Dentist in Columbia, MD - Irv Schindler, DDS

Meet our Columbia, MD, Family Dentist

In 1980, Dr. Schindler graduated with several honors from the University of Maryland Dental School.  After completing a residency program at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, he established his dental practice in Columbia, MD.  Dr. Schindler has completed extensive training at the prestigious L.D.Pankey Institute where he received advanced training in bite, joint and wear problems. He is also an Alumni of the World renown Dawson Academy. Dr. Schindler has taken many courses with the Spear Institute, keeping him up to date on the latest advances in dentistry. He has a strong commitment to continuing education in order to provide his patients with the highest quality of tooth conserving dental care.

  When he is not doing or studying dentistry, you may find him on the tennis court or enjoying photography. He has been married to his wife Terri for over 37 years and has 2 daughters, Lauren and Rebecca, and 2 grandchildren. 

Credentials and Memberships

  • Extensive experience with TMJ, Bite and Wear Problems
  • Special interest in Art, Drawing and Photography that supplement his skills in Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Graduate of the Prestigious L.D. Pankey Institute
  • Alumni of The Dawson Academy
  • Member of Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member of American Dental Association
  • Certified, World Clinical Laser Institute
  • Certified, International Center for Laser Education
  • Maryland State Dental Association
  • Howard County Dental Society
  • On Staff- Howard County General Hospital
  • Awarded "America's Best Dentists" for 2017
  • Awarded "Spectrum Award Winner" by City Beat News for Customer Service  2016 and 2017
  • Awarded "Guide to America's Top Dentists", by Consumers Research Council of America 2010
  • Awarded "The Best Dentists in America" 2004-2005
  • Certificate of Appreciation from The Maryland Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Member of the National Register's WHO'S WHO in Executives and Professionals  2005-2006   
  • Member of American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

  •            The Pankey Institute Alumni Logo       Member ADA American Dental Association        ABC Davinci Studios Award