At Lifetime Dental Care we provide high-quality treatment in a friendly environment. Lifetime Dental Care will provide our patients with the most advanced techniques in dentistry, combined with a highly communicative and skilled team, giving you, the patient, the highest level of care. Our focus is consistently on the well-being and comfort of the patient.
We aim to continuously improve our dental knowledge and experience to ensure all our patients receive the best possible treatment. We are committed to continuing dental education and keeping abreast of the changes in modern dentistry. We encourage preventive techniques – helping you to understand how to maintain the health of your mouth and keep it free of tooth decay and gum disease.
WHY CHOOSE LIFETIME DENTAL?
If you’re looking for a new family or general dentistry provider, you’ll love Lifetime Dental Care. We believe that maintaining quality dental health involves more than just general cleaning such as brushing and flossing your teeth — it involves caring for your smile for a lifetime.
We understand that most people have at least some degree of uncertainty regarding a trip to the dentist’s office. That’s why our goal is to keep you informed of your condition and treatment at all times, and to explain each dental procedure in a clear, straight-forward manner.
GENERAL & COSMETIC DENTISTRY
Everyone deserves a beautiful smile. At Lifetime Dental Care, Bel Air dentists Drs. Kathryn R. Ver Brugge and Bivin Phillips will give you the smile you’ve always wished for through cosmetic and general dentistry techniques. If you live in Harford County and are interested in improving the appearance of your teeth, please contact our Bel Air dentists today.
YOUR COMFORT OUR PRIORITY
Our new guests are amazed by the pampering they experience in our office, while our regulars look forward to their visits. From your first call to book your visit, you begin to notice the extras we offer our guests. You’ll receive unrushed, one-on-one care customized for you.
We always take the time to listen to your concerns, to explain our procedures and to answer your questions. We use the latest, most gentle equipment, appropriate for your needs. We offer massage cushions, warm towels and comfortable pillows to put you at ease.
Dr. Kathryn R. Ver Brugge graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1988. She then attended a General Practice Residency at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore MD 1989-1990. She participated in 1 yr. of an Oral Surgery Residency at Cook County/ Michael Reese Hospitals in Chicago IL in 1990-1991. She worked as an Associate Dentist at The Dental Center for 7 years from 1991 -1997. She opened Lifetime Dental Care as a solo practitioner from April of 1996 until July of 2000. At that time Dr. Ver Brugge and Dr. Phillips began working together as a team and own and operate Lifetime Dental Care from 2000 to present.
Dr. Ver Brugge is a member of the Maryland State Dental Association, the American Dental Association, Graduate of the 2 year Pride Management training program and is currently actively working with the Jameson Management Group.
Dr. Ver Brugge has been working full time in Dentistry since 1988 and has been in private practice for almost 30 years. She has been active with continuing education and reinvesting in her practice and her patients with well over 1000 hours of continuing education and much of the latest technology and equipment available in the dental industry.
Dr. Ver Brugge’s specialties include invisalign, implant restoration, cosmetic correction, rapid tooth movement orthodontics, sleep apnea dentistry along with general dentistry. Lifetime Dental care has been voted the Best of Harford County /dental office category multiple times.
Dr. Ver Brugge enjoys time with her son and watching his sporting events. She also enjoys travel , walking and gourmet dining along with spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Bivin Phillips received his DDS degrees from New York University College of Dentistry. He completed a 1-year residency in advanced general dentistry at the University of Maryland Dental School. Over the years of private practice, Dr. Phillips has dedicated himself to providing comprehensive and quality dentistry. He believes continuing education is essential to maintaining a cutting edge in the rapidly changing field of dental technology and care. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry since 2009.
Dr. Phillips’ focus in dental practice is using innovative techniques like Invisalign and dental implants to restore your oral health for optimum function and cosmetics. He is also a member of the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and is also one of the very few dentists in the area who successfully treats Obstructive Sleep Apnea using an oral appliance. After taking many hours of training in dental sleep medicine he coordinates treatment with local sleep physicians to successfully treat patients who cannot tolerate the C-pap machine. His goal as a sleep dentist is to help you achieve quiet, restful sleep in order to improve your overall health and the quality of your life.
When he’s not practicing dentistry he spends most of his time with his wife and two kids.
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