A Northern Virginia native, Dr. Casagrande attended Sunrise Valley Elementary School and South Lakes High School in Reston, Virginia. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, magna cum laude, from the Medical College of Virginia (MCV).
In addition to his dental degree, Dr. Casagrande also earned a Masters of Science and an orthodontic degree from the Medical College of Virginia. During his studies at MCV, Dr. Casagrande received grants from Pfizer for work on his master’s thesis. He remains part of the Medical College of Virginia as a professor in the Department of Orthodontics, where he teaches orthodontic residents to become orthodontists.
Dr. Casagrande has treated more Invisalign patients than any other provider in the state of Virginia, and is in the top 1% of Invisalign orthodontists nationwide. Because of that, Invisalign has chosen him as one of their national speakers. He also has extensive training with all variations of orthodontic care from simple cases to the most complex. As a member of the VCU Craniofacial/Facial Reconstruction Team, he has had years of experience with complex cases that require orthognathic jaw surgery.
Dr. Casagrande has been highlighted as one of the best in orthodontics by several local publications. Washingtonian Magazine and Northern Virginia Magazine have both repeatedly recognized him as one of the DC area’s Top Orthodontists. Incisal Edge Magazine named him a leading provider nationally by honoring him as one of their Top 40 Under 40. He is also proud to have been listed by Washington Parent Magazine as one of their mom-recommended “Favorite Docs.”
Dr. Casagrande was also the team orthodontist of the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics and continues to treat many area professional athletes and their families.
Dr. Casagrande and the team at NVO are passionate in the fight against pediatric cancer and have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars and countless hours to battle this horrible disease. Dr. C also regularly visits local schools and enjoys making an impact on children of all ages in their educational journey.
Dr. Casagrande and his family are residents of Leesburg, VA. He enjoys spending time with his wife Gena and their three children. When he has the chance, he enjoys traveling and following all DC sports. He is also a big fan of University of Arizona baseball, where his son currently plays.
I thought I would grow up to be: An airplane pilot
Favorite sports team: The Washington Capitals, of course!
I never leave my house without: iPhone and chapstick
If I could meet one person: Definitely Dave Matthews
Favorite DC museum: Air & Space
Something that makes me smile: Knowing the Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup champions!
What you’ll love about our office: Background noise consists of laughter, good conversation, and rock-and-roll