Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

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About

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.

Advanced Education

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. 

 

CERTIFICATIONS

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

 

Education

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

 

Professional Memberships

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