Mitchell A. Lomke DDS MALD
General & Cosmetic Dentist in Olney
Dr. Lomke has been serving the people of Montgomery County Maryland in the clinical practice of dentistry for over 39 years. Patients travel far and wide to be treated by a leading authority on clinical dentistry. His practice focuses on cosmetics, crown and bridge prosthetics and implant dentistry. His greatest source of satisfaction remains the daily interaction with his patients.
Dr. Lomke is a member of the Dean’s Alumni Faculty at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore as a Clinical Instructor.
He has appeared on Channel 9 TV News to educate the public on “High Tech” Dentistry. Dr. Lomke has attained the level of Educator for the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), which is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to the advance of education of all dental professionals in the field of dental lasers. In addition to his full time general dentistry practice with a special interest in dental laser applications, he teaches other dentists and hygienists the safe and effective use of dental lasers and incorporating these techniques into patient care. His laser training certification sessions are ongoing. He has lectured on laser dentistry to other dentists around the United States as well as to international audiences at the annual ALD meetings. Dr. Lomke has served as a special advisor to the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners on dental lasers.
Dr. Mitchell Lomke was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1954. His family moved to this area in 1964, so he has lived in the Maryland area for over 50 years.
Dr. Lomke, his wife and four children reside in Ashton. His hobbies include skiing, coaching his children in baseball, basketball and soccer, working out at the gym, and reading.
Dr. Lomke graduated (Cum Laude) from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1976. He was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) by the University of Maryland Dental School in 1979. Dr. Lomke’s general practice residency was as a 2nd lieutenant in the US Public Health Service, 1979-80. Since then, he has been in private practice.
Dr. Lomke is a member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Society, Southern State Dental Society, Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), Potomac Valley Study Club, Maryland Implant Study Club, The Forum Study Club of Bethesda, Global XP and the Maryland State Program – Donated Dental Services.
Dr. Lomke is one of a select number of international Certified Dental Laser Educators and has attained the level of Mastership in the Academy of Laser Dentistry (MALD). In addition to his general dentistry practice with a special interest in dental laser applications, he teaches other dentists and hygienists the safe and effective use of dental lasers and how to incorporate these techniques into patient care. Dr. Lomke has lectured on laser dentistry to other dentists around the United States as well as to international audiences at many professional dental conferences, including: ADA, AGD, PDA,
CDA- Anaheim, ALD among others,
Dr. Lomke is a lecturer and hands-on trainer for dental laser technology. He provides an ALD-approved Standard Proficiency Course to other dentists and hygienists. This course is designed to properly and appropriately educate dentists and hygienists and provide a basic knowledge of all laser wavelengths, laser physics, history of laser science, and laser safety as well as various clinical dental laser applications.
As a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), Dr. Lomke has earned Advanced Proficiency in dental lasers; then achieved the Certified Dental Laser Educator level in 2000. He currently uses Diode, Erbium, Argon and Carbon Dioxide laser wavelengths in his everyday practice. Further, he has served as Chair of the ALD’s Membership and Educator Committees.
Dr. Lomke was honored with the ALD’s Distinguished Service Award in 2015.
He also served as the Chair of the ALD’s General and Scientific Sessions Committee at the 2016 annual conference in Orlando, Florida.