We strive to make comfort and
education our top priorities at
Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry!
We take our relationship beyond a six-month exam. How is it all done, you ask?
By utilizing state-of-the-art technologies, coupled with our expert specialty knowledge and experience, add on a fun-filled, child-centered environment, and the magic begins…
Award Winning Pediatric Dentistry
Karen Benitez, DDS, QOM-D
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
Diplomate American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Director Orofacial Myology
Dr. Karen has dedicated her academic and professional life to the speciality of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Karen is highly accomplished, compassionate and caring dentists that will always put the best interest of your child first.
Meet Our Dedicated Team
We have a small but mighty team!
Our practice is blessed to have such exceptional team members. Everyone is cordial, kind, welcoming and genuinely caring.
Your care, comfort and safety is our top priority
but we also want you to have fun when you see us!
We look forward to serving you!
Common Symptoms in Babies with Tethered
Q: Does your baby have difficulty establishing or holding a latch with either breast or bottle?
Q: Does your baby have irritability during nursing or bottle-feeding attempts?
Q:Does your baby have gassiness or reflux?
Infant, Toddler & Child
Dr. Karen has dedicated herself to countless continuing education courses, laser courses and clinical shadowing of the leaders in tethered tissue releases.
Tour Our Practice
Positive, early dental experiences can lead to a lifetime of excellent oral health. From infancy through adolescence, we seek to establish a familiarity with oral health practices and us as providers, that carry confidently into their adult lives. It is important to our team that our patients and their parents and caregivers, feel at home here.
Pediatric Dental Stages
Each child is unique and at each developmental stage their dentistry needs will be different. Whether you have a baby or a teenager, we offer comprehensive pediatric dentistry.
Plan Your First Visit Before
Your Baby's First Birthday
Plan your child's first dental visit after the first tooth appears, but no later than their first birthday. Consider it a "well-baby checkup" for your child's teeth!
WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING
Perfect! It was my almost 3 year old’s first dentist appointment ever and everything was flawless: amazing front desk desk, incredible kid-centered office environment, and Dr. Karen is the best!
— AVIVA J.