Dr. Marc received his DDS degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas in 1986. He has been practicing full-scale family dentistry ever since with his wife, Dr. Katie. He is committed to the conservative treatment of patients, always educating them about their dental needs and treatment options, being mindful of each patient’s circumstances.
Dr. Marc’s special interest in dental implants started soon after beginning his practice. His training in oral implantology, which he completed in 1989 from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, allows him to place and restore all types of implants. With continued study in the field, Dr. Marc achieved Associate Fellow status in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the only organization in the country that grants credentials based on oral and written examination.Both Dr. Marc and Dr. Katie have held live surgical and implant seminars at their Dallas office, and both attend continuing education seminars annually.
As a former member of the Global Committee of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Dr. Marc has lectured on the medical and physical suitability of dental implants at the Stomatological Institute and Hospital in Chengdu, China, and he has diagnosed cases with Chinese colleagues at the Beijing Hospital of Stomatology.
Education and Academic Publishing
While in dental school in the early 1980s, Dr. Marc and his wife, Katie, jointly presented some of the first Electron Micrograph studies of laser irradiation of tooth structure. Dr. Marc also co-authored seven articles dealing with the same subject (laser irradiation of tooth structure), and was published in journals such as the Journal of the American Dental Association, and the British Journal of Dentistry.
During collegiate graduate school, Dr. Marc published his thesis on parasitic disease of the eye, revealing why people go blind in third-world countries, due to the tertiary stages of sleeping sickness, a problem in the field of Immunology. He was also a teaching assistant on basic immunology. Dr. Marc earned his undergraduate degrees, a BA in History and a BS in Biology, from Southern Methodist University in, followed by an MS in Biology.
Dr. Marc graduated from St. Mark’s School of Texas.
Dr. Katie Lippas is a 1986 graduate of the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. She has been practicing full-scale family dentistry with her husband Dr. Marc for over 25 years and is a certified provider of ClearCorrect, a method used to straighten teeth without braces using a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners.An Associate Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry from 1991 to 2012, Katie taught Removable Prosthodontics, which includes the manufacture of dentures, partials and implant-supported removable appliances. She also taught in Biomaterials, and in the Pediatric clinic.
Dr. Katie is a native of the Dallas area. She attended Southern Methodist University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Experimental Psychology.
Active participation in the Daughters of the American Revolution occupies a great deal of her time, along with other charitable organizations. Drs. Marc and Katie have two grown children who are attending college at this time.