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General & Family Dentist in Arlington, TX

The office of Mark C. Marchbanks D.D.S. is the Arlington, TX general dentist with the longest track record of comprehensive dental care. To keep whole families healthy, Dr. Marchbanks bases his practice off the holistic care of preventing, evaluating, diagnosing and then treating dental issues.

Dr. Marchbanks and his staff treat each patient how they would want their own families to be treated. Knowing how to choose the right family dentist is about more than the degrees a dentist has on the office wall—it’s about the values he or she demonstrates in the care provided.

With that in mind, these are the general dentistry services in Arlington that Dr. Marchbanks proudly provides to Arlington families.

Routine Dental Cleanings

The state of your oral health comes down to two essential factors:

  1. How well you floss and brush
  2. Your commitment to regular dental cleanings

Regular dental cleanings are scheduled every six months to keep your family smiling strong. At cleanings, a dental exam also takes place, though most patients never even realize it. These quintessential general dentistry visits are remembered by the brushing, flossing and examination at the hands of Dr. Marchbanks and his friendly Arlington staff.


Dental fillings are needed when part of a tooth has been damaged due to decay. Fillings can be blended beautifully into a tooth’s natural color, or can be made from other materials. Fillings can also be used to restore chewing surfaces on badly worn teeth.

Oral Exams

Your general dentist will not only provide regular cleanings, but regular oral exams. These take place at your biannual cleaning appointments, and often patients don’t even realize the exam is taking place. Dr. Marchbanks and members of his staff deftly check the health of teeth, gums and the rest of your mouth to identify any signs of problems that could become serious later. The keystone of Dr. Marchbanks’ general dentistry is preventative care, meaning problems are caught early and treated conservatively.

Mark C. Marchbanks D.D.S. also takes these exams as an opportunity to explain procedures and treatments in an age-appropriate manner for any member of the family.


When a tooth has become broken or too damaged by decay, a patient will be given all the options. If a filling, crown or other dental treatment will fix it, it’s Mark C. Marchbanks D.D.S.’s practice to identify the most conservative treatment option possible. When there is too much damage to the tooth, however, an extraction might be the only option.

Dr. Marchbanks and his staff are known for making even the scary procedures as comfortable as possible. We do both simple and surgical tooth extractions, using the optimal sedation options specific to each patient and procedure.

Children’s Dental Services

Mark C. Marchbanks D.D.S. is a popular destination for children, too—you’ll see why after a single visit! Dr. Marchbanks has a knack for working with whole families and educating children on dental health in a fun and age-appropriate way. Dental care for your children is crucial, and you should only settle for the best.

For your children and for the whole family, our office is the Arlington, TX landmark for general dentistry and your family’s happiest, healthiest smiles.

That’s enough about us—contact the office today and tell us about you and yours!

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