Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Our dental clinic has been in Montgomery County for almost 30 years, specializing in Pediatric dentistry and Orthodontics. The practice has been rated as a top dental clinic by the Washingtonian Magazine and also rated as Top Dentists by Consumers’ Research Council of America.
We believe in treating all of our patients as if they are family :) We are known for respecting our patient’s time and providing top quality service, the kind that is lacking in many of today’s businesses. Our practice believes in prevention and educating our patients on proactive healthcare for healthy teeth today and in the future!
Our friendly staff strives to make the experience an enjoyable one, without anxiety and fear, and to build a long lasting trustful relationship with each patient. For our adult and adolescent orthodontic patients we believe in creating the perfect smile with different options that fit your needs.
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Dr. Kwatra is born and raised in the DMV area and comes from a family of dentists. He graduated from the University of Virginia with honors. He attended dental school at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University where he was class president for all 4 years and in the top 5% of his class. Dr. Kwatra completed his pediatric dental training from Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, where he was elected chief resident during his tenure. Dr. Kwatra also holds a Mastership in Laser Dentistry from the World Clinical Laser Institute.
Dr. Kwatra spent several years providing dental care to the underprivileged youth in the inner cities of Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC before joining the MVPsmiles Family. In addition to that, Dr. Kwatra has training with special needs children through the L.E.N.D (Learned Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders) program, where they focus on needs such as, Autism Spectrum of Disorders, ADD/ADHD and PDD-NOS. He has privileges at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital to be able to see children under the care of general anesthesia if necessary.
Dr. Kwatra is a board certified pediatric dentist and Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He holds active memberships in numerous professional organizations both local and national, such as:
American Academy of Pediatric Dentists
American Dental Association
Academy of Laser Dentistry
Maryland State Dental Association
Southern Maryland Dental Society
Virginia Dental Association
College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Kwatra was voted Top Dentist for Pediatric Dentistry by the Consumers Research Council of America. Dr. Kwatra is featured in "Guide to America's Top Dentists". The office of Barren & Kwatra, DDS was also ranked by The Washingtonian as one of the Area’s Best General Dentists & Specialists of 2011.
Dr. Kwatra actively pursues continuing education to remain informed of the latest developments and research available to provide your family with the highest quality dental care. His philosophy of quality dental care is based on a proactive approach to prevention and creating a positive dental experience.
In his free time Dr. Kwatra enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and two children. He also loves trying out new recipes, especially on the grill. He unfortunately is a DC fan of sports, so that includes many frustrating years of the Redskins, Capitals, Wizards and Nationals.
Dr. Barrer is originally from Providence, RI and comes from a true “dental” family of 12 dentists. She attended Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in child development. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Maryland. Dr. Barrer completed her Orthodontic training at Washington Hopsital Center in DC, where she was the Chief Resident. In addition, Dr. Barrer was a member of the Craniofacial Team at Children’s National Medical Center. There she worked with a team of talented oral and plastic surgeons dealing with craniofacial anomalies, such as Cleft lips and palates.
Dr. Barrer is dedicated to providing the highest standard of orthodontic care, by utilizing the latest technologies and techniques. As a member of many local and national organizations including the Americal Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and the Maryland State Dental Association, she is able to regularly participate in continuing education opportunities.
In her free time, Dr. Barrer enjoys spending time with her husband, three children (Josie, Reid and Tali), and Rhodesian Ridgeback, Ruby. She loves anything outdoors and is a huge sports enthusiast!