Washington Elite Dentistry

131 reviews
Washington Elite Dentistry - General dentist in Washington, DC
555 12th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
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Opens today at 8:00am
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Monday8:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday8:00am - 4:30pm
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Washington Elite Dentistry cares for patients in Washington, DC. Dr. Caroline Berman provides the finest quality care in general, cosmetic, and implant dentistry. Her passion is creating the smile you were meant to have one that is attractive, confident, and beautiful.

For those that drive we do have a parking garage located in our building. The name of it is District Center Parking. To access the parking garage you would enter on the 11th Street side of the building. It is next to the Pot Belly Sandwich Shop. We do a partial validation for all our patients that take advantage of the parking.

Dr. Berman, the owner of Washington Elite Dentistry, has poured all of her energy and passion into this pursuit. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, which is recognized as one of the top ten universities in the United States. Dr. Berman has been practicing advanced dentistry for almost two decades.

A strong believer in continuing education and a consummate student, Dr. Berman continually fortifies and develops her restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry skills by completing extensive continuing education programs each year. She has also completed several post-graduate courses, including a five year Maxillofacial Surgery post-graduate program in Bogot, Colombia, and is a member of several prestigious dental organizations, such as the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In addition, she has completed the program at Dawson Academy for Functional Occlusion and Smile Design. She has also completed training in occlusion for complex cosmetic cases at the William C. Strupp Postgraduate School of Dentistry.

In addition to maintaining licensure to practice dentistry in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Florida, and the District of Columbia, Dr. Berman has performed dentistry in many countries, from Spain to North, South, and Central America. She has had participated in Operation Smile, a children's charity for the surgical repair of cleft lip and palate deformities. Dr. Berman has also participated in campaigns for poor elderly patients in developing countries, providing dental implants to help these patients to achieve better nutrition by restoring their ability to chew solid foods. Dr. Berman is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is an Invisalign Premier Provider Certified, and is also active member and certified by ALD (Academy of Laser Dentistry). She is fluent in three languages: English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

  • Dr. Austin Harbison Dr. Austin Harbison graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina with both his BS and MS in Biology. He then graduated dental school at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Austin is passionate about serving the community and ensuring access to care for all individuals. Dr. Austin is trained in all aspects of general dental care with a focus on restorative and preventative care. Outside of the office Dr. Austin loves to travel, cook, and eat. Dr. Austin and his partner are frequently seen trying new foods or restaurants around the city. Dr. Austin will work collaboratively with you to achieve your dental goals, improve your oral health, and be confident in your smile!
  • Dr. Austin Harbison graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina with both his BS and MS in Biology. He then graduated dental school at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Austin is passionate about serving the community and ensuring access to care for all individuals. Dr. Austin is trained in all aspects of general dental care with a focus on restorative and preventative care.

    Smiles matter, probably more than we realize. Volumes of research confirm the influential role of smiles on our relationships and our self-esteem. If you're confident, you smile more. If you smile more, you feel more confident. But what if you don't want to flash your smile because you're embarrassed by bad teeth? It becomes a psychological short-circuit, with effects that may ripple through your life. Fortunately, a growing range of options opens doors for anyone to enjoy a stunning new smile.

    If youre unhappy with your smiles appearance, then we would like to help. We will work closely with you, no matter what your situation is, and help you attain the healthy beautiful smile you deserve. Schedule your visit today!

    Damaged, discolored or missing teeth might seem hopeless, but there are still options. Regardless of your vision for your smile, chances are cosmetic dentistry offers an answer. When today's modern materials meet our passion for cosmetic excellence, you'll be amazed at what you see smiling back at you in the mirror. Nothing boosts your confidence like a terrific smile.

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    Rating 4.5 out of 5 based on 131 reviews

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    Sally-Ann Simpson
    a week ago
    Excellent service, this dental practice was able to set me up for an appointment very quickly, I came in from overseas & needed some urgent treatment for a loose tooth. The whole process was handled very professionally, staff were very friendly & helpful, & very clear & explanatory about what needed to be done; I walked away feeling a huge sense of relief that my dental issue had been resolved, & most likely on future visits to the DC area, I would come here again, without doubt.


    Abigail Bishop
    4 weeks ago
    Very happy I stumbled upon Washington Elite Dentistry! The staff was friendly, attentive and even made sure I scheduled a follow up appointment for soon after.


    Ola Adekugbe
    a month ago
    Dr Austin and Team are awesome people. My visit today isn't a waste of time, thank you!


    mstrebek
    a month ago
    Dr. Berman and her staff are the best! I hadn't been back to work in DC since Covid in 2020 and they got me right in for a cleaning. I have had painful experiences with dentists in the past but I feel safe and comfortable under Dr. Berman's care. I appreciate the entire staff, from dental assistants to the front office, they take time to explain procedures & costs to you and work with you to achieve the most favorable outcome. I highly recommend them.


    Clint Summers
    a month ago
    I rarely write reviews about specific employees who make their business shine, but Jessica, the Office Manager of the 555 12th St location, has gone above and beyond in terms of customer service--and so I very highly recommend Washington Elite Dentistry. Yesterday, after almost a year of Invisalign and (although 100% satisfied with Dr. Burman's excellent treatment) a bit discouraged by having to wear retainers that were giving me issues for the next year, I came in for a consultation about options as to different retainers. I was past the warranty period, so assumed I'd have to pay for new retainers. But Jessica assured me that she would make everything right, and sure enough, she called me later that day to tell me that she convinced Invisalign to give me new retainers for free. The part that struck me the most was the excitement in her voice when she said she was able to obtain from Invisalign what I was hoping for. This goes above and beyond customer service, and shows that you will be in good hands if you choose this place.


    Julie Ann McLaughlin
    3 months ago
    I have been going to Washington Elite Dentistry for many years. Everyone who works there is so kind. They take the time to explain everything and treat the patients with understanding and compassion. I can't imagine going anywhere else.


    Jason Ferrante
    3 months ago
    Dr. Harbison was amazing and I can't speak highly enough of his work, professionalism, and courtesy. I went in for an initial intake which consisted of X-Rays, a modeling of my teeth/gums, a cleaning, and a review of future work needed. He explained everything very well and always made sure to ask if I have any questions. On my follow up appointment for a filling, I never felt nervous and he explained everything as he went along. The procedure was painless (shockingly!), quick, and I had minimal recovery time. Again, I can't recommend Dr. Harbison enough, especially for nervous patients like myself.


    Bryan Stephenson
    3 months ago
    I don't like going to the dentist. I have always avoided it. But the staff here is great, and they truly care about their clients. I look forward to every visit.


    christine h
    3 months ago
    Entire staff is courteous and kind. Procedures and recommendations are clearly explained.


    Lennae Clarke
    3 months ago
    I am truly blessed to have found this dentistry, they have changed me as a person, just from changing my smile. Dr. Berman expertise in dental care along with her incomparable team make up a dental family that can't be found anywhere else. It's no exaggeration to say, " They All Honestly care about you and your dental health". Five stars isn't enough when rating a facility that you can't find a flaw in!!!! I love everyone here from the bottom of my heart. Thank you Washington Elite Dentistry and more importantly thank you , Dr. Berman!


    Brent Fisk
    4 months ago
    Washington Elite Dentistry is one of the best, if not THE BEST, dentistry offices in the city. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for dental work. The team is extremely friendly, explains everything clearly throughout your appointments, and stays in contact to ensure you are doing well even after any procedures you have. Recently did Invisalign through the office and the whole process was well explained and managed smoothly by Washington Elite Dentistry


    Will Denison
    5 months ago
    Drs. Berman and Harbison, along with their team, are excellent. After some poor experiences at other local dental practices, I had developed a bit of dentist-anxiety. The compassionate and empathetic care provided by the team make me look forward to coming in for both routine and not-so-routine visits.


    Callie Johnson
    6 months ago
    DO NOT GO HERE. I went for three different visits, thinking each time would get better, and they never did. They use temp hygienists who have no idea what they're doing. One time I didn't even see the dentist at all. I asked why, and they said, oh if you want to, we'll bring her in but you're good. I'm at the dentist and not going to see the dentist?... Then, for my last appointment, I need to cancel the DAY BEFORE. I had not gotten any appointment reminders up until the day before, and then was informed when I got the reminder the day before that I would be charged a fee for canceling late. I figured ok $25, sure. THE FEE WAS $100. That is ridiculous. The office was completely unhelpful and disinterested in understanding the situation, especially having not gotten any reminders. I would definitely go elsewhere.


    Janvier Gordon
    7 months ago
    Washington Elite Dentistry is the best home for my teeth. Very professional, patient and passionate. They truly care about their clients. I highly recommend!


    Reno Wang
    8 months ago
    Everyone there is super nice and try all they can to support you, I was a bit nervous before but it turned out to be a relaxing visit, highly recommended.


    Mark Copeland
    8 months ago
    Fantastic experience with Dr. Berman and her team with my Invisiline teeth straightening! Would highly recommend to anyone who wants a better smile.


    Jennifer Perez
    8 months ago
    I was amazed with the result of my treatment with Dr. Berman, she sculpted my front teeth without anesthesia and no pain!! .They now look straight and I'm so happy with my smile!!


    Maya Valentine
    9 months ago
    I am so pleased with my service at Washington Elite! Everyone has been so incredibly sweet and accommodating to me during my ortho journey. I knew I wanted Invisalign, and thanks to Dr. Berman and her team I have a confident simile that I dreamed about for years! They really helped transform how I feel about myself and gave me confidence I didn't know I had. I am so grateful for everything and to the entire staff who work well together and treat one another like a family.


    Debbie B.
    9 months ago
    Dr. Berman and her staff are top notch professionals. I have been going to the office for many years and am always impressed with the treatment I receive. The office is always very efficient with keeping appointment times and the doctor and the staff are phenomenal. During the pandemic I have traveled an hour each way from my house to make these appointments. It would be easy for me to go to a closer dentist since I'm no longer working in the city right now but it is worth the drive to me. Dr. Berman does wonderful work and makes sure that I am always comfortable and not in pain. I am in the process of getting Invisalign done with her as well. Always impressed by this office and their staff. Would highly recommend this dental office.


    Tracy Harvey
    11 months ago
    Great dentist with a great personality to compliment her stellar work! The entire staff is the best!


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