Dr. Marais has a diverse background in both dentistry and the healing sciences in general. He graduated from USC Dental School and earned two Bachelor’s Degrees both in Chemistry and the Biological Sciences from UC Irvine. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Microbiology from Cal State University, Long Beach.
He is an active member of the New York Academy of Sciences and has participated in various scientific research studies focused on cancer and periodontal disease. Dr. Marais has two published papers to his name: the first published in the International Association for Dental Research and the second in the Journal of the American Medical Association. He has lectured in the past on the biology and pathogenesis of certain viruses implicated in elusive diseases of the mouth and has collaborated with a professional biomedical illustrator to create a visual storyboard that beautifully illustrates the mechanisms of action of a virus.
I had my first visit at this dental office today, and am happy to say I'm very pleased with the way Dr. Marais works. He explained everything in detail, and is not in a rush. I had previously gone to... Read More
I had my cleaning / filling done at this office. And I really like how Dr. Marais did my filling. It was quick, painless and he was also very kind. It's hard to find good dentist in general bc I... Read More
Dr. Marais is AMAZING and very fast! I went in to have my teeth cleaned and he saw that I also needed a root canal and crown and immediately started the process. I was hesitant at first because I know... Read More
Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in dentistry. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and patient satisfaction, which is why I strive to provide the highest quality of dental care for patients of all ages. This is done by...