Welcome To Our Clinic
Our clients are our priority. We offer quality dental services with a team of specialists.
Although no one likes to go to the doctor or dentist, we strive to make your visits with us as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We strongly believe that our patients comfort is an important part of quality dental care.
We will help you better understand your course of treatment and answer any questions related to periodontal therapy.
Dr. John Buyer, DDS, MPH, MS, MSS
Diplomate, American Academy of Periodontology
Dr. Buyer has degrees from the Citadel, DDS from Indiana University, Post-doctoral Masters in Public Health from the University of South Carolina, Post-doctoral Masters in Science from the Medical College of Georgia and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the Army War College. Colonel (Retired) Buyer served in the US Army from 1975-2008 where he was a Dean to two general dentistry residency programs. He is a board certified periodontist and a member of numerous professional organizations. He is a full scope periodontist with an exceptional reputation for managing complex anterior dental implants cases in Southwest Virginia. Dr. Buyer is part time faculty in Periodontology and Dental Implantology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Dr. Buyer opened New River Periodontics and Dental Implant Center in the New River Valley area in 2009. The practice has expanded to a second location in the Roanoke and Salem.
Dr. Maryam Habibzadeh, DMD
Board Certified Periodontist in Periodontics and Dental Implant Surgery
New River Periodontics and Dental Implant Center is pleased to announce the addition of another full-time board-certified periodontist to the practice. “Dr. Maryam” Habibzadeh is a “Cum Laude” graduate from the University of the East, Manila, Philippines. Upon graduation, she moved to the United Stated and completed a fellowship in the Community Dentistry then followed with specialty training in periodontics and implant dentistry at the Eastman Institute in Rochester, New York. Dr. Maryam also received certification in the administration IV sedation and laser periodontal treatment. She worked 2 years in Louisiana and Mississippi and earned board certification with The American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Maryam is well trained in dental implant surgery including full mouth implant rehabilitation, bone and sinus augmentation, surgical and orthodontic crown lengthening, soft tissue reconstruction as well as periodontal plastic surgical procedures. Her focus is interdisciplinary approaches to full mouth rehabilitative therapies. Dr Maryam is a member of The American Board of Periodontology, The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), American Dental association (ADA) and Virginia Dental Association.
She is married to Chris (a former United States Marine) from “upstate” New York, and they have a delightful 2-year-old daughter, Sasha. They are outdoor enthusiasts with special interests in hiking and biking.
Meet Our Team
We are extraordinarily proud of our staff, which is comprised of caring and dedicated professionals. They ensure that the patient’s surgical and administrative needs are met as efficiently and smoothly as possible.
Dr. Tim Worley
Our patient reception area offers a comfortable atmosphere complete with a refreshment station, a computer to access the internet and WiFi. Our state-of-the-art surgical suite is set up to provide exceptional care while having periodontal surgery or placing dental implants.