About Our Dentists
Dr. Michael Baylin
Dr. Michael Baylin received his undergraduate education at Rutgers University and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. After graduation, he served as a Captain in the United States Air Force.
Many practitioners have been influential in developing Dr. Baylin’s whole body approach and integrative treatment philosophy; Dr. Baylin’s father and mentor, Dr. George J. Baylin, whose dedication to the dental profession and devotion to his patients built the foundation to for Dr. Baylin’s passion for dentistry; Dr. Aelred Fonder, “The Dental Physician,” whose research verified the profound effect malocclusion and dental stress have on overall health; Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, who eloquently explained the dentist’s role in disease and dysfunction and provided an evaluation process (Autonomic Response Testing); Dr. Yoshiaki Omura, who developed the phenomenon of Direct Resonance and provided the framework for uncovering the underlying causes of pain, disease, and dysfunction; Dr. Dan Gole, who discovered the relationship of the teeth to specific muscle trigger points and developed a technique for selectively adjusting teeth to treat pain and dysfunction; Dr. Harold Gelb, who pioneered the treatment of headaches and temporomandibular joint disorders; Dr. John Witzig and Dr. John Mew, who introduced the European concept of functional orthodontics and its effect on healthy growth and development; Dr. Hal Huggins who championed the modern movement to expose the dangers of mercury; and Dr. Weston Price, whose extensive research validated both the relationship of dental infections to chronic illness and the effects of white flour, sugar, refined foods, and fats on dental disease, growth, and development. Dr. Baylin studies regularly with national and international physicians and dentists to incorporate advances in health research into his practice and life.
Dr. Rachel Baylin
Dr. Rachel Baylin is the third generation in her family dedicated to the practice of dentistry. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and went to work at the National Institutes of Health, managing the fellowship program for the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program. She completed her doctoral training at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and her residency at the NYU Langone Dental Medicine Center in Atlanta.
Dr. Baylin has completed post-graduate training in a broad range of fields, including biological dentistry, restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, orthodontics and functional orthopedics, ceramic implant dentistry and osseointegration, natural and complementary therapies, minimally invasive dentistry, safe mercury removal and detoxification, biocompatible and mercury safe dentistry, oral surgery, root canal therapy, periodontal disease treatment and laser therapies, dental sleep medicine, TMJ, headaches, and craniofacial pain management, ozone therapies, Cone Beam CT technology, energy medicine, biofeedback enhanced diagnosis and autonomic response testing, tongue function and its relationship to growth and sleep problems.