Our Orthodontists

Connie Rubler, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr Connie Rubler earned BS degrees in Biology and Mechanical Engineering, and an MS in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She received her DDS from University of Maryland graduating Magna Cum Laude, and completed her residency in Orthodontics at the University as well. Dr. Rubler is a board certified orthodontist and serves as a Clinical Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Maryland Dental School. She has also lectured on Biomechanics at Fort Meade and the Dental School. Dr. Rubler is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, as well as their component societies, and is a past president of the Maryland Society of Orthodontists. She, her husband and four children have enjoyed living in Columbia since 1976. Her pastimes include sewing, needlecrafts, cooking and reading.


Barbara Halpern, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Barbara Halpern has been involved in the practice and teaching of dentistry for over 20 years. After receiving a degree in Chemistry from Goucher College, she earned her DDS at the University of Maryland. While an Associate Professor and teaching there she completed a Masters Degree in Education, as well as authored and edited many journal articles and publications. After fifteen years in private practice, Dr Halpern returned to the University of Maryland where she completed a three-year residency receiving her certificate in Orthodontics and Masters in Oral Biology. Dr. Halpern is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry (in which she has a Fellowship) and the component societies of these organizations. As residents of Columbia since 1977, she and her husband and two daughters have grown with the community. As a craft lover she enjoys spending time doing needlework, drawing, photography, painting and exercising.

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Tel: 410-997-0707
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5570 Sterrett Place, Ste 301
Columbia, MD 21044


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