Meet the Doctors

Alan S. Marx

Alan S. Marx

Dr. Marx has been involved in dentistry since adolescence. His father was noted dental ceramist in New York City and Dr. Marx always worked in his laboratory.

Dr. Marx grew up in a lower middle class neighborhood in New York City. He was the first in the family to attend college. SUNY Buffalo was kind enough to finance his education. Dr. Marx was a psychology major and received a B.A. in 1971.

Dental school was next and he graduated in the top 10% of his class at Howard, receiving numerous honors.

He then attended Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1975-1976 for post doctorate training, focusing on surgery, general anesthesia, sedation and complicated restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

He has been in dental practice in the downtown business district since 1976.

Dr. Marx has been general chairman of the conference for dentistry on the local and national levels. He has been president of the DC Dental Society and has been on various councils of the ADA in Chicago.

In other words he is respected by patients and colleagues alike.

He has a daughter, Courtney, at Towson University and a son Jared at Virginia Tech, a devoted and patient wife, and a 200 pound English Mastiff, Gus.

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Fellow, International College of Dentistry
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Past President, DC Dental Society
  • TV guest, lecturer, consultant
  • Internet Dental Alliance
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Michael Kostrov

Michael Kostrov

Dr. Michael Kostrov is a native of Boston, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Before dental school, Dr. Kostrov attended Tufts University where he completed his BS in Biology. While in college and dental school, he participated and coordinated numerous research studies including managing dental patients who were going through bone marrow transplants and dealing with patients with autoimmune disorders like Sjogren’s Syndrome.

The focus of Dr.Kostrov’s practice is comprehensive dentistry. He has completed extensive post-graduate training in the management of TMD patients as well as advanced cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. His practice also focuses on the use of dental implants to restore form and function. He has completed his training in the prestigious Pankey Institute as well as other postgraduate dental institutions like the Seattle Institute and the Dawson Center. He has also completed his sedation dentistry training at the University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Kostrov is an Invisalign provider.

Dr. Kostrov values his patients as if they were family. He cares about their overall health as well as making personal relationships with each and every person. He even hosts free health screenings such as for Oral Cancer using the newest Velscope technology, and for Sleep Apnea using the most advanced technology available including the ICAT cone beam scanner and has the ability to give patient’s home sleep studies using the Embletta X100.

Dr. Kostrov holds memberships in numerous professional oragaizations. They help provide the latest and most up to date information on advancements and new treatment options that are being and developed and used by the top dentists in the country.

Credentials and Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • American Dental Implant Academy- Fellowship
  • Academy of General Dentistry – Fellowship Eligible
  • Internet Dental Alliance
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More About Comprehensive Dental Care DC

Study Says Dental X-Rays May Be Linked To Tumors

According to a new study in the journal Cancer, the radiation that comes from frequent dental x-rays can possibly be linked to non-cancerous brain tumors. These tumors are called meningioma.

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Velsope, Oral Cancer Screening

We now have the Velscope oral cancer screening tool. It is an oral cancer screening tool that can detect oral cancer that a routine visual exam can not. It helps find oral cancer years earlier. Also many young men and women are getting oral cancer due to the HPV virus. They never smoked and drink very little which were thought to be the 2 main causes of oral cancer. This has been on the Dr. Oz and Doctors shows and is FDA cleared.

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ICAT Cone Beam CT scanner

This is the utmost advanced imaging system for implant treatment planning and safety.

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Invisalign

There are other options out there for straightening your teeth, but none offers the level of comfort, convenience and confidence that you'll find with invisalign.

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Digital Impressions

We offer a Lava COS chairside oral scanner for " digital impressions." No more gagging on the impression material.

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep-related breathing disorder that prevents airflow during sleep.

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Biolase EZlase Laser

We use the laser for TMJ treatment, it is FDA cleared, also for tissue surgery and treatment of things like apthous ulcers.

This is also used for Gingival recountouring also known as gingivoplasty.

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Dental Service Areas

Comprehensive Dental Care DC is proud to provide dentistry in Washington, Alexandria, Arlington, Bethesda and Chevy Chase.

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Comprehensive Dental Care DC
1901 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
General Info: (202) 466-3599

Appointments: (202) 466-3599

Comprehensive Dental Care DC Office Hours

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Mon. 8am - 1pm 2pm - 5pm
Tue. 8am - 1pm 2pm - 5pm
Wed. 8am - 1pm 2pm - 5pm
Thu. 8am - 1pm 2pm - 5pm
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How to Find Us

Dr. Marx's office is conveniently located on the corner of 19th and Pennsylvania Avenue, near George Washington Hospital and the World Bank, and next door to the Mexican Embassy.

Practice Services

  • Your comfort is our first concern
  • Friendly, caring staff
  • Pre-medication sedation
  • Mercury-free fillings for long term health
  • Cosmetic dentistry for beautiful smiles
  • Bleaching for whiter natural looking teeth
  • In-office bleaching for quick results
  • IMPLANTS - the alternative to dentures
  • Long term financing for qualified applicants
  • Gum specialist, (periodontist) part of excellent, experienced staff
  • Rebuild your confidence
  • Quality, personalized care
  • Don't be embarrassed any longer
  • Comfortable dental hygiene treatment for oral health
  • Comfortable tooth cleaning for a whiter smile

Experienced Washington Dentists for All Your Needs

At Comprehensive Dental Care DC we offer the highest quality preventive, restorative and cosmetic dental care. Washington dentists Dr. Alan Marx, Dr. Michael Kostrov have years of experience in everything from routine dental checkups, fillings, and teeth cleaning to treating more complex dental problems.

A healthy smile is not only a wonderful asset, it's also a key to your overall good health.

Call now for an appointment at (202) 466-3599 or just fill out our simple online form. Please don't hesitate to contact Comprehensive Dental Care DC if you have any questions. We are here to help, and look forward to speaking with you!

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