Martin G. Abel, DDS

Meet Dr. Abel

Martin G. Abel, DDSDr. Martin Abel is an exceptionally gifted and professionally accredited cosmetic dentist. Based in Rockville, Maryland, and serving those in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, Dr. Abel is dedicated to improving the smiles of his patients and offering compassionate care. Using a variety of procedures and cosmetic dentistry solutions such as Invisalign®, dental veneers, and dental implants, Dr. Abel can customize a treatment plan that allows you to achieve your unique dental goals.

To schedule an appointment with one of the premier cosmetic dentists in the Rockville, Maryland, Washington D.C., and Northern Virginia region, contact our cosmetic dentistry office today at Smiles By Design Phone Number 301-770-1447.


  • University of Rockville, Maryland – Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, 1971
  • University of Rockville, Maryland Dental School – Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1975
  • U.S. Army Hospital – OIC (Officer in Charge) Army Hospital
  • Case Western University – Post Graduate (Program in Aesthetic Dentistry)
  • Baylor University School of Dentistry – Cosmetic Residency, Level


  • First accredited dentist in Rockville, Maryland – AACD
  • Accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Society for Dental Aesthetics
  • Fellowship Academy of General Dentistry
  • Board Certified – American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Academic Positions

  • Shady Grove Adventist Hospital – Department of Surgery
  • Baylor University – Clinic Instructor, Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Case Western University – Clinic Instructor
  • University of Minnesota – Instructor
  • Buffalo, NYU – Instructor
  • Positions Held in Dentistry
  • Founder and Past President – American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Chesapeake Chapter
  • Symposium Chair – American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Registration Chair American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 1992, 1993
  • Local Chapters Chair, 1994
  • Scientific Program Chair, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 1998


  • “Conservative Esthetics” – Esthetic Dentistry Update
  • “Matrix Placement” – Esthetic Dentistry Update
  • “Alternative Bridge Design” – Oral Health, Canada
  • “Laser Dentistry” – A.S.D.A. Journal
  • “Tooth Whitening” – Medical News
  • “Alternative Bridge Design” – AACD Journal
  • “Metal-Free Dentistry – Restoration of Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisors” – Dentistry Today
  • “The Direct Resin on Lay Technique – Clinical Benefits & Case Report” – Dentistry Today

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Society of Dental Aesthetics
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Smile Design Council
  • Southern Rockville, Maryland Dental Society
  • Rockville, Maryland State Dental Association
  • Diplomate American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry
For more information about Martin G. Abel, DDS or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Abel, call our office in Rockville, MD at Smiles By Design Phone Number 301-770-1447.


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