Dr. Elenir Bernardes, DDS

Dr. Elenir Bernardes, DDS

Prosthodontics  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Elenir Bernardes, DDS is a prosthodontics practitioner in North Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 22 years. She practices prosthodontics.Read her story

Potomac Dental Center

11404 Old Georgetown Rd Ste 201

North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Scion Dental

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Dr. Bernardes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bernardes "Dr. Elenir Bernardes earned her doctoral of dental surgery in 1980 at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. She graduated in the top 10% of her class and opened her own successful practice where she practiced general dentistry for nearly a decade. After moving to the United States in 1989, Dr. Bernardes started her postgraduation program in Prosthodontics at the University of Maryland - Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Graduating in 1997 with a residency in prosthodontics as well as a specialization in implant surgery, Dr. Bernardes still continues to further her dental education as a growing professional. In 1998, Dr. Bernardes opened her own practice in Washington, DC where she developed customized dental treatments for her patients using state-of-the-art dental equipment and techniques. In 2005, Dr. Bernardes opened a second dental center in North Bethesda to meet the demands of a growing practice. Dr. Bernardes currently works at both the Washington DC and North Bethesda office and is continuously striving to provide the ultimate dental care for her patients."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bernardes "At Potomac Dental Center we want you to be comfortable. For nervous or sensitive patients, we provide nitrous oxide (laughing gas). With as little as one trip, you can start your journey toward a happier, healthier smile. Dr. Bernardes develops customized dental treatments for her patients using state-of-the-art dental equipment and techniques."

1  Practice Areas

  • Prosthodontics

14  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache

12  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Maryland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bernardes has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bernardes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • DC Dental Society, Member

Dr. Bernardes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernardes to family and friends
53 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Bernardes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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