Dr. Marcus


Practicing dentistry for the past 27 years in Reston, Dr. Marcus is passionate about making your dental experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. She is invested in ongoing research and education and keeps her practice up to date with the most recent developments in the dental field. She values the personal relationships she develops with her patients and strives to create a family friendly dental environment.

Dr. Marcus received her dental degree with honors from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 1989.

She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association,  and Northern Virginia Dental Society. She is certified in Soft Tissue Laser Therapy and MTM Clear Aligner Systems.

When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Marcus enjoys playing the guitar and the flute, singing, and painting watercolors. She likes to take her two dogs, Daisy and JoJo, on long walks. She lives in the Reston area with her husband Larry, and has two daughters, Lyndsey and Taylor. 

Meet the Front Office

Michelle and Nancy will happily assist you with scheduling appointments, handling insurance claims, billing questions, and referrals.

  • Nancy
    Nancy Front Office

    Nancy loves being the first face you see when you arrive for your appointment. Nancy has been with Marcus Dental Care for over seven years. Nancy handles our administrative office duties and will happily answer any billing or insurance questions you might have. Nancy enjoys reading, caring for her yellow lab Cooper, and spending time with her two children. She looks forward to meeting you!

  • Michelle
    Michelle Front Office

    Michelle has dedicated herself to handling our patient’s many scheduling needs for eleven years. She manages the social media and marketing presence of Marcus Dental Care. She loves to spend time with her husband and two children and support their love of soccer. Michelle is ready to help you with all of your questions concerning any upcoming appointments.

Meet Our Dental Assistant

  • Shelly
    Shelly Dental Assistant

    Shelly has nearly 32 years of dental assisting experience ranging from pediatric to extensive crown and bridge and oral surgery. She has worked closely with Dr. Marcus for over 20 years, follows the patients through their restorative treatment plans, and is the Whitening Coordinator for Zoom treatments. She is originally from the State College area, Pennsylvania but has lived in Northern Virginia for 21 years. She is married, has two children, and loves camping and outdoor sports.

Meet the Hygiene Department

  • Karan
    Karan Hygiene Department

    Karan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BS in Dental Hygiene. She has been with Marcus Dental Care for over 20 years, and practiced hygiene for over 25 years. Karan’s experience will ensure that you feel comfortable during your hygiene appointment. In her free time, Karan enjoys sailing, traveling, and watching college sports.

  • Amy
    Amy Hygiene Department

    Amy graduated from hygiene school in New York City. She is fulfilling her dream of working as a hygienist becoming the newest member of the Marcus Dental Care team. She loves working with her patients on tissue management and teaching them ways to improve their oral health. She helps her patients understand all aspects of the dental hygiene process.In her down time, Amy enjoys running, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with her family and boston terrier, Zoey.

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