Washingtonian magazine cover and page highlighting Dr. Puterman

Leading DC Periodontist

Since 2011, peer-nominated Washingtonian magazine has consistently highlighted Dr. Puterman as one of Washington, DC’s top periodontists.

Expertise matters. In addition to being a periodontist, Dr. Puterman completed a 3-year full time residency in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University's world-reknowned program, giving him a level of expertise that only a few in the country have.

Recognized Leader

Dr. Israel Puterman regularly lectures nationally, helping other dentists and surgeons improve their skills. His expertise in periodontics and implant dentistry offers patients a compassionate approach with superior clinical results.


As one of the premier specialty dental practices in country, we ensure every patient experiences personalized, V.I.P. care. We recognize that simply providing the best clinical result is not enough.

The Difference a Smile Makes

Specialized Services

Advanced technology in a state-of-the-art facility enables the highly skilled hands of Dr. Puterman to deliver faster, easier and more effective treatment.

In Their Own Words

“Terrific periodontal care with special attention to implants and a sense of humor to boot! I appreciate the first rate service from Dr. P!”


“Dr. Puterman was so supportive. He is caring and funny. What a great guy!”

Ruthann C.

Can I give him a sixth star? Dr Puterman and his staff are the most professional, caring and thorough in supporting the needs of patients than any that I have ever encountered in any medical specialty.

Ron L.

Dr. Puterman is the only periodontist who kept looking long enough for the root cause of my gum issues to identify the real problem... and develop a course of action that might actually help.


Helping Colleagues

In high demand as a specialist, Dr. Puterman is known by his colleagues as one of the premier periodontists throughout the greater Washington, DC area. He is regularly referred challenging cases that other clinicians have given up on.

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