About Our Doctor


Sheldon L. Contract, DDS

doctorDr. Sheldon Contract has been in practice for over 40 years. He is highly trained and very passionate about the work that he does. As a result, he is known throughout the area as a leading orthodontist and comes highly recommended by generations of families that he has treated throughout the duration of his career.

Dr. Contract was born in Baltimore but grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University for his undergraduate studies. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Temple University School of Dentistry and went on to complete specialized orthodontic training at Tufts University.

He stays on the cutting edge of the latest advancements in orthodontics by maintaining memberships with numerous dental organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, DC Society of Orthodontists and the DC Dental Society.

He has also earned the Premier Provider status for Invisalign®, which is based on the number of treated cases and continuing education requirements.

Away from the office, Dr. Contract enjoys giving back to the community by volunteering with the Strathmore Music Center in Bethesda, MD and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. Dr. Contract has been married to the love of his life for over 40 years. He has a son, a daughter and four grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising, running marathons and race walking.