Meet Dr. Mehdy Rad

Dr. Mehdy Rad, a dedicated orthodontist, is passionate about helping his patients achieve a beautiful, healthy, and straight smile. He loves the challenges and rewards of being an orthodontist and looks forward to answering your questions and working with you throughout your treatment.


Dr. Mehdy grew up in Wellesley, just outside of Boston. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Boston University with a major in ethical philosophy and minors in biology and chemistry. Dr. Mehdy obtained his dental degree from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and graduated on the dean’s list. For his externship rotation, he practiced at the dental clinic on Ramey Air Force Base in Puerto Rico.

Following his dental training, Dr. Mehdy attended a one-year residency in cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry at Boston Medical Center, where he was given the Clinical Excellence Award. He went on to specialize in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at Boston University. While a student there, he was accorded the prestigious position of chief resident.

Continuing Education

Dr. Mehdy is committed to staying up to date on the most current technology. His participation in continuing education enables him to offer patients the most advanced treatment options. He serves as an associate clinical professor in the department of orthodontics at the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore. In addition, Dr. Mehdy lectures locally and nationally on a broad range of topics related to orthodontics.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Greater Washington Orthodontic Society
  • Bi-County Dental Study Club, president
  • Potomac Dental Study Club, president

Outside the practice, it’s all smiles for Dr. Mehdy!

Dr. Mehdy lives in Potomac with his wife Carolina and daughter Isabella. He enjoys spending as much quality time with his family as possible: sharing smiles and creating happy memories.

In his spare time, he enjoys kiteboarding, snowboarding, bicycle racing, soccer, and playing guitar.

What Our Patients are Saying

“The staff is fantastic! I never had to wait — they were quick, professional, and kind. Dr. Rad made the process as pleasant as possible and did it with good humor. The office utilized the latest technology and is a pleasant place to be. I would highly recommend Rad Orthodontics!” – Amy

“I am extremely satisfied and happy with the entire experience. The change is amazing, and the length of treatment was shorter than I expected. The staff was the friendliest I have ever encountered; professional but extremely personable.” – Guy

“By far the most pleasant experience I’ve had at a doctor’s office.” – Dawn

“I was very nervous about the braces, but Rad2 Orthodontics was very cordial and pleasant and put me promptly at ease. They explained the entire process to us and allowed us to ask any questions we had.” – Grace

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