8509 Harford Rd
Parkville, MD 21234
(410) 668-6540

Dr. Swati Chapla Makadia

Dr. Chapla

Meet Dr. Chapla

I am most passionate about providing comprehensive care for my patients with an emphasis on prevention of disease and education. I am excited about the dynamic nature of dentistry; it is such an evolving field with new innovations and always something to learn. When deciding on a career path, I was most interested in healthcare and art, and dentistry is the perfect combination of the two. I love meeting different people every day. Each patient has a different life experience and each story teaches me something about life. I truly love dentistry and enjoy coming to work every day.

Education and Experience

Dr. Chapla attended Boston University, graduating cum Laude with a degree in History and a minor in Biology. She completed her dental training at Boston University School of Dental Medicine, graduating cum Laude with her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Chapla completed her General Practice Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ, an affiliate of Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC.

Dr. Chapla performed dentistry in a hospital setting and gained advanced training in fixed and removable prosthodontics, dental implants, oral medicine, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Chapla is committed to furthering her knowledge of dentistry and has taken continuing education courses at Rosenthal Institute Aesthetic Advantage at New York University, completed the Sirona CEREC® Course, as well as certification in Invisalign®. She will soon train in Trudenta™ pain relief.

Dr. Chapla is personally interested in aesthetic dentistry and aims to provide dentistry that is both functional and aesthetic. By completing various continuing education courses, it is her goal to become an exceptional dentist and provide the best possible care for her patients.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Maryland State Dental Association
  • Baltimore County Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry

Outside the Office

Dr. Chapla is a native of Titusville, FL and currently resides in the Baltimore area with her husband. In her free time, Dr. Chapla enjoys painting, running, reading, spending time with her husband, cooking various cuisines, and sampling different chocolates. She also volunteers in community dental screenings where she donates her dental skills to those in need.


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