Learn More About Our Practice

I’m Dr. Markoff and I’d like to personally invite you to explore what makes our practice unique and special.


We at Federal Hill Smiles welcome you to our website! At Federal Hill Smiles, our Baltimore dentistry’s philosophy is to provide dental treatment to the whole person – with a special focus on how your teeth and gums relate to your total body health.

We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, function, and appearance.

Dr. Markoff and her team are here to make that happen. We also understand that choosing us is an important decision. After all, your smile is your greatest asset and says a lot about your overall health. From the moment you walk in the door, you’ll be welcomed by a caring staff in a relaxed, stress-free environment where everyone can feel at ease. Schedule your appointment with your reliable and affordable Baltimore dentist today!

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Denise Markoff

Dr. Markoff received her Doctor of Dental  Surgery degree in 1981 from Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland. She began her dental career in the public health field. Realizing she particularly enjoyed the diverse challenges of a comprehensive general practice, Dr. Markoff opened her private practice in 1985. Continually striving for excellence, Dr. Markoff is a Baltimore dentist who pursues extensive continuing education courses throughout the United States. The result of her clinical expertise generates beautiful smiles for many of her patients. In 2006, Dr. Markoff achieved a major professional milestone. She received a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (F.A.G.D.), a distinction achieved by less than 15 percent of dentists nationwide. Dr. Markoff serves as a mentor at Gordon Christensen Practical Clinical Courses, helping other local dentists improve their clinical skills, as well as evaluate dental materials. At the core of Dr. Markoff’s philosophy of practice, are her patients. Her unique, caring philosophies and state-of-the-art techniques coupled with the friendly and personalized attention she gives her patients to ensure their comfort and peace of mind. It’s what makes her one of the best Baltimore dentists around. Dr. Markoff resides in Federal Hill with her son, Alex. When not seeing patients, she enjoys spending time with her family. She takes pleasure in reading, gardening, and painting.

patients say.

The best, I'm so impressed how they treat patients, kind, professional, quiet place so beautiful. Highly recommend. Truly.

Clark R

I always feel so comfortable here.  The staff is so nice and honest.  This is the first time in my life that I don't dread going to the dentist!

Julia R

I will travel 7 hours by car to keep Dr.M as my dentist....She and her staff are always professional polite and friendly with superb clinical experience.

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