Dr. Margaret Wade
Dr. Margaret Wade is a second-generation dentist, who joined the practice in 1982. Her father, Dr. Richard Harrison, started the practice in 1953. Dr. Wade completed her undergraduate degree from Hood College, followed by her graduate degree (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from University of Missouri Kansas City Dental School. In addition to dentistry, she is very involved in community volunteering with programs such as CASA, Convoy of Hope, and the Cold Weather Shelter.
Dr. Hillary Wade
Dr. Hillary Wade is a third-generation dentist, and is proud to follow in the footsteps of her mother and grandfather. She completed her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, followed by her graduate degree (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from University of Maryland Dental School. She has been a part of the practice since June 2009. Dr. Hillary sees patients of any age at the practice, but especially enjoys treating all the kids!
Melissa has been our practice’s Hygienist for over two years. She completed her Hygiene degree from Allegheny College of Maryland. She is a superior clinician, and is excellent with both adults and children. Patients always say that she gives very gentle cleanings!
Shelley manages all the billing and insurance for the practice. She is a very dedicated employee who prides herself in her thoroughness and accuracy. She will do her best to assist you with any questions on your insurance or your account!
Cindy manages the front desk of the office. She handles the scheduling, treatment estimates, insurance claim submissions, and all check-in and check-out of patients. She has many years of experience in customer service, and will make you feel comfortable as soon as you walk through the door!
Kathlena is a certified dental assistant for the practice, who is also educated in taking xrays. She has been a dental assistant for many years and is dedicated to making all patients feel welcomed at our practice!
Charlesa is a certified dental assistant for the practice, and is also educated in taking xrays. She has a wonderful rapport with patients and will make you feel very comfortable during your appointment!
Dr. Sanjeev Bhatia
Dr. Sanjeev Bhatia is a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon. He has been trained at leading centers in various parts of the world—including USA, England, and India. He is: a graduate from the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center and associated Cornell School of Medical Sciences, New York, 2008; a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon society from School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, CA, 2002; a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2000; and has a Masters degree in Oral Surgery from King Georges’ Medical and Dental College, University of Lucknow, India. 1991.
He brings an extensive knowledge base and experience in Oral Surgery - especially in dental implants, bone preservation/augmentation and regular dentoalveolar surgery. His areas of interest are reconstruction of edentulous arches based on 3-D treatment planning, preprosthetic, and perio-plastic surgery.
He is conversant in using multiple dental implant systems, Simplant and Nobel guide 3-D planning systems, "All on Four" concepts, and laser technologies as well as other aspects of OMFS.
He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England and has membership in:
- American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Academy of Osseointegration
- International Simplant Academy
- British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Dental Association