The practice, founded by Dr. Robinson over 20 years ago, recently reopened as Chevy Chase Dental Center when Dr. Telis joined the practice. At Chevy Chase Dental Center, You’ll be in the highly capable hands of Dr. Sherman Telis, Dr. Richard Robinson, and Dr. Robert Shub.
Dr. Sherman Telis
Dr. Telis is committed to his patients’ health. To this mission he brings a deep-seated undertaking to excellent performance of general and cosmetic dentistry, along with an inherent compassion and caring for each patient. His patients feel relaxed and comfortable about their treatment, and good about their appearance and their smiles. His wide recognition for creating beautiful, natural-looking veneers, crowns, and implant supported crowns is rooted in his ability to change many patients’ attitude toward dentistry through his caring and gentle approach. He helps patients overcome anxiety with nitrous oxide (laughing gas), and anti-anxiety medication when needed. His non-judgmental attitude enables patients to feel better about themselves, their treatment, and their smiles.
Dr. Telis has performed thousands of porcelain veneers, bonded porcelain inlays/onlays, porcelain bridges and crowns, to not only restore his patients’ mouths but also to give them confidence to smile. He uses only bonded tooth colored restorations and quiet drills. He is able to add subtle bits of color to achieve the most natural appearances. He believes in minimal invasive dentistry and has air abrasion available for drill-less fillings when appropriate.
Dr. Telis’ devotion to his patients’ health and smiles is reflected not only in his dentistry, but also in his team approach. He ensures that his highly skilled hygienists personalize each patient’s oral hygiene recommendations. All hygienists represent and reflect his caring philosophy and are able to provide thorough hygiene gently, using laughing gas whenever a patient requests it.
Dr. Telis attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he received his BA and DDS degrees. He has been practicing in Washington, DC since 1976. He is a member of numerous professional organizations and actively pursues his professional advancement through high level continuing educational courses. He stays abreast of the latest advances in dentistry out of his commitment to provide each patient with the most advanced level of care.
Dr. Richard Robinson
Dr. Richard Robinson is our senior dentist and founder of Chevy Chase Dental Center. His continued enthusiasm for helping his patients achieve their dental goals has keep the practice going for over 20 years.
He received his DDS degree in 1983 from McGill University, Montreal, where he also received his BS. He is professionally affiliated with the Academy of General Dentistry and continues his education with them. Other continued education: Residency at St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore.
Dr. Robinson is a native of Montreal, Quebec and current lives in Cabin John, MD, as he has for the last 23 years. He has a wonderful wife, Claudia, and two sons, Matthew and Luke. In his free time, he enjoys travelling, playing golf, swimming, and tennis.
“I’m passionate about my family, my office, and my co-workers. I love what I do. I am lucky to work with such great people and very lucky to have such wonderful patients. They make me happy— we try to make them just as happy.”
Dr. Robert E Shub
Dr. Robert E. Shub has been practicing dentistry for 46 years. He was inspired to learn about dentistry while watching his family dentist as pre-teen. “I often built things from scratch and it seemed to me at that point in my life that I was suited for this career.”
He received his Liberal Arts and Sciences degree at University of Maryland College Park Maryland and his DDS at the Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry in 1967.
Dr. Shub believes dentistry is a constantly changing, advancing art and that it is important to keep up with these changes in order to provide the best proven concepts for his patients. Without continuing education, “you become a dental fossil in five years.” He belongs to and regularly attends monthly meetings with the District of Columbia Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and Renaissance Study Club. He is a clinical instructor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in their Advanced General Dentistry; Residency Program where he also attend lectures and seminary in many areas of Dentistry. He also attends continuing education courses at the annual D.C. Dental Society Spring Postgrad Meeting.
He has professional affiliations with the American Dental Society, District of Columbia Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Renaissance Dental Study Club, and Dental Panel Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, DC.
Dr. Robert Shub is passionate about assessing hispatients’ needs and desires and then accomplishing the best possible result for them in the least traumatic and pain free manner. He enjoys establishing a high standard of care using the latest proven techniques. “To make a person’s life more comfortable and solve their oral health problem is an exciting challenge. The final result of my work and seeing my patients’ positive reactions is a gratifying experience. Working with so many unique people is an educational experience for me. I enjoy getting to know them and learning about their work and their families.”
We think you will appreciate the warm and friendly manner in which we treat patients. Our commitment is to apply our dental knowledge and skills in a caring and gentle way, so you can feel at ease as we help you attain the smile you desire.
Through excellent preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry PLUS technologies that make dental visits more pleasant than before we work with you to achieve a smile that can maximize your personal health and appearance, and raise your self-esteem. We’re also a kid friendly office, and we want you to know that we enjoy patients of all ages!