The Doctors at Dental Associates of Northern Virginia Honored as Top Rated Doctors

The Acclaimed Doctors Have Been Selected to be Honored on a Television Commercial Segment Airing During the Dr. OZ Show

Online PR News – 21-May-2015 – Vienna, VA – The Doctors at Dental Associates of Northern Virginia have been selected as one of the top rated dentists to be featured on a television commercial segment airing on FOX during the Dr. OZ Show. The commercial segments introduce the best local Doctors and Dentists in the community to promote healthcare and make the selection process easier for viewers at home.

Doctors and Dentists like Gary Ellenbogen, DDS , Robert Lebonitte, DDS, Khalid M. Choudhary, DDS, MS and Zachary Leiner, DDS were selected by an independent research team who \determined them to be the region’s highest rated healthcare specialist through patient reviews on websites such as: Web MD, Yelp, Rate MD, Health Grades, Angie’s List, Droogle and other leading independent healthcare rating companies.

Gary Ellenbogen, DDS , Robert Lebonitte, DDS, Khalid M. Choudhary, DDS, MS and Zachary Leiner, DDS operate a successful practice, Dental Associates of Northern Virginia located at 8100 Boone Blvd Ste 100, Vienna, VA 22182.

Dr. Ellenbogen has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and has been a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 1995. He has invested hundreds of hours in continuing education, acquired the latest equipment and materials, and located the best dental labs in the country all with a single purpose in mind – to help his patients achieve perfection in their smiles. With the use of advanced cosmetic imaging, Dr. Ellenbogen can show his patients what their smile will look like when he is done…before the first tooth is even touched. As his patient, you get to participate in all of the decisions about your care and how your smile will look when treatment is completed. Born in Scarsdale, New York, Dr. Ellenbogen attended Brown University where he graduated with honors. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1979, after which he worked for the Public Health Department in Newport, Vermont for one year providing dental services to the underprivileged residents of the area.

Dr. Ellenbogen moved back to northern Virginia and opened his own practice in October 1988. He later moved that rapidly growing practice to its current location in Vienna and subsequently merged his practice with Dental Associates, the largest and most progressive group in northern Virginia. “Communicating with my patients is the thing I love most about being a dentist – helping them see what is possible for their smile and then helping them achieve it. Restoring a beautiful smile can be transformational, creating a new self-confidence and self-image. I really love what I do.”

Dr. Robert Lebonitte has over 30 years experience as a dental practitioner. Accomplished in all areas of dentistry, he especially enjoys cosmetic dentistry, fixed prosthetics (including implants), and Invisalign. A graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry, where he also taught, Dr. Lebonitte was one of the original partners of Dental Associates. He currently practices at the Tysons and Falls Church locations and is accepting new patients. Dr. Lebonitte is a member of the American Dental Society, the Virginia Dental Society, the Northern Virginia Dental Society and the Virginia Implant Society. He is also a certified Invisalign provider. Dr. Lebonitte, his wife, three children and two dogs are long time residents of Fairfax Station, Virginia. His hobbies include skiing, yoga, racquetball, gardening, reading and working out. “I can honestly say that I see my work as a partnership with my patients. It is incredibly rewarding that, working together; we can ensure strong, healthy teeth and beautiful smiles.”

Dr. Choudhary is a board certified periodontist with Diplomate status in the American board of Periodontology. Dr. Choudhary’s specialty includes periodontics, dental implants, soft tissue grafting, oral surgery and advance bone regeneration in atrophic jaws. Dr. Choudhary has been placing dental implants since 2002 and has successfully placed thousands of implants. He is a big proponent of using the latest technology and techniques to provide the state of the art treatment to his patient. He utilizes the current generation of growth factors, graft materials and Cone Beam technologies to ensure optimal treatments for his patients. Dr. Choudhary is a visiting professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine where he teaches the residents and other surgeons the latest sinus augmentation and dental implant surgical techniques. Dr. Choudhary grew up in Falls Church Virginia. After working in New York City and Los Angeles, he returned to be closer to his family. He currently resides in Bethesda MD with his wife, two young kids and their family mascot Riley the Wheaton Terrier. When not spending time with his family he enjoys, boxing, Cross-fit training, traveling, music, and cooking.

Dr. Leiner has been with Dental Associates for 37 years and practices in the Falls Church and Tysons offices. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but he especially enjoys using his craft in endodontics (root canals). He believes strongly in continuing education and as a result is constantly taking courses to keep up with modern techniques. By doing only “necessary dentistry, “Dr. Leiner builds the trust that is essential to the patient/doctor relationship. “It’s critical that we, as dentists, really listen to our patients and find out what they want”. He always makes a special effort to ensure his patients understand the goals of their treatment and the process that will be involved to get there. A native of Brooklyn, New York,

Dr. Leiner graduated from Brooklyn College with a BS and received his DDS from New York University College of Dentistry. In 1972, he and his family moved to Northern Virginia and he became a partner in what has become Dental Associates. In addition to his work in private practice, Dr. Leiner served as associate professor of operative dentistry at Georgetown University, and has been active in the community as well. For the past thirty years, he has given his time to work with a half way house serving mentally challenged women. Dr. Leiner’s two children are practicing attorneys in Virginia. In his spare time, he enjoys working with wood creating bowls, furniture and other crafts.