Meet Mt Airy MD Pediatric Dentist David Hasson, DMD

“Dr. Dave”

Dr. David M. Hasson founded the practice in Mt. Airy in 1987 and moved the practice to its present location in 1998.  He has dedicated over 35 years to caring for children and adolescents in Mt. Airy and the surrounding area.  The practice supports many charitable organizations and Mt. Airy Town events. 

An avid beekeeper and gardener, photographer, musician and fan of the Beatles, he lives in Woodbine with his wife Pam, along with their dog Gillie, cats Fenwick and Howard, and about 150,000 honeybees depending on the time of the year.


 Education:

  • University of Maryland Baltimore County (B.A. Biological Sciences)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Graduate Student) 
  • University of Kentucky (Graduate Student)
  • University of Kentucky College of Dentistry (D.M.D.)
  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (Residency and Certificate in the Specialty of Pediatric Dentistry)

Experience in Higher Education:

  • Faculty, 1984-1987, Clinical Instructor, United States Coast Guard Academy, Dental Clinic, New London, Connecticut
  • Faculty, 1989-1990, Clinical Field Instructor, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland at Baltimore
  • Guest Lecturer, 1995, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Maryland Society for Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
  • Guest Faculty, 1995, Oral Pediatrics, Pediatrics for the Practitioner-Update, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • Mentor, University of Maryland Dental School, 2006-2007

Professional Societies and Affiliations:

  • Maryland State Dental Association 
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
  • American Dental Association
  • Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
  • Frederick County Dental Society 
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Pediatric Dentistry
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists
  • 1993, President, Maryland Society of Dentistry for Children
  • 1997-2016, Liaison of the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to the Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2000-2002, Vice-President, Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • 2002-2004, President, Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • 2003-2007, Coordinator, Give Kids A Smile, Frederick County Dental Society

Service Activities:

  • Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies, Board of Directors, 1992-1993
  • Boy Scouts of America, Merit Badge Counselor, 1994-present
  • Ecuadent, Volunteer Member, Dental Team, Ecuador, South America, 1992, 1994, 1995
  • Russiadent, Volunteer Member, Dental Team, Moscow, Russia, 1993
  • International Health Emissaries, Dental Team, Guatemala 2016, 2018, 2019 and Belize 2019
  • American Dental Association, Frederick County Dental Association, Give Kids A Smile, 2003-present
  • American Dental Association, Recipient, Access to Care Recognition Award, 2004 Liaison Officer, Frederick County Dental Society to the Frederick County Public Schools, 2005
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Maryland State Leader, Head Start Dental Home Initiative, 2008
  • Maryland Mouths Matter, Oral Exam and Fluoride Varnish Application Program for Pediatricians and Health Care Providers, Instructor, 2009