Dr. Kelk, Periodontist
Dr. Kelk is our specialist in Periodontics, her experience and advance training permits her to provide our patients with the latest treatments in conventional and laser, regenerative or cosmetic periodontal treatment as well as dental implant surgery.
Dr. Kelk received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Tehran in 1992. Where she wrote and defended her doctorate thesis on the effects of Orthodontics on Periodontal Tissue. After taking two national and two state Dental Boards she became a licensed dentist in the US. In 1996 from Loma Linda University she received her Fellowship Degree in Dental Implants. In 1999 also from Loma Linda University she received her Specialty Degree in Periodontics after accomplishing a 3 year residency program. Throughout her postgraduate studies, she received advanced training in dental implant, periodontal surgery, reconstruction surgery, and in general anesthesia from the Loma Linda Surgi-center. In 2004 Dr. Kelk was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Kelk served as a clinical instructor at University of Southern California Department of Advanced Periodontics from 2004-2005.
Dr. Kelk Welcomes All Challenges!
Dr Kelk is a member of the following organizations:
- Orange County Dental Society
- California Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Periodontology