Robert B. Tilkin, D.D.S., M.A.G.D, D., A.B.D.S.M. has established long lasting patient relationships in the White Flint area since 1986. He was the general dentist for a pediatric based dental practice for over 26 years. In 2013, Dr. Tilkin joined his practice with Drs. Kantakevich, Doring and Perez-West. His patients routinely comment that he has a “soft touch.” He is truly concerned about the comfort of his patients and the quality of the care that they receive. Dr. Tilkin has a special interest in helping his patients improve their overall oral health with restorative and cosmetic dentistry as well as improving their general health by treating patients suffering from snoring and sleep apnea.
Dr. Tilkin received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in biochemistry at the University of Maryland. He then attended the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, where he received his dental degree in 1984. Dr. Tilkin is a member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, Southern Maryland Dental Association, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, American Society of Forensic Odontology, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and The Maimonides Dental Society, of which he is past-president. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. In July 2016, Dr. Tilkin has received a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, the highest award offered by the Academy of General Dentistry in continuing education. Dr. Tilkin is also an instructor for the Southern Maryland Dental Society and is a member of the Maryland Professional Volunteer Corps for Emergency Preparedness. Since 1995, Dr. Tilkin has also been working with sleep physicians in Montgomery County to make dental appliances for patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea and in 2019, Dr. Tilkin became a Diplomate in the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Tilkin is married to Dr. Nancy Tilkin, an orthodontist in Silver Spring, MD. They have 3 children, all who have graduated college. In his spare time, Dr. Tilkin enjoys cycling and photography. He is currently a member of the Potomac Pedalers and the North Bethesda Camera Club.