Washington Center for Dentistry

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Washington Center for Dentistry - General dentist in Washington, DC
1430 K St NW #800, Washington, DC 20005
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Washington Center for Dentistry - General dentist in Washington, DC

Voted Washingtons Top Dentist for 27 Years, the Washington Center for Dentistry welcomes demanding patients because we demand more of ourselves. From the most thorough hygiene visit youll ever have, to sophisticated implant, cosmetic and laser procedures, we always go the extra mile. As a result, people across the entire Washington region and around the world choose us.In fact, the Washington Post says, This practice sets the bar, and we keep raising itevery dayfor you!

We practice both the art and science of fine dentistry, using only the latest techniques and most advanced technology to create a noticeably different experience and noticeably superior results. The more you expect, the more youll like us since our dentists and team are passionate perfectionists and refuse to compromise on a single detail of dentistry.

With 5 highly experienced dentists, Washington Center for Dentistry provides a complete range of general and cosmetic dentistry procedures. Most important of all, we make a strong commitment to the essential link between good oral health and overall body health. Our patients become the most well-informed dental consumers, benefiting from the latest research that has found what goes on in our mouth affects our entire body. Thats why Washington Center for Dentistry does all we can to keep your mouth in perfect health!

Voted Best Dentist for more than 20 years in Washingtonian magazine for excellence in general and cosmetic dentistry, Washington DC cosmetic dentist and board-certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Daniel Deutsch, is highly revered. He receives national acclaim for mastery in appearance-related dentistry, with exquisite smile makeovers, where he uses his expertise in placing veneers, crowns and implants.

He is also highly sought after for his expertise in 21st Century, All-On-Four-Teeth-in-a-Day permanent implant technique for patients with missing teeth or dentures. Nothing is more rewarding than hearing a patient say, Now I have my smile back, and can eat whatever I want. I even feel great smiling for photos! Studying with top specialists in his field, Dr. Deutsch stays ahead of the latest advances in smile makeovers and restorative dentistry. And that includes a strong emphasis on the oral-systemic link.

'In the past, dentistry was all about fixing what was broken, he says. Now, high-tech advances like lasers, scanners and 3D X-Ray help us focus on the oral health-body health connection. Thanks to mounting scientific research, we now know that harmful bacteria that live around teeth cause dangerous inflammation and raise serious risk. These findings reveal how oral bacteria have body-wide consequences, including heart attacks, strokes and Alzheimers. We consider this a medical condition with a dental solution.

Dr. Deutsch says new saliva testing and other new protective protocols and therapies identify and treat harmful oral bacteria. Our patients get that, and they expect us to help them stay healthyand keep their teeth for life, he says.

Dr. Deutsch is also a highly regarded Invisalign-certified dentist, having successfully designed at least 1,000 exquisite, straighter new smilesall achieved with Invisaligns gentle, innovative tooth-movement technology. We have grown with Invisaligns advancing technology, changing smiles in ways never before possible, he says.

Dr. Deutsch also specializes in creating custom mouth guards, which hes done for the Washington Wizards basketball team since 2009. In addition, Dr. Deutsch is skilled in sports dentistry, where he focuses on protection from and prevention of injuries to players mouths.

Dr. Deutsch is a graduate of and received his dental degree from the esteemed State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dentistry. Throughout his education and career, Dr. Deutsch has trained with some of the top dentists in the field to further his knowledge.

Attending many lectures, workshops and continuing education courses each year keeps Dr. Deutsch at the forefront of a corps of general and cosmetic dentists who practice at the master level of dentistry. He is a student at the prestigious Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Seattle, Washington and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Care in Northern Virginia. Dr. Deutsch is also a host for international dentists to teach them about advances in the American dental community and he hosts some of the most prestigious institutions for advanced dental education.

Dr. Deutsch is one of a small number of dentists nationwide to be a board-certified anesthesiologist and Fellow in General Anesthesia. Due to his stunning work, Dr. Deutsch is sought after as a frequent contributor on TV, in magazines and newspapers on an array of topics related to the latest in advanced dental care, as well as trends in smile design. He has appeared in influential magazines such as Health, New Beauty, Self, TIME and Washingtonian for his views on creating beautiful, natural-looking smiles. Dr. Deutsch has also been featured on National Public Radio and in a front-page story in The Washington Post.

Since 2009, Dr. Deutsch has been the Team Dentist for the NBAs Washington Wizards basketball team. He has made custom mouth guards for all the players, and recommends that the mouth guards be worn during practice and games to protect teeth. Dr. Deutsch has a treatment area in the Wizards locker room, and is there with the team before and after games. Dr. Deutsch is a big Wizards fan, and is honored to serve in this role, which he finds very rewarding.

As a member of the Academy for Sports Dentistry, Dr. Deutsch has an interest and is influential in exchanging ideas related to Sports Dentistry with other prominent dentists and athletes about the dental needs of athletes at risk to sport injuries.

Named Best Dentist for more than 20 years in Washingtonian magazine for excellence in generaland cosmetic dentistry,Washington DC cosmetic dentist and board-certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Daniel Deutsch, is highly revered. He receives national acclaim for his mastery of appearance-related dentistry like his exquisite smile makeovers, where he uses his expertise in placing veneers, crowns and implants. Studying with top specialists in his field, Dr. Deutsch stays ahead of the latest advances in smile makeover and restorative treatments, including high-tech equipment and appearance-related dental procedures.

Attending many lectures, workshops and continuing education courses each year keeps Dr. Deutsch at the forefront of a corps of general and cosmetic dentists who practice at the master level of dentistry. He is a frequent student at the prestigious Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Seattle, Washington and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Care in Northern Virginia. Dr. Deutsch is also a frequent host for international dentists to teach them about advances in the American dental community and he hosts some of the most prestigious institutions for advanced dental education.

According to Dr. Deutsch, 'In the past, dentistry was all about fixing what was broken. Now, high-tech advances like lasers, scanners and 3D X-Ray help us focus on the oral health-body health connection. Our patients get that, and they expect us to help them stay healthyand keep their teeth for life.With this philosophy, Dr. Deutsch is dedicated to the community and not only provides the finest dental care, but he also lectures on dental anesthesia, cosmetic and implant dentistry.

Dr. Michael Katsaros is highly regarded for excellence in all aspects of general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, including crowns, veneers and implants, as well as treatment for TMJ, snoring and Sleep Apnea. Patients particularly enjoy his gentle touch and empathetic approach to patient care, establishing instant rapport, while putting patients at ease.

Dr. Katsaros is dedicated to providing advanced dentistry at the highest and most comprehensive level, with particular attention to the connection between oral health and body health. Now that scientific research has proven that bad bacteria living in our mouths invade bone and tissue and travel in the bloodstream, causing inflammationwe are committed to protocols and therapies that help prevent oral bacteria from harming heart health and brain health, says Dr. Katsaros.

Working to stay at the forefront of todays cutting edge techniques in dentistry, Dr. Katsaros is a life-long student of implementing the latest technological advances in his every day practice. I am committed to providing each patient the warm and friendly experience they deserve, he says. I take seriously their expectation that I hold myself to the highest standardsto improve and preserve their health, function and esthetics.

Dr. Katsaros is especially known for his expertise in cosmetic enhancements with veneers, gum-line lifting and reshaping. Patients seek out his signature smile-design techniquesusing complex facial-proportion measurements, high-tech laser and 3-D imaging to create a one-of-a-kind smile for each patient. It is my greatest joy on the day of a big reveal when a patient says: This is even better than the smile I always dreamed of! It looks like mebut so much better!

He is also sought after for his expertise in implant dentistry, root canal therapy and treating patients with snoring and sleep-breathing disorders. Special clinical training in sleep and TMJ management has added to his skills in designing comfortable oral removable devices to treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, often eliminating the need to use a CPAP machine during sleep. In addition, Dr. Katsaros is a highly regarded Invisalign-certified dentist.

Dr. Katsaros is a graduate of Villanova University and received his summa cum laude DMD degree from the Temple University School of Dentistry. He completed the highly regarded General Practice Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. In addition, he has completed extensive training in Cosmetic and Bio-function Dynamic Smile Rehab, improving and re-calibrating a persons posture, and advanced tooth movement through orthodontics that actually mimic the natural development of bone and dentition.

As an experienced clinician, Dr. Katsaros is among a group of elite dentists at the forefront of treating patients with sleep apnea and eliminating debilitating symptoms. Advanced training also maintains Dr. Katsaros as a top-level Invisalign-certified dentist. Hundreds of his patients are the happy recipients of dazzling, straighter new smilesall achieved with Invisaligns gentle tooth-movement technology. Completing an acclaimed General Practice Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, he received training from some of the most advanced dentists in the world.

'I have a history of challenging dental problems. I have been a patient of Dr. Katsaros for a number of years. He is a highly experienced and very skilled at what he does. I am very appreciative for the care I have received from him and his excellent staff. Highly recommend.'

Dr. Richard P. Fordjour is devoted to clinical excellence, providing general dentistry and cosmetic dentistrytreatment at the highest levels, including crowns, veneers, tooth-colored restorations and exquisite bondings. Dr. Fordjour is committed to the concept that oral health and total body health are inextricably linked. I want patients to understand that we are maintaining their overall health by improving their oral health, says Dr. Fordjour. And our informed patients expect nothing less.

Patients are especially drawn to his gentle, friendly manner, as well as his down-to-earth approach. They feel an instant connection, whether hes turning technical dental concepts into everyday language or simply creating an easy, relaxing rapport. According to Dr. Fordjour, My patients are so much more than a set of teeth. I enjoy building relationships that focus on all needs that enhance the total dental experience. Keeping patients healthymeans knowing them well.

Highly regarded for his advanced techniques in replacing missing teeth with implant dentistry, Dr. Fordjour is also known for his expertise in repairing broken teeth with metal-free porcelain bonding treatments. One of the few practitioners in the Washington region with training in the use of the Biolase Waterlase Dental Laser, Dr. Fordjour now offers his patients painless state-of-the-art treatments, such as conservative fillings, treating uncomfortable mouth ulcers and correcting gummy smilesall without the need for needles. In addition, Dr. Fordjour is also an Invisalign-Certified dentist.

Working to stay at the forefront of todays most advanced clinical philosophies and treatments, Dr. Fordjour is a frequent student of master-level Aesthetic Continuum techniques in cosmetic dentistry at the Nash Institute for Dental Learning, in Charlotte, North Carolina. As one of the few practitioners in the Washington region with training in the use of the Biolase Waterlase Dental Laser, Dr. Fordjour uses his advanced training and expertise to provide his patients with state-of-the-art techniques.

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 based on 246 reviews

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Denise Morrisey
7 days ago
Excellent care. Dr Shlansky is such a caring and excellent dentist. I am very scared of dentists and she and her staff are sensitive and focused on making my appointments stress free!!! Highly Reccomend


Daniel Galloway
4 weeks ago
The woman I spoke with was very nice but posting online about the asinine manner they handle billing would've saved us both a lot of time.


Andrea Vieira
4 months ago
A friend told me about WCD and I just left their office after going in to get a tooth chip fixed. I was floored by my experience. From the moment I waked in to the moment I checked out, the entire team was so kind, professional, and helpful. From the front desk crew who warmly welcomed me to the practice, to the dental assistant Teresa who made sure I was comfortable at every step of the way, to Dr. Fordjour who was thorough in his explanations and gave me a few options (and their pros and cons) before I chose how I preferred to proceed in fixing my tooth. (When I asked "do I choose today?" he said "you can, but we can also talk about it until you are ready, if you prefer." I mean, who does that?). Really pleased with my experience, and have changed over to Dr. Fordjour and WCD for my dental needs.


Raquel
4 months ago
WCD is Amazing!!!!!! DR.Fordjour and the staff are amazing from my first phone call to my appointment they made me feel like they really care.I am so happy with my results that words aren't enough to describe how much they did for me .


Cassaundra Young
4 months ago
Washington Center for Dentistry is such a fantastic organization! Everyone is courteous, professional and accommodating. Dr. Fordjour is easily the best dentist I've had! I came in on several occasions and not only is his work exceptional, he was patient with answering my many questions and put me at ease! It's not every day you actually enjoy going to the dentist but if you must go, I highly recommend this practice!


Barry Moyer
6 months ago
The Washington Center for Dentistry is a very impressive group indeed; It all begins with a beautiful, large, and comfortable open sign-in and waiting area with an eye-popping view of K street from the 8th floor. The doctors and staff are dedicated, focused, and personable, and the goal is clearly the very best dental care. This, for me, came in the skills and very pleasant demeanor of Dr. Elana Shlansky whose insistence on perfection soon revealed itself as a kind of signature. All very agreeable! The whole Washington Center for Dentistry package is extraordinary! Take your mouth there! you won't regret it.


Jonathon Panzera
7 months ago
Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic. Been going here for over a year and am so glad I did. Well-appointed office with modern equipment, all the staff do a great job, and Dr Katsoros and Dr Patel have done amazing work for me. Highly recommend.


Rebecca Hoffman
10 months ago
Dr. Fordjour is amazingly skilled, patient and always does great work. He takes the time to discuss options and explain treatments. He takes care of our whole family - a great dentist! Thank you.


Julia Walter
11 months ago
I've never been more excited to see a dentist. Dr. Deutsch and the entire team are fantastic. From my first visit over 10 years ago until now I felt best taken care off from the front staff, to Rachel my hygienist everyone is super professional and caring. Always feel I'm getting the best advice and long time care; never feeling pressured into anything. Weird to say but I love going to this dentist ! Always dragged it before. Thank you to everyone at Washington Center for Dentistry.


Donald Briggs
12 months ago
I have been a WCD patient for decades. WCD doctors, hygienists and staff have always been professional, courteous, polite, kind and compassionate in their interactions with patients. WCD has always made it a pleasant, warm and positive experience to visit the dentist. WCD always goes the extra mile. They are tops in class. I remain a happy life long patient. Over the decades, when in a different area, the local dentist always asks (in admiration) who performed my dental work. Kudos Dr. Deutsch!!!


Damon D. Colbert
12 months ago
Lauren is a spectacular hygienist. Extraordinarily gentle. Thorough. Pleasant.


Marie-Flore JOHNSON
12 months ago
I cannot recommend this dental office enough. It is wonderful! Excellent dentists. Caring and experienced staff. Very gentle. They care about your teeth and are honest. No trying to rip you off. They also do everything to make sure you do not feel pain. One of the staff, Trina, worked way after hours one time when I needed some dental business paperwork. She could have waited to provide it to me later on, but wanted to make sure that I had it. They are all like Trina. Very professional, oriented towards service and excellence.


Eric Rosenkranz
12 months ago
Great practice with caring staff. Amazing facility that is always at the leading edge of technology. The spa-like atmosphere is also really appreciated. I've been a patient for more than 20 years.


Dan Snodderly
12 months ago
Excellent, thoughtful care, and the best front-desk experience of any of my doctors.


Bethany McDow
12 months ago
Excellent comprehensive dental practice. The dentists are highly skilled and supported by a staff of pleasant and professional dental technicians, assistants, and hygienists. The administrative staff is equally professional, always pleasant and polite. Going to the dentist is not high on most people's list, but this practice makes the experience as pleasant (and painless) as a dental visit can be. Highly recommend!


Maura O'Sullivan
12 months ago
Close to five years ago I had a really bad toothache for few days. I went to few dentists and no one could tell me what was wrong. Finally I called WCD and made an appointment and to find out it was a root canal. Dr. Katsaros took care of it. I was so relieved and happy. Everyone at WCD are professional and helpful. I especially love Rachel who is my new hygienist. She is outstanding. She gives me a thorough cleaning. Very gentle. Answers all my questions. The absolute best!!!


Wanda Wheeler
12 months ago
I have been going to WCD for a few years now and I always receive exceptional service and care. Dr. Fordjour is an excellent dentist and all of the hygienists and front desk staff are consistently professional and proactive. In particular, Katrina (front desk) went above and beyond to handle an insurance billing concern I had a few months back. While I wish that my insurance could be billed directly, WCD is prompt with sending out invoices so that insurance reimbursement is quick and painless.


George Toth
12 months ago
Competent team - doctor and technicians - working carefully. Good communication throughout, and very good results. Thanks


Steve Perks
12 months ago
Dr. Katsaros is a top-notch dentist, and a top-notch person! He was my dentist for many years until we left the DC area. I always got the best care from him and the other partners and staff. If you HAVE to go to a dentist, then go here!


Chance Mitchell
12 months ago
I have been coming here for more than 15 years and always have a wonderful experience. I highly recommend WCD.


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