Dr. Reza Modarres is our very caring, capable, and energetic periodontist. Dr. Modarres joined our dental team at Ellicott City Smiles in 2010 and is an integral part of the family.
Education and Continuing Education
He began his journey toward becoming a periodontist after graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2001 with a B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the University of Maryland Dental School in 2005, and did his first General Practice Residency at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Bethlehem, PA. He received further periodontal training at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he was the Chief Resident and graduated with an M.S. in 2009.
Awards and Recognition
A Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (2010) , in 2009 Dr. Modarres was also awarded the prestigious Implant Periodontal Prosthetics Teaching Fellowship to teach as a didactic and clinical instructor at the University of Maryland Dental School, and still holds that teaching fellowship today.
He is an active member of the International Team of Implantology; an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration; an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology; an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry; an active member of theLehigh Valley Dental Society; and an active member of the American Dental Association.
Giving back to the community
Dr. Modarres has been on several dental missions to provide surgical care to under-served populations in Vietnam, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic, working with both children and adults in need of care. He is a wonderful communicator and has a warm hearted predisposition that every patient should seek out in their health care practitioners.
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