Brendan Bernhart, DDS - 3020 Hamaker Court , Suite 510, Fairfax, VA 22031 703-645-8001

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.


Brendan Bernhart, D.D.S., P.C.

Dr. Bernhart is a private practitioner specializing in Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics in Fairfax, VA.  Dr. Bernhart is skilled in the replacement of missing teeth and restoration of natural teeth.  Prosthodontics is one of only nine specialties recognized by the American Dental Association.

Dr. Bernhart’s training includes an Advanced Prosthodontics Residency at the University of Tennessee/Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis Tennessee and Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. 

Dr. Bernhart’s has been recognized by consumers and his peers as a “Top Dentist” in implant and reconstructive prosthodontics.

· “America’s Top Dentists” by Consumers’ Research Council of America
(2007-Present)
· “Best Dentist” as voted by peers every three years in the Washingtonian Magazine
(2006, 2009, 2011)
· “Top Dentist” list as voted by peers in the Northern Virginia Magazine
(2006, 2009)

Our mission is to provide quality cosmetic, reconstructive, and implant dentistry in a caring and personal manner, as well as improve the quality of life for those seeking intra-oral and extra-oral maxillofacial rehabilitation.  Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry.


Education

  • 2001 -2002 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY
    Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship
  • 1998 - 2001 University of Tennessee/VA Medical Center
    Memphis, TN
  • 1994 - 1998 University of Tennessee College of Dentistry
    Memphis, TN
    Doctor of Dental Surgery
    Graduated with Honors
  • 1988 - 1992 Randolph-Macon College
    Ashland, VA
    B.A., Business and Economics

Certification and Licensure

2002-Present               State of Virginia Dental License
2001-2002                   State of New York Limited Permit (Fellowship)
1998-2001                   State of Tennessee Dental License

Professional Organizations

  • 2002-Present               International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation
  • 2002-Present               Northern Virginia Dental Society and Virginia Dental Society
                                            NVDS Treasurer/Secretary 2006-2010
  • 1994-Present               American Dental Association/American Student Dental Association
  • 1999-Present               American College of Prosthodontics

Publications

  • Bernhart B, Grisius T, Baker S. Chapter 27: Dental Principles in Maxillofacial Surgery. Principles and Practice of Pediatric Plastic Surgery. Bentz ML, Bauer BS, Zuker RM. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. 2007
  • Bernhart BJ, Huryn JM, Disa J, Shah JP, Zlotolow IM.  Hard palate resection, microvascular reconstruction, and prosthetic restoration: a 14-year retrospective analysis.  Head and Neck 2003; 25 (8): 671-680.
  • Gary JJ, Albright JE, Bernhart BJ. Rehabilitation of a patient with an implant supported auricular prosthesis. Journal of the Tennessee Dental Association 2000; 80(1): 20-21.                  

Awards

"Accuracy of Three Elastomeric Impression Materials Tested with Custom and Simulated Stock Trays", Mid-South Dental Clinic 2001, Best Table Clinic Among Graduate Programs.

"Fabrication of an Ocular Prosthesis", Mid-South Dental Clinic 1999, Best Table Clinic Among Graduate Programs.

Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement in the Study of Prosthodontics, recognized by the American College of Prosthodontics, June 1998.

Presentations

“What is a Prosthodontist?” Vienna Rotary Club. Vienna, Virginia July 2008

“Maxillofacial Rehabilitation of Intra-oral and Extra-oral Defects”.Capital Study Club. Bethesda, Maryland, October 2006.

“Maxillofacial Rehabilitation of Intra-oral and Extra-oral Defects”. Fairfax County Dental Society.  McLean, VA, October 2003

“Hard Palate Resection, Microvascular Reconstruction, and Prosthetic Restoration: A 14-year Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Retrospective Analysis”.  Presented at the 51st Meeting of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Scottsdale, AZ, November 2003.

“Hard Palate Resection, Microvascular Reconstruction, and Prosthetic Restoration: A 14-year Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Retrospective Analysis”.  Presented at the International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Okinawa, Japan, October 2002. 

"Osteoradionecrosis in Head and Neck Cancer".  Presented at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dental Conference, January 2001.

"Oral Sequelae of Hematologic Diseases".  Presented at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dental Conference, September 2001.

"Oral Sequelae of Head and Neck Radiation Therapy".  Presented at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dental Conference, November 2001.

Extracurricular Activities

  • September 1994 - Present (Alumnus)              Xi Psi Dental Fraternity
  • September 1989 - Present (Alumnus)              Pi Kappa Alpha