Dr. Allen Garai, DDS

Dr. Allen Garai, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  

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Dr. Allen Garai, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Vienna, VA. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

Garai Orthodontic Specialists

427 Maple Ave W

Vienna, VA 22180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Garai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garai "Dr. Allen S. Garai received his postdoctoral training in Rochester, New York, where he completed a one-year residency in advanced education in general dentistry, and continued with a two-year specialty in orthodontics at Eastman Dental Center at the University of Rochester. This is recognized as one of the top orthodontic residency programs in the country. While at Eastman, he dedicated time to study of facial growth in patients with craniofacial abnormalities under the supervision of Dr. J.D. Subtelny, who is one of the pioneers in the orthodontic treatment of patients with this condition. Dr. Garai has been awarded the honorary title of “Diplomate” by the American Board of Orthodontics. This is the only orthodontic specialty board recognized by the American Dental Association. Dr. Garai has served as attending faculty and taught lingual “invisible” orthodontics in the postdoctoral orthodontic program of Children’s National Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. In his free time, Dr. Garai enjoys playing soccer and various sports. He also sponsors several area youth leagues. He and his wife Sherry have three children. Professional Experience #1 Experienced Elite Invisalign® provider in Vienna, Great Falls, Oakton, and Tysons #1 Provider of Accelerated (Acceledent®) orthodontics in Northern Virginia Expertise Dr. Garai has been practicing orthodontics for more than 15 years, and is privileged to have created thousands of individualized beautiful smiles. He has at least 15 years of experience in Invisalign® and been recognized as an “Elite Provider” in 2014 and 2015. Over 15 Years of Teaching Orthodontics Dr. Garai has been teaching orthodontics, in clinical and didactic studies, at Children’s and Washington Hospital Center’s orthodontic departments. Thus, he is always up to date with the latest treatments. Lecturing and Teaching Lingual Orthodontics Dr. Allen Garai has had a special, two-year formal residency training in lingual orthodontics under one of the pioneers of lingual “hidden” orthodontics. He has more than 15 years of experience in treating patients with lingual braces, and has been teaching lingual orthodontics at Children’s/Washington Hospital Center Department of Orthodontics since 1998.Dr. Garai has been recognized as “One of leaders in Lingual Orthodontics in the Washington area” by Washingtonian magazine. He has presented lingual treatment cases at the National American Orthodontic Association meeting. Dr. Allen Garai has been featured on NBC 4, A New Me TV show, and News Channel 8. CredentialsDr. Garai is a board-certified orthodontist This honor is given to fewer than 25% of practicing orthodontists. It demonstrates our pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence in our orthodontic treatments. Other dental and medical professionals’ orthodontic practice of choice Our practice is considered the orthodontic practice of choice for other dentists, physicians, healthcare providers, and their families. Many medical and dental professionals have trusted us for their families’ orthodontic treatment. Recognized as “Top/Best Orthodontist”: Dr. Garai has been voted as Top / Best Orthodontist by other dental professionals: Washingtonian Magazine Northern Virginia Magazine Virginia Living Dr. Garai has also been selected as Top / Best Orthodontist by readers of: Washington Family Magazine Consumers’ Research Council of America NoVA Living Magazine Health and Beauty Washington Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garai "Dr. Garai is a board certified orthodontic specialist providing premier orthodontic care for adults and children with the Latest in technologhy in pediatric orthodontics, Invisalign,Invisalign teen and invisible braces (Lingual orthodontics,Harmony,incognito) with the Greatest patient service possible. Our Orthodontic Specialists serve Washington DC,Northern Va,Mclean,Oakton,Fairfax,Falls Church,Arlington,Alexandria,Vienna,Tysons,Great Falls,Reston,Herndon,Ashburn,Sterling,Leesburg,Loudoun Virginia,Va."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

5  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Overbite
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Rochester U
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Voted Best / Top Orthodontist, 2003-Prese
Media & Publications
  • Guest Feature on NBC4,Anew Me TV show and News Channel 8.,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garai to family and friends
796 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (796)

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Dr. Garai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Garai and his staff are OUTSTANDING! I visited other orthodontists who said my only option was surgery. Dr. Garai was candid and provided an alternative, laying out the pros and cons of all treatment options. He is extremely knowledgable, candid and takes the time to really listen. i am also...more
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