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.”
Front Office Manager, Insurance 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.”
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.
Clinical Manager, Hospital Coordinator
Melissa has been a part of our team for more than 10 years. She loves working with children and special needs patients. Her favorite part of her job is building trust with patients and helping them to love the dentist.
Dental Assistant, Hospital Coordinator
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.
Kimberly has been with the practice since 2016 and loves being a dental assistant and fixing smiles. She enjoys working with children! In her free time, she enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with friends and 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!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Colleen joined the Smiles Team in September 2018. She graduated from Fortis Dental Hygiene program in 2014 and has over 10 years experience in the dental field. Colleen believes “knowing is half the battle” and thus enjoys educating patients and parents on the importance of good oral hygiene and how to maintain a beautiful, healthy, and happy smile. In her free time, Colleen enjoys traveling, baking, and spending time with her son. Colleen is looking forward to seeing your happy smile in the Waldorf office.
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 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.
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.
Shada has been a dental assistant at We Make Kids Smile for two years. She enjoys working with our patients and making sure they leave the office with a bright smile. In her free time she enjoys cooking, swimming, and game nights with friends.
In my senior year, I had the wonderful opportunity to intern at We Make Kids Smile. I loved the dental field, and working with children, so much that I decided to choose this as my career path. I am so happy to be a part of the We Make Kids Smile team as their sterilization technician.
In my leisure time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. In the summer I like to eat Maryland crabs!