Dr. John Powers
Dr. John Powers, DMD:
Dr. Powers has been practicing dentistry for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, he attended the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine, receiving his dental degree in 1980. After a general practice dental residency, Dr. Powers began practicing in Greenbelt, Maryland in 1981.
He was Chairman of the Dental Department of a Washington, D.C. Area Trauma Hospital for more than a decade. There he was involved in training dental residents that graduated from dental schools across the United States. Currently he is a member of the Deans Faculty at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
Dr. Powers is an active member of the American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health, Oral Cancer Foundation, Academy of Laser Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Society, Southern Maryland Dental Society, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and BiCounty dental study club. He was also voted as a "Best Dentist" by Washingtonian Magazine.
Patients love Dr. Powers' empathetic and compassionate dental care. In addition, they appreciate his desire to expand and advance his dental expertise. He frequently attends courses on Oral-Systemic Health, Laser Dentistry, Smile Design, Invisalign, Ultimate Occlusion, Sedation Dentistry Oral Cancer detection and prevention. Thus, he's able to empower his patients with an array of treatment options.
Dr. Powers and his wife truly enjoy raising their two children who are both currently in dental school. He has many varied hobbies, including tennis, bicycling, digital photography, computers, and a good book. He has also received his third-degree black belt in Taekwondo.