Our Office

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Our Mission

Superb Dental Care for Charlotte Hall Families

At Academy Dental Care, our practice philosophy is simple: family first. So we’re committed to providing you and your family with the ultimate patient experience during each and every visit to our beautiful Charlotte Hall, MD office. We’re dedicated to providing you with superb dental care, while treating you with respect, dignity, and compassion. This means we’ll always lend an attentive, listening ear, and ensure questions, concerns, and oral health needs are addressed in a respectful and non-judgmental manner. Here, we’re making dental appointments honest, open, and hurry-free. We’ll always work at a pace that’s most comfortable for you, so you’ll never feel rushed through decisions that matter.

In every area of our practice, we hope to radiate genuine family care in a comfortable and relaxing environment. We welcome new patients of all ages, including patients with special needs. Our experienced team has a gentle touch and takes extra time to ensure all of our patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their treatment. We look forward to building lifelong relationships with you and your whole family!

Dr. Thomas O’Shea

Meet Your Charlotte Hall Family Dentist

Born and raised in Calvert County, Maryland, Dr. Thomas O’Shea’s spirit for serving a close-knit, local community has been a lifetime dream of his. After graduating from DeMatha Catholic High School, he attended the University of Maryland College Park and earned a BS degree in Psychology. He received his DDS from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and went on to complete a general practice residency program at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Washington D.C. Fast forward to today, and Dr. O’Shea makes his abode in the lovely coastal town of Chesapeake Beach with his wife and daughter.

Outside of the office, you can find Dr. O’Shea enjoying the company of his loved ones. He met Rachel, his wife and fellow Calvert County native, while in high school. Together, they enjoy hiking, paddle boarding, and meandering the many trails of Southern Maryland with their daughter, Avery. Dr. O'Shea and his wife have a dream of starting an animal rescue called "Little Buddy's Animal Kingdom'' in memory of their rescue dog, Blitz.

What shines through Dr. O’Shea’s practice most is a passion for providing his community with a true family dental clinic built on compassion and honesty. He’s proud to bring St. Mary’s County families a space where they don’t have to fear dental visits, and equip patients with the knowledge they need for lifelong, healthy smiles. Dr. O’Shea can’t wait to meet you!

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Families Serving Families

Meet Our Friendly Team

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Patient Care Coordinator

Brenda Dent

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Financial Coordinator

Emily Kies

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Hygienist

Jennifer Roy

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Hygienist

Maegan Showalter

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Dental Assistant

Emily Kozlowski

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Dental Assistant

Casey Quade

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Supporting Our Local Nonprofits

Giving Back

Our community is the backbone of Academy Dental’s care. So we’re honored to uplift our local communities by championing hope and creating accessible opportunities for our families and neighbors. Whether it’s food drives with Southern Maryland Food Bank, clothing drives for our local churches, or donating to our nearby Veterans hospital, we’re thankful to give back to the communities we love and call home. Let’s do some good together.

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Modern Amenities and Exceptional Care

Visiting Our Family-Friendly Office

At Academy Dental, we aim to help you overcome fears and step into each visit with peace of mind. And we believe this begins with creating a space that’s inspiring, relaxing, and uplifting. Our warm office features upbeat music and modern amenities, so you can come into each appointment feeling right at home.

When visiting our office, you’ll be welcomed by our positive, professional team, who will always go above and beyond to make each appointment meaningful. Our front desk crew is equipped and happy to address any questions you may have during your appointment, and are always excited to meet new faces. Next, Dr. O’Shea would love to get to know you, and work in partnership with you to craft a personalized treatment plan that meets your specific oral health needs. If you’re looking for a true, full-service family clinic, visit our office today!

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