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Margaret Culotta-Norton, DDS, PC

Comprehensive and Cosmetic Dentistry located in Washington, DC

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After 42 Wonderful Years,
Dr. Culotta-Norton Announces Retirement
Welcomes Dr. Laura Styron as Practice Owner!

New practice owner, Dr. Laura Styron (far left), with outgoing owner, Dr. Margaret Culotta-Norton, and Dr. Peter Grinc.


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  • Carolyn  Duren-Hill
    Carolyn Duren-Hill
  • Maribeth  Fernandez
    Maribeth Fernandez
    Dental Assistant
  • Janelle  Fletcher
    Janelle Fletcher



The practice of Margaret Culotta-Norton, DDS, PC, also known as DC Family Dentistry, has been a family tradition in Washington DC for over 40 years. In 1982, Dr. Culotta-Norton began her dental practice alongside her father and mentor, the late Dr. Anthony P. Culotta. Continuing the family tradition, she is now sharing the knowledge and expertise she learned from him with her associate and godson, Dr. Peter B. Grinc. In keeping with the family tradition, the team understands the need for quality and consistent care and treat each of their patients like family. 

Dr. Culotta-Norton and Dr. Grinc specialize in providing high quality and conservative oral health care for children, adults, and seniors. Their mission is to provide their patients with a dental experience that will promote a lifelong relationship built on trust and confidence as they deliver quality and exceptional patient care. Their professional, compassionate, and dedicated team works together to provide a warm, welcoming, and comfortable patient experience. 

The Margaret Culotta-Norton, DDS, PC team is passionate about providing the best dentistry available to their patients. The doctors and the team regularly attend continuing education classes to keep up with the latest procedures and technological advances in the field of dentistry. Their state-of-the-art office is designed to make a trip to the dentist a pleasant experience utilizing the latest technology in dental equipment.

Dr. Culotta-Norton and Dr. Grinc provide general dental services including preventive, cosmetic, restorative, orthodontic, dental implants, oral surgery, endodontics, and periodontal treatment for their patients. The entire team at Margaret Culotta-Norton, DDS, PC strives to develop lasting and trusting relationships with the goal of improving their patients’ oral health, confidence, and self-esteem. With the support of an experienced, outstanding team, Dr. Culotta-Norton has consistently been rated as a “Top Dentist” by the Washingtonian and Consumer’s Checkbook magazines.

Thank you for visiting the website of Margaret Culotta-Norton, DDS, PC. The Margaret Culotta-Norton, DDS, PC team welcomes all patients to their practice. Call the office or use the online booking tool to request an appointment today.


  • Awards

    • Washington Magazine Top Dentist 2003-2019
    • Checkbook Magazine Top Dentist 2005-2018
    • DC Dental Society Sterling V. Mead Award
    • Dentistry Alumni Distinguished Service Award
    • Georgetown University Alumni
    • Association Apollonian Award
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine Founders Award
    • OKU (Omicron Kappa Upsilon) Honorary Dental Fraternity
    • Archdiocesan Healthcare Network Pro Bono Award
    • Maimonides Dental Society Israel "Sonny" Shulman Memorial Award

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Words from our patients

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    "Always hated going to the Dentist before I found Dr. Culotta-Norton and her office. Very friendly and helpful staff."

    Julie L.
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    "Dr. Culotta-Norton and her team made my first-time appointment better than I could have imagined."

    Marcy F.
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    "The experience was excellent and appreciated, definitely both professional and friendly, as always."

    Kenneth L.


Margaret Culotta-Norton, DDS, PC
1120 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-833-1111

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