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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

People choose cosmetic dental procedures for various reasons – to repair a defect such as a malformed bite or crooked teeth, treat an injury, or just improve their overall appearance. For these and many other reasons, cosmetic dentistry has become a vital and important part of the dental profession and one of the fastest growing […]

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Zoom Whitening

Do you want to Zoom!™ in one hour? The Zoom! In-Office Whitening System is a revolutionary tooth whitening procedure. It’s safe effective and fast, very fast. In just over an hour, your teeth will be dramatically whiter. Zoom! Whitening is ideal for anyone looking for immediate results. The convenience of Zoom! in comparison to days […]

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Patient Education

Online Dental Education Library Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to […]

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Dr. Jingchao (Jean) Li, D.D.S

Periodontics Dr. Jean Li is a board certified periodontist, dedicated to providing the best periodontal and implant service for patients in Bethesda Family Dentistry. Dr. Li received her dental degree from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where she also served as a clinical assistant professor in Periodontics for 3 years. Dr. Li also […]

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Dr. Joseph Lee, D.D.S.

Endodontics Dr Joseph Lee is our newest addition to our teamn. He completed his undergraduate studies at North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Chemistry. Dr Lee went on to recieve his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Columbia University, and then his Master of Science in Dentistry in Endodontics from […]

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Dr. Rahat Sood, D.M.D.

General and Cosmetic Dentistry at the Fernwood location Dr. Sood graduated in India with a Bachelors degree in Dental Surgery and continued to follow her passion to later graduate with high honors from Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine. Deeply committed to providing excellent dental care, she always strives to […]

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Dr. Tammira Badakhshan

General and Cosmetic Dentistry at the Executive location Dr. Tammira BadakhashanDr. Tammira Badakhshan was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Badakhshan then attended the University of Maryland Dental School where she earned her Doctor of […]

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Dr. Matthew Miller

Dr. Matthew Miller is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He has a passion for providing the best possible periodontal and implant therapy to his patients based on scientific evidence and over 14 years of experience. Dr. Miller attended the University of Washington where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Medicine […]

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Dr. Robert Bouffard

Periodontics Dr. Robert Bouffard Dr. Robert Bouffard was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended both the University of Maryland Baltimore County and The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. A Navy veteran, he completed both a General Practice Residency and a specialty residency in Periodontics […]

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Catherine Palandjian, D.D.S., R.D.

General and Cosmetic Dentistry Catherine Palandjian, D.D.S., R.D.Dr. Catherine Palandjian maintains her practice at Bethesda Family Dentistry because she knows that her patients will be offered a range of comprehensive dental services with a focus on cosmetic, implant, and reconstructive dentistry. Dr. Palandjian realizes just how important it is to link with a clinician who […]

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Dr. Ivelisse Cuevas, D.D.S.

General and Cosmetic Dentistry Dr. Ivelisse Cuevas has enjoyed the practice of dentistry for over 20 years. She is committed to the health of her patients and believes firmly in maintaining their smiles in a caring, gentle and professional environment. Dr. Cuevas is recognized as one of the Washington area’s Top Dentists by Washington’s leading […]

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Deborah K. Tabb, D.D.S., P.C.

General and Cosmetic Dentistry Deborah K. Tabb, D.D.S., P.C.Dr. Tabb graduated in the top 5% of her class from the Medical College of Virginia in 1982 where she received advanced awards for outstanding performance in endodontics, periodontic, and oral surgeries. A few years later, she decided to open her practice in Bethesda, Maryland. Since 1984 […]

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Root Canal Therapy

Root canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root. All teeth have between one and four root canals. Many tooth problems involve infections that spread to the pulp, which is the inner chamber of the tooth […]

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Teeth Whitening

Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth. The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by the effects of aging or things like caffeine and tobacco. Food particles are naturally attracted to a tooth’s enamel […]

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Implants

Before development of dental implants, dentures were the only alternative to replacing a missing tooth or teeth. Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial […]

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