Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
Dr. Prokopets is originally from Poltava, Ukraine but grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. Being the fourth generation female dentist in her family, from a young age she saw the impact that dentistry had on patients’ overall well-being and decided to dedicate her life to becoming an exceptional dental provider.
Dr. Prokopets is passionate about health and fitness and leads an active lifestyle doing yoga, running and biking. She enjoys eating out at various different restaurants around the city, meeting new people and learning about the various cultures that come together here in Washington, DC. Dr. Prokopets also actively participates in community outreach programs to help the underserved.
After completing dental school and earning her DDS at Marquette University, Dr. Prokopets went on to train at one of the most prestigious and advanced hospitals in the country, Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital. During her training at Columbia, she obtained advanced training in General Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, and Oral Surgery.
Her desire to focus on dental implants continued as she proceeded to complete a three-year residency and Master’s degree in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at Louisiana State University. Dr. Prokopets is trained in all aspects of implants, including esthetic implant surgery, bone grafting, sinus elevation, microsurgery, esthetic gum grafting, and full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Prokopets further completed LASER training and certification which includes the use of lasers in gum recontouring, treatment of aphthous ulcers, periodontal disease, and peri-implantitis. Dr. Prokopets is Board Certified in both Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery.
Certified to perform Oral and Intravenous sedation
Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Certified in LASER surgery using Diode and Er:Cr: YSGG lasers
Trained in Microsurgery
Certificate in Periodontics, Louisiana State University
Master’s of Science in Periodontics, Louisiana State University Health Science Center
General Practice Residency, Columbia University- New York Presbyterian Hospital
Doctor of Dental Surgery, Marquette University School of Dentistry
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Arizona State University
DC Dental Society
Southern Maryland Dental Society
American Academy of Periodontology
Associate Fellowship- World Clinical Laser and Imaging Institute
Louisiana Society of Periodontists
Western Society of Periodontists
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
American Dental Association