Potomac, Maryland

Rad Orthodontics

Dedicated to helping you live beautifully

Rad Orthodontics

10122 River Rd. #210
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-3993
Rad Orthodontics, Orthodontists, Health and Beauty, Potomac, Maryland

If you're feeling self-conscious about your smile, your lack of confidence may be holding you back in your daily life. At Rad Orthodontics, brothers Dr. David Rad and Dr. Mehdy Rad share a passion for helping you achieve a beautiful, healthy, confident smile, and you’ll feel right at home in their high-tech, comfortable and  friendly office.  Rad Orthodontics is known for excellent results in complex cases.  We are certified as Top 1% Super Elite Invisalign Providers, and we offer custom orthodontic treatments for each patient.  

Modern braces are more discreet than ever before, and many modern orthodontic methods allow for shorter treatments and longer times between appointments. These factors make the orthodontic experience quite pleasant, no matter what your age.  Rad Orthodontics offers pediatric and adult orthodontics, we we treat almost as many adults as we do children and teens.

Instead of traditional braces, which can be uncomfortable and time-consuming, Rad Orthodontics users custom braces and state-of-the-art orthodontic technology to help you achieve your goals better, sooner, and more comfortably along the way. Using tools like 3D digital imaging and digital radiography, we customize your treatment for efficient and accurate results.

Rad Orthodontics offers an extensive menu of treatment options:

  • Invisalign® aligners
  • In-Ovation® braces
  • Incognito™ braces
  • Speed Braces™
  • Acceledent
  • Pediatric orthodontics
  • Adult orthodontics
  • Surgical orthodontics
  • Dentofacial orthopedics
  • Craniofacial orthodontics
  • And much more

Located in Bethesda, College Park, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, and Potomac, Rad Orthodontics offers early morning, after-school, evening, and weekend hours, so you’re sure to find an appointment that fits your schedule. Dr. Mehdy and Dr. Dave are also available for after-hours support if an emergency should arise.

To begin your journey to a beautiful smile, call Rad Orthodontics at (301) 299-3993, visit our website, or stop by one of our 5 convenient  locations to meet the staff and enjoy a tour of the office.

Announcements & Events from Rad Orthodontics
How to Handle Orthodontic Emergencies, Potomac, Maryland
If you have braces, Invisalign®, or another corrective treatment on your teeth, it's critical to know which steps to take during an orthodontic emergency. It's also importa...read more
3 Reasons You’re Never Too Old for Braces, Potomac, Maryland
Braces and related products are the best way to correct your smile, but past a certain age, many people believe that it’s too late. Whether you’re self-conscious or unsure of treatme...read more
Invisalign® Vs. Braces: Orthodontists Explain the Difference, Potomac, Maryland
When you decide to use orthodontics to achieve the perfect smile, there are several choices to be made.  The doctors and staff at Rad Orthodontics provide a custom tre...read more
An Orthodontist Shares 3 Tips to Help You Properly Clean Your Braces, Potomac, Maryland
Braces require a significant investment of a patient’s time and money. To  maintain your oral health during orthodontic treatment, it’s important to know how to properly care fo...read more
3 Foods to Avoid When You Have Braces, Potomac, Maryland
Taking proper care of your braces is crucial. Along with brushing and flossing, orthodontists also caution people with braces to steer clear of certain foods, as they can damage...read more
If you’re seeing an orthodontist for the first time, you may wonder what you should expect from the initial consultation. Whether you’re a child getting a set of braces, someone olde...read more
When a person wears braces, their orthodontist may install rubber bands with them. Although not all patients require these bands, they can play a crucial role in addressing bite...read more
As children grow, their jaw and their palate grow too.  If the jaw and palate don’t grow properly, tooth crowding or jaw malignment can occur,  which ma...read more
Many people are aware that they need to visit the dentist regularly, but fewer realize they should also visit an orthodontist. Contrary to popular belief, orthodontists do more than ...read more
For most children, orthodontic treatment is a part of adolescence. It can be an intricate procedure with varying time frames, which is why it’s important to find an orthodontist you ...read more
Getting adult braces removed may feel like the end of a long journey, but in reality, it’s only the beginning. To maintain the beautiful new smile, you need to practice good oral hyg...read more
Orthodontics like braces and dental devices work to give kids, teens, and adults straight and healthy smiles. However, it’s important to care for your dental device properly to ensur...read more
Orthodontic emergencies aren’t common, but if something happens, it pays to know how to handle them. When you’re prepared, you can minimize discomfort and keep your treatment on...read more
If you have crooked teeth or too much space between them, your orthodontist will most likely recommend braces to help move the teeth back into an ideal positioning. But, how exactly ...read more
Many people assume that orthodontics is primarily for younger patients; although there are occasions when a person may get adult braces, most people think older adults will...read more
As orthodontic work becomes more affordable and accessible, many adults who missed out on treatment in their teen years want to get their teeth straightened. But many patients worry ...read more
Braces are an excellent way to perfect a smile, but with all of the equipment involved, they introduce the opportunity for injuries. The orthodontic staff at Rad Orthodontics in Poto...read more
While having straighter teeth is a goal for many adults, the long process and look of traditional braces isn’t necessarily a welcome experience for most. For this reason, Rad Or...read more
When you think of someone who wears braces, you probably picture a teenager. But as orthodontics grows more advanced and options expand, adult braces have become more common. Rad Ort...read more
Orthodontic treatments can be difficult to deal with at any age. Braces in particular can be uncomfortable and lower self-confidence, which is why Invisalign® has become so popular. ...read more
Rad Orthodontics treats almost as many adults as we do children and teens.  We all want a straight and confident smile, no matter our age.   According to&nbs...read more
Damaged or crooked teeth can damage your self-confidence. Even simple things, like looking in the mirror or smiling for a picture, can feel uncomfortable. You want to straighten...read more
Braces are no longer solely for correcting the smiles of children and teenagers. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, adult braces have become an increasingly popular ortho...read more
When it comes to adult orthodontics, the most common image that comes to mind likely involves traditional metal braces. As beneficial as they may be, the stigma attached to their app...read more
Achieving a beautifully straight smile can contribute to your self-confidence and general satisfaction with your appearance. That’s why so many dental patients seek the assistance of...read more
The care and maintenance of your braces both require a bit of time and attention, but you can protect your orthodontic investment with some basic know-how. Let the professional ...read more
Stinky Retainer?  Clean it! Whether you have braces or Invisalign®, you’ll need to wear a retainer to maintain your new smile.  Your retainer helps to keep ...read more
The field of orthodontics is slightly different from general dentistry. While you don’t visit the orthodontist for teeth cleanings or to get your cavities filled, visiting an orthodo...read more
Maintaining oral hygiene after getting braces is actually fairly easy once you get the hang of it, but as with changing any habits, there is a brief adjustment period that can be som...read more
If you’ve ever had a close friend or family member who wore braces, you likely saw the retainer they had to wear after the braces were removed. But what exactly does a retainer do? T...read more
Do you want to greet the world with a straighter, more beautiful smile? Rad Orthodontics offers a variety of effective treatment options to align your set of pearly whites. Serving t...read more
Your teenage years are full of twists and turns. They’re full of fun and excitement, growth and learning, and feeling fabulous but also, sometimes feeling self-conscious. At Rad...read more
Perhaps you need to take corrective measures such as braces, Invisalign, or another similar method of teeth straightening. Maybe you simply want to make sure you're doing all you can...read more
Invisalign is the attractive, seamless alternative to braces. It is a device that straightens your teeth without the eyesore and hindrance of traditional braces and metal brackets. ...read more
Cookies, candies, and other foods make the winter season particularly festive. Unfortunately, overindulging in treats or making poor choices can be bad for your oral health. The orth...read more
Anyone with braces knows how hard it can be to keep your brackets and wires intact while you eat. Although these metal components are designed to be stable and sturdy, they can still...read more
Imagine this: family and friends are gathered to toast the holiday season. There’s cake, candy, and maybe even some chestnuts roasting on an open fire. All of the sudden, somebody’s ...read more
The relationship between sports-related injuries and orthodontics is not actually that distant. According to the National Youth Sports Foundation for Safety, dental injuries are...read more
Orthodontists Dr. David Rad and Dr. Mehdy Rad from Rad Orthodontics have seen firsthand what can happen to patients with dental appliances if patients don’t take extra care to ensure...read more
Proper brushing technique is especially important when you have orthodontic installations such as braces and retainers. The metal wires create tiny spaces where food can get trapped,...read more
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Walk down a hallway in any middle school and chances are you’ll see dozens of kids with braces affixed to their teeth. And when it comes to adults, orthodontic procedures can be ju...read more
If you want to avoid the pressure and discomfort experienced with traditional braces, then try out the In-Ovation® system, featured at Rad Orthodontics in Potomac, MD. Get that ...read more
Invisalign is a type of clear plastic orthodontic wear that helps realign and straighten teeth; it is often considered an alternative to the more traditional, standard-issue wire bra...read more
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