Dr. Kling & The Team

A Dedicated Team of Dental Professionals

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Meet Dr. John D. Kling II, MAGD, AAACD Your Alexandria VA Dentist

Dr. Kling is one of 20 worldwide... Only 20 dentists across the globe have the honor and distinction earning both an Accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AAACD) and a Mastership with the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD).

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Raised in Alexandria, Virginia, Dr. John D. Kling graduated from Wake Forest University in North Carolina with a B.A. in Biology and from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He completed his residency at Buffalo General Hospital in 1985 and has been in private practice in Old Town Alexandria since that time.

Dr. Kling’s post-graduate education includes extensive course work

Through the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study, and the LSU School of Dentistry’s Academy of Continuing Dental Education. He has earned the highest achievement of Mastership through the Academy of General Dentistry, which requires more than 1,100 hours of approved continuing dental education in all aspects of dentistry. The pinnacle of educational achievement, however, has been earning his Accreditation from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). This has been accomplished by only 350 dental professionals and showcases his deep commitment to excellence in the dental profession. Read more here: Dr. John Kling achieves AACD Accredited Member Status.

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

Dr. Kling is an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry… One of only 20 worldwide who simultaneously hold both top designations. He is also an active member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Society, and past president of the Alexandria Dental Society.

Community Affiliations and Recognitions

As an active community member, Dr. Kling belongs to the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and the Alexandria Rotary Club. He is an annual sponsor of the Alexandria Walk to Fight Breast Cancer and was the former chair of the Alexandria Public Health Advisory Commission.
Dr. Kling volunteered for years at the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic and the citywide program placing protective sealants on children’s teeth. He is currently involved with the “Give Back a Smile” program, provid¬ing local individuals with reconstructive dentistry after domestic abuse and hosts an annual ‘Give Back a Smile’ event in partnership with the Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Meet Our Old Town Alexandria VA Dental Team Caring for Your Smile – Caring for YOU

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Meet Linda Oliveros

I began my venture in dentistry in 1987. I have experienced different paths throughout the field of dentistry and enjoy working with Dr. Kling’s patients and being part of his magnificent team. I come from a strong customer service background and always look forward to cutting-edge technology to expand what we have to offer to our patients. As quoted on the website I love our motto, “New thinking, old world values, exquisite dentistry in pure comfort.” That is what I believe in and what our office strives for every day.

I am a native Virginian and live in Alexandria with my husband. We have two sons and a black lab named Oreo.

Meet Tasha Butler

Tasha is a graduate of ACT College in Rosslyn, VA where she studied dental assisting. Due to her strong passion for dentistry, over the years, she has increased her knowledge and obtained her EFDA, CDA and COA in dentistry. With 20 years of experience, she has had the opportunity to work in a variety of specialties of dentistry which she all enjoyed. Tasha explains, ‘My dental career has been one of the best decisions I’ve made’. Being able to work with wonderful patients, being a source of comfort, and being a part of making them smile has brought me great joy’. I can also say that this is by far the best dental office and team I’ve ever worked with. Everyone is so loving, compassionate, and ready to help. ‘A true team’. 

Outside of work, Tasha loves spending time with her husband, cooking, and regularly attending Christian meetings with her family.

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Meet Rane Peppard

Recipient of the Lynne Garris Shelton volunteerism award, Rane graduated Cum Laude from Northern VA Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She also holds a B.S. degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin. Rane relishes her profession as a hygienist, in part, because Dr. Kling has the latest and best equipment, tools, and techniques, and because of her interaction with patients. “I love working for Dr. Kling and the rest of our team. Dr. Kling’s commitment to a higher standard of dentistry is unmatched by any other dentist I have worked with,” observes Rane. “The staff is dedicated to providing the best care and everyone is excited about the dentistry we deliver under Dr. Kling’s direction and expertise. We really do care about our patients and have the opportunity to give quality time and workmanship to each individual who walks through our doors. It is a pleasure to be able to practice this way.”

Rane is a wife and a Mom to a grown son and twin daughters. She enjoys volunteering for her daughters’ extracurricular high school activities, cooking, baking, and traveling.