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With over 45 years of combined specialty experience in dental implant surgery, periodontal therapy and periodontal plastic surgery, the team of Dr. Gregory Toback and Dr. Marianne Urbanski have built a culture of predictability at Shoreline Periodontics.

DR. GREGORY TOBACK graduated cum laude from St. John’s University and earned his D.M.D. from UConn School of Dental Medicine, where he received the Award for Excellence in Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry. He further trained in periodontics and dental implants at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He is licensed to provide services using conscious sedation and has advanced training in medical emergencies and holds a certificate in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). In addition to private practice, Dr. Toback is a Clinical Professor at UCONN Dental School. He also  participates in clinical research as a member of the prestigious McGuire Institute.

DR. MARIANNE MURRAY URBANSKIgraduated cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester and earned her D.M.D from UConn School of Dental Medicine where she received the award for Excellence in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Pathology. She completed her general dentistry residency at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford and returned to UConn Dental School for her specialty training in periodontics and Masters of Dental Science Degree. She was in solo practice in Meriden for 21 years before returning to her hometown of New London. She is currently a clinical professor at UCONN School of Dental Medicine and is a past instructor at Yale-New Haven General Practice Residency Program. She is the author of the book, Mind and Medicine: In Harmony for Healing.

Both Drs. Toback and Urbanski are committed to providing patients with superior modalities to treat patients who have dental disease and have expertise in treating those who suffer from anxiety and apprehension. The doctors are certified in laser gum surgery (LANAP), Wilckodontics® Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics™ procedure to surgically accelerate orthodontic therapy, and the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST) to correct gum recession.


Dental schools: University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio

Professional Affiliations: American Board of Periodontology (Diplomate), American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Connecticut Dental Society, Connecticut Society of Periodontists, New London County Dental Society


Dental schools: University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine

Professional affiliations: American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Association, Connecticut Society of Periodontists, New London County Dental Society


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