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. 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).
Dr. Gary Johnson, D.D.S.
Dr. Gary Johnson, D.D.S. received his Doctor or Dental Surgery degree from the University of Utah in 1986 and went on to receive his Certificate of Endodontics from Columbia Universty School of Dental and Oral Surgery.
He enjoys finding creative ways, using the latest evidence-based research to help patients retain their teeth and resolve discomfort and listening and understanding those concerns to create an excellent solution to their unique situation.
On a personal level, Dr. Johnson is constantly learning and continually growing. He enjoys wildlife photography, water skiing, hiking, yoga, database design, and most importantly, entertaining people and putting smiles on their faces.