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Drs. Zalewsky & Daru are specialty trained periodontists with years of experience treating patients with varying stages of gum disease and placingdental implantsas a solution for damaged or missing teeth. Their goal is for every patient to achieve optimal oral health.
We offer our patients a number ofamenitiesto make every visit as comfortable as possible. From private treatment rooms to complimentary refreshments to sedation on request, our goal is to create a relaxed, caring atmosphere that makes visiting our office as great as possible.
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Dr. Justin Zalewsky always wanted to work in the medical field and provide the highest level of care to his patients. Becoming a periodontist allowed him to pursue his dreams of excellence in his profession.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Zalewsky completed his Bachelor of Science at John Carroll University, and received his DMD at Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry. He moved from Cleveland, Ohio to Washington D.C. as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, during which time he served as a general dentist at Bolling AFB and at the Pentagon.
After completing his military service, Dr. Zalewsky pursued his Certificate in Periodontics and Oral Implantology, obtaining both it and a Master of Science in Oral Biology from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry.
Dr. Zalewskys advanced training in surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy anddental implantsqualifies him to care for a diverse range of periodontal conditions. He focuses specifically on excellence in patient care during and after periodontal treatment or dental implant placement, and believes strongly in close collaboration between referring doctors, his office, and the patient to develop and implement individualized treatment plans.
Dr. Daru moved to the United States in 2005 and received her specialty training at New York University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She graduated in 2010 with a Master of Science in Oral Biology and a certificate in Periodontics. She has done extensive research on the role of growth factors, tissue processing, and barrier membranes in bone regeneration and has had presentations at the International Association of Dental Research, San Diego.
Dr. Daru is Board-Certified in Periodontics and implant dentistry. She is familiar with most implant systems and is highly proficient in bone and sinus augmentations, zirconium implant placement, periodontal surgery and regenerative techniques, aesthetic procedures including root coverage, gingival augmentation and aesthetic crown extensions, laser periodontal therapy, and full-arch implant cases. Over the past 10 years, she treated a large number of officers, soldiers, and trainees of the US Army, Navy, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard who were stationed at the Fort Lee Army Base, Quantico Marine Base, the Naval Station, Norfolk, and the Portsmouth Coast Guard Base. She is meticulous and skilled with good clinical judgment. Her patients find her compassionate, thorough, warm, and attentive.
Dr. Daru is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Board of Periodontology, and the Virginia Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry and is looking to contribute to her alma mater in an academic position in the near future.
In her spare time, Dr. Daru is an avid traveller and is always looking for an exciting new destination to explore. She can be found discovering a new restaurant or playing a game of tennis. She enjoys the arts and is a patron of the Washington National Opera and Ballet, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Virginia Opera.
Dr. Fields is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and alsospent time growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio.He attended Georgetown College, a small liberal arts college in Kentucky earning a B.S.degree (biology/chemistry), then matriculated to the University of Louisville for his dental education, earning a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) in 1989. He also has earned the degree Ma.C.S.D. tofurther his education in providing IVconscious sedation.
D.M.D. is from the Latin,'Dentariae Medicinae Doctor',first conferred at Harvard in the 1940 's.This is a more contemporary but equivalent degree to D.D.S.In addition to hisprivate practice, he was also a part-timeAssociate Clinical Professor in the department of Periodontics, Medical College of Virginia until 2012.
Dr. Fields is 'Board Certified' and is a specialist in his field. He earned a certificate in Periodontics from the Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University. He also has certification in providing IV conscious sedation, which he has provided for his patientssince 1994. He regularly attends continuing education events to keep abreast of the latest technologies and products to help serve patients better. He is married to Marilyn, and has two children, Patrick an Army officer and Faith, a professional chef.