Joseph Khawand, affectionately called “Dr.K” in the office, is our newest associate at our practice. Prior to beginning his journey with us, Dr. K is a native of the Washington DC area. He attended George Mason University for undergrad where he developed a special love for dentistry. He loved that as a dentist, you can wear many hats, and treat many different ailments, work with your hands, and get to know people from all walks of life, or “the person behind the teeth” as he likes to say.
Though new to our practice, Dr. Khawand is no stranger to South Florida, having attended Barry University for his post graduate Masters in Biomedical Science degree.
After working with the national Institutes of health doing research at the Center of Craniofacial disease, Dr. Khawand went on to attend dental school at Howard University where he was awarded by the Academy of Esthetic Dentistry for his achievements in performing cosmetic work as a student. Following graduation, he attended a prestigious General Practice Residency at NYU Langones Brooklyn Hospital where he attained training in minor oral surgery such as surgical extractions, implant placement, and bone grafts.
Dr. Khawand has since been very diligent in attending advanced continuing education courses such as completing his Fellowship Training at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Restorative General Dentistry where he as a focus on helping patients with TMJ disorder and cosmetic concerns. He has also attended several courses on advanced surgical procedures to aid in giving patients the best care possible in a full scope general dental office.
In his free time, Dr. Khawand enjoys spending time with his wife, Monica, whom he met in Dental school, his family back in DC, as well as friends and relatives. Dr. K also enjoys staying active and fit by training in kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and other fitness methods. Dr. Khawand looks forward to meeting you and getting to know you and helping with any dental needs you may have!