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Dr. Allen Garai, DDS

Orthodontist

Professional statement

Dr. Allen S. Garai received his post-doctoral at Rochester, NY, where he completed a one-year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry and continued with a two-year specialty in Orthodontics at Eastman Dental Center at the University of Rochester, recognized as one of the top orthodontic residency programs in the country. While at Eastman, he dedicated time to study facial growth in patients with cranio facial abnormalities under the supervision of Dr. J.D. Subtelny who is one of the pioneers in the orthodontic treatment of patients with cranio facial abnormalities. Dr. Allen Garai has been awarded the honorary title of "Diplomate" by the American Board of Orthodontics. The American Board of Orthodontics is the only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association. Dr. Garai teaches lingual "invisible" orthodontics at the post-doctoral orthodontic program of Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. In his free time, Dr. Garai enjoys playing soccer and various sports. He is also a sponsor to several area youth leagues. He and his wife, Sherry, have three children.

In-network insurances

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Orthodontist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthodontics

Education and training

  • Dental School - Howard University, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Residency in General Dentistry
  • University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Residency in Orthodontics

Professional memberships

  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists

Awards and publications

  • Teacher of Orthodontics at Washington Hospital Center and Childrens National Medical Center
  • Orthodontic practice of choice
  • Voted as Top/Best Orthodontist by other dental professionals: Washingtonian Magazine, 2006,2009,2011

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1295745677

Office locations

Garai Orthodontic Specialists

427 Maple Avenue West

Vienna, VA 22180

Garai Orthodontic Specialists

9912D Georgetown Pike

Great Falls, VA 22066

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It was a great experience. The staff was so professional, fast, polite and just right. You feel right away you got in the right place. Dr Garai was great. I can't recommend him enough
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Very friendly and efficient staff. The waiting area has a great set-up for kids, and the entire office is very clean and welcoming.
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Nice guy. Helpful, and quite honest. He told me that I did not actually need braces to stop grinding, and even if I did get braces, I would not be guaranteed that the grinding will stop. I am really grateful for this information.
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Awesome =)
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I thought that my visit was excellent. My braces came off very soon and I thought it was a great visit.
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We have been very pleased top to bottom. The care is excellent, the staff professional and everyone is welcomed by name.
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