Dr. Brian Gray’s forte 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, and completed 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 a graduate of the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum (PAC live), regarded as the pinnacle of postdoctoral 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, the Dawson Institute in St. Petersburg, 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 enables him to bring the most advanced techniques to our practice.
A number of leading manufacturers and nonprofit 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 more than 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
- 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
- Nova Southeastern University
- Wake Forest University
Dr. Gray teaches or has taught in the following postdoctoral settings
- L.D. Pankey Institute, Key Biscayne, Florida
- L’Institut Rogers
- Dawson Academy, St. Petersburg, Florida
- Kois Center, Seattle
- Scottsdale Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona
- Texas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Refugio
- Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, San Francisco
Dr. Gray has received the following recognition
- America’s Top Dentist, Consumers’ Research Council of America 2016
- Washington DC Top Dentist, Washington Consumers’ 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 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.