Dr. Marc Dentico-Olin is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY where he rowed on the heavyweight crew team and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music with a minor in saxophone performance. After a few years in the music business, he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Dentico-Olin also attended The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City where he earned his Doctor of Medicine (MD). He is now living in San Diego, where he enjoys exploring the Pacific coast with his wife, Deborah, and young son, Marc Charlie.
Dr. Dentico-Olin completed a six-year specialty training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery as well as an internship in General Surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Dentico-Olin is board-certified and practices within the full traditional scope of the specialty. Dr. Dentico-Olin is especially interested in the latest advances in virtual surgery, guided surgery and employing the latest biomedical technologies including stem cell therapy, guided tissue regeneration, and recombinant growth factor therapy. He is well-versed in: Dental Implant Surgery and Bone Grafting including Immediate implant placement as well as All-on-4 technique, Wisdom Tooth Surgery, Cranial Nerve Repair and Grafting, Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery, Reconstruction and Repair of Facial Bone Fractures, Post-traumatic Facial Reconstruction, Repair of Facial Lacerations, TMJ Disorders, TMJ Total Joint Replacement, and Treatment of Cysts and Tumors of the mouth and facial bones.
Dr. Dentico-Olin is committed to community service and has performed surgical missions abroad as well as in the San Diego area. He is a Volunteer Oral Surgeon at the Veteran’s Village John Geis Dental Clinic, and a very active Oral and Maxillofacial Consultant, treating trauma and emergent infections at Sharp Memorial Hospital, Scripps Mercy Hospital, Scripps Memorial La Jolla Hospital, and Rady Children’s Hospital (where he serves as Vice-Chief of the Department of Dentistry/Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the UCSD system.