About Us

Who We Are

Chevy Chase Smiles provides expertise in General and Cosmetic Dentistry, and is dedicated to complete care. We are also dedicated to providing Pro bono dentistry that restores smiles for abused women as well as contributing to other community organizations in the area.

Our office atmosphere reflects an environment that is warm, welcoming and peaceful. We are responsive to patients’ needs, questions and concerns. Our philosophy is to educate and involve patients so that they can make informed decisions about their dental health.

We offer complimentary consultations regarding any treatment we offer. During your consultation, you can discuss options to have the smile you always wanted utilizing innovative, current approaches or ask questions about your Sleep Apnea, TMJ, or facial treatment needs.

Meet Dr. Bauer

Dr. Bauer has been providing dentistry services since becoming a graduate of Boston University. She is also an active participant in advanced continuing education, and has completed a Master Level program in Cosmetic Dentistry and Two-Visit Smile Makeover in a prestigious Aesthetic Advantage program at NYU.

Dr. Bauer is certified in the following areas: providing Alternative treatment to CPAP for Sleep Apnea and Snoring, as well as Botox/Dysport, Dermal fillers and is able to treat patients for Temporomandibular disorders of the jaw (TMJ), clenching, and cosmetic dental enhancements.

Outside of work, Dr. Bauer enjoys being with her family and friends, visiting museums, traveling, yoga, mediation, and nature.

Meet Laura Ellis

Laura has worked in a Dental field for over 27 years. She is passionate in providing a caring approach and helping patients improve their oral health. She has many years of experience in top dental practices prior to joining Chevy Chase Smiles and had been here for 14 years.

Laura is highly-trained in dental field starting as an advanced assistant before transitioning to an office manager as the face of Chevy Chase Smiles. She is the first one to greet and welcome you to our home. She grew up in Michigan and had settled after college in in DC area with her husband and son .

Outside of work, Laura enjoys being with her family and friends, her two adopted rescue dogs, volunteering, gardening, yoga and nature.

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