About Your Dentist
Barry Manson, DDS
Dr. Manson was born and raised in Maryland. He graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with honors in the Phi Beta Gamma National Honor Society. During his pre-professional studies, he achieved a dual degree, including a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology.
During his attendance at the University of Maryland School of Dental Surgery, Dr. Manson was able to accelerate and complete his graduation requirements early enough to receive an additional year of advanced and specialized training in many areas of dentistry not routinely taught at the undergraduate level. Subsequently, following graduation, he received the Irving Abrahamson Award for the senior dental student most proficient in all aspects of Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy), both surgical and non-surgical, and the American Association of Oral Surgeons Award for the senior dental student most proficient in all aspects of practical Oral Surgery. In addition, Dr. Manson has had active participation in research publications involving bone regeneration techniques, as well as limited training in the Shock Trauma unit at University Hospital.
Dr. Manson lives and works in the Severna Park area with his wife, Laura, and four children.
Dr. Manson served the American Heart Association as a certified CPR instructor/trainer in the Baltimore/Washington area for 15 years. Continuing education, offering his patient the latest and safest technology and advanced and innovative techniques and treatment solutions, remains his priority. Creating beautiful, healthy and functional smiles is our specialty! Dr. Manson served as a clinical director on a weekly basis at the University of Maryland Dental School in the Department of Oral Medicine. He taught there for over 14 years. Dr. Manson has also received management skills while serving the CIGNA Health Plan as a regional peer review director-consultant for 3 years.
Recently, Dr. Manson served as a chairman for the Peer Review Committee for Anne Arundel County and as a Delegate to the MSDA. Currently, he serves as a P.A.N.D.A. Instructor in Anne Arundel County, training professionals to recognize abuse and neglect during examination and treatment of their patients. His primary goal and most of his efforts focus on providing the highest quality of clinical care and offering only the most qualified Dental Hygienists for continuing maintenance treatment at his Severna Park private practice. Dr. Manson treats all aspects of basic and complex restorative dental care including treating children, all aspects of Cosmetic Dentistry and we specialize in planning, provisionalization and restoration of Dental Implants.