About Modern Smile Dental - Michelle Janbakhsh MS, DDS

Gaithersburg DentistDr. Michelle Janbakhsh received her B.S. in Microbiology and her M.S. in Molecular Biology. She worked at NIH and other biotechnology companies as a research scientist. While she was attending graduate school at University of Maryland, she was a patient of Dr. Mcclure in his holistic dental practice in Dental Group and was introduced to Holistic Dentistry by him. Several years later, due to her interest in science and art and her passion in holistic approach , she chose to attend dental school. Dr. Janbakhsh received her dental degree from Howard University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC in 2001. She then completed an Advanced General Dentistry residency at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Janbakhsh believes that learning is a lifelong process therefore continuing education in cutting edge dentistry is an important part of her life. She has completed hundreds of hours with several Dental institutes such as Las Vegas Institute (LVI) for Advanced Dental Studies, United States Dental Institute, HDA, IAOMT, Invisalign and many other continuing education institutions. Her special interests are children and adults orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, neuromuscular dentistry, orthopedics and Invisalign. Due to her holistic approach, she uses safe and biocompatible materials and treats the whole body. She has been awarded the American Top Dentist Award consistently since 2008 by the Consumer Research Council of America.

Professional affiliates, awards:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Holistic Dental Association
  • United States Dental Institute
  • International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
  • Invisalign Preferred Provider
  • Externship in National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
  • International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)
  • Dean's List Howard University School of Dentistry
  • Member of Delta Phi Sigma Sorority

For the past several years, Dr. Janbakhsh has been working with Dr. McClure at NIHA (National Integrated Health Associates) and in Dr. Pablo Figueredo DDS office at Flower Avenue.


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