Mehdy Rad
10122 River Rd, Suite 210
Potomac, MD 20854
7201 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
6201 Greenbelt Rd
College Park, MD 20740
814 W Diamond Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
6322 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817

Rad Orthodontics is well known as the premier provider of Orthodontic treatment to adults, teens, and children in the Washington DC area. Their unrivaled reputation for excellence, exceptional results, and fun atmosphere has established Rad Orthodontics as the leader in contemporary orthodontics for more than a decade.

We are proud that many of our patients are personally referred to us by friends and family. Exceeding patient expectations is our goal, and we love the fact that many new patients arrive at our door with glowing personal referrals from our current patients.

Rad Orthodontics provides value well beyond a nice smile. Expert care, excellence and personal attention set us apart from other providers. Dr. David is a certified specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. This enables him to use skeletal growth as an advantage when treating malalignments in the teeth and jaw. We strive for excellence by using only the most proven and sophisticated technologies that ensure customized, comfortable and efficient treatments. With these precision systems and upgraded styles of custom braces, our treatments work better, faster and more comfortably than traditional alternatives. The team at Rad Orthodontics always gives personal attention to our patients by treating them with respect, professionalism and sensitivity toward personal needs.

Dr. Mehdy Rad is proud to be an Invisalign® Diamond Plus provider, a distinction, awarded only to the top 1% of Invisalign® providers nationwide. Experience counts, and Rad Orthodontics is known for achieving excellent results in highly complex Invisalign® cases for more than a decade.

Dr. Mehdy Rad, his brother Dr. David Rad, and their highly trained team are dedicated to providing exceptional orthodontic care to adults and children in all five of our offices. Children love the painless and fun appointments. Parents love the convenient locations as well as before and after school and weekend appointments. Adults love the private treatment areas and numerous cosmetic treatment options.

Rad Orthodontics holds numerous accolades for outstanding care:

  • • Invisalign® Top 1% Provider since 2012 and elite provider since 2008
  • • Washingtonian Top Orthodontist for almost a decade
  • • Bethesda Magazine Top Vote Getter for many years
  • • Angie’s List Super Service Award Since 2010
  • • Consumer Research Council Top Orthodontist for more than a decade


  • BA from Boston University with a major in ethical philosophy and minors in biology and chemistry.
  • Dental Degree from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, graduating on the Dean’s list. Dr. Rad trained with world famous orthodontist and instructor Anthony Gianelly, DMD, MD, PhD.
  • Externship at the Dental Clinic on Air Base Ramey in Puerto Rico
  • One-year residency in cosmetic and esthetic dentistry at the Boston Medical Center, where he was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award.
  • Orthodontic Specialist Certificate from Boston University, where he earned the prestigious role of chief resident.

Dr.Mehdy Rad lectures locally on Invisalign® and other Orthodontic topics. He is also active in numerous local and national dental groups for continuing education:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Maryland Dental Society
  • Greater Washington Orthodontic Society
  • Alliance Orthodontic Group, President

Insurance Participation:

Rad Orthodontics is in-network with many insurance plans and offers convenient payment plans. Our goal is to make orthodontic treatment financially feasible, and our staff will guide you as you choose the best payment option to fit your needs.

Office Hours: Monday through Saturday by appointment

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