WELCOME to Dentistry by Design of Marin, a friendly dental practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles!

Meet our Doctors,
Dr. Rajiv Anand, DDS and
Dr. Alex Schmotter, DDS

Meet Our Doctors

Meet Our
Professional Staff

Meet Our Staff


When you visit our office, your safety and comfort are our top priority. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs. This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting. Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs and look forward to serving you.



Get the facts about how the health of your mouth, teeth and gums can affect your general health.

"The staff, from the dentist to the front desk are very friendly and professional. I recommend both dentists often."

− Sheri D, Patient since 2001

"Amazing Staff. First time in my life that I enjoy going to a Dentist. Keep up the good work."

− Anonymous Verified Patient

"A neighbor recommended Dr. Rosenthal nine years ago when I first moved to California. I've never had a better dentist in my 65 years. Everything that needed to be done was done perfectly, painlessly, and professionally. ..."

− Christy N , Patient since 2006

"Everything about my visit was wonderful.. Being welcomed by Kathy and then having an informative, educational,and very friendly appointment with Mary S. made my visit and appointment amazing. I left with a huge smile and am still smiling. Chris was very helpful and friendly with appointment accessing.
Thank you everyone."

− Virginia "Ginny" P , Patient since 2000

"Fabulous. I drive 35 miles to get there. I actually look forward to going to the dentist."

− George H, Patient since 2010

"Dr. Anand is an excellent dentist.!! I have been a patient of Dentistry By Design of Marin for 18 years and I have always received excellent care, The entire staff is efficient, friendly and provides excellent service."

− Sandra D, Patient since 1997

"Mary is awesome and so thorough and explains everything. Dr. Anand is great, very nice and puts nervous patients at ease, which I appreciate!"

− Lisa H , Patient since 2015

We are centrally located in Marin County in lovely downtown Novato.

Feel free to contact us about your dental needs
or schedule an appointment today!

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