Gary Kaihara, DDS
Dr. Kaihara has practiced dentistry since 1981. His personal approach to dentistry enables you to achieve your dental health and appearance goals. Dr. Kaihara allows you time to personally communicate your goals, questions and desired treatment outcomes. He sees his patient relationships as a “family” and receives satisfaction from positively impacting your life and health with comfortable dental care and informative dental education.
Dr. Kaihara grew up in Fullerton, California. Prior to his formal dental education, he spent many hours in a private dental office of a local dentist in Fullerton observing and learning clinical procedures. Dr. Kaihara has been married (Shelly) since 1989. They have three children and are residents of Great Falls, Virginia. Dr. Kaihara also invests his time and skills alongside his family serving in dental missions with the Future of Nicaragua Foundation. He also coached youth sports including soccer, little league and wrestling in Great Falls and enjoys fishing, hunting, golfing, skiing and home brewing.
Degrees and Training
1972–1974: AA, Fullerton College. 1974–1977: BA, California State University, Fullerton. 1977–1981: DDS, Georgetown University School of Dentistry.
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, District of Columbia Dental Society, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Society, Spear Study Club, Millennium Dental Study Club, Washington, D.C.
2006, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017: “Top Dentist” Award, published in Washingtonian magazine. 2011–Present: “Top Dentist” in Virginia Living magazine. 2011, 2015, 2016: “Top Dentist” in Northern Virginia Magazine. 2012: Humanitarian of the Year Award by Future of Nicaragua Foundation. 2013: Humanitarian of the Year Award by the District of Columbia Dental Society.
Services We Offer
General Dentisty, Prosthodontic Dentisty, Cosmetic Dentisty, Implant Dentistry, Snoring Prevention, Sleep Apnea, Invisalign, Oral Health Maintenance.