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Dr. Alfred E. Smith, Sr.

Dr. Alfred E. Smith, Sr.Dr. Smith is a native of New Jersey. He is a graduate of Florida State University with a BS degree in Biology and received his DDS degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland. After serving two years on active duty in the U.S. Navy, he founded Allegany Dental Care in Hagerstown, MD in 1973. Dr. Smith, his wife Vivienne, and their seven children call Hagerstown their hometown.

Their son, Jeffrey Smith and son-in-law Cody Olson, are currently on active duty in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Smith is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association (former vice-president), and the Washington County Dental Society (former president). He is an active member and current President of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Hagerstown, serves on the Dental Advisory Board of Hagerstown Community College, and is a member of Fountainhead Country Club. He coached youth soccer for the many years, and was formerly involved with the Big Brothers of Washington County and the Hagerstown Jaycees.

Dr. Smith practices at our Hagerstown North End office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-797-8987.


Dr. Edward R. Beachley

Dr. Edward R. BeachleyDr. Beachley is a native of Hagerstown, MD. He is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia with a BS degree in Chemistry. He received his DDS degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland, in 1982. Dr. Beachley, his wife Elizabeth, and their three children reside in Hagerstown.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and the Washington County Dental Society (former treasurer). Dr. Beachley is a member of the Hagerstown Elks #378 and Fountain Head Country Club. He serves on the local YMCA board of directors. The Beachley family attends and is active in the Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, where Dr. Beachley has served on the Board and is a deacon and Elizabeth teaches Sunday School.

He has served as a past board member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Washington Co. and was a member and officer of the Hagerstown Jaycees. Dr. Beachley has also coached many of the local youth teams that are sponsored by Allegany Dental Care.

Dr. Beachley practices at our Smithsburg Office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-824-5111.


Dr. David C. Grimm

Dr. David C. GrimmDr. Grimm is a native of Scotdale, Pennsylvania. He received a BS in Math from the University of Pittsburgh, and his DMD degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1985. He joined Allegany Dental Care in 1985 and has helped patients here faithfully. He, his wife Gwen, and their two children reside in Hagerstown.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and is a former treasurer of the Washington County Dental Society.

Dr. Grimm practices at our Hagerstown Halfway office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-714-2244.


Dr. Thomas P. McCafferty

Dr. Thomas P. McCaffertyDr. McCafferty, a native of Wallingford, PA, received his B.S. degree from The College of New Jersey, graduating magna cum laude. He received his DDS degree, magna cum laude, from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland and joined Allegany Dental Care in 2000. Dr. McCafferty, his wife Sarma, and their daughters live in Hagerstown.

Dr. McCafferty has traveled to Cork, Ireland as part of an international dental exchange program. He also spent a month with the Indian Health Service in Tuba City, AZ providing dental care for patients on the Navajo reservation. He has volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout himself.

He is a graduate of Class XVI of the Leadership Hagerstown (now Leadership Washington County) program, which has kept him in touch with developments in Hagerstown and Washington County. He has recently been active in Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Washington County and has lectured on items of dental interest at Hagerstown Community College.

Dr. McCafferty is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and has served two terms as President of the Washington County Dental Society and is currently serving as the Treasurer.

Dr. McCafferty practices at our Hagerstown North End office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301 797-8987


Dr. Benjamin J. Boniface

Dr. Benjamin J. BonifaceDr. Boniface is a native of Middletown, MD. He received a B.A. degree in Biology and Chemistry from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and his D.D.S. degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland. Dr. Boniface, his wife Jill, and their two children reside in Middletown.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and the Washington County Dental Society. He coaches youth soccer, lacrosse, and basketball.

Dr. Boniface practices at our Hagerstown Halfway office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-714-2244.


 

Dr. Matthew H. Carella

Dr. Matthew H. CarellaDr. Carella, originally from Long Island, NY received his B.S. (cum laude) in Chemistry from The University of Delaware. He earned his DDS degree (magna cum laude) from The University of Maryland Dental School. During his time at the university, he participated in various community service events and held several leadership positions. While attending dental school, Dr. Carella completed a one-year advanced training program in the Special Patient and Geriatric Care Clinic, which concentrated in delivering dental care to a diverse population of special needs and geriatric patients.

Upon graduation, Dr. Carella was accepted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society and received several honors, including The Academy of General Dentistry Award. He continued his training by completing a one-year postdoctoral General Practice Residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his residency, Dr. Carella studied under world-renowned faculty and specialists in the fields of Oral Surgery, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Pediatrics, and Endodontics. The program focused on all aspects of dental care with special concentration in restorative, aesthetic, surgical, and implant dentistry.

He is committed to providing the highest quality dental care while remaining focused on patient comfort. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys cycling, beach volleyball and surfing.

Dr. Carella practices at both the Smithsburg and Hagerstown North End locations:

Smithsburg (301-824-5111) Hagerstown North End (301-797-8987)
Monday: 2:00pm-6:00pm Monday: 8:00am-1:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am-1:00pm Tuesday: 2:00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm Wednesday: n/a
Thursday: 7:30am-5:00pm Thursday: n/a
Friday: n/a Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Dr. James A. Kiefer

Dr. James A. KieferDr. James Kiefer is originally from Cockeysville, MD. He received his B.S. degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise at Virginia Tech (magna cum laude). While in college, he worked as a student athletic trainer for the Division I Men’s Football team and Women’s Lacrosse team.

Dr. Kiefer went on to earn his DDS at University of Maryland Dental School. While at the University of Maryland, he participated in numerous community service activities, including Mission of Mercy and volunteer coaching for Charm City Youth Lacrosse League, and held numerous leadership roles including Vice President of his class. In his final year at University of Maryland, Dr. Kiefer completed a one-year advanced training program in Oral Surgery and was honored with the International College of Dentists award for student leadership upon graduation.

Dr. Kiefer is an active member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, Washington County Dental Society, The Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine. He strives to provide the highest quality of care while working hard to deliver it in a friendly and comfortable environment.

While not practicing dentistry, Dr. Kiefer enjoys several athletic activities including skiing, beach volleyball, CrossFit, and weightlifting. He also enjoys running and biking on the trails and roads of Washington, Allegany, and Frederick Counties.

Dr. Kiefer practices at our Smithsburg and Hagerstown Halfway locations at the following times:

 

Smithsburg (301-824-5111) Hagerstown Halfway (301-797-8987)
Monday: 8:00am-1:00pm Monday: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Tuesday: 2:00pm-6:00pm Tuesday: n/a
Wednesday: n/a Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday: n/a Thursday: n/a
Friday: 1:00am-5:00pm Friday: 8:00am-noon