Meet Dr. Heller

Bethesda, Laurel, & North Potomac, MD Area Orthodontist

Dr. Heller is an orthodontist serving Bethesda, Laurel, and North Potomac, MD.At Heller Orthodontics, our priority is to provide the Bethesda, Laurel, North Potomac, and surrounding Maryland communities with a quality orthodontic practice in a friendly and welcoming environment. Dr. Alan R. Heller has been setting these high standards in orthodontic care for the last 20 years. Dr. Heller continues to expand his knowledge of orthodontics to provide each of our patients with the most advanced care available.

Recognizing that orthodontic procedures are a lengthy process, he spends extra time with every patient to get to know them on a more personal level. This allows him to have a better understanding of your needs and goals so that we can provide you with the smile you have dreamed about. Dr. Heller specializes in many services including, early and adult treatment, traditional metal braces, Invisalign®, and retention care. Read on to learn about his commitment to orthodontics, and passion for creating beautiful, healthy smiles!

Commitment To the Orthodontic Industry

Dr. Heller obtained his bachelor’s degree in government and politics from the University of Maryland – College Park, and went on to obtain higher education at Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry. While at Ohio State University he was awarded special citations for orthodontics and periodontics. He went on to receive his post-doctorate orthodontic specialty training and his Master of Science at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. Following his extensive education, Dr. Heller took his expertise to Maryland and has been practicing here ever since. Dr. Heller is involved in many organizations and societies, including the:

  • Southern Maryland Dental Society - Former President
  • Programs Committee - Previously Served as Chairman
  • Executive Committee of Southern Maryland Dental Society
  • Maryland State Society of Orthodontics
  • Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Maryland State Dental Association
  • American Dental Association

Personal Life

Dr. Heller and his wife, Sheri, are the proud parents of four children: Max, Mitchell, Toby and Jaclyn. When he’s not spending time with his lovely family, Dr. Heller enjoys playing ice hockey or a relaxing round of golf. Dr. Heller also participates in fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help give back to the community.

Schedule Your Appointment At Heller Orthodontics Today!

Whether you’re looking for early orthodontic treatment or adult treatment, braces or retainers, Dr. Heller and his staff at Heller Orthodontics are happy to provide you with the services you need. We employ you to take a look through our website and contact our office should you have any further questions or would like to schedule an appointment. Dr. Heller and his staff look forward to providing you with the smile you deserve!