Dr. Norman Marks earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia in 1971. Since that time he has continually taken courses in the latest advances in all phases of dentistry. In 1985 he earned a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry by taking 500 hours of advanced education in 5 years. Since 1982, Dr. Norman has been the chairman of Continuing Education Committee of The Richmond Dental Society. In 1993, he was recognized as a Fellow in the Virginia Dental Association for his contributions to the dental community, and in 1997, he was invited to join the Pierre Fauchard Society.
Dr. Norman's greatest interests are in cosmetic dentistry and the rapidly evolving area of implant dentistry. He has completed well over 160 hours in advanced implant surgery and grafting techniques and is a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
He is among only 400 dentists worldwide who have been chosen as evaluators for Clinicians Report, formerly Clinical Research Associates, in Provo, Utah. This prestigious, nonprofit organization evaluates dental materials, equipment and techniques.
Dr. Marks is a mentor at Practical Clincal Courses in Provo, Utah, one of the most respected and advanced dental educational facilities in the country. He helps write and edit the dental newsletter, Clinicians Report, a publication of CR Foundation, which is sent to seventy countries worldwide.
Dr. Norman has been married to his wife, Linda, since 1972. They have two sons, Aaron and Brandon, who are now an integral part of Marks Family Dentistry.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, 'attempting' to play golf, bicycling, and traveling. Since 1990, Dr. Marks and his wife have actively supported Hanover Tavern Foundation, which is responsible for the preservation of Hanover Tavern.
For several years Dr. Norman volunteered at St. James the Less Episcopal Church in Ashland, Virginia, a free medical/dental clinic. In 2009, he was instrumental in establishing a free dental clinic at the Mechanicsville Christian Center which offers free dental care to qualifying Hanover County residents.