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2014–2015 Eastern Shore Top Dentists

Oct 03, 2014 12:31PM ● Published by Cate Reynolds

It happens every two years: The What’s Up? Eastern Shore Biennial Top Dentists Peer Review Survey. That’s when you, our readers, find out who other dentists trust with their own oral health care needs. We sent a survey form to all dentists practicing in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties. We asked, “If you needed to recommend a dentist (other than yourself) to a friend or loved one, which dentist(s) would you recommend in the following specialties?” We then listed eight areas of dental specialty (Endodontics, General Dentistry, General Dentistry—Cosmetic, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, and Prosthodontics). Dentists could vote for up to three candidates per specialty. Only original survey forms (with more than one person nominated) would be counted.

The eager response was impressive and gratifying. There was a great deal of enthusiasm among our dental community. We want to thank the many dentists who took the time to fill in all the categories (and even looked up the proper spelling of each name). Some categories elicited more voting activity than others—and that is reflected in the high number of winners in some specialties. (One category, Prosthodontics, however, did not generate sufficient votes to be included.)

We like to think of this issue of What’s Up? Eastern Shore as a “real keeper”—literally. It contains the sort of resource information we are so dedicated to providing to our readers. Keep it handy with your What’s Up? Top Docs and What’s Up? Leading Lawyers issues for easy reference anytime you need professional assistance.—Sarah Hagerty

ENDODONTICS

Dental specialty dealing with diseases of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissues. Root canal procedures are commonly performed by endodontists in order to alleviate pain and to save the tooth.

J. Frederick Heaton *
556 Cynwood Drive
Easton—410-822-1442

Gregory S. Russell
556 Cynwood Drive
Easton—410-822-1442

GENERAL DENTISTRY

A general dentist caters to a wide variety of dental health concerns for patients of all ages by preventing and/or treating both straightforward and complex conditions.

Scott H. Billings *
Billings & Murphy
22 Kent Towne Market
Chester—410-643-5500
Billingsandmurphydds.com

Wade P. Dressler
Dental Choice
400 Dutchmans Lane
Easton—410-822-4310
Dentalchoice.net

Ryan S. Maisel
Kent Island Dentistry
1231 Shopping Center Lane
Stevensville—410-643-5100
Kentislanddentistry.com

Eugene McNinch
Kent Island Dentistry
1231 Shopping Center Road
Stevensville—410-643-5100
Kentislanddentistry.com

Irving M. Phillips, Jr.
Dental Choice
400 Dutchmans Lane
Easton—410-822-4310
Dentalchoice.net

James C. Pochron
Chesapeake Dental
116 South Piney Road, Suite 202
Chester—410-643-4700
Chesapeakedental.net

GENERAL DENTISTRY–COSMETIC

This specialty concentrates on improving the appearance of a person’s teeth, mouth, and smile. This may involve restorative work, treatment of the gums, realignment of the bite, and creation of prostheses.

Alvan Holston *
5 Caulk Lane
Easton—410-822-4106

Scott H. Billings 
Billings & Murphy
22 Kent Towne Market
Chester—410-643-5500
Billingsandmurphydds.com

Eugene McNinch
Kent Island Dentistry
1231 Shopping Center Road
Stevensville—410-643-5100
Kentislanddentistry.com

Margret Quimby
538 Cynwood Drive, Suite C
Easton—410-770-9590
drquimbydds.com

ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

This specialty deals with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects of the teeth, mouth, and face. Procedures range from removal of wisdom teeth to surgical treatment of facial trauma.

Horace K. Wood *
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
508 Cynwood Drive, Suite A
Easton—410-770-3130
Eastonoms.com

Harry Canter, Jr.
556 Cynwood Drive, Suite C
Easton—410-822-1183

Borek Hlousek
Oral Surgery Specialists
101 St. Claire Place
Stevensville—410-643-9730
Annapolisoss.com

Cornelius Sullivan
Oral Surgery Specialists
101 St. Claire Place
Stevensville—410-643-9730
Annapolisoss.com

Clifford S. Walzer
Oral Surgery Specialists
101 St. Claire Place
Stevensville—410-643-9730
Annapolisoss.com

ORTHODONTICS

This specialty deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of improperly aligned teeth and abnormal jaw structures. Treatment can be for functional and/or aesthetic reasons.

Philip Philbin *
Philbin & Reinheimer
102 St. Claire Place, Suite 101
Stevensville—410-643-6636
Marylandbraces.com

John A. Benkovich III
Benkovich Orthodontics
9 Chester Plaza
Chester—410-643-4499
Drbenkovich.com

Eric Higginbottom
Higginbottom Orthodontics
556 Cynwood Drive, Suite A
Easton—410-822-3626
higginbottomorthodontics.com

Mark A. Higginbottom
Higginbottom Orthodontics
556 Cynwood Drive, Suite A
Easton—410-822-3626
higginbottomorthodontics.com

Ora Reinheimer
Philbin & Reinheimer Orthodontics
102 St. Claire Place, Suite 101
Stevensville—410-643-6636
Marylandbraces.com

John Schneider, Jr.
Schneider Orthodontics
4 Caulk Lane
Easton—410-822-7440
Schneiderorthodontics.com

John W. Serino
Serino Orthodontics
538 Cynwood Drive, Suite 101
Easton—410-822-9411
Serinoortho.com

Benjamin Wright
Wright Orthodontics
111 Calvert Street
Chestertown—410-778-0702
Orthowright.com

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

This is an age-defined specialty that provides primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence.

Margaret C. McGrath *
Kent Island Pediatric Dentistry
160 Sallett Drive, Suite 106
Stevensville—410-604-2211
Kipediatricdentistry.com

Erica Lewis-Mead
613 Dutchmans Lane
Easton—410-822-7575
Eastonkidsdentist.com

PERIODONTICS

This specialty deals with the tissue that supports and surrounds the teeth—including gums, jaw and roots. This effort often includes salvaging the teeth and jawbone from gum disease.

John V. Louis *
Center for Specialized Dentistry
218 Bay Street
Easton—410-820-9599
Periodontics-implants.com

*Denotes top vote-getter in each category. Additional Top Dentists appear in alphabetical order.
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