Marquis Top Doctors

John Bushrod, DDS

Title: Orthodontist
Company: ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics
Location: Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States

John Bushrod, DDS, Orthodontist at ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in dentistry.

With years of experience to his credit, Dr. Bushrod has found success as an orthodontist with ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Oxon Hill, Maryland since 2022. Prior to this position, he served at the aforementioned dentistry practice as a lead dental assistant and sterilization technician between 2009 and 2022. From 2007 to 2008, he was active as a laboratory and student research assistant at Hampton University. Dr. Bushrod was also recruited as the lead of operations in a Jamaica externship with the Christian Dental Society.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Bushrod pursued an education at Hampton University, from which he earned a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences in 2008. He continued his academic efforts at Hampton University with a Master of Science in medical sciences in 2016. He concluded his formal studies at the Howard University College of Dentistry in 2020, graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Following these accomplishments, Dr. Bushrod completed a residency in orthodontics at Howard University in 2022.

Beyond his primary responsibilities, Dr. Bushrod has participated in numerous endeavors outside of his immediate professional circles. Between 2009 and 2014, he excelled as a police officer with the Washington, D.C. Protective Service at Bolling Air Force Base. Additionally working as a supervisor and lifeguard instructor for HRO Human Resources from 2008 to 2011, he previously contributed as a lifeguard for the Department of the Air Force at Bolling Air Force Base from 2004 to 2006 and a lifeguard and CPR instructor for the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA from 2005 to 2008. Moreover, Dr. Rutherford has contributed to his field and community in a variety of volunteer roles, including with the Mission of Mercy, So Others Might Eat (SOME) Inc., the ABC Dental Fair, the National Dental Association and the YMCA Health Fair, among other organizations.

Attributing his success to his consistency, Dr. Bushrod has accrued several accolades throughout his impressive career. As a testament to his exceptional work, he was presented with the Maryland Governor’s Citation, a Senate of Maryland Official Citation, a Certificate of Achievement from the Secretary of Defense, a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement from the Maryland State General Assembly and the Carole Robertson Academic Award. Furthermore, he was recognized as an inductee of the National Honor Society and an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. Grateful for the opportunity to support his community and help people build upon their self-esteem, Dr. Bushrod hopes to establish his private practice in the coming years.

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