Dr. Elenir Bernardes, DDS

Dr. Elenir Bernardes, DDS

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Prosthodontics  |  
Female
8 reviews

Accepting new patients

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.Read more

Personal Bio

Dr. Elenir Bernardes earned her doctoral of dental surgery in 1980 at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil....Read more

Dr. Bernardes' Experience

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Visiting Dr. Bernardes

Dr. Bernardes accepts 17 insurance carriers

Dr. Bernardes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernardes to family and friends
3.1
based on 8 total surveys
Dr. Bernardes' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Bernardes says...

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.

Dr. Bernardes' 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.

Dr. Bernardes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Prosthodontics
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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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

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Maryland

    Graduated in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Maryland

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • DC Dental Society, Member

Specialties

  • Prosthodontics

Procedures Performed

  • 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