Austin D. Drewyer D.D.S.

Dr. Austin Drewyer proudly holds his Doctor of Dental Surgery diploma, which he earned from the esteemed University of Maryland Dental School. Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, he represents the third generation of Drewyer's to contribute to the family dental practice, adding a rich legacy to his professional journey. Being a lifelong resident of Maryland, Dr. Austin has deep roots in the community and currently resides near Mt Airy with his beloved wife and son, Lauren and Jackson. With great enthusiasm, he eagerly continues the long-lasting relationships nurtured by his father and grandfather, cherishing the opportunity to share his unwavering passion for delivering exceptional dental care to his patients.

Dr. Austin is an active member of prominent dental organizations, including the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Through these affiliations, he remains at the forefront of advancements in the dental field, continuously expanding his knowledge and honing his skills to provide his patients with the highest quality of care.

When Dr. Austin isn't dedicating himself to his practice, he enjoys exploring the world alongside his family, creating cherished memories through travel. Additionally, he harbors a deep affection for baseball and passionately supports the local Baltimore/Washington sports teams, immersing himself in the excitement of the game.

Dr. Austin's exceptional skills, unwavering commitment, and dedication to his patients have earned him recognition as one of the region's "Best Dentists" by Washingtonian for the year 2023. This accolade stands as a testament to his relentless pursuit of excellence in dental care and his genuine devotion to serving the community. Dr. Austin's patients can take comfort in knowing that they are receiving care from a highly esteemed professional who is deeply committed to their oral health and overall well-being. 


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Technology Administration from University of Maryland, Baltimore County, May 2011
  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery from University of Maryland School of Dentistry, May 2016


  • Private Practice of General Dentistry, since 2016
  • Awarded 2024 Bethesda Magazine Top Dentist 
  • Mentor to aspiring Dental students and Dentists 
    • "Having aspiring dental students observe me at my office is mutually beneficial. They gain firsthand exposure to the daily complexities and gratifications of dental practice, including patient care and treatment planning. I find fulfillment in imparting my knowledge and insights, aiming to inspire and mentor future dentists as they begin their rewarding careers."

 Douglas G. Drewyer D.D.S., M.A. 

Dr. Douglas G. Drewyer lives with his beloved wife Elaine just outside of Clarksville, MD. They have three children, a sheep dog and a cat. As a life-long learner, in 2005 he earned a Masters Degree in Applied Healing Arts from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly The TAI SOPHIA Institute).  Dr. Drewyer teaches as a member of the Dean's Faculty at the University of Maryland Dental School. At the Dental School, Dr. Drewyer offers a Senior Elective Course titled:  A Mindfulness Approach to Clinical Excellence, Transforming What It Means to be a Dentist in the 21st Century. Dr. Drewyer is the Head Coach of the Laurel American Legion Post 60 Baseball Club and the Coordinator for Coach Training for HCYP Baseball.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology at James Madison University, May 1978
  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery from University of Maryland School of Dentistry, May 1982
  • Masters of Arts in Applied Healing Arts from Tai Sophia Institute, 2005


  • Private Practice of General Dentistry in Silver Spring, MD since 1982.
  •  Transformative Practice Group Mentor, Tai Sophia Institute, 2006-2010
  • Faculty Advisor for Projects of Excellence, Tai Sophia Institute,M.A.Transformative Leadership and Social Change Program
  • Dean's Faculty, University of MD Dental School, since 2005
  • Senior Elective Course at University of MD Dental School: A Mindfulness Approach to Clinical Excellence, Transforming what it means to be a dentist in the 21st Century
  • Senior Elective Course at University of MD Dental School: Mindful Conflict Resolution
  • University of MD @ Baltimore Professional Schools Complex, Served as Dental School Representative to the Wellness Advisory Board from 2010-2012
  • Faculty Senate: Faculty Welfare Committee, Tai Sophia Institute, 2010
  • Head Coach Laurel American Legion Baseball Club
  • Has Enjoyed Training Coaches and Players in Howard County since 1989

When you visit our dental office, make sure you wave hello to our wonderful staff:

  • Christie and Sarah - Dental Hygienists 
  • Jean, Deb, Elizabeth, Cindy - Front Office Staff
  • Ida and MichelleDental Assistants

To request an appointment, we prefer that you call us directly at (301) 622-1717.  If you are having a dental emergency please call our office number (301) 622-1717, and we will do our best to see you as soon as possible. If your emergency is life threatening call 911.