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Dr. Farhad E. Boltchi
Farhad E. Boltchi
D.M.D., M.S., Periodontist
Dr. Boltchi grew up in Bonn, Germany. He loves to travel all over the world and speaks four languages. He loves to spend time with his wife Fasi, and daughter Valentina. They spend their time sking in the mountains of Colorado and Utah. He also loves to hike and go mountain biking. Because of his passion in technology he is always looking at new ways of introducing the latest advancements for his practice and more importantly his patients.
Medical University of Hannover, Germany: D.M.D. degree (1984-1990)
Postgraduate training in Periodontics, Implant and Restorative Dentistry (1990-1994)
Baylor College of Dentistry; Dallas, Texas:
Postgraduate training in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
Master of Science degree in Oral Biology and Certificate in Periodontics (1994-1997)
Professional Appointments and Working experience:
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology,
Medical University of Hannover, Germany, Assistant Professor and full-time faculty member (1991-1994)
Department of Graduate Periodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry; Dallas, Texas (Since 1997)
Associate in Private Periodontal Practice; Dallas, Texas (1998-2001)
Full-time Private Periodontal Practice; Arlington, Texas (2002-currently)
Professional Licenses and Board Certification:
German Dental License
Texas Dental License, Texas Sedation/Anesthesia Permit
Board Certified American Board of Periodontology
Ramona Owen, RDA
BS - Professional Relations Coordinator
Ramona has been involved in Dentistry since 1988, from being a chair-side assistant to the role that she has now with Boltchi Perio Implant Concepts. After graduating from The University of Arkansas with a Bachelors degree in Health Education in 1997, she moved to Texas as quickly as she could. Ramona joined our team in 2007, she is a key member of our Patient Relations team and she will work closely with your restorative dentists to ensure your needs are met. She is the Coordinator of our 2 Study Clubs, DFW ITI Mid-Cities Study Club and the DFW Hygiene Study Club.
Ramona loves to travel to the Caribbean, especially to St. Thomas with her husband John and son Evan. You will find them snorkeling, picking up seashells and exploring the Virgin Islands. She has been to almost all of the Caribbean Islands, and has been to 30 of the 50 United States. She enjoys watching Evan Swim on the Sigma Swim Team and a member of the Cub Scouts. One day they hope to call St. Thomas their permanent home.
Patient Care Coordinator
DeAnne is the first smile you see when you walk in the door. She is a vital part of our patient relations team. DeAnne will work very hard to accomadate your scheduling needs. She will also help you maximize your dental reimbursement benefits. DeAnne brings more than 10 years of clinical and administrative knowledge to our team.
DeAnne and her husband Don, have 3 very active children, she enjoys attending her childrens sporting events. In her free time, she love to read and do crafts. She finishes a book per week. She is very creative and loves to create craft projects for her home.
RDA-Surgical Chair side Assistant
Jessica has been in dentistry since 2002, she graduated on the dean's list and received an award for her professionalism. She has been a surgical chair side assistant for Dr. Boltchi since 2007. She enjoys the opportunity of making a difference in our patients lives.
Jessica has one daughter, who is the true light of her life. She has a passion for photography, traveling and playing Wii. Jessica is also a Zumba Instructor.
RDH- Registered Dental Hygienist
Tina is a registered dental hygienist, and is a specialist in periodontal maintenance therapy. Using the most current modalities for treating disease, Tina enjoys helping our patients attain a healthy beautiful smile. Tina earned her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Tarrant County College. Her continuing education classes have been taken from the dentistry's top dental programs.
Tina enjoys reading and walking. She has 2 boys named TJ and Clayton. In her spare time she likes to garden and spend time with her dog Breezy.
Joe Hernandez Jr.
Joe Hernandez Jr.
Graphic Designer and Webmaster
Joe is the on-site Graphic Designer and Webmaster. He has over 10 years experience in Graphic Design, Graduating from the Art Institute of Dallas with a Associates of Applied Arts in Visual Communications. Joe coordinates the production of our print media, online media and social networks.
Joe is an accomplished Photographer who enjoys spending time with his family. He was raised an army brat. Having lived in Germany, California and Texas. Originally from Austin, Texas. He loves the outdoors and attends outdoor music events.
RDA-Surgical Chair side Assistant
Dina has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1988. She is Dynamic, experienced, with solid knowledge of comprehensive dental procedures. Currently at Dr. Boltchi's office she is a clinical chairside assistant. She Provides treatment options for our patients based on the Dr. Boltchi's recommendations. Dina is a great asset to our practice.
Dina is married to her husband Kevin with 2 lovely daughters. Dina is a native of Houston, Texas. Outside of the office she enjoys interior design and reading. She has passion for organazation which also helps her as a wedding planner.
Dr. Boltchi is a leading Clinician in Periodontics, which is a dental specialty focusing on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Periodontal Disease. He also has extensive experience in implantology, which is the art of placing dental implants. He is an expert in performing cosmetic procedures to restore form and function lost through severe gum disease and other periodontal problems. Dr. Boltchi is on the for-front of cutting edge technology. He is one of the few Periodontists in the United States to have a CEREC machine and a CT Cone Beam X-ray. With this technology we are now able to examine, diagnose and plan your case with the highest level of accuracy not possible in the past.
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for Missing Teeth
Gum Recession Treatment
Gummy Smile Treatment
Laser Assisted Gum Disease Treatment
Cerec Digital Dentistry
3D Computerized Tomography
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dental Implants for Missing Teeth
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason.
Types of DENTAL Implants
Endosteal (in the bone): This is the most commonly used type of implant. The various types include screws, cylinders or blades surgically placed into the jawbone. Each implant holds one or more prosthetic teeth. This type of implant is generally used as an alternative for patients with bridges or removable dentures.
Subperiosteal (on the bone): These are placed on top of the jaw with the metal framework's posts protruding through the gum to hold the prosthesis. These types of implants are used for patients who are unable to wear conventional dentures and who have minimal bone height.
Gum Recession Treatment
Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth's root. Receding gums may be one of the first signs of gum disease.
When gum recession occurs, "pockets," or gaps, form between the teeth and gum line, making it easy for disease-causing bacteria to build up. If left untreated, the supporting tissue and bone structures of the teeth can be severely damaged, and may ultimately result in tooth loss.
Gum recession is a common dental problem. Most people don't know they have gum recession because it occurs gradually. The first sign of gum recession is usually tooth sensitivity, or you may notice a tooth looks longer than normal. Often a notch can be felt near the gum line.
Gummy Smile Treatment
Gummy smile (excessive gingival display) is a condition in which a high lip-line exposes an abnormal amount of gingival tissue. Several potential factors could contribute to a gummy smile. For example, the muscle controlling the movement of the upper lip could be hyperactive, resulting in an upper lip that rises higher than normal. When this occurs, more of the gingival tissue is exposed when smiling. Other factors can include, but are not limited to, delayed passive eruption and factors related to the dentogingival complex.1-3
The smile-line is determined by the shape and size of the lips, the facial muscles, shape and size of the teeth, and the gingival tissue. Ideally, an aesthetic smile line should reveal the least amount of gingival tissue possible. Gum tissue present in the smile-line should exhibit balance with the contours in harmony with the upper lip. Since a gummy smile can have a negative affect on the aesthetics of a smile, one needs to consider various treatment options available to correct the condition when desired by the patient. One such option is the use of the soft-tissue diode laser treatment; this article will serve to explain and demonstrate the use of this treatment modality to aesthetically improve smiles that exhibit excessive gingival display.
Laser Assisted Gum Disease Treatment
Nowadays, dentists usually put lasers to use, giving their patients brighter smiles. Also repairing their teeth and fixing their cavities. If you are suffering from gum disease, though, you might be wondering whether lasers can actually help you. Well, unfortunately, the answer to that is still not clear. You might see laser gum treatment advertisements that promise miracles, but then there are also major organizations that look at things more conservatively. Here are several benefits of laser assisted gum disease treatment for you to take a look at.
Lasers happen to be very effective in the treatment of mild gum disease cases. Root planing and scaling involves getting rid of build-up and plaque under the gums and smoothing root surfaces in order to stop potential build-ups in the future. Fortunately, this tactic can be done safely and easily with a laser - provided the dentist has proper training, that is.
Another tactic called the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure is used in treating more advanced cases of gum diseases and restoring healthy tissues. It is believed that research on this particular technique shows real promise, though it currently isn't endorsed just yet.
The benefits of laser assisted gum disease treatment includes less swelling and bleeding. It also alleviates pain and brings about quicker recovery from minor procedures.
Cerec Digital Dentistry
CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction) is a dental restoration product that allows a dental practitioner to produce an indirect ceramic dental restoration using a variety of computer-assisted technologies, including 3D photography and CAD/CAM. With CEREC, teeth can be restored in a single sitting with the patient, rather than the multiple sittings required with earlier techniques. Additionally, with the latest software and hardware updates, crowns, veneers, onlays and inlays can be prepared, using different types of ceramic material.
3D Computerized Tomography
X-ray computed tomography, also computed tomography (CT scan), computed axial tomography or computer assisted tomography (CAT scan) is a medical imaging procedure that uses computer-processed X-rays to produce tomographic images or 'slices' of specific areas of the body. These cross-sectional images are used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in various medical disciplines. Digital geometry processing is used to generate a three-dimensional image of the inside of an object from a large series of two-dimensional X-ray images taken around a single axis of rotation.
Schematic representation of CT scanner.
CT produces a volume of data that can be manipulated in order to demonstrate various bodily structures based on their ability to block the X-ray beam. Although, historically, the images generated were in the axial or transverse plane, perpendicular to the long axis of the body, modern scanners allow this volume of data to be reformatted in various planes or even as volumetric (3D) representations of structures. Although most common in medicine, CT is also used in other fields, such as nondestructive materials testing. Another example is archaeological uses such as imaging the contents of sarcophagi. Individuals responsible for performing CT exams are called Radiologic Technologists or Radiographers and are required to be licensed in most states.
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Not only do these procedures usually provide equivalent outcomes to traditional "open" surgery (which sometimes require a large incision), but minimally invasive procedures (using small incisions) may offer significant benefits as well:
Quicker Recovery – Since a minimally invasive procedure requires smaller incisions than conventional surgery (usually about the diameter of a dime), your body may heal much faster.
Shorter Hospital Stays – Minimally invasive procedures help get you out of the hospital and back to your life sooner than conventional surgery.
Less scarring – Most incisions are so small that it's hard to even notice them after the incisions have healed.
Less pain – Because these procedures are less invasive than conventional surgery, there is typically less pain involved.
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex, pose a significant health risk to the patient, or fail to heal properly.
Bone generally has the ability to regenerate completely but requires a very small fracture space or some sort of scaffold to do so. Bone grafts may be autologous (bone harvested from the patient’s own body, often from the iliac crest), allograft (cadaveric bone usually obtained from a bone bank), or synthetic (often made of hydroxyapatite or other naturally occurring and biocompatible substances) with similar mechanical properties to bone. Most bone grafts are expected to be reabsorbed and replaced as the natural bone heals over a few months’ time.
The principles involved in successful bone grafts include osteoconduction (guiding the reparative growth of the natural bone), osteoinduction (encouraging undifferentiated cells to become active osteoblasts), and osteogenesis (living bone cells in the graft material contribute to bone remodeling). Osteogenesis only occurs with autografts.
DentalVibe Local Anesthesia
DentalVibe® is a patented, award-winning, cordless handheld device designed to reduce the pain and fear associated with the dreaded dental injection for adults as well as children. So when you get a shot, you don't feel it.
DentalVibe uses unique, microprocessor-controlled VibraPulseTM technology to provide the most effective way to "close" the Pain Gate to the brain and block the discomfort of dental injections.
Because the brain can readily adapt to a constant stimulus, negating a closure of the pain gate, our engineering and design team has equipped DentalVibe with the world's first, micro-processor controlled VibraPulse Technology.
The micro-sonic oscillations of DentalVibe's comfort tips are pulsed in a controlled synchronized wave pattern. Along with an enhanced amplitude, VibraPulse Technology sends a soothing percussive, or tapping stimulation onto the oral mucosa.
Brilliantly, it is this pulsed re-stimulation that maintains a closure of the gate, blocking the pain of an injection.
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Dr. Farhad Boltchi and his Team are committed to providing you with the best experience possible. We know that there is a story behind every SMILE. We want to help you write your own story by helping you SMILE again. We are committed to providing our patients with HIGH QUALITY care while using state of the art procedures and technology. Our teams of professionals have six decades of combined experience in periodontics, implantology and cosmetic procedures.
A positive Patient experience is so IMPORTANT to us. Our Patients overall emotional care is our highest priority. By providing a relaxing environment, refreshments and beverages in our waiting area, we offer peace of mind for our Patients. Every member of our team understands that you are more than your teeth, and we all work hard to make sure that we provide you with the best care possible. After all, a healthy mind promotes a healthy body!
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Provide care and service that exceeds our referring doctors' and Patients expectations, every case, EVERY TIME. To earn your loyalty by genuinely caring about your individual needs to ensure your satisfaction.
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