Meet the Friendliest Pediatric Dental Team in Southern Maryland!
An integral part of We Make Kids Smile for 21 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 37 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.”
Office Manager – Prince Frederick office
Ann has been with We Make Kids Smile for over two decades. Beginning her career as a dental assistant, she moved to the front office where she is now manager. Ann says, “I am the mother of 4 and have 5 grandchildren. I enjoy working with our patients and families here.”
Front Office Coordinator
Amy has been with WMKS for over eight years and has over 20 years of customer service experience.
Amy has two grown children and her 2 year grandson now comes to We Make Kids Smile.
Front Office Coordinator, Accounts Receivable
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 has 2 sons and grandchildren.
Front Office Coordinator
Nicole joined the We Make Kids Smile team in May of 2021, and is excited to be a part of the team! When not helping our patients, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and family.
Clinical Manager, Prince Frederick
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 a proud mommy to three beautiful children.
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.
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.
Morgan has always loved working with children, and We Make Kids Smile provides her with the perfect opportunity to grow and learn a new field!
When she is not at the office, she enjoys playing with her niece and nephew, and enjoying time with her family.
Joined the team in July of 2019 and is excited to be a part of We Make Kids Smile. “It’s truly a dream job. I’m extremely blessed for my beautiful daughter and my husband.”
Insurance and Treatment Coordinator
Eileen has worked as a dental assistant for over five years, and now works as the Insurance and Treatment Coordinator for our Prince Frederick location. She looks forward to watching our patients grow. She and her husband, Nick, have been married for over 26 years. They have a daughter in dental school and a son in high school. She loves spending time with her family.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Kellie is a compassionate and committed preventive oral health care provider. With thousands of hours in clinical experience, she is proficient in pediatric, adolescent, and special needs patient care. Working with children every day brings her so much happiness knowing that she changes lives one smile at a time!
Cathy started at We Make Kids Smile in January of 2022. She completed her dental assistant training at the College of Southern Maryland.
In her free time, Cathy enjoys doing family activities with her husband and two kids.
Heidi is a southern Maryland native who has over 10 years of clinical dental experience. She loves teaching tips and tricks to your children to help make oral hygiene easy at home! Heidi acknowledges the importance of early prevention and strives to make all her patients excited to come to the dentist! Some of Heidi’s hobbies include boating, reading, all things cats, and fine dining.
Karlie is from Nashville, Tennessee and has been working at We Make Kids Smile since April of 2021. Karlie loves helping people and working with kids. In her free time she likes to cook and spend time with her friends and family.
Kayla recently joined the team and is absolutely thrilled to be working with everyone at We Make Kids Smile. She feels blessed to have this opportunity.
In her free time, Kayla loves to spend time with her family and to take nature walks.
Savanna graduated from University of Maryland School ofDentistry with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has worked in pediatric dentistry for many years and loves being able to teach kids and teens how to take better care of their teeth! She is excited to be a part of the We Make Kids Smile Team!
She currently lives in Southern Maryland with her husband Troy. She enjoys spending time with her family & friends, boating, and playing with her dog Luna!
Front Desk Associate
I love interacting with patients and their families. I have worked in customer service for more than 15 years. I’m married with one child, who has been with WMKS since 2012. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and doing a lot of different activities.
Karissa graduated from La Plata High School in 2016. She went to the College of Southern Maryland where she attended Dental Assistant Training School. Karissa enjoys being a dental assistant and working with children.
Front office Receptionist
My love for working with children and growing up in the dental field, lead to We Make Kids Smile. I love interacting with the patients and children and I am the first person to greet you when you arrive at the office. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friend.
I am so happy to join We Make Kids Smile. Growing up and always feeling great after having my teeth cleaned inspired me to choose a dental career. My long-term goal is become a dental hygienist. My passion is to educate patients the importance of great dental care.
In my free time, I enjoy hiking, working out and spending time with dog along with family and friends.
I enjoy working with our patients and making the dental office a fun place to visit. I have learned so much about dentistry and love being apart of We Make Kids Smile.
In my free time, I enjoy listening to live music, spending time outdoors, and visiting family and friends.
I have always had love for dentistry and children, so joining We Make Kids Smile, is a dream job. I love interacting with our patients and parents and teaching them about hygiene.
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and I love being a mom!
Front Office Coordinator
I have ten years of customer service experience. My favorite thing about
working at We Make Kids Smile, is having adorable conversations with all
the smiling faces that come to see us at the practice.
In my free time, I enjoy being a mom to a beautiful 4-year-old and loving
on my fur babies!