Dr. Curtis L. Abigail is an orthodontic specialist who practices in both the heart of Bethesda, MD and Arlington, VA. He’s committed to providing leading-edge care to ensure patients achieve their most beautifully healthy smile: efficiently, comfortably, and affordably.
Dr. Abigail has been a Bethesda local since 1979. He completed his undergraduate education with a Bachelor of Science in biology at the University of Maryland-College Park in 1989, and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Howard University in 1993. He served a general practice residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
After three years of private general practice, Dr. Abigail entered a residency in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, and completed his specialty training in 1999.
Staying current on new technologies and methodologies in orthodontics is important to Dr. Abigail. He attends continuing education events throughout the year and is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the Middle-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists. He is also a Preferred Provider of the Invisalign® method of straightening teeth, which uses clear aligners.
Dr. Abigail feels a strong commitment to give back to a community that benefited him so well when he was a child. He is active in the educational community: he sponsors local area schools and supports them through fundraising efforts by their students. Dr. Abigail also sponsors local charitable fitness events that support worthy causes.
Other than creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Abigail’s interests include physical fitness, travel, and spending time with family.