Dr. Christopher Koterwas, DDS

Dr. Christopher Koterwas, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(194)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Koterwas, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in California, MD and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland in 2002 and practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

22900 Three Notch Road

California, MD 20619

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst BlueChoice, Inc.
  • Cigna
  • 8 More

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Dr. Koterwas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Koterwas "Dr. Koterwas completed his undergraduate education at the University of Maryland at College Park (UMCP) in 1998. After graduating with honors with a BS in biochemistry from UMCP, he attended the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, where he was selected for membership in several honorary societies and graduated with honors in 2002. Immediately following dental school, Dr. Koterwas was selected from almost 300 applicants for one of four positions for the Stony Brook University Postgraduate Orthodontic program where he graduated again with honors. Dr. Koterwas has an ongoing commitment to continuing education through courses, conferences and seminars and has continued these educational endeavors upon graduating from his postgraduate program. Dr. Koterwas believes that education and the pursuit of excellence is a lifelong endeavor. He continues to interact with the top professionals in the field of dentistry and orthodontics."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Koterwas "Your smile is at the heart of what we do.  Dr. Koterwas and staff understand that choosing the best orthodontist for yourself or your children is an important health decision. Our practice will work with you every step of the way to make sure that your orthodontic care is comfortable, convenient and rewarding. Using the latest technology, we'll give you the customized, individual care that you deserve for a smile to last a lifetime."
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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
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Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite
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Procedures

  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Orthodontics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Koterwas has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Koterwas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koterwas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koterwas to family and friends
4.9
based on 194 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (194)

  • 5
    (183)
  • 4
    (7)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Koterwas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Owings, MD
Kind staff, no wait, Dr. Koterwas is the best!
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in Ayase, Japan
Friendly curteous staff bent over backwards to fit us in with long-distance appointments. I always had great confidence in the care for my daughter during her course of treatment and guidance for your younger brother to delay the start of treatment. Would send all my kids to Dr. Koterwas!
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in Leonardtown, MD
Dr, Koterwas is a friendly and professional orthodontist. He is patient centered and waits until the perfect time to implement a procedure instead of starting a child as soon as they come to his office. His office staff is friendly and very efficient. I would recommend him to everyone..
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in California, MD
Thank you for making me love my smile.. Both my daughter and I saw Dr. Koterwas. I highly recommend him and his stuff they are awesome.
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in California, MD
Dr. Koterwas is kind, patient, caring and can put children at ease. He runs on time and is the best orthodontist in the area! I'm on my 3rd kid in braces and wouldn't go anywhere else!
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