Dental Experience
At Gordon Center for General and Advanced Dentistry, we have been providing the very highest standard of dental care to patients across the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for more than 30 years! From  general dentistry , to  cosmetic dentistry , to family dentistry, and advanced dental implant procedures, we help our patients look and feel their best. Dr. David Gordon and Dr. Leonard Gordon have been recognized by their peers and patients as “America’s Top Dentists.”

Dr. David Gordon teaches University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Leonard Gordon’s position as Clinical Advisor to Van Hook Dental Studio—one of the premier dental laboratories in the United States—allows our patients access to the finest and most current dental products and procedures; including materials that are made in America and FDA-approved.

Preventative Dentistry
At a routine dental appointment, a registered dental hygienist will clean your teeth, and screen you for gum diseases, such as gingivitis; and you’ll also have a dental exam with one of our dentists.

General Dentistry
We treat patients in need of a filling, porcelain crown, bridge, root canal, or cosmetic denture.

Cosmetic Dentistry
Our cosmetic dentistry procedures include teeth whitening, veneers, and bonding.

Dental Implants
Our dental implant procedures include implant crowns, implant bridges, and the all-on-four teeth in a day implant procedure. Dr. Leonard Gordon created the Gordon Protocol for the all-on-four dental implant procedure and lectures nationally on the subject.

Other services
Patients also seek us out for a second opinion or if they have TMJ.

Dentist Near Me
Our dental practice proudly services the greater Montgomery County Maryland area, including Gaithersburg, Rockville, Bethesda, Kentlands, North Potomac, Potomac, Germantown and Darnestown. Additionally, a significant portion of our practice is composed of patients who travel across the Washington D.C. metropolitan area including Frederick, Hagerstown, and Baltimore, as well as northern Virginia.

Contact us today if you’re looking for a dentist who will make you feel comfortable, individualize care and treatment plans, and deliver the most beautiful results.


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What Can I Eat With Dental Implants?

Dental Implants and crowns have the same chewing force as natural teeth. And you’ll be able to chew even more than before if your teeth were compromised by gum disease or badly broken. They’re a great option if you’ve missed foods like apples, steak, or corn on the cob! Watch Pearl’s testimonial to learn more and click here or call 301-258-1998 to request an appointment.

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Afraid of the the dentist

What if I am Afraid of the Dentist?

Are you afraid of the dentist? First, you should know that you are not alone. Research suggests that anywhere from one in 10, to one in five people have some fear of going to the dentist. At Gordon Center for General and Advanced Dentistry, we specialize in treating patients who have a fear of the dentist. New patients often tell us that it is because of a prior experience. They may have felt rushed, pressured into unnecessary treatment, or found dental work to be painful. At Gordon Center, we take the time to make you feel comfortable. We’ll talk you through treatment options, answer any questions you may have, and make sure you are fully numb before completing any dental work. In fact, if you visit our Testimonials or YouTube page, you will see several stories of real patients who were afraid of the dentist, but love coming to see us!

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What Do I Say to My Adult Child About Dental Implants?

If a lack of teeth or chewing function are affecting your son or daughter’s quality of life, you may want to discuss dental implants with them. We’ve pulled together a short list of articles: Am I the right age for dental implants? Are dental implants safe? What is the recovery like from all-on-4 dental implant surgery? What can I eat with dental implants?

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What Should I Do if My Dentist Recommends a Procedure I’m Not Sure I Need?

If a dentist who takes your insurance recommends a procedure that you’re not sure you need, bring your X-rays to Gordon Center for General & Advanced Dentistry for a free second opinion consultation. Few dental decisions on treatment need to be acted on immediately. Dr.’s Leonard and David Gordon will give you information that will allow you to make the decision that is best for you. We are able to provide an expert and impartial diagnosis, because of our unique vantage point: (1) Dr. Leonard Gordon and Dr. David Gordon have nearly 50 years of combined dental experience, so they’ve likely seen a case—or several—like yours before. (2) Because the Doctors Gordon do not participate with insurance, we are not under the same pressure to produce a certain amount of work, and therefore only recommend necessary treatments. Click here to schedule an appointment.

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Dr. David Gordon and Dr. Leonard Gordon Washingtonian Magazine Top Dentists 2021

Washingtonian Magazine just released its list of 2021 TOP Dentists and both Dr. David Gordon and Dr. Leonard Gordon were selected as excellent again this year by their peers! As Washingtonian explains, the list is pulled together by polling area dentists and asking them to rank local dentists “on a scale from 1-5, with 5 being excellent.” They’re asked to rank other dental professionals based on experience, continuing education, use of technology, patient satisfaction, and quality of their work. Dr. David Gordon and Dr. Leonard Gordon possess nearly 50 years of combined experience, use the latest technology, and achieve beautiful results.   Call 301-258-1998 or click here to schedule an appointment.   *This article has been updated to reflect the current year.    

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Child Brushing Teeth

How Can I Get My Child Excited to Brush Their Teeth?

One fun way to motivate children of all ages is to use technology. For small children, this can mean playing a fun song or video when they brush their teeth, like this one featuring Elmo. And there’s always the traditional approach of using an “egg timer.” Younger children, older children, and adults should all brush for two minutes. For older teens, Dentistry IQ has a list of cool tools they can use to brush and floss their teeth and braces. If your teen still seems uninterested in brushing their teeth, schedule an appointment for a dental cleaning. This way they can hear why brushing and flossing are so important from our dentists and hygienists .

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