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Meet Dr. Diaz

Jennifer H. Diaz, D.M.D. M.S.

Diplomate of the American Board of Perodontology

Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

A Diplomate is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and who is certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Periodontology is a recognized specialty of the American Dental Association.

 

 

Dr. Jennifer H. Diaz was born and raised  in Manila, Philippines whose father was a prominent US trained Oral Surgeon/academician and mother who was school dentist. She has only one sibling who is also a dentist and  a professor in Dentistry. Needless to say, it did not take long for her to realize that Dentistry was her profession of choice which also happens to be the perfect combination of the fields in which she had always excelled: art and science. In dental school, she consistently maintained to be among the top 10 percentile of her class and held leadership roles in various student organizations.
Following her dental school education, Dr. Diaz joined her husband Pete, a trained dentist in the Philippines,  while he served the US Navy Dental Corps. She then pursued her training  at Temple University, The Maurice  H. Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she completed a three year residency program in Periodontology and was awarded a Certificate in Periodontology and a Masters Degree in Oral Biology.  She currently maintains  a full time solo periodontal practice in Fairfax, Virginia where she enjoys the great variety of challenges an evidence-based patient care practice provides. She is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology, Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, active member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Society of Periodontists, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Association and  Philippine Dental Association.
 


Experience

  • Aug 2005 to Present – Clinical Practice. Practice Limited to Periodontics with Special Interest in Dental Implants, Northern Virginia
  • May 2005 – Clinical Instructor, Introduction to Clinical Periodontology. Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Apr 2005 – Instructor, Periodontal Surgery for General Practitioner Part III. Renaissance Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa
  • Mar 2005 – Presenter , Mini Dental Implants in Human Long-Term Fixed Prosthetic Function. International Academy of Dental Research, Baltimore, Md
  • Oct 2004 – Instructor and Presenter, Periodontal Surgery for General Practitioner Part II. Sugarloaf Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Sep 2004 – Instructor and Presenter, Periodontal Surgery for General Practitioner Part I. Sugarloaf Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • May 2004 – Assistant Instructor, Periodontal Surgery for the General Practitioner. Nation’s Capital Dental Meeting, Washington, DC
  • May 2004 – Clinical Instructor, Introduction to Clinical Periodontology. Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Dec 2003 – Guest Lecturer, Ridge Augmentation for Ideal Dental Implant Placement. RBH Dental Review Center, Manila, Philippines
  • Dec 2002 – Guest Lecturer, Special Cases in Periodontology. RBH Dental Review Center, Manila Philippines
  • Nov 2001 – Instructor, Oral Pathology and Radiology. RBH Dental Review Center,   Manila, Philippines
  • Dec 2000 –  Lecturer, Techniques in Radiology. RBH Dental Review Center, Manila, Philippines.
  • Dec 1999 – Lecturer, Infection Control. RBH Dental Review Center, Manila Philippines
  • Apr 1996 – Lecturer, Basic Life Support.  RBH Dental Review Center, Manila, Philippines
  • March 1995 – Instructor, Dental Assisting Program. Eastech, Virginia Beach, VA

Continuing Education

  • Mar 1994 - New Generation Restorative Materials. Hinman Convention, Atlanta Georgia
  • Mar 1996 - Team player approach in the Dental Office.  Hinman Convention, Atlanta, Ga
  • Dec 1998 - OSHA Standard and Regulations. Heritage Group, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Mar 2000 - Aesthetic Composite Restoration. DC Dental Meeting, Washington, DC
  • Aug 2002 - BMP Bone Regeneration. UMWikesjo, U of Baltimore
  • Mar 2003 - Conscious Sedation. Temple Univ., Pa
  • Mar 2003 - Medical Emergencies. Temple Univ., Pa
  • Mar 2003 - Dental Implants. D. Tarnow. Valley Forge, Pa
  • Mar 2003 - Dental Implants I and II. C.Misch. DC National Meeting
  • Oct 2004 - The Future with Enamel Matrix Derivative. Phila., Pa
  • Nov 2004 - Seminars from American Academy of Periodontology. Orlando, Fl
  • Feb 2005 - Implant Course, Misch International Implant Institute. Detroit, Mi
  • Apr 2005 - Implant Course, Misch International Implant Institute. Detroit, Mi
  • May2005 - Implant Course, Misch International Implant Institute. Detroit, Mi
  • Jun 2005 - ICOI/SENAME Symposium. Sorrento, Italy
  • Jan 2006 - ICOI. Orlando, Florida
  • Oct 2007 - Periodontics/ Restorative Specialty Conference. Boston, Ma
  • Jan 2008 - ICOI. Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 2008 - Canadian Academy of Osseointegration.  Toronto, Canada
  • Jan 2009 - Ortho/Perio Combined Specialty Conference.   Orlando, Fl
  • Jan 2010 - Academy of Osseointegration Conference.   Orlando, Fl
  • Mar 2011 - Academy of Osseointegration.  Washington, DC
  • Nov 2011 - American Academy of Periodontology.  Miami, Fl
  • Oct 2012 - Advanced Soft Tissue Grafting, Washington, DC
  • May 2012 - OSHA/Infection Control, Fairfax, Va
  • Nov 2012 - American Academy of Periodontology. LA, Ca
  • Nov 2013 - American Academy of Periodontology. Philadelphia, Pa
  • Nov 2014 - Acellular Dermal Matrix, Newark, NJ
  • Dec 2014 - Key Implant Positions and Number for Fixed Prosthesis. Springfield, Va
  • April 2015 - Essences of Anterior Implant Esthetics: The Perio-Ortho-Restorative Connection, Richmond, Va
  • August 2015 - OSHA/Infection Control, Fairfax, Va
  • November 2015 - American Dental Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • February 2016 - International Congress of Oral Implantologisits, Miami, Fl
  • May 2017 - Northern Virginia Dental Society, Fairfax, Va

  Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Osseointegration  - Active Member
  • American Academy of Periodontology - Diplomate, Active Member
  • American Dental Education Association  - Active Member
  • American Dental Association - Active Member
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society - Active Member
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology - Fellow
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology - Diplomate
  • Virginia Society of Periodontists - Active Member
  • RBH Dental Review Center and Healthcare Education and Skills Development Inc. Manila, Philippines - Treasurer
  • RBH Dental Management Group, Inc. USA - Founder/President
  • RBH Periodontics and Implant Dentistry - Director