Faranak Mahjour, D.D.S., Ph.D.

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office location

Fusion Dental - Reston 11503 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 20191 (703) 860-3200

Services

  • Endodontic/Root Canal Therapy
  • After Hours Emergency

Curriculum Vitae

• D.D.S., Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

• Ph.D. in Oral Biology, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

• Endodontic Residency, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Biography

Dr. Faranak Mahjour obtained her dental degree from Shahid Beheshti (National) University-School of Dentistry, a prestigious dental school in Tehran, Iran. After two years of practice and research, she entered into the Ph.D. program in oral biology at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine with a fellowship award, which allowed her the opportunity to fulfill her interest in research. During her PhD, her research centered on oral cancer microenvironment, characterizing signaling pathways, and therapeutic strategies to address oral cancer, both in vivo and in vitro.

Dr. Mahjour has done numerous oral and poster presentations at scientific dental meetings and had received several awards, including, first place in the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) - Boston chapter for two consecutive years and first Place in Russek Student Achievement Award.

To peruse her passion in endodontics, she enrolled in the endodontic residency program at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She gained advanced training in complicated root canal treatment and micro preapical surgery using latest advanced technologies. During her residency, she was featured as Resident Spotlight in American Association of Endodontists (AAE) newsletter. Dr. Mahjour has more than 15 peer-reviewed articles and has publication in high impact journals like Journal of Endodontics, Journal of Dental Research, and Nature-Oncogenesis Journal.

Dr. Mahjour is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to her patients utilizing evidence-based dentistry and advanced technology.

Dr. Mahjour enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. She also enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures, reading, skiing, hiking and camping.