About Dr. Mullaney
Dr. Kathleen Mullaney welcomes you to her Old Town Alexandria practice and looks forward to helping you to achieve the smile you’ve always dreamed of.
Dr. Mullaney is a high-energy and intensely focused professional with a passion and enthusiasm for dentistry that, in turn, inspires a total commitment of service excellence for her patients. She continually refines her skills in dental treatment and techniques and has completed advanced training in cosmetic dentistry and full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Mullaney regularly devotes many hours, outside the office, in studying cutting-edge techniques and implementing the very latest technology available for patient care.
Dr. Mullaney has been awarded the prestigious Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). A general dentist who is an FAGD has been recognized as a leader and example to other dentists of the importance of quality continuing education for dental care. Dr. Mullaney accomplished over 500 hours of continuing dental education and successfully completed a comprehensive 400-question examination!
Dr. Mullaney attended numerous graduate-level courses at the Dawson Center for Advanced Study, a prestigious institute, encompassing comprehensive course work to integrate occlusal (bite) knowledge with the latest techniques in cosmetic dentistry. She also completed many advanced level courses through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, with hands-on instruction from some of the pre-eminent cosmetic dentists in the world.
From 2004 to 2021, Dr. Mullaney earned
America’s Top Dentists Award from the Consumers Research Council of America.
Dr. Mullaney graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1983, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1987.
Upon graduation, Dr. Mullaney completed a one-year general practice residency at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, California. This highly selective program meant demanding continuing education, an exacting regimen distinguished by rotations through all dental specialties. Dr. Mullaney then practiced for five years with the United States Navy, gaining skills in specialized dental procedures, and reaching Lieutenant Commander Rank. During her Navy assignment in Philadelphia, she gained local recognition for her organization of community programs promoting awareness of Dental Health.
Dr. Mullaney loved serving her Country as a Naval Officer and Dentist – and the appreciation seemed mutual. For this service, Dr. Mullaney was awarded two Navy Achievement Medals and a Navy Commendation Medal, each in recognition of
sustained superior performance.
Dr. Mullaney has long been very active in the dental community and various local dental societies, as well as civic and professional organizations. She is currently involved with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Society, Greater Washington Academy of Women Dentists, Alexandria Dental Society, and the Alexandria Implant Study Club.
Dr. Mullaney also participates in many local charities.
Dr. Mullaney has been in Private General Practice since 1993, and calls Old Town Alexandria home with her two daughters. She enjoys golf, tennis, reading, and most of all, spending time with her loved ones.