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Meet Dr. Gal Hershko


Board Certified Pediatric Dentist &
Infant Lip and Tongue Tie Specialist

Dr. Gal Hershko graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a Spanish minor. She then spent 6 months volunteering at a Children’s Cancer Hospital in Tel-Aviv.

Dr. Hershko completed dental school at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry, and continued on to Yale University for a one-year General Practice Residency, followed by a two-year specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Hershko passed her American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Qualifying Examination, and scored in the top 20% in multiple sections including Craniofacial Growth & Development, Oral Pathology, Prevention and Anticipatory Guidance. She became Board Certified after passing the Oral Clinical Examination and earned Diplomate status of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Hershko is committed to continuing education with special interests in tethered oral tissues (TOTs) and airway management in infants and children. She is a certified member of Dr. Richard Baxter's Tongue Tie Academy, and an ambassador for The Breathe Institute (TBI). She has successfully completed training in the Myobrace System, and stays current with evidence-based research in order to apply the latest techniques to provide comfortable, conservative and modern practices for her patients.


A local Maple Lawner and mom of three, Dr. Hershko lives with her husband, Eliran, and children, Leni, Rome and Shai. She is thrilled to meet and compassionately serve the children of Fulton, Clarksville, Highland, Columbia, Ellicott City, Laurel, Burtonsville and surrounding communities. 


The FPD Experience

Fulton Pediatric Dental is proud to be the first and only pediatric dental practice in Fulton, Maryland, owned and operated by our board-certified pediatric dentist. From preventive dentistry, to in-office nitrous oxide sedation, to hospital dentistry under general anesthesia, our specialized pediatric dental professionals provide treatment options that are individualized based on each child's needs. Our all-digital office offers the latest high-tech conveniences, including Netflix Kids, in our open and encouraging atmosphere.  We are dedicated to providing exceptional patient care through a voluntary commitment to lifelong learning. Dr. Hershko and the FPD team provide compassionate, kid-friendly dentistry in a positive setting to encourage happy, healthy smiles for a lifetime.

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