Washington Institute for Dentistry & Laser Surgery

Cosmetic Dentist



From the age of just 5 years old, Dr. Claudia C. Cotca knew she wanted to become a dentist. Fast-forward to present day, Dr. Cotca has been blessed to have achieved a worldwide reputation as a highly skilled aesthetic restorative dentist. With multiple degrees in science and public health and a Doctor of Dental Surgery, she focuses on multidisciplinary dental treatments. “My comprehensive approach integrates aesthetic-driven facial symmetry s...


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Smile Restoration

This patient was concerned with the color of her existing crowns and her chipped teeth. Dr. Cotca used microabrasion, bonding and e.max® ceramic crowns to transform her smile. 

Designing Smiles

When it comes to designing smiles for her patients, Dr. Claudia Cotca and her staff are focused and equipped with the latest tools. By using integrated technological advancements like lasers, digital smile diagnostics and design, and clinical treatment protocols, Dr. Cotca is able to offer her patients a multitude of options to improve the look and feel of their mouths as a whole. For one of her most requested procedures, teeth whitening, the practice offers a host of seven different systems from Zoom! TM  to Opalescence® to Diode Lasers. “Age-specific and behavior-specific tooth and enamel staining requires customized whitening protocols for effectively and optimally removing stains,” says Dr. Cotca. “These include different options of various strengths, formulations and application techniques, all of which I perform myself.” Other frequently requested treatments include porcelain-based smile designs and TMD and bite-related treatments, as well as laser procedures to address infections such as periodontitis and gingivitis

A Brighter Smile

This 27-year-old patient was concerned with the color of his teeth due to coffee stains. Dr. Cotca performed a 15-Minute Whitening Treatment to give him a bright new smile.