Meet the Team

maryellenMary Ellen – Office Manager

An integral part of We Make Kids Smile for 16 years, our office manager, Mary Ellen, monitors all aspects of the practice with the emphasis placed on customer service. Says Mary Ellen, “I find it a true privilege and pleasure to watch our patients grow throughout the years.”

Mary Ellen has been married for 32 years to her husband and best friend. They have two grown children who now bring the four grandchildren to We Make Kids Smile for their dental needs. Mary Ellen is proud to say her grandkids are all “cavity free.”

annAnn – Front Office Manager, Hospital Coordinator

Ann has been with We Make Kids Smile for 11 years. Beginning her career as a dental assistant, she moved to the front office where she is now manager and hospital coordinator. Ann says, “I am the mother of 4 and have 2 grandchildren. I enjoy working with our patients and families here.”


Amy – Front Office Staff

Amy recently joined the team at We Make Kids Smile but has over 20 years of administrative and customer service experience. Amy says, “I feel truly blessed to work with such an amazing group of doctors and team members.”

Amy has two children and is married to her high school sweetheart, Forrest.

alisonAlison – Front Office Staff

Alison just recently joined the We Make Kids smile and has 10 years of experience working with children. She loves interacting with children at their level and makes it her goal to help them feel comfortable in new situations. She recently comes from an position in education and is really looking forward to working with the children and dental team at We Make Kids Smile.

In her spare time she loves spending time with her first-grade son Dan, hanging out with her cats and volunteering with cat rescue, and getting lost in a good book.

patPat – Patient Coordinator

Pat has been with We Make Kids Smile for 2-and-one-half years as patient coordinator, and has fifteen years experience in the dental profession. “As patient coordinator, I strive to give great customer service to our clients,” she says.

Pat is married with 2 sons and 1 grandson.

traceyTracy – Front Office Staff

Tracy has worked in the dental field for 8 years. Tracy says, “We Make Kids Smile is the best team I’ve ever worked for.”

Tracy has a 2-year-old daughter, Camdyn Rose.

melissa2Melissa – Clinical Manager

Melissa has been a part of our team for 5 years. She loves working with children and finds her job fun and exciting. Says Melissa, “My favorite part of my job is helping build trust with our patients and teaching oral hygiene.” I have a wonderful husband and two beautiful children.

Bryana – Dental Assistant

Bryana is a 2015 graduate of Chopticon High School and is currently attending Dental Assistant Training School.  She says”, I have been fortunate to be given the opportunity to work here at We Make Kids Smile and I absolutely LOVE IT!  Everything from the decor, patients, team, and everyone’s favorite friend, Flossy, this experience has been nothing but a dream.”

jesiJesi – Dental Assistant, Radiology Technician

Jesi has been with We Make Kids Smile for more than 9 years, currently working as a dental assistant in the office and at Southern Maryland Hospital Center. “I’ve also been known to don a pair of wings occasionally,” says Jesi, “to visit local hospitals and daycare centers as the Tooth Fairy.”

Jesi has a preschooler named Audrey and is married to Michael, whom she considers to be her second child. In her free time, Jesi enjoys cross-stitching and taking walks with her family in the woods.

rebeccaRebecca – Dental Assistant

Rebecca has been working with kids for over 5 years, and she is excited to bring her experience to We Make Kids Smile. Rebecca says, “I can’t wait to see what my future holds in the dental field!”

In her free time, Rebecca enjoys baking, relaxing at the pool and camping with her family and friends.

michelleMichelle – Dental Assistant

Michelle has been a dental assistant at We Make Kids Smile since 2007, where she enjoys working with our team and dentists. She says, “I also love getting to interact with the patients who come to our office.”

In her free time, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and kids.

veronicaVeronica – Dental Hygienist

Veronica has been a patient at We Make Kids Smile since she was 12 years old. At a young age she knew she wanted a job in the dental field. After she graduated high school she attended UMBC to obtain her bachelors degree in biology. She proceeded to attend dental hygiene school in Baltimore for an additional two years. Veronica enjoys traveling, shopping, skateboarding and playing guitar.

caseyCasey – Dental Assistant

Casey has been working with children for over four years. She enjoys working at We Make Kids Smile and having fun with the children. She especially love seeing the kids leave with a smile!


April – Dental Assistant

April first joined the WMKS family in 2006. “The best part of working at WMKS is that I get to smile all day long because I love our patients and what we do here so much!”

In her spare time she loves camping, the outdoors, anything crafty, couponing, football, and having fun with family and friends.


Kim – Dental Assistant

Kimberly, who has just recently joined our practice, is a high school graduate of Chopticon High School Class of 2013. She studied to become a dental assistant at the College of Southern Maryland. She loves working with children and absolutely loves her job. She says, “I’ve never worked with a better group of people.” In her free time she enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.


Melissa – Dental Assistant

Melissa joined the wonderful We Make Kids Smile team in 2006 and absolutely loves being a dental assistant and working with children. She enjoys educating the little patients and their parents about the importance of great dental health. She is blessed to be the wife of an amazing hubby and a proud mommy to three beautiful children.