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Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm

Vail Dental Associates

Vail Dental Associates LLC


Testimonial from our client

"Have been going to Dr. Vail's for quite some time and always have a great experience. Everyone in his office is very cordial and friendly. I would recommend his place of business to everyone!"

- GL

Testimonial from our client

"If you are nervous about seeing a dentist, Dr. Vail will take away your fears while providing top quality dental work!"

- SP

No insurance? Dental coverage for less than $1/day.

Our in-house membership offers cleanings, exams and X-rays for a full year! No insurance? No problem!

Your introductory package includes all diagnostic X-rays, a comprehensive treatment plan, both semi-annual cleanings AND 10% off of all additional treatment. 

$299 for a full year

Actual retail cost is $450. Additional charges may apply for specialty services.


The leading provider of quality, affordable dental care in Arbutus, MD.

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Vail Dental Associates offers comprehensive general dentistry in the heart of Arbutus. Integrity means everything to us. We will never sell you treatment or make you feel like a number. You can expect a friendly smile, an honest conversation, and a dental family that remains grounded in the small-town ethics we were founded on.


We gladly accept all PPO dental insurance plans and will file on your behalf so that you receive the maximum benefit possible! If we're not in-network with your insurance company, be sure to check that you have out of network benefits.

Now in-network with Guardian PPO (DentalGuard), United Concordia Elite Plus PPO, all Cigna PPO Plans, Aetna Extend PPO, and Aflac PPO Plans!

Our office is actively negotiating with more insurance carriers to bring those savings to you! Please check with us to discuss eligibility and coverage.


Dr. Arthur Vail, III

Dr. Vail III, the owner and founder of the brand "Vail Dental Associates" has a keen focus on gentle and cosmetic dentistry. He spent 4 years gathering valuable experience and training on his journey through Norfolk with his wife, Shannon, while she served with the US Navy. He has adopted the clinical practices and protocols of the world renowned Dr. Strupp and Brumm based out of Clearwater, FL. His specialities include the tried and true painless injection method, as well as excellence in esthetic and restorative dentistry. 

Dr. Chelsea Cross

Dr. Cross graduated from UMSOD in 2018 and recently completed a general practice residency program at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She has been a part of the Vail Dental Associates team since 2012, when she worked as a dental assistant. She is excited to join the practice in a new capacity as a restorative dentist and is working alongside Dr. RT to introduce new programs to ensure the most positive experience for each patient.

Dr. Arthur Vail, Jr

When Dr. Vail first started practicing alongside Dr. Watson in July of 1983, he had a crystal clear vision that he has executed over the course of his 30+ years of practice. Dr. Vail was also a part time educator at the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry (his alma mater) for 21 years where he instructed pre-doctoral students as they learned the nuances of clinical dentistry. 

Bridget Tippett, RDH

Real Smiles Completed by Dr. Vail, III

Composite Bonding

This transformation was completed in just one appointment using composite bonding!

Four crowns were used here to create an ideal smile, correcting a lifetime

of patchwork. 

Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry






Available Services

Dental Hygiene


Fluoride Treatment

Periodontal Therapy

Hygiene Instructions

Specialty Services

Crown and Bridge

Endodontics (Root Canals)

Oral Surgery 

Full and Partial Dentures

Dental Implants

Emergency Dentistry


Please let us know how we can help you achieve dental health! Message or call now to schedule an appointment.

You can also reach us during business hours at 410-242-5111. Please call the office phone for more information.

We look forward to seeing you soon!