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
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
Hillary Hochman

Hillary Hochman

Dr. Hillary Hochman graduated magna cum laude with honors from Northeastern University in Boston, where she studied Behavioral Neuroscience. She received her DMD degree in 2009 from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Prior to joining Comprehensive Dental Care, she worked in private practice in Bedford, New Hampshire, and Reston, Virginia. She was voted by her peers to New Hampshire Magazine's list of Top Dentists.

Dr. Hochman has broad experience in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, implant restoration, and the latest dental technologies. She is also a certified Invisalign provider. She regularly attends many continuing education courses, and has a special interest in the treatment of TMJ and sleep disorders, including sleep apnea. Dr. Hochman maintains memberships with the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. She is committed to cultivating lasting patient relationships and to making patients feel as comfortable as possible in the office.

Dr. Hochman lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Brian, and her daughter, Lena. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling, especially to the mountains of North Carolina where she is from.

Credentials and Memberships

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

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