Drs. Gillespie & Labs

Orthodontics for Children & Adults



Kelly N. Labs, DMD, MS

Dr. Kelly Labs graduated with honors from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) where her studies in Microbiology and Spanish-American literature earned her scholarships and distinction in numerous honor societies.

She went on to continue her studies in Boston, Massachusetts. Here she pursued her doctorate degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she was inducted as a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the prestigious National Dental Academic Honor Society. After dental school Dr. Labs attended Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine where she received her post-graduate specialty training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics as well as completion of a doctoral thesis for her Master of Science degree.

Dr. Labs is a board-certified, diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and holds membership in several dental and orthodontic societies including the Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Maimonides Dental Society and American Association of Orthodontists.

Dr Labs is passionate about transforming the smiles of her patients. She strives to continually provide excellent service and exceptional results that are specific to each patient’s individual needs and treatment goals. Dr. Labs has experienced first-hand the impact that orthodontic treatment can have and she is dedicated to helping her patient’s achieve the lifetime benefits of a beautiful smile.

Dr. Kelly Labs is a native of Minnesota and enjoys the outdoors and living a healthy and active lifestyle. When not working on her patient’s smiles, she enjoys travel and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Labs resides in Bethesda, MD with her husband, also a practicing orthodontist, and their three young children. She looks forward to meeting you and your family and is honored to serve the Bethesda and surrounding DMV community.

John Gillespie, DDS, MS &  Bob Q. Gillespie, DDS, MS

doctorsDr. John Gillespie and Dr. Bob Gillespie are native Washingtonians and lifelong residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. They received their undergraduate education at the University of Maryland and were distinguished by membership in numerous honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa.

They are Summa Cum Laude (top 1% of their class) graduates of Georgetown University School of Dentistry and were selected by the faculty for membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the prestigious National Dental Academic Honor Society. They were also distinguished among their graduating class with Outstanding Diagnostician and Most Professional Awards. They received post-graduate orthodontic specialty training at Georgetown University School of Dentistry, as well as Master of Science degrees upon completion of doctoral theses.

Dr. John Gillespie and Dr. Bob Gillespie have been practicing orthodontics in Bethesda, Maryland for over 25 years, and maintain memberships in numerous professional societies. These include the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, the Maryland State Dental Association, and the Southern Maryland Dental Society, among others.

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