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Dr. Kevin McGrath

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Dr. McGrath has been setting the highest standard of excellence in orthodontics for nearly three decades! He earned his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary, and his dental degree, as well as his specialized post-graduate residency in orthodontics, from the Medical College of Virginia. Part of his residency was spent at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, integrating the European approaches to dentofacial orthopedics. After graduating, Dr. McGrath was for many years a part-time faculty member and guest lecturer at the Medical College of Virginia.

An esteemed member of the orthodontic community, Dr. McGrath is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a distinction held by less than 25% of AbouttheDoctor.jpgpracticing orthodontists. He was honored to have his American board cases selected to be presented nationally at the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists in Seattle and the Southern Association of Orthodontists in Charleston. He is also an active member in many leading dental and orthodontic organizations, including the:

  • Medical College of Virginia Education and Research Foundation
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Virginia Association of Orthodontists
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society

Outside the office, Dr. McGrath has many special interests. He recently wrote a historical novel (publication pending) entitled "The Way of the Golden Oaks," tracing the immigration of his ancestors from Ireland following the famine of 1845. His artistic talent includes playing instruments such as Scottish highland and Irish uilleann bagpipes, Irish whistles, and guitar. He has sung and played instruments at hundreds of weddings and played in many parades as president of the Northern Virginia Firefighters Emerald Society Pipe Band. He has played bagpipes for two Presidents and was honored to be one of two pipers to play for the families in the Basilica at the National Memorial service for the victims of September 11, 2001. He is also an avid scuba diver, having scuba-dived all over the world. Dr. McGrath is also an experienced horseman, an expert in archery, and an avid cyclist, riding in multiple 100-mile bike rides every year, including the Reston Century.

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