Dr. Minou Karbakhsch, DDS

Dr. Minou Karbakhsch, DDS

Periodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Minou Karbakhsch, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Georg August University-Germany in 1991 and practices periodontics and prosthodontics.Read her story

2302 S Union Ave Ste C22

Tacoma, WA 98405

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Dr. Karbakhsch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Karbakhsch "Dr. Minou Karbakhsch (Kar-bash) completed her dental education in Gottingen/Germany. She practiced general dentistry in a Family Dentistry Practice and was an assistant professor at the Medical University in Hannover/Germany where she also completed her Doctoral Dissertation (PhD). Dr. Karbakhsch completed the Postdoctoral Program in Periodontics/Implants at the University of Washington in Seattle. In addition, she also completed a one year Implant Prosthetic Residency with special emphasis on anterior implant restorations and aesthetics at the Graduate Prosthodontics Department of the same University. Upon completion of her training, Dr. Karbakhsch taught at the University of Washington. She has been in private periodontal practice since 1999 with her current office locations in Tacoma, Puyallup, and Kirkland. Dr. Karbakhsch is the director of the Seattle study Club (Greater Pierce County Study Club), a Comprehensive Dental Study Club for general dentists and dental hygienists. She is also the co-founder and co-chair of ICDE - (Institute for Comprehensive Dental Education) and the PiC- Group in Koeln/Germany. Lecturing nationally and internationally, Dr. Karbakhsch is an active member of several professional organizations both in the United States and Europe. Locally, she has taught at the University of Washington and Shoreline Community College in the Dental Hygiene Department. Dr. Karbakhsch is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. Besides her love and dedication to dentistry, periodontics, and teaching, in her spare time Dr.Karbakhsch enjoys the greater outdoors. She is active in mountaineering and skiing (she is a licensed ski instructor in Germany), track and field (she competes in the international masters division, as well as trail running with her black lab, Daisy) golfing, the fine arts, opera, stimulating conversation, and creative cooking with friends and family. She is actively involved in supporting various local charities, building community health care centers to enhance access to care and with the world affairs council in facing local and global issues. Dr. Karbakhsch speaks fluently four languages which has been a pleasant surprise to many of our patients during their visit."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Karbakhsch "We provide exceptional and  compassionate care in a safe environment with cutting edge technology and knowledge providing treatment scaled to the individuals needs-truly caring for you the way we want to be cared for. "

2  Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics

3  Conditions Treated

  • Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease

8  Procedures

  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment

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  • Georg August University-Germany
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Georg August University-Germany
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • German

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Dr. Karbakhsch's Reviews

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Dr. Karbakhsch's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was terrified of having dental procedures. When I found myself in dire need of a dentist my daughter, who had dental work done by Dr Karbakhsch, gave me a glowing report about Dr & her Tacoma office staff. My daughter was totally correct!!! Everyone was attentive to my needs. They took time to...more
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Dr Karbakhsch did not chart my mouth (measure the depth of gums) or take X-rays of any kind. She came up with a treatment plan that did not address my perio issues. She also submitted to my medical insurance (not dental, medical) with a fabricated story to try to cover extensive cosmetic work she...more
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