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We Offer Sedation Dentistry Directly to Patients or Sedation Services to Dentists For Them To Provide Dental Care To Their Own Patients

Every Dentist in Maryland Can Now Offer Sedation Dentistry, including hospital quality general anesthesia, to Their Patients

Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Maryland Sedation Dentistry and Surgical Center, Your Sedation Dentistry Option in Frederick, MD

We welcome both patients and outside doctors.  

The doctors, dentists and team members at Maryland Sedation Dentistry and Surgical Center are pleased to welcome you to our practice.  We are unlike any dental practice you have ever experienced.  We welcome patients directly to set up appointments and we welcome outside doctors to bring their own patients to our facility to utilize our sedation and anesthesia services.  

From general anesthesia in Class 1 operating rooms, to IV conscience sedation in state of the art procedure rooms, we can offer all levels of sedation and all levels of care. 

Please navigate this site to learn more about our truly unique level of care.  

We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any dental issues you face and what your anesthesia options are. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about sedation dentistry and what your options are. 

Our web site also provides you with background about our, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office and other useful information. 

Whether you are a dentist trying to plan your first visit to our surgical center or are a patient wanting to learn more about sedation dentistry.  We want you to feel confident that when you choose , you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Maryland Sedation Dentistry and Surgical Center's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

Our services include:

Sedation Dentist
Dental Surgical Center
Special Needs Dentistry

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    EJ Stringer, DMD

    Dr Stringer finished her undergraduate work at Penn State University, where she not only made dean’s lists each semester but also received numerous awards,  given to the top student of the class.

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  • Dr.
    Pratik Patel, DDS FRCD (C)

    Dr. Pratik Patel, a native of Virginia, attended Bishop Ireton High School.  He graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science.

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  • Dr.
    Brian Chang
    Oral Surgeon in Frederick, MD Pearl Fection Dentistry

    Dr. Brian Chang is a native of the Washington Metropolitan area, growing up in Silver Spring, Maryland. He then earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia in Biology and Economics.

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  • Dr.
    Stephen Tigani
    Orthodontist in Frederick, MD

    Dr. Tigani is committed to providing his patients with the best possible orthodontic care in the Washington area. He has worked in orthodontics for over fifteen years and believes in treating each and every patient with the individual care and attention they deserve.

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  • Dr.
    Ashley Seals
    Periodontist in Frederick, MD PearlFection Dentistry

    Dr. Ashley Seals, a native of the Washington, DC area, graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a bachelor's degree in Neurobiology/Physiology. Dr. Seals earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry, where she was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society.

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  • Dr.
    Tammira Badakhshan, DDS, MS
    Dentist in Frederick, MD PearlFection Dentistry

    Dr. Tammira Badakhshan is a Maryland native. She was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

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  • Dr.
    Amos Chi
    Prosthodontist in Frederick, MD

    Dr. Chi is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. Dr. Chi graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry. He was awarded the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland in 2005.

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  • Dr.
    Nikta Pashai
    Dentist in Frederick, MD PearlFection Dentistry

    Dr. Nikta Pashai is a general dentist that is devoted to giving quality patient care and building long-term relationships with each of her patients. She is committed to providing healthy smiles through carefully designed and customized treatment plans. 

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  • Dr.
    Leonel Perez, Jr. DDS, MD
    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Frederick PearlFection Dentistry

    Dr. Perez is a native of Texas and received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas of San Antonio (UTSA). Following this, he pursued a degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA). 

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  • Dr.
    Joseph Lee DDS
    Endodontic Specialist in Frederick PearlFection Dentistry

    Dr. Joseph Lee DDS is an accomplished and experienced endodontic specialist who is dedicated to the principles of medical excellence and total patient care.

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  • Dr.
    Heather Sholander DMD
    Pediatric Dental Specialist in Frederick PearlFection Dentistry

    Treating kids and putting a smile on their faces has always been the goal. For almost two decades Dr. Sholander has been taking care of the dental needs of children and she would love to meet yours. 

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9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

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