Dr. Aaron Marks joined his father in practice in 2002, after earning his Doctor of DentalSurgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, making "Marks Family Dentistry" a true family practice and expanding the ability for our family to serve your family. He has continued to study the latest advances in dentistry. He is currently taking continuing education courses at the Kois Center in Seattle for advanced training in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, he is a Preferred Provider for Invisalign, and he earned his Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in 2009. Dr. Aaron has also stayed active in organized dentistry, serving on committees for the local and state dental societies, including having served on the Board of Directors of the Richmond Dental Society.
Dr. Aaron is a 1998 magna cum laude graduate of Hampden-Sydney College. In April, 2008, he received the Gammon Medallion, which recognizes the contributions of alumni who within ten years after graduation make outstanding contributions to the college. While a student at H-SC he was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa and was invited to join honorary societies in biology, history, and Spanish. At graduation, he was awarded The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion, which is given to a member of the graduating class who distinguished himself for excellence of character and generous service to his fellows.
At the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Marks was a representative on the Student Government Committee and the Student Honor Court. He was a member of Psi Omega Dental Fraternity, serving as President during his senior year. At graduation he was awarded The William Brokaw Memorial Scholarship for his work in helping organize and raise funds for the Jamaica Project, an annual dental mission trip to provide dental services to a rural, underserved area of Jamaica.
Personal interests include spending time with family and friends, playing his guitars, the outdoors, traveling, and college basketball. Dr. Aaron travelled to Honduras in 2007, 2008 and 2009 with the Beyond The Hill program of Hampden-Sydney to help build a medical clinic and to treat dental patients. He continues to be actively involved with the alumni association at Hampden-Sydney College and previously served as chairman of the Gammon Society.
Currently he serves on the Board of Directors for the Hanover Education Foundation and the President's Cabinet of the Universe Society of the Science Museum of Virginia. He also volunteeers at the free clinic at the Mechanicsville Christian Center.