Keyla Torres, DMD, MS, Implant Specialist and Periodontist | Columbia and Eillicott City MD

Meet Dr. Torres

Dr. Keyla Torres, Columbia PeriodontistUpon completion of her undergraduate studies, Dr. Keyla Torres attended the University of Puerto Rico, where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. From there, she attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry to complete her post-doctoral training in periodontics and dental implants and a master’s degree in Oral Biology. Since the completion of her program, Dr. Torres has continued to further her education by attending and participating in continuing education courses. Dr. Torres became certified to perform the innovative LANAP laser treatment in 2017. She is also certified in Chao Pinhole Technique, a minimally invasive method in treating gum recession.

Dr. Torres has placed hundreds of dental implants, and also has extensive surgical experience in various soft and hard tissue grafting techniques. Committed to helping those in need, she is extremely proud of her service on several medical missions in Puerto Rico and other parts of the United States. As a native Spanish speaker herself, Dr. Torres is happy to offer bilingual care.

Dr. Torres currently lives in Columbia, Maryland, and is looking forward to working with and serving her community. Dr. Torres is active in dental associations, and participates as well as lectures in various study clubs in the area. She is happily married to her husband, and they have a young daughter as well. During her free time, Dr. Torres enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

For more information about Columbia Center for Implants & Periodontics or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Jose, Dr. Torres, Dr. Peltzman or Dr. Chon, call our office in Columbia, MD at Columbia Center for Implants and Periodontics Phone Number 410-997-1189 or schedule an appointment online.


  • BS, Biology, University of Puerto Rico
  • Doctor in Dental Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine
  • Post graduate training in Periodontics, University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
  •  MS, Oral Biology, University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
  •  Fellowship, Implant Dentistry, University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery

Professional Working Experience

  • Private Periodontal Practice in Columbia, Maryland
  • Private Periodontal Practice in Towson, Maryland
  • Private Periodontal Practice in Frederick, Maryland
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Periodontics Department Baltimore College of Dental Surgery

Professional Licenses and Board Certification:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
  • Maryland State Dental License
  • Puerto Rico Dental License
  • Chao Pinhole® Technique Certified practitioner
  • LANAP® Laser Assisted New Attachment protocol Certified

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Osseointegration
  • American Dental Association
  • Maryland State Dental Association
  • Frederick County Dental Society
  • Treasurer of FSK study Club, Frederick
  • Co-Director Of Maryland Dental Forum, Seattle Study Club affiliate