Meet Dr. David Rad

Dr. David Rad at Rad Orthodontics College Park, Potomac, Bethesda MD

David Rad, DMD, MS, is a highly attentive orthodontist that gives his patients a superior level of care at Rad Orthodontics, with locations in College Park, Potomac, and Bethesda, Maryland.


Dr. Dave attended Boston University in Massachusetts for his undergraduate degree, graduating with honors in economics. He then went to Boston University School of Dental Medicine in Massachusetts, earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine magna cum laude. He was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society for excellence in academic achievement, and he also received a certificate of excellence from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology for his outstanding academic achievements in the field of oral pathology.

Dr. Dave obtained a Master of Science in Oral Biology and Periodontics and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics from Boston University Dental School in Massachusetts. Notably, he served as chief resident during his clinical residency and also performed extensive research in bone biology and metabolism during his postgraduate training.

Additional Distinctions & Professional Memberships

In 2012, Dr. Dave and his brother, Dr. Mehdy, were recognized as Super Elite Invisalign® Providers, which placed them in the top 1% of Invisalign® providers in the world. He also lectures locally about Invisalign® and other advances in orthodontic treatment. He enjoys staying at the forefront of dental progress to offer the highest level of care to his patients.

Dr. Dave is highly active in local dental groups and study clubs. He also maintains memberships with the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, Maryland State Society of Orthodontics, and Southern Maryland Dental Society.

Outside the Office

When he’s not in the office, Dr. Dave enjoys spending time with family and friends. He enjoys pretty much anything on the water, including fishing, paddle boarding, and wakeboarding.