Dr. Azar, Dr. Haroon, & Dr. Kepic have a passion for people and profession.
Periodontics is changing people’s lives for the better, giving them a healthy mouth and bright smile. Dr. Azar, Dr. Haroon, & Dr. Kepic are deeply proud of their particular expertise and their team.
250 East 7th Street, Suite D, Upland, CA 91786
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Meet Dr. Azar, Dr. Haroon, & Dr. Kepic
Dr. Haroon, Dr. Azar, and Dr. Kepic
Meet Dr. Azar, Dr. Haroon, and Dr. Kepic.
Dr. Azar is a board-certified periodontist. Dr. Azar earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He then completed a two-year general practice residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and a three-year specialty education program in periodontics at Indiana University of School of Dentistry in Indianapolis.
Dr. Haroon earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She then furthered her education and experience with a two-year general practice residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Haroon taught as a full-time faculty member at Temple University in both the undergraduate and graduate departments. She completed a three-year specialty education program in periodontics at the Richard Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis.
Dr. Haroon is married to Dr. Shadie Azar. They are the only husband and wife periodontist team practicing in San Bernardino county.
Dr. Kepic is a nationally recognized teacher, author, lecturer, researcher, and practicing periodontist who has over forty years' experience. He was a Director of the prestigious American Board of Periodontology, the credentialing body that grants certification status to periodontists who meet rigorous requirements.
DR. SHADIE AZAR, DR. FARAH HAROON
& DR. THOMAS KEPIC
Periodontists | Upland, CA
Specialists in Periodontics
Our doctors are specialists in periodontics. They are committed to treating gum disease and saving teeth whenever possible. When teeth are missing or must be removed due to disease or decay, we can place dental implants.
Dr. Azar, Dr. Haroon, & Dr. Kepic work closely with your general dentist and other dental specialists to develop a comprehensive yet conservative approach to treatment. We have had great success over the years helping patients control periodontal disease and achieve optimal oral health.
We are committed not only to treating periodontal disease, but to helping patients maintain optimal oral health. Our office offers periodontal maintenance visits and home care instruction. There is also a growing body of research that shows links between oral and systemic health. Our office strongly believes in the philosophy of the American Academy of Periodontology: “healthy mouth, healthy body.”
Dr. Azar has completed specialty education programs in periodontics. He also finished as Chief Resident within his general practice residency as well as his periodontal graduate programs. Dr. Haroon completed a three-year specialty education program in periodontics at the Richard Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis. Dr. Kepic is a nationally recognized teacher, author, lecturer, researcher, and practicing periodontist who has over forty years' experience.
Patient Centered Practice
Our doctors are highly regarded as very gentle and understanding, spending quality time with their patients. Their procedures are done with great care and precision. Our patients get the best of both worlds: old-fashioned customer service and leading edge, state-of-the-art treatment. While the practice receives referrals from many excellent dentists in the area, a referral from another dentist is not required. New patients are welcome.
Dental Implants and Cosmetic Services
Our doctors work closely with restorative dentists to provide dental implant treatment to replace missing teeth. We also offer other services such as gum grafts and crown lengthening help patients save their natural teeth and also achieve significant cosmetic benefits. Learn more about periodontal disease prevention and treatment, dental implants, and gum grafts.
Featured Dental Services
In Upland, California
Periodontal disease is the major cause of tooth loss in adults. The gum, bone, and other supporting structures of the teeth are affected. The result will be tooth loss if untreated.
Periodontal Plastic Surgery
Procedures such as gingival grafts can improve the smile’s aesthetics after gum recession, which makes the teeth appear unusually long and gives the patient a prematurely aged appearance.
If you are missing one or more teeth and would like to speak, smile and eat again with confidence and comfort, dental implants are tooth replacements that look and feel similar to natural teeth.