Meet Kingsley U. Achikeh, DDS

Dr. Achikeh earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1987 before completing a general practice residency in 1993 with the Veterans Affairs hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Achikeh then completed another general practice residency with Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, where he received the Outstanding Residents Award. In 1995, Dr. Achikeh completed an internship in oral & maxillofacial surgery at the Case Western Reserve University Hospital & Mt. Sinai Hospital, in Cleveland.

In 2008, Dr. Achikeh completed a program on examination & clinical simulations sufficient to merit Associate Fellowship with the World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI). In 2015, Dr. Achikeh was awarded a Mastership by the Board of International Dental Implant Association. Dr. Achikeh is a member of several professional organizations including:


  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI)
  • International Dental Implant Association (IDIA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • Maryland State Dental Association (MSDA)

Dr. Achikeh moved to the Metro Washington D.C. area in 1995 & has been practicing in Silver Spring, Maryland since 1997. His goal as a dentist is to create beautiful smiles & to ensure that patients leave the office happier than when they came. Dr. Achikeh is married with two kids who are currently in college. In his spare time, Dr. Achikeh enjoys traveling, & watching & playing soccer.

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