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.
Dr. Koterwas is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Maryland State Association of Orthodontics, Maryland State Dental Society and Patuxent Dental Society.
On a personal note, Dr. Koterwas is married and has four wonderful children - Zachary, Austin, Cameron and Quinn. Dr. Koterwas loves spending time with his family when he is not practicing orthodontics.
Dr. Koterwas' staff is a team of enthusiastic and highly-trained professionals.
The orthodontic assistants are highly motivated, specially trained, and certified as x-ray technicians and orthodontic assistants through the State of Maryland. They assist Dr. Koterwas in treating and caring for his patients. You will find these co-therapists knowledgeable, caring, and friendly.
The front desk staff is also extremely knowledgeable and is committed to serving your needs. They will find creative ways to make your finances work and handle all of your insurance needs, including processing all of your insurance claim paperwork. The front desk staff will also help you find convenient appointment times to match your busy schedule.
Our mission is to change lives by designing beautiful, healthy smiles in a fun and enthusiastic environment. We are committed to providing excellent care at the right time, for the right reason, with integrity and honesty.