"Dr. Connerly made our son feel very comfortable, even though it was an unfamiliar situation. She was also very thorough. When he left, he said "I love going to the dentist!" - Anonymous

Dr. Claudia N. Conerly

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry


Dr. Conerly is a Midwest native and grew up in Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Conerly attended Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree, she returned to Michigan and attended the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, she enrolled in an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine. For several years, Dr. Conerly practiced as a general dentist in medically underserved areas of New York, Michigan and Virginia. After becoming aware of the barriers to oral health care children encounter, Dr. Conerly returned to academia and completed specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Howard University. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Conerly is now fully committed to helping children and their families obtain necessary dental care. Dr. Conerly currently lives in Silver Spring with her husband and two daughters.

Dr. Conerly is a board-certified pediatric dentist and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, and associate member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

As both a mother of young children and a pediatric dentist, Dr. Conerly treats children with loving care and kindness. She understands parental concerns and tries to make each visit informative and comfortable.

School Visited :

  • East Silver Spring Elementary School
  • Grace Episcopal Day School
  • Jamon Montessori Day School
  • Oakland Terrace Elementary School
  • Rosemary Hills Elementary School
  • Sligo Creek Elementary School