Gena Schultheis, DDS
Dr. Gena Schultheis is a highly knowledgeable and experienced general, cosmetic and implant dentist. She uses a natural, holistic approach in all her treatments, including using non-toxic, biocompatible materials and natural remedies for effective natural healing and pain prevention. She stays up to date with the latest advances in dentistry so she can provide the most effective, minimally invasive care.
Dr. Schultheis is a member of several dental associations, including the American Dental Association® and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is a board member of the Holistic Dental Association and a member of the Eco Dentistry Association. She is also active in several other holistic dental associations.
Dr. Schultheis started her dental career in the United States Air Force, where she rose to the rank of captain and received the Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service.
In addition to her general dentist degree, Dr. Schultheis holds certificates in implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontic treatment, laser dentistry for minimally invasive treatment, and SMART certification for clean and safer removal of mercury amalgam. She is a certified provider for ClearCorrect teeth straightening using clear aligners, Six Month Smiles®, Snap-On Smile® and Lumineers® ultra-thin porcelain veneers.
After completing her undergraduate studies at Syracuse University in 2000, Dr. Schultheis earned her dental degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 2005. She then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program, a one-year dental residency program consisting of hands-on experience and additional postgraduate training in advanced dental care.
Dr. Schultheis blogs about holistic dentistry and writes articles for Your Health Magazine, a health publication distributed in Virginia and Maryland.
Community Service and Involvement
Dr. Schultheis volunteers her time at the local health department and through the Free Day of Dentistry program. She is active in environmental preservation events such as Earth Day, and she participates in activities with the Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation Society.
In addition, she and her staff provide training to the medical community on the relationship between oral health and the health of the rest of the body.
Memberships and Affiliations
- American Dental Association®
- Maryland State Dental Association
- American Association of Women Dentists
- Holistic Dental Association (Board Member)
- International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
- Biological Dentistry Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- The Eco-Dentistry Association®
- Academy of Laser Dentistry
- American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health
- Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society
- Reversing Alzheimer’s and cognitive decline
Outside the Office
Dr. Schultheis enjoys yoga, hiking, running and being outdoors. She loves spending time with her husband and three children, especially going skiing with them. She also enjoys listening to music, dancing, reading and cooking.
Emily Halle, DMD
Dr. Emily Halle strives for excellence in all her dental care. She enjoys getting to know her patients, and she provides the quality of treatment that she would want in her own mouth.
Originally from western Pennsylvania, Dr. Halle attended Washington and Jefferson College before receiving her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Halle then had the honor of serving veterans during a residency at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, where she furthered her education in all aspects of general dentistry.
As a lifelong learner, Dr. Halle places great value on continuing education and regularly attends new courses and seminars. She has completed extensive orthodontic training through Progressive Orthodontic Seminars and is a member of both the AGD (Academy of General Dentistry) and the IAO (International Association of Orthodontics).
Outside the office, she enjoys being mom to her three boys, hiking and salsa dancing with her husband, and finding new recipes to cook.
Adam Taxin, DDS
Dr. Adam Taxin is a dedicated general dentist and strives to give his patients the best care possible. He treats all patients like they are his family, paying attention to detail and doing the best work possible. His goal is to educate patients on the importance of oral health.
Dr. Taxin is originally from Westchester, New York. He attended the University at Buffalo for his undergraduate and master’s degrees and then attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry for his doctorate. To continue his education, he went to the Baltimore VA Hospital to complete his general practice residency.
Dr Taxin is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association®, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He has taken extensive training on dental sleep medicine and is working toward becoming board certified in dental sleep medicine.
Outside the office, he loves to hang out with his wife and son. He loves to travel and find travel deals. He enjoys talking about all sports, especially the New York Jets, and if you have a fantasy football question, he can help! He also enjoys cooking, scuba diving and trying new things.