Christine Foster DDS

Dr. Christine Foster is originally from New Jersey. She received her undergraduate degree from Penn State University, where she graduated with honors and played Division I field hockey. She then attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, where she was the president of the Gorgas Odontological Honor Society. She furthered her education in her residency at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. While there, she advanced her knowledge with cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, oral surgery, pharmacology, oral medicine, and medical emergencies.  She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Maryland State Dental Association, the Southern Maryland Dental Society, and the Greater Washington Academy of Women Dentists.

Outside the Office

Dr. Foster is married with two young daughters.  In her free time, she enjoys running, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Meet Your Dentists

Dr. Brian Handelman DDS
Dr. Brian Handelman DDS

Dr. Brian M. Handelman believes that making the dental experience as comfortable as possible is a key element in empowering each patient to take an active role in their oral health.- Full Biography
Dr. Christine M. Foster DDS
Dr. Christine M. Foster DDS

Dr. Christine Foster has a passion for dentistry with a goal to provide enjoyable, comfortable and calming dentistry to all of his patients. Dr. Foster is excited to continue the tradition of dental excellence in Silver Spring, MD.- Full Biography

What Sets Us Apart?


Dr. Brian Handelman and Dr. Christine Foster are dedicated to maintaining a long tradition of dental excellence in the Silver Spring, MD area. With their experience, our patients are guaranteed to achieve the optimal dental health!

We Are Family

Our patients are not just patients. They are individuals who we love, know and respect. We take the time to get to know each patient personally because you matter to us! We look forward to watching our community and dental family grow through the years.


We understand that not everyone enjoys visiting the dentist, but one visit to our practice will change your mind! We offer patient comforts, like office pillows and blankets, plus our caring team always works with a gentle touch.

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A few words from our patients:

Dr. Handelman is a consummate professional and Smile Designs has been a wonderful practice for me and my family. The practice and administrators have been excellent over the years, so they are doing something right. I highly recommend the practice.

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