Spencer A. Gakner, D.D.S. : Dentist, General, Cosmetic, Kemp Mill, Wheaton, Silver Spring MD, Spencer A. Gakner, D.D.S.

Spencer A. Gakner, D.D.S.

For many years Kemp Mill Dental has provided quality services to thousands of local patients. Our practice has grown over time by word-of-mouth and we are recognized for the comprehensive and gentle care we provide. Included in Checkbook magazine as one of Montgomery County’s Best Dentists, our office uses the latest technologies to best serve you and your family.


Dr. Gakner atttended Frostburg State College where he grauduated in 1976 with a Bachelor of Biology degree. He continued his education at Hood College and Ben Gurion University in Israel, where he earned a Masters of Ecology degree.

After working for the federal government for several years, Dr. Gakner returned to school and attended the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1992. Upon completing his degree, Dr. Gakner completed a two-year general dentistry residency at the Jerusalem Dental Center for Children. After completing his residency, Dr. Gakner returned to Silver Spring with his family in 1994, where he has been practicing dentistry for 22 years. Over the years Dr. Gakner has completed many continuing education courses as well as a mini-residency in Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Gakner and his family are life-time members of the Kemp Mill Community in Wheaton, Maryland. Dr. Gakner enjoys taking bike rides, reading, cooking and playing his guitar.