Modern Dentistry
Ariel Abramson, DDS:
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Modern Dentistry
Ariel Abramson, DDS
Washington, DC













A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays


Clear aligners

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

TMJ treatment

Dental implants


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes


Monday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Sunday: Closed





Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Erin D. from Lewes, DE (Source: Yelp)


This dental practice does an excellent job with Covid-19 precautions– from personal phone calls to discuss procedures with patients– to limiting patients in the waiting area. Both Moira Griffin-Roosa and Dr. Abramson are consummate professionals and I recommend this practice without reservation. I feel privileged to be a long-time patient.

Juliana Musselman (Source: Google)


Dr. Abramson and all of the staff at Modern Dentistry are awesome! They always take great care of me and make me feel like family. I live in Tennessee and book appointments at Modern Dentistry when I am home visiting family because I love them so much! I can’t say enough great things about this practice

Gregory Noll (Source: Facebook)


Dr A is amazing! I didn’t realize what I was missing from my previous dentist until I started seeing him! He has taken such good care of me while I needed some extensive work done. Made himself available for whatever concerns I had. He is always on time with his appointments and is quick and efficient. Patient care is off the charts! Couldn’t recommend more!

Richardson P. from Brightwood, Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been a patient at Modern Dentistry for years and the experience never disappoints. The staff are professional, warm and welcoming. The office are clean and well kept. The hygienist does a magnificent job, without the torture I’ve experienced at other dental offices. Dr. Abramson is the Best! I highly recommend Modern Dentistry if you’re in need of dental services.

Heather Prichard (Source: Google)


Modern Dentistry provides the best dental care in the Washington, DC area. The front office staff is friendly and detail-oriented. Their hygenists (I’ve always seen Donna, but all are very good) are thorough, kind, and very caring and careful during this time of Covid-19. I’ve been a patient of theirs for over ten years and I can say from experience that the entire team provides top notch professionalism and care. The office offers innovative technological advances in dentistry to keep my teeth in great shape. I’ve had lots of different procedures done by Dr. Ariel Abramson, including root canals, crowns, and fillings, as well as a chipped front tooth that he repaired in between other patients in an emergency. My husband and my kids are patients of Modern Dentistry, too. Since 2019, Modern Dentistry has offered their own form of a pre-paid dental plan, which helps me and my family stay on top of our dental health, without having to worry about copays or coinsurance. I whole-heartedly recommend Modern Dentistry for you and your family! They will take great care of you.

M D. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


Outstanding dentist’s office from the scheduling, insurance, and front desk folks to the hygienists and to Dr. Abramson himself. So glad my endodontist recommended them to me! I’ve been going now for a number of years, and they’ve helped me through some implant crown installations and also some very mundane tooth issues, all with the kind of expertise and friendliness you’d hope for in a dental office.

Emily W. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


My appointment this morning was so good that it inspired me to create a Yelp account. Fran, the hygienist, provided more useful information than I’ve ever learned from a dentist or hygienist. After 25 years of dental appointments, I was never told that I brush my teeth too hard until going to Modern Dentistry. I will definitely be returning to here for as long as I live in DC. Make your next appointment at Modern Dentistry and ask to see Fran!

Natalia Dinello (Source: Google)


Happy Birthday, Dr. Abramson! Under the current challenging circumstances, it is a huge undertaking to be open for business while providing a healthy environment. My family applauds you and your team for perseverance and commitment to patients. Best wishes for continuous professional success and personal happiness, Natalia, William, and Iliya

Margaret McGowen (Source: Google)


The front desk staff are always super friendly and helpful with insurance, payments and scheduling. I usually see Fran for cleaning and she does a very thorough job and is very nice. Dr. Abramson is an awesome dentist and has a very gentle touch. He has helped alleviate much of my fear of dentists and dental work.

Julia L. from Alexandria, VA (Source: Yelp)


I have been going to Modern Dentistry for several years and am very satisfied with it. One of the best things about it is that they are very helpful and flexible about scheduling appointments. The dentists are friendly, relaxed, and knowledgeable. Also, they are gentle with your mouth, which is nice if you have sensitive gums.

Maria Jose A. from Coral Gables, FL (Source: Yelp)


There are not enough words for how great of an experience this dentist is. They were a new office for me and everything from making an appointment to the cleaning and checkout was impeccable. They make you feel valued and cared for. Donna literally gave me the best cleaning I’ve had in my 42 years, along with providing amazing dental care information and guidance. She was thorough, patient, and thoughtful. In a time where everything feels off (COVID), having this type of experience was needed and endlessly appreciated.

Judith Bhatia (Source: Google)


This office is so very pleasant! They have efficient systems for booking, confirming, and info-gathering about appointments and services. They are super friendly, always. I’ve seen both Fran and Donna (hygienists) and always, always felt safe, comfortable, and unjudged (about my not so frequent flossing). Dr. A. comes in and is positive and friendly. He’s done a few replacement fillings for me- again, I felt safe and comfortable. The check out staff are friendly, efficient, and helpful. I am so glad to be a patient here – turned what used to be a dreaded maintenance experience into something altogether happy, easy, fun

Monica C. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


Best dental providers ever — from the person who answers the phone and schedules your appointment to the hygienists (Fran is my absolute fav) to Dr Abramson, who is knowledgeable, personable & has a great sense of humor. I travel from northern Virginia and it’s well worth it.

Meghan D. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


I have been to Modern Dentistry twice in the last 14 months. The front desk staff, hygienists, and both dentists (Dr. Abramson and Dr. Tamhankar) are extremely professional and pleasant. The waiting room and consultation rooms are clean and tastefully decorated. There is garage parking beneath the building, however they do not validate, but there is free 2 hour street parking on the surrounding streets, about a 3 minute walk from the building. I would highly recommend this practice to anyone living in the area who is looking for a dentist.

Helen H. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


I have been going to this office for about a year and just recently took my daughter for her first appointment. She loved it! The hygienist took her time and explained everything she was going to do and my daughter now loves the dentists! She even got two toys from the treasure chest at the end!

Pat Burritt (Source: Facebook)


Modern Dentistry RULES!!! They helped me get my smile back after I wrecked my motorbike, breaking my jaw and knocking out a few of my pearly whites! Wonderful advice, great recommendations, and top-notch work! The most fun I’ve ever had going to the dentist!

Peter B. from Northwest Washington, Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


Modern Dentistry is a place that makes going to the Dentist a pleasant and healthy experience. Dr. Abramson is skilled, kind and efficient. His aides are super. Hygienist Fran is unmatchable and the Front desk staff is very respectful. I recommend Modern Dentistry as a place to ensure your oral health in a pleasant setting.

Nadia Ouellette (Source: Google)


I have been going to Modern Dentistry for years now after a dear friend recommended this practice and I must say it is by far the best dental practice and the most friendly and yet professional environment I’ve ever experienced. From the front desk to the whole experience. I see Dr. Abramson for my dental work and Fran Mickle for my regular teeth cleaning. I love them both. I spend more time with Fran and we chat about anything everything, she is very personable and very knowledgeable about her work. I don’t have the best teeth and kind of always hide my smile but every time I go there I leave feeling great with a big smile. I also like how safe, organized and clean is the practice especially during Covid-19, they take great measures of safety and they follow the CDC guidelines. I always feel safe going for my dental work. If you’re looking for a good dental practice I highly recommend modern dentistry in DC.

Renee Bosco (Source: Google)


I almost hesitate to say how great this dental office is as I want to make sure I can always get an appointment! Beautiful office, great support staff behind the counter. Fran, my hygienist, is such a competent, wonderful person that I look forward to my check-ups. (How many people can say that about going to the dentist?) Dr. Abramson is very quick and skillful and any procedures I’ve had have been painless and worry-free. I appreciate his maintenance of a high tech office in an effort to provide the best experience possible for his patients.

K. M. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


Had been to a few Dentists in the DC area and found them lacking in proactively addressing basic concerns plus there was often a challenging front desk staff. Modern Dentistry had an incredibly pleasant staff answering the phone for appointment scheduling, plus provided a thorough dental experience – full xrays, gum depth testing, and a cleaning that was based on the results of the gum depth test. Donna did my cleaning and was great, explained everything as she went; she is truly passionate about gum health.

Rebecca S. from Canonsburg, PA (Source: Yelp)


Everything about this visit was wonderful. I needed a special appointment for a special procedure for my son. We live in Pittsburgh but he goes to school in DC. With records, without dental insurance and without even being a patient, they reviewed his xrays that I emailed to them, came up with a treatment plan, told me what the out of pocket costs would be, then when I got insurance, recalculated the cost, and scheduled an appointment that worked with my schedule and my sons so I could drive down for the appointment and he could get the procedure down in between classes. The price was less than I expected, they gave us excellent aftercare instructions and since have replied immediately when we called with a couple of questions, even though they knew that we would probably not need to come back.

Trey Holloway (Source: Facebook)


Great office and staff. I switched here a several years ago after a bad experience with another practice and I’m so glad I did! Fran is super-great and I love chatting with her when I come in for my appointments. I feel cared for by the practice and know that they care about me as a patient. I wholeheartedly recommend Modern Dentistry for all your dental needs!

Oie C. from Washington, DC (Source: Google)


Today was my 3rd time at Modern Dentistry and my experience was exactly the same. Everyone is friendly, I was taken back on time for my appointment, and I was given helpful information for keeping my teeth clean and healthy! I had to get a little filling, and they were able to squeeze me in and do it right then. I will definitely continue going to Modern Dentistry!

Michael S Smith (Source: Google)


I found Dr. A and his crew through his fantastic Yelp reviews a good while back, and every visit since I’ve seen why they get such positive reviews. Extremely professional and personable staff who go out of their way to accommodate and explain everything, from the x-rays to the billing. Their new “membership plan” functions very similar to dental insurance but to my mind is a better value. Dr. A. is the bomb. Really thorough, never makes you feel rushed or anxious about the process. I have a long history of anxiety around dentist visits, and Dr. A. puts you at ease, and also let’s you know what’s likely urgent vs. what you can likely hold off on. Never, ever a hard sell. Pain-free procedures. He also gave me a great referral for a fantastic endodontist when I needed a root canal. And: FRAN IS THE BEST HYGIENIST in DC for TEETH CLEANING, HANDS DOWN!!! Like everybody else in the office she’s super gentle and super thorough. Every point of contact in the place when you walk in the door is a positive one. Wouldn’t go anywhere else.

Natalie K. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


I just had my first appointment after not going to the dentist for five years when I didn’t have insurance. I was embarrassed and anxious about being lectured and worried about the costs associated with dental care. My hygienist was Moira and I strongly recommend her. She was really nice, really good at alleviating my anxiety, and very informative. She gives the impression that she really likes the work she does and she knows a lot about it. I liked hearing some of the science behind how our mouths get gross and how we clean then and picked up some interesting tips about how to read X-rays too. The overall result was that I felt really empowered about taking charge of my dental health. In addition, I found that they were very cognizant of the costs associated with dental care and left me with a followup plan that suits both my health needs and my budget, and I thought Moira did a terrific job in meeting me where I’m at and suggesting improvements to my hygiene routine that don’t sound overwhelming. Overall I felt like the staff was happy I was seeking dental care now and was not interested in berating me for my past, which is great. I would strongly recommend this to anyone who has not been to the dentist in awhile and wants to start again in a place where they will be treated with compassion and understanding and won’t be made to feel embarrassed.

Leroy F. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


I returned to modern dentistry after 10 years and it was like going home. Dr. Abramson still runs a cordial, modern and welcoming office. He discusses options that allow me to make my own decisions about what needs to be done. His work is careful and customized to my needs. He allowed me time to discuss many of the issues that arose during this pandemic. Many of these issues had a negative affect on my dental health that he helped to resolve.

Tony K. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been a patient at Modern Dentistry for over 10 years and highly recommend them. The staff is always very friendly and the office and exam rooms are very clean. I have terrible teeth and have had a root canal, crowns and numerous cavities treated here, it sucks, but the procedures and relatively quick and painless compared to other dentists I’ve been to. There has never been an issue with my insurance and all of my appointments have taken place on time. If you are looking for a dentist, go here.

Meagan K. from Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


What’s not to love about Modern Dentistry? I was experiencing a horrible pain in my tooth one day before going out of town. My regular dentist is pretty far away, so I scheduled an appointment with Modern Dentistry as it’s much closer to my home. The registration process was electronic and seamless, as was everything else! The office is very clean, the front office staff is knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. The dentist and hygienist were also amazing. The best part is that the X-rays were not painful for me and they were very patient! I had bony excess or whatever it’s called in the bottom of my mouth, so biting down on the screen for X-rays is very painful sometimes. The did an excellent job at working around this and it greatly appreciated it. Everything was fully explained to me prior to it being done and they checked to make sure my insurance would cover everything before just doing work then sending me a bill. This was also greatly appreciated. Overall, my experience was perfect. I was in and out and my tooth is pain free!

Gregory Cooper (Source: Google)


The great Modern Dentistry DC is alive and very well considering the Pandemic. I had a quick check-up for my full dentures and gums. They were a little tight in one spot and Dr. Abramson made an adjustment. Much better now. See you next time!

Erin Donovan (Source: Google)


This is the best dental practice I have ever experienced. Their Covid precautions are thorough and ensure a safe visit. Maura Griffin-Roosa is an excellent hygienist. Dr. Ariel Abramson is an outstanding dentist who doesn’t ever try and “sell” patients on needless procedures. Highly recommend Modern Dentistry.

Greg N. from Le Droit Park, Washington, DC (Source: Yelp)


I’ve been going to Modern Dentistry for years and have been so grateful for the consistent and high-level of care they give with every visit. I actually look forward to going. Dr. A is always engaged and never seems rushed. Moira is the best! The offices are clean and bright. The staff always friendly and warm.

Corrie C. from Piscataway Township, NJ (Source: Yelp)


This was my first time at Modern Dentistry. I’ve lived in DC for about 2.5years and still had not found a dentist to go to(I’ve only had one other dentist in my life;so this was a big step for me). My friend recommended Modern Dentistry and I’m glad I came. I met with the dental hygienist, Fran and she explained everything step by step. Dr. A came in(very nice/joked with me) explained what he saw got more a history from me and then talked about the next steps. I really felt at ease. The front desk staff was great as well!! The whole office was peaceful. They have bottled water if needed. I’m very happy that I picked Modern Dentistry. I’ll be returning for my next six month check up…..and to take care of my cavities :-/

Paulina K. from Baltimore, MD (Source: Yelp)


I really have a fear of the dentist. My experience here has been nothing but excellent. Everyone is so friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend Moira, my hygienist. She is so honest, and gentle, I felt very comfortable around her. I would really recommend Modern Dentistry to anyone looking for a new dental office.

Gregory Noll (Source: Google)


Dr A and his entire staff from front desk to dental assistants and hygienists are absolutely fantastic! I actually enjoy going to the dentist now which is no small feat for a person like me with all my teeth problems! Dr A was a referral from a friend of mine when I couldn’t not find a good dentist in the DMV area. Seriously, the best referral I ever received!

Mari C. from Washington D.C., DC (Source: Yelp)


It speaks volumes when your dental hygienist is so good, you’re laughing through getting your teeth poked and prodded. The team here was awesome, my teeth are clean and my gums aren’t swollen like they usually are after a dental appointment. I trust this office’s recommendations. The reasons they had all made sense and weren’t overkill. In fact, telling me to find an outlet for stress as a way to avoid tooth grinding, and showing me where I had damaged that tooth was way more impactful than telling me how much I need to buy a bite guard. In addition to all that, the office is super clean and the technology is top notch. I’m oddly excited to go back in 6 months; is it weird I want to impress them with better teeth than what they saw today?


Dr. Ariel Abramson completed his B.S. in Biology and Physician Assistant Certificate at Wagner College in 1997. He practiced as an emergency room and substance abuse physician assistant in New York for four years until his own dentist inspired him to pursue a career in dentistry. In 2005, Dr. Abramson graduated from Stony Brook University Dental School at the top of his class, receiving awards for clinical dentistry, implant dentistry, orthodontics, dental anesthesiology, and pediatric dentistry, among others. Dr. Abramson completed a general practice residency at the Northport Veterans Affairs Hospital and spent the following year working for the hospital. He has worked in private practice ever since. Dr. Abramson stays up to date on the most current dental technology by regularly attending continuing education seminars around the country. He is also an active member of the DC Dental Society, Alpha Omega Dental Society, American Dental Association, and has been inducted in the Alpha Omega and Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor societies. Dr. Abramson's great sense of humor and friendly demeanor will put you at ease in the dental chair. He is committed to providing you with exceptional care while ensuring your comfort.