Dr. Crystal Ellis, DDS

Dr. Crystal Ellis, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Dr. Crystal Ellis, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2007 and practices dentistry.Read her story

8455 Colesville Rd

Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • 3 More

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Dr. Ellis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ellis "Dr. Crystal Ellis is a native of Bronx, NY. She became a resident of the Washington DC metro area in 1998 when she decided to attend Howard University Undergraduate Program to study biology and chemistry. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree in 2002, her love of research took her abroad to the University of Ghana in Legon, Ghana to do research at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical research . In 2003 Dr. Ellis was accepted into Howard University College of Dentistry where she later received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2007. After receiving her degree she returned to her hometown of Bronx, NY to further her education and training at The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center General Practice Residency Program. Dr. Ellis spent a year in residency providing comprehensive treatment to a diverse patient population in areas of dentistry including Oral Surgery, Pedaitric Dentistry, Endodontics (root canals), Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (Crowns, Bridges, and dentures) Periodontics (gum health), Implant restoration, and Cosmetic dentistry. Following the completion of her residency Dr. Ellis returned to the Washington DC metro area, a city she grew to love, and continued her passion giving people healthy, beautiful smiles. In July 2012 Dr. Crystal Ellis established The Smile Suite so that she could give her patients a pleasant dental experience in a relaxing and aesthetic environment . Dr. Ellis is a very compassionate and gentle dentist and she takes pride in providing her surrounding community with quality, affordable dental care. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, and Southern Maryland Dental Society. Her training includes Invisalign, Six Month Smiles Cosmetic braces, Lumineers, Snap on Smile, and Hiossen dental implant placement. When not offering exceptional dental care to her patients, Dr. Ellis enjoys traveling, exercising, and decorating her home and office."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellis "At The Smile Suite our philosophy is to provide treatment to the whole person - with a special focus on how your teeth and gums relate to your total body health. We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, function and appearance. We're here to make that happen."

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

Background Check

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  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Howard University College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ghana
    Other Education | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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