Dentist in Salisbury, MD
Kelly S. Kennan, D.D.S.
Dr. Kelly Kennan, DDS, PC started her Salisbury, MD practice in 1999. Dr. Kennan is a general dentist and graduated from the University Of Maryland School Of Dental Surgery in 1999. Prior to that, she graduated from Arizona State University in 1993 with a major in Biology and a minor in Pre-Med. She also attended Denison University, Salisbury State University, and Cornell University. While at Cornell University, she studied marine biology at the Isles of Shoales research lab on Appledore Island, Maine. Dr. Kennan also studied internationally in Europe for college credits. She is also a 1988 graduate of Worcester Country School.
Dr. Kennan has advanced training in multiple areas. She completed a dental externship at Fort Meade Army Base and Walter Reed Hospital and concurrent specialty training in Forensic Odontology, Bite Analysis and Forensic Age Identification through the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology at Walter Reed Hospital. She is currently trying to obtain a position on the Region 3 DMORT team and currently assists Homeland Security with Age Identifications of Immigrants. Dr. Kennan is also a dental lab technician trained under a prosthodontist; she has been in continual lab training for 38 years and specializes in porcelain and gold crowns, bridgework, dentures, and partial dentures. She also has completed training in 2004 for 3D CEREC & 2011 in E4D Cad-Cam all porcelain inlays, onlays, and crowns. She has trained in Invisalign Orthodontic Treatment in 2013, and in Bone Augmentation and Gum Grafting procedures in 2013- 2014.
Recently, Dr. Kennan has completed training with the HIOSSEN Dental Implant Corporation in Surgical Placement and Procedures for HIOSSEN Dental Implant in October 2016 in Tyson Corner, VA and in Sandy Springs, MD. She is excited and pleased to now be offering surgical placement of Implants for her patients as well as restoring them.
She was also a surgical photographer for Dr. Donald Tilghman and Dr. Dana Kennan for bone reconstruction and implant placement cases from 1983-1999. Dr. Kennan also worked as a surgical assistant, medical records employee, and a researcher for R.V. Stephens, M.D. from 1992-1995 where she did researched comparison studies of stent placement and types placed.
Dr. Kennan is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Society, the Eastern Shore Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Association of Women Dentists, and the American Society of Forensic Odontology.
While in dental school, she won the 1999 Toomey Award for Senior Case Presentation on “Dysphasia” and “Denture Induced Papillary Hyperplasia”. While at Arizona State University she served as treasurer and vice president of Delta Delta Delta Sorority and also assisted with the recruitment for the Tri-Delta at Northern Arizona State University and University of Arizona.
Dr. Kennan has many hobbies. She trained for her private pilots’ license in single engine and multiple engine planes in Arizona. She was a member of the Arizona State University skeet and trap shooting team, “The Gun Devils”, traveling the West Coast competing where the team received many awards. She has also been awarded multiple sailing awards for Lazer Racing on the Shore, tennis awards, and is an avid gardener, hunter, painter, swimmer, traveler, and beach lover. She and her husband and children are strong supporters helping the wounded warriors and and of the local events/ benefits for the rehabilitation of the veterans and wounded military. Recently, she has been involved with volunteering with Wreaths Across America at Arlington Cementary in 2016.
Dr. Kennan was born and raised on the Eastern Shore in Salisbury, MD. She is a wife, mother, daughter of locals Dana & Judy Kennan, sister, aunt, godmother and grandmother.
Heidi - Dental Assistant
Heidi has been in the dental field for fifteen years plus. She is x'ray certified and has worked in all aspects of the dental field. She has been trained in the Cerec Cad-Cam prosthetic computer system and currently training the E4D computer system. She has worked for an Oral Surgeon, Pediatrician, Periodontal, Implant specialists and Orthodontic trained dentists.
She has two boys. She loves animals and has two cats, one dog and two ferrets. She loves the beach, being outside, the sushine and working on automobiles.
She is a caring, fun and joyous asset to our team.
Sarah - Front Desk Reception & Patient Correspondant
Sarah has 10 plus years in the medical field patient communication, insurance, assisted with PT and OT and Speech Therapy. She had worked within a nursing home facility on scheduling, transporting and guidance for over 7 years. She is currently enjoying her new endevour in the dental field and hopes to start dental assisting soon.
She is a mother, aunt, sister and wife. She likes to hunt, shoot, play her children and her family --- and LOVES CRABS! She'l have a great smile and laugh waiting for you.