Giannini & Gray Dental Associates, P.C.

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Meet Dr. Brian Gray

Eugene T. Giannini DDS Brian J. Gray DDS 4801 Wisconsin Ave NW Ste 200
Washington, DC 20016

Brian Gray, DDS

Dr. Brian Gray’s forté is aesthetic reconstruction with an emphasis on cosmetic ceramic restorations. He graduated from Georgetown University's School of Dentistry in 1986, where he participated in the first international dental student exchange program, completing an externship at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Gray received his undergraduate degree in 1982 from Loyola University of Chicago.

In private practice since 1986, Dr. Gray is an active member of the American Dental Association, as well as a member of the District of Columbia Dental Society, where he received the 2000 Mast Award for Continuing Education Teaching Excellence. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Academy of Dentistry International, and the International College of Dentists. He is also an Accreditation Candidate of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a past president of the Patuxent Dental Society and Southern Maryland Dental Study Club, as well as a founder/member of several study clubs.

Dr. Gray is also a graduate of the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum (PAC live), considered the pinnacle of post-doctoral cosmetic training in a “live patient” environment. Dr. Gray served a four year term on the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs. In July 2010, Dr. Gray was awarded the Academy of General Dentistry’s prestigious Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition, an honor bestowed upon only 115 dentists since its inception.

In the Community

Dr. Gray is an international lecturer at dental conferences on current technologies in dentistry. He has spoken in more than 200 US cities and eight countries. In addition, he is a Continuum Member, mentor, advisor, and instructor at the L.D. Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL, the Dawson Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, and a board member of the Texas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He is also a board member of the Arlington Free Clinic. Dr. Gray's distinguished affiliation with these leading dental organizations allows him to bring the most advanced techniques to our practice.

A number of leading manufacturers and non-profit research facilities rely on Dr. Gray’s input for product evaluation, research, and development. He is a valued consultant, the longest-tenured faculty member, and the number one certification speaker for Align Technologies, the manufacturer of Invisalign® clear aligners. He has certified over 20,000 doctors in this revolutionary orthodontic technique.


Dr. Gray is listed as a “Top Dentist” by Washingtonian Magazine, and was recently recognized as one of America's Top Cosmetic Dentists in a national publication. Dr. Gray is also Director of Clinical Information for a leading health website. Dr. Gray presently teaches to third year dental students at the following universities:

  • Temple University
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Texas, San Antonio (UTHSCSA)
  • New York University
  • Case Western Reserve
  • Texas A & M, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Midwestern University
  • Rutgers University
  • Western University
  • Roseman School of Dentistry

General Practice Residency

  • University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Birmingham VA Medical Center
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Wichita State University

Dr. Gray has also previously taught at the following Universities:

  • Columbia
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Florida
  • Harvard
  • University of Maryland
  • Tufts
  • Boston University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Roseman School of Dentistry

Dr. Gray teaches or has taught in the following postdoctoral settings:

  • LD Pankey Institute, Key Biscayne, FL
  • L'Institut Rogers
  • Dawson Academy, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Kois Center, Seattle, WA
  • Scottsdale Institute, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Texas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Refugio, TX
  • Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, San Francisco, CA

Dr. Gray has received the following recognition:

  • America's Top Dentist Consumers' Research Council of America 2016
  • Washington DC Top Dentist  Washington Checkbook Magazine December 2004 (100% Overall Rating) and every year since inception
  • Washington Top Dentist Washingtonian Magazine  2017 and every year since inception
  • NW Washington Top Dentist WTOP 1500AM radio, January 2005
  • America's Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists Guide Castle Connolly Medical LTD. 2003 and every year since inception
  • The Best Dentists in America Woodward / White INC. 2004 and every year since inception
  • Top Clinicians in Continuing Education Dentistry Today Magazine 2007-present
  • The Best In The United States, 2007 -Present
  • Invisalign Premier Provider

Outside the Office

Dr. Gray lives in Arlington, VA, with his wife, Danine, and their three children, Cailyn, Kyra, and Brendan.  Brian loves an adventure.  Especially if it involves the outdoors, sailing, mountains, endurance sports, scuba or old cars.

Selected Education Offerings

2018 Brian Gray Lecture Intro

2018 Brian Gray Course Biography

2018 Brian Gray Photo

Full Day, Large Format Live Presentation (Major venue meetings)

Half-Day, Medium Format Live Presentation (Up to 100 participants)

2 1/2 Day, Small Format Live Presentation (Up to 20 participants)

1-3 Hour, Medium Format Live Presentation (Dental Societies & Study Clubs)

Webinars and Internet

  • Virtual Study Clubs
  • eConnect
  • LDPI eConnect
  • Accelerated Orthodontics for the GP
  • Bioceramic Luting Agent
  • FOCUS! Function, Occlusion, Cosmetics - UnStressed (How T-Scan will make you a better dentist)

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Resource Info

The following Acrobat PDF files and Word documents are referenced in my dental lectures. They are downloadable. You may copy, print, modify, save and share these files at your will. I hope you find them of use. Please note that many Invisalign-related articles, technique photos and videos have been migrated in to

Resource list - 2016
Personal & Professional Resources
Invisalign & Occlusion Lecture Contacts 
Invisalign Quick Consultation Sheet (PDF, Word)
Clincheck email (PDF, Word)
Clincheck Punch List (PDF, Word)
Invisalign Delivery Instructions (PDF, Word)
Invisalign Celebrate Letter (PDF, Word)
Invisalign Vivera Retainer Letter (PDF, Word)
Invisalign Appointment and Case Flow (PDF, Word)
Invisalign Referring Doctor Letter (PDF, Word
Invisalign Check List
Adding Value to Invisalign Treatment via Tooth Whitening
Whitening Instructions With Invisalign (PDF, Word
ADA Invisalign & Bleaching Codes
Invisalign 7 Point Report Card
Propel Planning Tool
Compound Topical Anesthetic - Propel
Root damage and repair AJO-DO Study
New Patient Phone Intake (PDFWord)
New Patient Questionnaire (PDFWord)
Strategic Treatment Plan (PDFWord)
Website Photo Thanks Letter (PDF, Word)
Website Photo Permission (PDF, Word)
Patient Education Sheet-Splint Therapy (PDF, Word)
Patient Education Sheet-Occlusal Equilibration (PDF, Word)
Patient Education Sheet-Bleaching Instructions (PDF, Word)
Patient Education Sheet-Final Bleaching Letter (PDF, Word)
Patient Education Sheet-Sealants (PDFWord)
Patient Education Sheet-Nightguard Care (PDF, Word
Ortho-Perio Evidence Based Dental Research



Current Lecture Topics

•2018 Lecture Schedule

Dr. Brian Gray - 2018 Lecture Schedule

Jan 27
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida, School of Dentistry
D3 Invisalign Certification
Feb 2
Harrisburg, PA
Harrisburg Area Dental Society
Minor Tooth Movement & Cosmectic Dentistry: Achieving Excellence Everyday
Feb 9
Santa Monica, CA
AlignTech Faculty Meeting
Mar 9
National Harbor, MD
Invisalign Fundamentals Course
Invisalign Intermediate Course
Mar 16
Rosemont, IL
Invisalign Fundamentals Course
Invisalign Intermediate Course
Apr 6-7
Annapolis, MD
Pankey Learning Group Invisalign - Annapolis
Apr 13 
Columbia, MD
The Rogers Institue 
8AM- 12PM Course

The Hidden Causes of the Premature wear on Teeth
Apr 13
Baltimore, MD
The Rogers Institue 
1PM - 5PM Course

The Hidden Causes of the Premature wear on Teeth
Tysons, VA
The Rogers Institue 
8am - 12pm Course

The Hidden Causes of the Premature wear on Teeth
Apr 19-21
Chicago, IL
34th Annual AACD Scientific Session
Minor Tooth Movement Meets Cosmetic Dentistry - How to Make the Marriage Last
April 27
Philadelphia, PA
Temple University, School of Dentistry
D3 Invisalign Certification
May 11
Fredrick, MD
The Rogers Institue 
8AM- 12PM Course

The Hidden Causes of the Premature wear on Teeth
May 11
Bethesda, MD
The Rogers Institue 
1PM - 5PM Course

The Hidden Causes of the Premature wear on Teeth
May 12
Richmond, VA
The Rogers Institue 
8AM- 12PM Course

The Hidden Causes of the Premature wear on Teeth
May 16-19
Napa Valley, FL
ACT Dental Mastery Summit
Aug 17
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois School of Dentistry
D-3 Undergraduate Invisalign Certification  
Aug 21
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University
D-3 Undergraduate Invisalign Certification
Sept 27-28
Key Biscayne, FL 
LD Pankey Institute
Occlusion, Orthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry: Utilizing Invisalign to Enhance Restorative Outcomes 
Oct 5-6
Annapolis, MD
Pankey Learning Group


Nov 7-8
Birmingham, AL
VA Medical Center - AEGD Residency Program
D-3 Undergraduate Invisalign Certification
Nov 16
Bridgeton, NJ
Rutgers Univsersity
D-3 Undergraduate Invisalign Certification
Dec 6
San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas Health and Science Center
D-3 Undergraduate Invisalign Certification
Dec 13
Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry
D-3 Undergraduate Invisalign Certification
Dec 14
AlignTech Institute e-Connect Live Webinar
american dental association pankey agd collegium aacd adi paclive pp-invisalign

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