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Dr. Ed Dougherty

Dr. Edward T. Dougherty, Jr. is known as “The Sleep Dentist” on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and the entire Delmarva Peninsula region. He is the dentist that patients turn to for help with their dental fears and anxieties. Local dentists refer their patients to him for those requiring the special services of sedation dentistry. Dr. Dougherty received his training at the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland. Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Dougherty served on the full-time house staff of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his anesthesia training at the Montefiore Hospital in New York and St. Joseph’s Hospital in New Jersey. His implant surgical training was undertaken at the world-renowned Misch Implant Institute. He received his advanced dental cosmetic training at the prestigious LVI Institute. Dr. Dougherty was awarded the highest recognition of “Diplomate” by the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. This award is based upon extensive studies and patient case presentations in advanced dental implant and bone reconstructive surgery. Dr. Dougherty has lectured nationally and internationally on the subjects of sedation dentistry and emergency medicine. He has been heard regularly on WMAL radio and interviewed frequently on WQMR radio. He has been seen on NBC news and his sedation practice has been the subject of articles in the Washington Post. He was voted the “Best Dentist” in the Washington, DC metro area by readers of the Bethesda magazine. Dr. Dougherty was recently featured on the nationally syndicated TV Show, The Ultimate Makeover. Dr. Dougherty maintains a private practice of IV Sedation Dentistry in Ocean City, MD. He serves as an examiner for the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners evaluating dentists who apply for sedation permits. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Dentistry at Loma Linda University. Dr. Dougherty is an active member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. The ADSA is an association of more than 5,000 members in the United States, Canada and abroad. Dr. Dougherty is recognized as a Master in the College of Sedation Dentistry. This honor has been bestowed on only 145 members of the ADSA. He annually travels nationally and internationally to provide charitable care to some of the most needy citizens of the world. To learn more about Dr. Edward Dougherty and how sedation dentistry can help you overcome your fears so that you can achieve good dental health, visit: www.DelmarvaSedationDentistry.com or call 410-213-1482.