Dentist - Hagerstown
222 E Oak Ridge Dr
Suite 700
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 797-9119

All our professionals at Dental Design Studio Inc. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Richard B. Prather lll DDS
Dr. Prather is a 1974 graduate of South Hagerstown High School
1978 Graduate of Shepherd University
1992 Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
1985 graduate of USDI orthodontic program
2007 Graduate Medical College of Georgia Maxi course dental implantology
2007 graduate medical college of Georgia Anesthesia and Sedation course
Numerous additional courses in Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics, Maxilofacial Surgery
Other interests include: active member of church, hunting and saltwater fishing
Active lifetime member of several Volunteer fire departments. Active University of Maryland Rescue Fire and Rescue Institute instructor for the State of Maryland
He has been married to his wife Karen since 1977. My wifes name is Karen who takes an active role within the Dental Practice.
I have 5 children and 10 grandchildren

Karen Prather
Office Manager
Karen graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1972. She graduated from Allegeny County College with a degree in nursing in 1997. Karen has been married to Dr. Prather since 1977 and she is active in her church. She has 5 children and 10 grandchildren.

Beth Dixon
Registered Dental Hygienist
Beth is a 1996 North Hagerstown High graduate. She earned her Associates Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Allegany College in 1999. Beth is a native of Hagerstown and she has been employed by Dr. Prather since the age of 16. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and scrapbooking.

Alicia McCarty
Registered Dental Hygienist
Alicia is a 1995 Berlin Brothersvalley High graduate. She earned her Associates Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 1998 from Allegany College She has been employed by Dr. Prather since 2005.
She has been married to her husband since 2004 and they have children. She enjoys family time and being outdoors.

Angie Lidie
Dental Assistant

Angie has been in the dental field for 15 years. She is a native of Hagerstown. She has been employed by Dr. Prather since 2001

Katie Smith
Patient Coordinator

Katie has been working in the customer service field since 2001. She is a Hagerstown native and graduated from Williamsport High School in 2003. She obtained a Letter for Administrative Assistant and a Certificate for Medical Office Administration from Hagerstown Community College. Katie has been a part of our team since January 2008.