Dr. Antara Daru
Dr. Antara Daru has been in private practice since 2010. Born and raised in Mumbai, India and educated in the US, she brings a great blend of both cultures.
Dr. Daru moved to the United States in 2005 and received her specialty training at New York University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She graduated in 2010 with a Master of Science in Oral Biology and a certificate in Periodontics. She has done extensive research on the role of growth factors, tissue processing, and barrier membranes in bone regeneration and has had presentations at the International Association of Dental Research, San Diego.
Dr. Daru is Board-Certified in Periodontics and implant dentistry. She is familiar with most implant systems and is highly proficient in bone and sinus augmentations, zirconium implant placement, periodontal surgery and regenerative techniques, aesthetic procedures including root coverage, gingival augmentation and aesthetic crown extensions, laser periodontal therapy, and full-arch implant cases. Over the past 10 years, she treated a large number of officers, soldiers, and trainees of the US Army, Navy, Marine Corp, and Coast Guard who were stationed at the Fort Lee Army Base, Quantico Marine Base, the Naval Station, Norfolk, and the Portsmouth Coast Guard Base. She is meticulous and skilled with good clinical judgment. Her patients find her compassionate, thorough, warm, and attentive.
Dr. Daru is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Board of Periodontology, and the Virginia Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry and is looking to contribute to her alma mater in an academic position in the near future.
In her spare time, Dr. Daru is an avid traveller and is always looking for an exciting new destination to explore. She can be found discovering a new restaurant or playing a game of tennis. She enjoys the arts and is a patron of the Washington National Opera and Ballet, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Virginia Opera.