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Leonard H. Bers, D.D.S.
Dentist in Upper Marlboro, MDLeonard H. Bers, D.D.S.
Dr. Leonard Bers has practiced in the Upper Marlboro area for 35 years, providing care for children and adults as well as for individuals with special needs.
Dr. Bers, a native Washingtonian, grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Natural Sciences and from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Bers completed a dental residency at Prince George's General Hospital and Medical Center.
As an active member of the American Dental Association and the Southern Maryland Dental Society, Dr. Bers has served in many positions including Editor of the society newsletter, a long time executive board member and state dental association delegate. He has served on the state dental legislative committee working on many oral health issues.
Besides practicing in his Upper Marlboro office, Dr. Bers is also a clinical instructor at the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore teaching 3rd and 4th year dental students. His area of interest at the university is in urgent care.
Dr. Bers spends 2 weeks every year at the DVI (Dental Volunteers for Israel) Trudi Birger Dental Clinic in Jerusalem providing care for children and young adults who can not receive dental treatment elsewhere; the clinic is unique in that it provides care for those in need despite their cultural or religious background. He is on the board of directors of American Friends of DVI working toward the financial and treatment stability of the clinic.
For over 8 years, Dr. Bers was also associated with a progressive dental pracice in Cooperstown, NY, home of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
In his off time, Dr. B busys himself with home projects and traveling with his wife.