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Rockville Dentist, Dentist in Rockville, MD

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Meet Dr. Kalpna Ranadive


Dr. Kalpna Ranadive ND, DMD, MDS,FAGS,FAGE

Dr. Kalpna Ranadive, an Ivy League educated dentist has received advanced degrees from renowned institutions, has practiced natural dentistry for the past 20+years and has one of a kind expertise in the field of Implantology and Periodontics. She is a CAD-CAM Ceramic specialist and has created a globally unique dental practice model. Blending Single Visit Dentistry using Cutting edge CAD- CAM technology and Ancient integrative Vedic and natural healing she proposes long lasting ageless mouth philosophy globally.

Dr. Kalpna is a naturalist, minimalistic and eco-friendly dentist who strongly believes in saving every element of the tooth structure. She is amongst the few dentists in the entire nation who have gained advanced training in precise implant dentistry. She has received 7 years in a row with Consumers choice “America’s Top Dentists” award. She has been featured as a Dental Expert for “A New Me” interview for Fox 5 DC and WUSA Channel 9 TV shows.  Dr. Kalpna practices advanced dental techniques and believes in educating her patients to help prevent further tooth destruction.

At the age of 21, after grabbing one of the top ranks in the highly competetive Manipal Entrance examination. Dr Kalpna gained her Masters Degree in Periodontics from Manipal Institute, India - a top 2% Indian Dental University in India. She went on to become one of the youngest graduating "Gum Surgeon" in India. Her drive to expand her knowledge led her to travel to Boston, MA, where she completed her Fellowship in Implantology.  

To further build on her experience after treating countless number of dental patients, Dr. Kalpna went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. Here, she not only graduated Summa Cum Laude, but also was a recipient of the prestigious Omicron, Kappa, and Upsilon (OKU) award. In addition, she was awarded the Best Achievement Award in Pharmacology and Therapeutics Award, National Board Achievement Award and was the only Recipient of Predoctoral Endodontics Award.

Dr. Kalpna is recognized and listed in the prestigious Stratmore's Who's Who listing, an opportunity given only to the highly recognized individual professionals.

Treatment Approach

Dr. Kalpna Ranadive strongly believes in using the latest CAD-CAM computerized technology towards preserving teeth. This is achieved mainly by implementing minimal invasive techniques that treat and prevent further teeth destruction for rest of one's life. She is also a firm believer in educating her patients about their dental needs which will help them understand how to prevent further tooth damage. To that end, Dr. Kalpna implements a co-discovering, co-planning, co-treating and co-maintaining type of treatment approach with all her patients.


Belief in Education

Dr. Kalpna, a proud mother of two beautiful daughters, is very passionate when it comes to education. She is extremely thankful to her loving parents, who strived hard during rough times in India to educate her and helped her gain recognition across the globe.

Inspired by her parents, Dr. Kalpna  founded and was an acting President of 'Transition to Practice Club' at the University of Pennsylvania dental school that educates aspiring and new dentists to learn the Know-How of starting and running a good, ethical dental practice. She is also a supporter for 'Asha for Education' and strongly believes in promoting education, whether it is across the globe or in her own clinic!

Commuity Services

Dr Kalpna is a huge proponent of women's health and well being. She is involved in donating time and money towards encouraging young girls and dependent women in finding their true self and becoming self reliant financially and emotionally. She has been a big inspiration to many women locally as well as internationally. She is currently involved in donating time as well as dental services for abused women and children.

As a patient you are not only assured a world-class dental treatment approach but also a heartfelt human being. Please, feel free to come and visit her during her office hours or email her at smilezcare@gmail.com