Dr. Abu-Bakr El-Masry
“Spread smiles everywhere you go! Don’t ever let anyone leave without a smile!”
Dr. Abu-Bakr El-Masry’s mission is to positively impact patients’ lives by blending art, science, and technology to restore their smiles, alleviate any intense dental or facial pain, and eliminate any anxiety or obstacles they face to achieve world-class oral care.
Dr. El-Masry was born in upstate New York but grew up in Egypt. He also had the opportunity to live in Texas, West Virginia, and Massachusetts. Dr. El-Masry graduated from Mansoura University in Egypt with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery and then joined NYU Langone Hospital for two years after the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency program. He received his advanced training from highly-skilled dental professionals in a variety of areas, including root canal treatment, implants, veneers, and dental occlusion.
Outside of the office, Dr. El-Masry and his wife have two children, a boy, and a girl, and are currently expecting a new baby very soon. He enjoys social gatherings with family and friends and is very active in several non-profit organizations.
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Virginia Dental Association
Dr. Leo Perez
Dr. Leo Perez is a native of Texas and received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas of San Antonio (UTSA). Following this, he pursued a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). Dr. Perez has had Navy sponsorship throughout his training via the Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP). He was honorably selected into a Full-Time Out Service (FTOS) OMS residency program during dental school. Dr. Perez continued his training at UTHSCSA and earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD). During this time, he completed his general surgery and anesthesia internship and subsequently completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training in 2014.
Special interests of Dr. Perez include dentoalveolar surgery, dental implant, and bone grafting surgeries, cleft palate surgery, orthognathic surgery, trauma surgery, facial reconstructive surgery, facial cosmetics, and TMJ surgery and reconstruction.
Outside of the office, Dr. Perez is currently on inactive duty at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he functions as staff in an OMS resident and teaching facility that engages in the full scope of the specialty. Dr. Perez spends all of his free time with his wife and three kids.
- American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS) - Diplomate
- American College of Surgeons (FACS) - Fellow
Dr. Jesus M. Gonzalez
Dr. Jesus M. Gonzalez was raised in El Paso, Texas, and enlisted in the US Navy as a dental technician after graduating from high school. He attended community college during his enlisted time and graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of North Texas in 2004. Dr. Gonzalez attended dental school through the Navy Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP) scholarship and graduated cum laude with research honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) in May 2008 earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). Dr. Gonzalez returned to the fleet assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA. He completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency in 2009 and was selected into a full-time out service Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) residency through the Navy Duty Under Instruction (DUINS) program. He continued his training at UTHSCSA and earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2013. During this time, he completed his general surgery and anesthesia internship and subsequently completed his oral & maxillofacial surgery training in 2016. After graduating from residency, he was given an overseas assignment to Okinawa, Japan where he served as a battalion surgeon. While in Okinawa, he attained diplomate status from the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS) in 2018. He served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower (CVN 69) for one year before transferring to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Dr. Gonzalez is currently on active duty at Walter Reed where he functions as a staff surgeon in the OMS residency program where he teaches surgery residents and practices the full scope of the specialty. His special interests include trauma surgery, TMJ surgery/reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, dental implants, bone grafting, and dentoalveolar surgery.
Outside of the office, Dr. Gonzalez enjoys his free time with his wife and three kids.
- American Association of Orthodontics
- Northern Virginia Dental Society
- Northern Virginia Orthodontic Study Club