Dr. Elenir Bernardes, DDS

Dr. Elenir Bernardes, DDS

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Prosthodontics  |  
Female
(21)

Accepting new patients

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.

Potomac Dental Center

11404 Old Georgetown Rd Ste 201

North Bethesda, MD 20852
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Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Practice Areas

  • Prosthodontics
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Conditions Treated

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

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Physical Examination
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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
3.9
based on 21 total reviews
Dr. Bernardes' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Bernardes accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA
    DHA Premier
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Regional Preferred Dental PPO
    Regional Traditional Dental
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Dental Preferred Plus
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • Scion Dental
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Dental