Meet the Doctors
Gena Schultheis, DDS
Dr. Schultheis is a highly knowledgeable and experienced general, cosmetic and implant dentist. She uses a natural, holistic approach in all her treatments, including using non-toxic, biocompatible materials and natural remedies for effective natural healing and pain prevention. She stays up-to-date with the latest advances in dentistry so she can provide the most effective, minimally invasive care.
Dr. Schultheis is a member of several dental associations, including the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is a board member of the Holistic Dental Association and a member of the Eco Dentistry Association. She is also active in several other holistic dental associations.
Dr. Schultheis started her dental career in the United States Air Force, where she rose to the rank of captain and received the Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service.
In addition to her general dentist degree, Dr. Schultheis holds certificates in implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontic treatment, CEREC® one-visit dental restorations and laser dentistry for minimally invasive treatment. She is a certified provider for ClearCorrect teeth straightening using clear aligners, Six Month Smiles®, Fastbraces®, Snap-On Smile®, and Lumineers® ultra-thin porcelain veneers.
After completing her undergraduate studies at Syracuse University in 2000, Dr. Schultheis earned her dental degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 2005. She then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program, a one-year dental residency program consisting of hands-on experience and additional postgraduate training in advanced dental care.
Dr. Schultheis blogs about holistic dentistry and writes articles for Your Health Magazine, a health publication distributed in Virginia and Maryland.
Community Service & Involvement
Dr. Schultheis volunteers her time at the local health department and through the Free Day of Dentistry program. She is active in environmental preservation events such as Earth Day, and she participates in activities with the Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation Society.
In addition, she and her staff provide training to the medical community on the relationship between oral health and the health of the rest of the body.
Memberships & Affiliations
- American Dental Association
- Maryland State Dental Association
- American Association of Women Dentists
- Holistic Dental Association (Board Member)
- International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
- Biological Dentistry Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- The Eco-Dentistry Association
- Academy of Laser Dentistry
- American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health
- Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society
Outside the Office
Dr. Schultheis enjoys yoga, hiking, running and being outdoors. She loves spending time with her husband and 3 children, especially going skiing with them. She also enjoys listening to music, dancing, reading, and cooking.
Jason Bae, DDS, MD
Dr. Bae grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is both an MD and a dental specialist in oral surgery. He earned his dental degree at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York, and went on to complete his advanced specialist training as an oral surgeon at New York University College of Dentistry. At the same time, he earned his medical degree from New York University Medical Center and completed an internship in General Surgery there. Dr. Bae also taught dental students as a member of the faculty at New York College of Dentistry.
Dr. Bae is highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of oral surgery including dental implant placement, bone grafting and IV sedation. He is a great asset to our practice.
Outside the practice, Dr. Bae enjoys spending time with his family and traveling.
Alejandro Rabanal, DDS
After seven years of experience as a dentist in his native Peru, Dr. Rabanal earned his DDS degree from New York University College of Dentistry in 2002. He then completed three additional years of postgraduate study in the field of prosthodontics, the dental specialty that deals with the restoration and replacement of compromised teeth. During this time, he taught clinics to dental students for almost two years. Dr. Rabanal received his prosthodontic specialist certificate from New York University College of Dentistry in 2005.
Dr. Rabanal is a member of the American Prosthodontic Society, The Northeastern Gnathological Society, and the NYU college of Dentistry Alumni Association. He is passionate about providing the highest quality of dental care to his patients. His hobbies include participating in sports and traveling around the world.
Sadaf Nasir, DDS
Dr. Nasir earned her dental degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 2012. As part of her studies, she did research in the field of oral surgery, and she has published research in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is a good communicator and values building long-lasting relationships with her patients as they continue to come to the practice for dental maintenance care.
Dr. Nasir is a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland Dental Association, the Anne Arundel County Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Nhu Thuy Luong, DDS
Dr. Nhu Thuy Luong competed her undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida with a BS in Biology. She continued to receive her Masters in Biomedical Sciences at Barry University and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry. Dr Luong graduated with honors, was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, and is currently a member of the American Dental Association. Committed to increasing her knowledge, Dr Luong also completed a one year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry located at LECOM School of Dental Medicine.
Devoted to giving her patients better smiles and staying on the cutting edge, Dr Luong attends conferences and seminars in continuing education. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, trying new cuisines, and is an avid traveler. Dr Luong and her fiance currently reside in DC and love the lifestyle the city has to offer.
Kristen Graham, DDS
Dr. Kristen Graham is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and was a member of the Gamma Phi Delta Prosthodontic honors fraternity. She had additional training in orthodontics and is also a published author. Her paper on Bis-Phenol A was published in the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Graham is committed in her pursuit of biologic dentistry and she has graduated from the American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry program and is a board certified in Integrative Biologic Dental Medicine, and as a Naturopathic doctor. She is also a Certified Yoga Instructor. Although not teaching at this time, she does practice regularly. She enjoys cooking, exercising, and biohacking.
Emily Halle, DMD
Dr. Halle strives for excellence in all her dental care. She enjoys getting to know her patients, and provides the quality of treatment that she would want in her own mouth.
Originally from western Pennsylvania, Dr. Halle attended Washington and Jefferson College before receiving her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Halle then had the honor of serving veterans during a residency at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, where she furthered her education in all aspects of general dentistry.
As a lifelong learner, Dr. Halle places great value on continuing education and regularly attends new courses and seminars. She has completed extensive orthodontic training through Progressive Orthodontic Seminars and is a member of both the AGD (Academy of General Dentistry) and the IAO (International Association of Orthodontics).
Outside the office, she enjoys being Mom to her three boys, hiking and salsa dancing with her husband, and finding new recipes to cook.
To make an appointment, call (410) 324-6271 (Calvert), (410) 324-6370 (Annapolis) or click here to request an appointment online.