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Lili Leon D.D.S. M.S

Board Certified Periodontist

Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Lili A. Leon


Dr. Leon is a Board Certified Periodontist. She graduated with honors from Cayetano Heredia University Dental School in Lima, Peru. She continued her education at the University of Maryland Dental School and graduated from a 2 year program in Advance Education in General Dentistry. She received her periodontal training including a Master’s degree in Oral Biology from Louisiana State University. During her residency, she completed her research in bone grafts and immediate dental implants. Dr. Leon has taught advanced courses in Periodontics at both the University of Maryland and Louisiana State University.

Dr. Leon is a member of both local and national professional organizations. She is the former president of The Greater Washington Academy of Women Dentists (GWAWD). She is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. She also participates in many continuing education courses to keep current with the rapidly progressing field of Dentistry, specifically Periodontics and Implants.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Board of Periodontology
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • American Dental Association
  • American College of Dentists 
  • Maryland State Dental Association
  • Southern Maryland Dental Society 
  • Greater Washington Academy of Women Dentist 


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