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David J. Kitahara, D.D.S.
DRKDr. David Kitahara resides in Laurel with his wife, Arlene, and has provided family dental care to the Laurel community since 1979. Dr. David Kitahara earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from The University of Maryland in College Park and graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1978, followed by a year of residency in general practice dentistry at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. David Kitahara also spent six years as an associate dentist in a pediatric (children’s) dental office, received additional training and certification in Orthodontics for general practitioners in 1985, and received Biolase Laser training and certification in 2005. He has been honored as one of the top-rated dentists in the area by Washington Consumers’ Checkbook and The Guide To America’s Top Dentists.

Dr. David Kitahara is committed to providing state-of-the-art, high quality dentistry, by taking numerous hours of continuing education and maintaining active membership in the following professional organizations: Academy of General Dentistry, The Academy of GP Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, Southern Maryland Dental Association, and the Chinese Dental Study Club.

Aside from dentistry, Dr. David Kitahara is a huge Terrapin basketball fan and lifelong Redskin fan. He also enjoys golf, tennis, skiing, photography, and travel.

Bryan J. Kitahara, D.D.S.
DRBDr. Bryan Kitahara obtained his bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Michigan in 2004 and proceeded to graduate Magna Cum Laude from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland Dental School. While at the University of Maryland, Dr. Kitahara was active in dental research and received the Academy of Operative Dentistry Award and the Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Award for excellence in Anatomy.

Dr. Kitahara is also the recipient of the Katherine Toomey plaque for devotion to the school and to the profession and the Dr. William S. Kramer award for promise for the advancement of dentistry.

Subsequently, Dr. Bryan Kitahara completed a General Practice Residency in dentistry at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Through this program, he acquired additional training in dental implant restorations, oral surgery, and restorative dentistry. He also completed an externship at York Hospital in general dentistry and an oral surgery externship at Washington Hospital Center.

Dr. Bryan Kitahara grew up in Laurel and currently resides in Gaithersburg with his wife Cari, sons Connor and Cameron. He continues to demonstrate a committment to serving the community in which he grew up. He has volunteered his time to give oral screenings at the Maryland Special Olympic games as well as to underserved veterans in the Washington, D.C. area.

Dr. Bryan Kitahara is a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, the Gorgas Odontologic Honor Society, and the Chinese Dental Study Club.

Kwan Ngai, D.D.S.
DRB Dr. Kwan Ngai has been a longtime Maryland resident, spending most of her time in the Baltimore community. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and worked on vaccine development as a research associate. Prior to entering dental school, she spent times shadowing and helping in the dental office with both Drs. Kitahara since 2013. During her time at the office, she found her passion for dentistry and patient centered care. After graduating from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, she went on to complete a general practice residency at Christiana Care in Delaware, where she was treating medically compromised patients.

In her spare time, she loves to volunteer, spend time with her families, and travel around the world.