MEET OUR SPECIALISTS
DR. DANIEL BARTLING, D.D.S.
Dr. Daniel Bartling was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Medical Technology with aspirations to fulfill a career in dentistry. Daniel went on to attend dental school at West Virginia University School of Dentistry, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2014. After dental school, he began a 12 month Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. Following the completion of his residency program Daniel and his wife moved to Iowa City, Iowa where he completed his Endodontic Residency. Daniel had the opportunity to interact with all dental specialties, as University of Iowa was one of two schools in the nation that offers all nine specialties. This allowed Daniel to embrace his love for collaboration and be involved in the entire treatment planning process. Daniel’s training had an intense focus on the use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) as well as the most cutting edge scientific literature, allowing him to make the most current evidence-based decision making in his practice.
After two years in the Midwest, they moved to Richmond, VA where Daniel joined a group of 60 dentists serving as the in-house Endodontist. He is now a resident of Frederick, MD and looking forward to growing new roots. He currently serves on the Continuing Education Committee for the American Association of Endodontics where he reviews and helps plan dental conferences throughout the year. He is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, Frederick County Dental Society and study clubs in the area. He also enjoys volunteering his time to teach dental students at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Another significant part of Daniel’s life revolves around enjoying a wide variety of outdoor activities including skiing, biking, golfing, kayaking and ultimate frisbee. He also experiments with different styles of cooking including anything from traditional Italian recipes to fusion-style Asian cuisine and homemade sushi. Most of his cooking inspiration has come from his large extended family who are scattered around West Virginia and Pittsburgh.
Daniel loves interacting with his patients, staff and referring dentists. He is always open to getting together for any sort informational presentation about dentistry or even just a short meet and greet. Please do not hesitate to contact him for any help you may need.
DR. MAGDALENA HOLZ, D.D.S., M.S.D.
Dr. Magdalena (Lena) Holz grew up in a small town in Southern West Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Concord University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2009. She went on to attend dental school at West Virginia University School of Dentistry, where she graduated in the top of her class and also where she met her wonderful husband, Daniel.
While in dental school, Dr. Holz was honored to be a recipient of the Pierre Fauchard Award, the Professionalism and Clinical Sciences Award, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon William S. Kramer Award of Excellence. She was also inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. Upon graduation, she completed a 12-month AEGD Residency program at C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in St. Petersburg, FL.
After practicing in general dentistry for a few years, Dr. Holz attended Virginia Commonwealth University to complete her residency in Advanced Education in Endodontics and earn a Master of Science in Dentistry. While in endodontic residency, Dr. Holz was fortunate to be able to participate in several outreach programs, where she was able to provide root canal therapy to many wonderful patients in both Israel and Jamaica, as well as provide endodontic surgery to patient’s in Guatemala.
She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, and American Association of Endodontists, where she also served as the resident member of the Practice Affairs Committee. She is very excited to finally be settling down with her husband and making Frederick their permanent home. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family; yoga, hiking, cross country skiing, biking, and anything outdoors. She loves to cook and enjoys trying all types of interesting foods.
Dr. Hyung Jin Bae D.D.S., MSc
After receiving his DDS degree in 2008 from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Bae extended his training to receive his Certificate of Specialty in Periodontics and Master of Science in Oral Biology from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Bae then spent 6 years practicing periodontics and implants in private sectors of Los Angeles, Baltimore, and Boston while constantly participating in advanced training activities before deciding to further advance his education by spending 1 full additional year as a postdoctoral fellow in Implant Dentistry Department at Harvard University. Upon completion of the 1-year of study, Dr. Bae then decided to make the DMV area his home and join the team at Monument Endodontics and Periodontics.
Dr. Bae has a myriad of professional accolades and certifications including:
• Fellow of Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry
• Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology
• Board Certified in Periodontics and Dental Implant Surgery
• LANAP (laser assisted new attachment procedure) & LAPIP (laser assisted peri-implantitis procedure) certified surgeon
• Wilckodontics (PAOO; Periodontal Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics) certified clinician
• S.M.A.R.T. Jaw Bone Reconstruction certified surgeon
• Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation certified clinician
DR. KENT MCBRIDE, D.D.S., M.S.
Dr. McBride was raised in Petersburg, WV. He received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University in 2001, his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from West Virginia University in 2005, and then completed his post-doctoral specialty training in endodontics at WVU in 2007.
During residency, Dr. McBride practiced as a general dentist in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Monongalia Valley Dental Society, WV Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the American Association of Endodontists.
Kent enjoys skiing, golfing, and hunting; he is also a member of CrossFit Morgantown. Kent and his lovely wife, Sarah, have two little boys Cole (born in 2013), and Cooper (born in 2015).