Comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of Federal Hill Smiles’s office operations. To ensure your convenience below is the information you need about our hours, location, appointment scheduling, insurance acceptance and billing.


We know you have many choices when choosing a Baltimore dentist so we have made requesting an appointment a simple process via our Web site. If, for any reason you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, or will be delayed, please call us as soon as possible.

Insurance and Billing

We accept Cigna PPO, Delta Premier, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield for Federal Employees. Contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Federal Hill Smiles does not participate in Health Maintenance Organizations; however, we will be happy to file your insurance claims for you. Our practice accepts checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan.

Payment Options

We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own Baltimore dentist.

Financing Options

Care Credit – Baltimore, MD – Dentist Office CareCredit is here to help you pay for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn’t cover. We offer No Interest* financing or low minimum monthly payment options so you can get what you want, when you want it. You can even use CareCredit for your family and favorite pet.

With three simple steps, including an instant approval process, it’s easy to apply for CareCredit. After you’re approved, you’re free to use CareCredit for the services you choose including LASIK, veterinary, dentistry, cosmetic, hearing aids and more.

CareCredit is endorsed by some of the most credible organizations specific to each healthcare profession we support. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping over five million cardholders get the healthcare treatments they want and need.

Now you don’t have to worry about saving up for the dental procedures you want and need. With CareCredit, the decision’s in your hands to get what you want, when you want it. For more information or to apply online, visit

Facilities and Equipment at Our Baltimore Dental Office

  • Digital X-rays

  • Invisalign

  • Digital Impressions

  • Digital Bite Analysis

  • Six Months Smiles

Federal Hill Smiles – Your Baltimore Dentist of Choice

All our professionals at Federal Hill Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Denise Markoff
Dentist in Baltimore, MD

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.