About Us


Our practice is unique, in that Dr. Zeren is actively engaged in teaching, clinical research and lecture both nationally and internationally on periodontal and dental implant therapies.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Zeren was raised in Towson, Maryland and completed a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology at the University of Maryland at College Park. He attended the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry and finished his Dental training in 1975. He was on active duty in the United States Navy for 2 years finishing a general practice Residency at the Naval Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. He returned to Baltimore to study Periodontics at University of Maryland under the world renowned Periodontist, Dr. Gerald M. Bowers, completing his Residency in 1979. He opened a practice limited to Periodontics in the Timonium area, and has been actively involved in both private clinical practice and dental education since that time.

Dr. Zeren began teaching in the Residency Program at the University of Maryland in 1980, and was appointed Attending in Periodontics at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution in 1981, where he has had both clinical and teaching responsibilities. Dr. Zeren became Board Certified in Periodontics in 1986 and has continued to pursue and develop important advances in clinical science and technology to enhance his patient’s treatment outcomes. Currently, Dr. Zeren assistant clinical professor of Periodontics and Periodontal Implant Prosthetics jhu-3residency program at University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He is involved with treating residents in the multidisciplinary fields of Periodontics, Periodontal and Implant surgery and implant prosthetics. He is a Clinical Associate in the Department of Otolaryngology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is involved with treating general practice residents, oral and maxillofacial surgery residents and medical students.

  • american academy of periodontology
  • pankey institute