health Project in Washington D.C. There he developed a training survey used in South Dakota to train pediatricians and other health care providers in the recognition and timely referral of dental and oral disorders in children. "For me, the name Little Pearls Dentistry is not just a cute or catchy name. It's a philosophy that encompasses all that we do. We want our patients to have the healthiest and brightest smiles possible. We also think of our patients as "little pearls", to be valued for all their special and unique qualities." Dr. Gazori is a member of: - American Association of Pediatric Dentistry - Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry - American Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - Northern Virginia Dental Association Outside the office, Dr Gazori enjoys working out, reading, spending time with his family, and rooting on his Seattle sports teams.Read more

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Care Philosophy

We provide comprehensive care for children in a warm, trusting, and gentle environment. We believe children thrive in an environment that provides safety and comfort and that supports their emotional needs. We strive to make each experience with every child special, recognizing his/her unique needs. We spend the time to ensure the comfort of our patients and to make sure the parents of our patients are involved and as excited about their children's dental health as we are. We emphasize prevention of disease through early education.Read more

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ABOUT DR. GAZORI Dr. Mike graduated from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry in Seattle in 1989,...Read more

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Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Autism
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Plaque
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Teething
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

Procedures Performed

  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Partial Dentures
  • Root Canal
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Washington / School of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Childrens National Medical Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Washington

    Graduated in 1985

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Gazori's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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ABOUT DR. GAZORI

Dr. Mike graduated from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry in Seattle in 1989, which at the time was the top rated dental school in the country. After graduating, Dr Mike practiced general dentistry and was a part-time clinical instructor in the University of Washington Pediatric Dentistry Clinic. Motivated to care exclusively for children, he entered the pediatric dentistry residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC in 2003, gaining further experience in the management of special needs children, traumatic injuries, sedation, and general anesthesia. As Chief Resident at Children's Hospital in 2004 Dr. Gazori completed an externship at Children's Dental Health Project in Washington D.C. There he developed a training survey used in South Dakota to train pediatricians and other health care providers in the recognition and timely referral of dental and oral disorders in children.

"For me, the name Little Pearls Dentistry is not just a cute or catchy name. It's a philosophy that encompasses all that we do. We want our patients to have the healthiest and brightest smiles possible. We also think of our patients as "little pearls", to be valued for all their special and unique qualities."

Dr. Gazori is a member of:

- American Association of Pediatric Dentistry

- Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry

- American Dental Association

- Virginia Dental Association

- Northern Virginia Dental Association

Outside the office, Dr Gazori enjoys working out, reading, spending time with his family, and rooting on his Seattle sports teams.

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Dr. Gazori's Care Philosophy

We provide comprehensive care for children in a warm, trusting, and gentle environment. We believe children thrive in an environment that provides safety and comfort and that supports their emotional needs. We strive to make each experience with every child special, recognizing his/her unique needs. We spend the time to ensure the comfort of our patients and to make sure the parents of our patients are involved and as excited about their children's dental health as we are. We emphasize prevention of disease through early education.