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Dr. Alan Heller, DDS, MS

Orthodontist

Professional statement

Dr. Alan R. Heller has been setting the highest standards of excellence in orthodontics for over 20 years! He is a graduate of the University of Maryland - College Park with a bachelor's degree in government and politics, and he earned his dental degree (D.D.S.) from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where he was awarded special citations for both orthodontics and periodontics. Dr. Heller then received his post-doctorate orthodontic specialty training and his Master of Science (M.S.) degree from the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. Dr. Heller has been practicing orthodontics exclusively in Maryland since completing his specialty training. He is a past president of the Southern Maryland Dental Society. Dr. Heller also previously served as Chairman of the Programs Committee and served on the Executive Committee of the Southern Maryland Dental Society for 18 years. He is a strong proponent of participating in organized dentistry and maintains active memberships in the Maryland State Society of Orthodontists, Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists, Maryland State Dental Association and the American Dental Association. In addition, Dr. Heller is a member of Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, Metro II Study Club and the Greater Washington Dental Science Club, all of which provide Dr. Heller with continuing education on a regular basis and an opportunity to interact with many of the top dental professionals in the area. Dr. Heller enjoys giving back to his community by participating in fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He and his wife, Sheri, have four children: Max, Mitchell, Toby and Jaclyn. When not busy with family activities, Dr. Heller enjoys playing ice hockey and an occasional round of golf

In-network insurances

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas

Specialties

  • Orthodontist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Dental School - Ohio State University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Detroit Mercy, Master’s in Orthodontics

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Maryland State Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity

Awards and publications

  • Former president of the Southern Maryland Dental Society
  • Chairman of the Programs Committee and served on the Executive Committee of the Southern Maryland Dental Society for 18 years

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1407839244

Office locations

Heller Orthodontics

9811 Mallard Drive, Suite 201

Laurel, MD 20708

Heller Orthodontics

4350 East West Highway, Suite 120

Bethesda, MD 20814

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I am always pleased when I come to Dr. Heller's office. My kids are always seen right away. Dr. Heller always comes to the waiting room to check in with my children's progress. The staff are helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend Dr. Heller and his team.
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terrific
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I've always been well approved and answered, always met me at the appointed schedule, and if I got a bit before I was treated at the same time. I was surprised, because the doctor said 8 months and really fulfill thegoal for my case. Yet I followed up but I'm very pleased with everything.
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Have been taking my children to Dr. Heller for several years. Dr. Heller and his staff are always friendly and professional. Seldom is there a wait time.
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