MEET DR. RAI
Dr. Rai loves dentistry and more importantly his patients. Smile Loft is not only his vision but also his passion. Under his direction, every day, the staff strives to make the practice more welcoming, caring and comfortable dental experience for all the guests. His approach to your treatment starts with patiently listening to you. Then, after a complete and thorough examination, he reviews and discusses the diagnosis and treatment options with you. His goal is to make each and every patient feel comfortable.
Dr. Rai graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry and was inducted into the prestigious National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. After dental school, Dr. Rai continued his education and completed an additional one year of specialized training in general and cosmetic dentistry at the Washington DC Veteran’s Affairs Hospital. In April 2013, He acquired Dr. Stephen Kleiman’s practice and founded Smile Loft Laurel with emphasis on patient comfort and pain free dentistry. In November 2014, he collaborated with Dr. Kayshap Patel to open his second office - Smile Loft Branch Ave. In April 2016, Dr. Rai opened Smile Loft Office in the heart of downtown Bethesda.
Dr. Rai believes in keeping up-to-date with the all latest advancements in dentistry that enable him to provide his patients with the best quality of care. For that Dr. Rai has participated in many continuing education at the post-doctorate level and have gained wide range of experience in different areas of dentistry. He is proﬁcient in all cosmetic and restorative procedures along with surgical and root canal therapies. Whatever your treatment needs maybe, Dr. Rai will always take the time to explain all the options and make you feel comfortable.
In his free time, Dr. Rai like to spend his time with his wife Christine and his baby daughter Isabella. Christine played a signiﬁcant role in acquisition and opening of all three braches of Smile Loft. Dr. Rai and Christine are expecting their second daughter in June 2016.
“We are proud to provide our guests with the best in dental technology, treatment options and patient comfort. We welcome you to our ofﬁce. It is my pleasure to address all your questions and concerns."