Dr. David C. Grimm
Dr. Grimm grew up in western Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1985.
He moved to Hagerstown that summer and joined Dr. Smith and Dr. Beachley (who have retired) at Allegany Dental Care.
Dr. Grimm and his wife Gwen have two children. Dr. Dana Kiefer is a local orthodontist at Hub City Orthodontics. Kevin is a CPA, has his MBA, and is the Controller for Hetzer Construction.
Dr. Grimm used to enjoy running ultramarathons and hasn’t ruled out running another. Now he spends more time on his bicycles and motorcycle.
After 36 years, he still enjoys going to work every day, seeing some staff members and patients that have been with him for 30 years or more.
Dr. Grimm practices at our Hagerstown Halfway office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-714-2244.
Dr. Thomas P. McCafferty
Dr. McCafferty, a native of Wallingford, PA, received his B.S. degree from The College of New Jersey, graduating magna cum laude. He received his DDS degree, magna cum laude, from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland and joined Allegany Dental Care in 2000. Dr. McCafferty, his wife Sarma, and their daughters live in Hagerstown.
Dr. McCafferty has traveled to Cork, Ireland as part of an international dental exchange program. He also spent a month with the Indian Health Service in Tuba City, AZ providing dental care for patients on the Navajo reservation. He has volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout himself.
He is a graduate of Class XVI of the Leadership Hagerstown (now Leadership Washington County) program, which has kept him in touch with developments in Hagerstown and Washington County. He has recently been active in Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Washington County and has lectured on items of dental interest at Hagerstown Community College.
Dr. McCafferty is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and has served two terms as President of the Washington County Dental Society and is currently serving as the Treasurer.
Dr. McCafferty practices at our Hagerstown North End office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301 797-8987
Dr. Benjamin J. Boniface
Dr. Boniface is a native of Middletown, MD. He received a B.A. degree in Biology and Chemistry from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and his D.D.S. degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland. Dr. Boniface, his wife Jill, and their two children reside in Middletown.
He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, and the Washington County Dental Society. He coaches youth soccer, lacrosse, and basketball.
Dr. Boniface practices at our Hagerstown Halfway office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-714-2244.
Dr. Matthew H. Carella
Dr. Carella, originally from Long Island, NY received his B.S. (cum laude) in Chemistry from The University of Delaware. He earned his DDS degree (magna cum laude) from The University of Maryland Dental School. During his time at the university, he participated in various community service events and held several leadership positions. While attending dental school, Dr. Carella completed a one-year advanced training program in the Special Patient and Geriatric Care Clinic, which concentrated in delivering dental care to a diverse population of special needs and geriatric patients.
Upon graduation, Dr. Carella was accepted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society and received several honors, including The Academy of General Dentistry Award. He continued his training by completing a one-year postdoctoral General Practice Residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his residency, Dr. Carella studied under world-renowned faculty and specialists in the fields of Oral Surgery, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Pediatrics, and Endodontics. The program focused on all aspects of dental care with special concentration in restorative, aesthetic, surgical, and implant dentistry.
He is committed to providing the highest quality dental care while remaining focused on patient comfort. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys cycling, beach volleyball and surfing.
Dr. Carella practices at both the Smithsburg and Hagerstown North End locations:
|Smithsburg (301-824-5111)||Hagerstown North End (301-797-8987)|
|Monday: 2:00pm-6:00pm||Monday: 8:00am-1:00pm|
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|Thursday: 7:30am-5:00pm||Thursday: n/a|
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Dr. James A. Kiefer
Dr. James Kiefer is originally from Cockeysville, MD. He received his B.S. degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise at Virginia Tech (magna cum laude). While in college, he worked as a student athletic trainer for the Division I Men’s Football team and Women’s Lacrosse team.
Dr. Kiefer went on to earn his DDS at University of Maryland Dental School. While at the University of Maryland, he participated in numerous community service activities, including Mission of Mercy and volunteer coaching for Charm City Youth Lacrosse League, and held numerous leadership roles including Vice President of his class. In his final year at University of Maryland, Dr. Kiefer completed a one-year advanced training program in Oral Surgery and was honored with the International College of Dentists award for student leadership upon graduation.
Dr. Kiefer is an active member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, Washington County Dental Society, The Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine. He strives to provide the highest quality of care while working hard to deliver it in a friendly and comfortable environment.
While not practicing dentistry, Dr. Kiefer enjoys several athletic activities including skiing, beach volleyball, CrossFit, and weightlifting. He also enjoys running and biking on the trails and roads of Washington, Allegany, and Frederick Counties.
Dr. Kiefer practices at our Smithsburg Office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-824-5111.
Dr. Matthew J. Mirigian
Dr. Mirigian is a native of Sudbury, MA. He earned a BS degree from the University of Massachusetts and a DMD degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He currently resides in Hagerstown with his wife and their son and dog. When not in the office he loves spending time outside, playing and watching sports of all kinds.
Dr. Mirigian is committed to listening to his patients and providing the best care that suits their goals and needs.
He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association and the Washington County Dental Society.
Dr. Mirigian practices at our Hagerstown North End office location. Appointments can be made by calling 301-797-8987.