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Meet the Doctor

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Dr. Bob Testen

Germantown Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Bob was born and raised a long time ago in a log cabin in a galaxy far, far away. As a young student, he eventually learned how to color inside the lines and graduated from John Carroll University, earning a Bachelor of Science with a major in biology and a minor in English. Dr. Bob then graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 1992. Upon graduation, he completed a general practice residency at the Medical College of Ohio in 1994. He then completed advanced training in pediatric dentistry at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC in 1996 and became a full time attending and Director of Regional Outpatient Facilities until 2001. Dr. Bob obtained his board certification in 2010 from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

After working briefly in a group practice, Dr. Bob eagerly decided to start his own practice in Germantown in August 2003. He is a member of various study groups at the local and state level.

When not engaged in the epic battle against tooth decay, he enjoys reading, working out, cooking, and traveling with his wife, Lisa, and their two beautiful daughters, Francesca and Giovanna.

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Meet the Team

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Jessica

Dental Hygienist

Jessica is one of our dental hygienists. She has been working at our office for over two years and enjoys making a fun and friendly atmosphere for our patients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.

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Lisa

Dental Hygienist

Lisa is one of the hygienists at Dr. Bob's. She has been working with Dr. Bob since the office opened in August 2003. She is also the office manager and married to Dr. Bob. Lisa grew up in NW Ohio and attended Owens Community College where she earned her degree in Applied Science-Dental Hygiene in 1993. Before working with Dr. Bob, Lisa worked in both periodontal and general practices over the years. Having the experience of working as a hygienist and also in the administrative aspect of the office brings a good mix of skills and understanding to the management of the office. She strives to make it a fun place for both the patients and the employees. In her free time, Lisa enjoys traveling, DIY'ing, sewing, gardening and listening to music. She enjoys spending time with Dr. Bob and their two daughters.

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Dental Hygienist

Geovanna

Dental Hygienist

Geovanna is one of our Dental Hygienist and has been with us for over two years. Geovanna grew up in New York City, but calls Maryland home. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 2013 after receiving her degree from Baltimore City Community College. She has worked in general practice, taking care of people of all ages, but found working with children very rewarding, especially here with Dr. Bob. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time her husband, two children and their Rottweiler named Ian.

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Esther

Dental Assistant

Esther has been an assistant at Dr. Bob's for six years. She grew up in Tennessee and moved to New York in 1982. She graduated from Dutchess Community College in 1985 with an AAS degree in Dental Assisting. She attained her certification from the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) in 1990 and has retained her CDA for the past 29 years. She enjoys baking, reading and spending time with her husband and two cats.

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Angie

Receptionist

Angie is a receptionist at Dr. Bob's. She has been working with Dr. Bob for the past 14 years making sure parents are informed and understand dental benefits and treatment.

Angie grew up in Montgomery County but moved to Florida where she received her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting and Radiology certificates. She returned to Maryland in 2004 and now lives in Sharpsburg, MD in Washington County. In her spare time, Angie enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, hunting and raising chickens with her husband Larry. She is always ready to help and comes to work with a smile on her face.

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Our Philosophy

Enjoyable Experience

It’s not often you hear a dentist called “fun,” but that’s exactly what you’ll experience here! Prizes, contests, video games, toys, books, games, and even a cool salt water aquarium — we’ve created a fun and enjoyable environment where your whole family can feel at home. It’s no wonder children look forward to visiting us!



Fun & Friendly Team

If you’re looking for a great team, you’ve come to the right place! Our patients love our friendly team members and often comment on how much they enjoy Dr. Bob’s sense of humor and caring demeanor. We all like to laugh, smile and have fun, but most importantly we love helping our patients do the same.



Clean & Comfortable Environment

We understand that for some little patients, going to the dentist can be difficult. We are well-known for providing gentle care and a relaxing dental experience for all our young patients. We also pride ourselves in maintaining a clean and organized facility. With our patient-focused approach, numerous patient comforts, friendly chairside manner, and gentle touch, we help each child feel at ease.



Personal Relationships

We don’t just see your child as a patient, we see them as a person! We care about each child on an individual level and love the opportunity we have to get to know them personally and see them grow through the years. We look forward to serving second and third generations at our practice and feel honored to be a part of your family’s lasting health and wellness!



Open Communication

Efficient and effective communication is the key to creating a great dental experience for both our little patients and our parents. Not only will we communicate the steps of care with your child in a kind and easy- to-understand manner so they can feel comfortable and confident throughout their visit, we will also tell you everything you need to know about your child’s oral health, treatment options and recommended solutions. You will be fully educated and informed so you can make confident decisions.



Quality Dentistry

At Dr. Bob's office, we never settle for less than our very best. It is our goal to provide the highest level of quality possible for our patients, and we know that is only achieved as we commit ourselves to delivering each service at the highest standard of excellence. Our team is highly skilled in pediatric dentistry and will adapt each service with your child’s individual needs in mind. The commodity that is most important to us is time - time with your child. We will never rush. We take our time and never cut corners with quality. Your family will be in excellent hands here.

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We truly want your child’s visit to be a positive one!