Owner, Managing Member at Kids Teeth, LLC, Health: Pediatric Dentistry
About Ophir Alalouf
Dentist Ophir Alalouf, DDS, owns and practices at Kids Teeth, LLC, which supplies a safe, fun, and caring setting for pediatric patients from infancy to young adulthood. Based in Rockville, MD, the state-of-the-art facility also serves those from surrounding communities, such as Gaithersburg, Germantown, and Potomac.
Dr. Ophir Alalouf earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Between 1994 and 1997, he remained at the University to complete a residency and fellowship in pediatric dentistry and to train at the Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.
During this period, Ophir Alalouf, DDS, taught pre-doctoral students and launched a pediatric practice in the School of Dental Medicine that was run by post-graduates. He also played a key role during the pediatric dentistry program’s review by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. He was honored with the American Student Dental Association Award of Excellence and the Anthony S. Gugino Humanitarian Award.
Afterwards, Dr. Ophir Alalouf joined the private pediatric practice of Amy Light, DMD, PC, as her first associate. For the next three years, he treated young patients and expanded the practice’s services into hospital dentistry. He also gained experience with the business side of dentistry.
Today, Dr. Ophir Alalouf balances his clinical responsibilities with the business side of his growing dental office. He oversees Kids Teeth’s day-to-day operations. He also supervises an experienced team of dental assistants and office staff. In the last 12 years, the office has grown from one employee and two treatment rooms to ten staffers and seven treatment rooms.