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About Dr. Lourdes Ann Christopher




Wellesley College, University of Illinois at Chicago



University of Illinois at Chicago



Master of Science (Oral Biology) The Ohio State University



Specialty Certificate-Periodontics The Ohio State University

Academic Appointments :

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Periodontics

2001 - Present

Medical College of Virginia - Virginia Commonwealth University

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Periodontics

1997 - 2001

University of Maryland at Baltimore

Dr. Christopher was one of the faculty selected by the dental class of 1999 (U. of Maryland) to present the graduating seniors their Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degrees.

Clinical Instructor, Department of Periodontology

1994 - 1997

The Ohio State University

Professonal Affiliations :

Research :

Low incidence of colonization with Porphyromonas gingivalis among dental students. Christopher LA*, Griffen AL, Leyes EJ. Journal of Dental Research 1996;75 (Special issue, abstract # 2694)

* Presented at the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) annual meeting, San Francisco, California; March 1996.

Prevalence of Porphyromonas gingivalis strains in health and disease. Rosel MM, Griffen AL, Christopher LA, Lyons SR, DeVore CH, Leyes EJ. Journal of Dental Research 1996;75 (special issue abstract # 1975)

The longitudinal assessment of soft tissues around endosseous implants L. A. Christopher, B.S., D.D.S., M.S.

Master of Science thesis. Graduate School, The Ohio State University press, 1997. Examination committee members: E. McGlumphy, D.D.S., M.S.; L. Peterson, D.D.S., M.S.; O'Neil J., D.D.S.

Anatomic variations of the temporalis muscle & MRI characteristics of odontogenic keratocysts. Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Illinois at Chicago. Christopher LA, Heffez L. Christopher LA, Heffez L.

A non-radioactive assay to determine monocyte viability. Dept. of Immunology, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center; Christopher LA, Zeller J.Christopher LA, Zeller J.

Office Hours

Monday 9:00 AM5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday By Appointment
Saturday Closed - Except Emergencies
Sunday Closed - Except Emergencies

Office Address

Drs. Christopher, Favagehi & Traboulsi

313 Park Ave. Suite 103.,
Falls Church, Virginia,
22046  USA
703-237-3700 703-237-3621 periodontistoffice@gmail.com

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Drs. Christopher, Deutsch & Favagehi, 313 Park Ave #103, Falls Church, VA 22046, United States