Periodontist and Dental Implantologist
- Voted “Texas Best Periodontist / Implantologist”
Dr. Mark Margolin received his undergraduate degree from the George Washington University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed a three-year residency specializing in periodontics and dental implants at Oregon Health & Science University where he served as chief resident during his final two years. Dr. Margolin achieved the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 2005, a verification of expert status in the field.
Dr. Margolin has devoted significant time to teaching and research. He was an assistant professor of periodontology at Oregon Health & Science University School of Dental Medicine from 2000 to 2003. Prior to his dental training, Dr. Margolin worked in cardiovascular research at the North Shore University Hospital Biomedical Research Center. He contributed to bioengineering research, which led to the development of medical devices still in use in cardiovascular bypass surgery today.
During his dental training, Dr. Margolin did cellular research in a skin bank and grew skin grafts for burn victims. Dr. Margolin continued his research during his hospital residency, with a concentration on bone growth factors and sinus augmentation surgery. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed scientific journals, and he was recognized for his efforts with the Quintessence Award for Student Research in 1994 and the California Society of Periodontists Award for Research in the Field of Dental Implantology in 1997. He also won the Northeast Society of Periodontists Student Periodontology Award in 1994.
Dr. Margolin is an active member of the Dallas County Dental Society, for which he serves on the membership development committee. He has been elected to the Dallas County peer review committee, as well.
Dr. Margolin performs services in all facets of periodontal therapy and dental implantology, but he has a particular interest in the field of aesthetic periodontal plastic surgery. He has given numerous seminars on this topic, and taught aesthetic dental surgery to other dental professionals. He also has been a sponsored speaker for biomedical and dental implant companies and a featured speaker at the Southwest Dental Conference.
Dr. Margolin lives in the Dallas Park Cities with wife Melissa, son Cole, and daughter Cate. When he’s not working, he often takes his children to the park for quality family time. Dr. Margolin also enjoys playing indoor soccer, cooking, reading, photography, and traveling.