Meet Our Team
At Doring DDS, we want all of our patients to feel at home. We put your needs first so we can provide excellent comprehensive treatment tailored especially for you. Each of our dental assistants is certified in expanded dental functions and dental radiology. We make it a priority for our whole team to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
Come see what our experienced, caring team can do for you. Contact us for a consultation.
Our Practice Manager was born and raised in a rural area of Southern Ohio. She started her Dental career over 10 years ago as a receptionist and marketing coordinator for a large office in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to that, working for a large health insurance company for several years. Sarah has worked all dental business team positions throughout the years, gaining her experience and knowledge in all areas of dentistry.
Sarah’s husband accepted a position with the Smithsonian National Zoological Park Conservation Biology Institute, which moved them to Maryland in September of 2015. Outside of the practice, Sarah enjoys photography, the outdoors, exploring Maryland and spending time with her husband and new Maryland friends.
Jennifer is from Mobile, Alabama. Her career in dentistry started in 1995 & while she was still in high school she started working as a dental assistant. After graduating high school she went on to obtain her degree in dental hygiene from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Over the years she began helping at the front desk with insurance and treatment plans, which she really enjoys.
In December her husband accepted a promotion with Coca- Cola and they moved to Maryland. She and her husband enjoy spending their spare time with their two daughters exploring the area, hanging by the pool and cheering for Alabama football. Roll Tide!
Melanie has lived in the Edgewater/Mayo, Maryland area since 1972. She has seen many of our patient’s children grow up through the years and is now seeing their children. It has always been important for her giving the practice her full attention and dedication. She can help you with scheduling appointments, insurance questions and helping you understand your treatment too!
In Melanie’s time off she spends time with her husband. They try to stay active by kayaking, bicycling and scootering. You know who it is around town on the back of a scooter wearing a pink helmet! Her other love is cats. She currently has two, one named Casper and the other is Sophie.
Melissa was raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where she started her dental career in 2006 as a dental assistant. After 8 years she decided to further her education and become a Registered Dental Hygienist. She attended Baltimore City Community College where she was Student Class President. She believes in staying educated on the most up to date, state of the art procedures in dentistry and dental hygiene, so that she can help provide the best care available to our patients.
Melissa enjoys meeting new people, travelling, weight lifting, and spending time with her family.
Brittany graduated Summa Cumme Laude from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene. While working on her bachelor’s degree, she played NCAA Division I lacrosse for ODU.
After graduating from ODU, she started her Master’s degree at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) where she completed her Master’s degree of Science. At the beginning of her studies she worked part time, went to school full time, and was a part time teacher’s assistant at UMB. She conducted her thesis research study on early childhood caries (ECC) with the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She regularly attends dental continuing education courses to keep her knowledge current.
She is passionate about educating her patients on gum disease/periodontal disease and restorative options. She loves to motivate patients to start and continue their path to obtaining oral health. She has years of experience working with patients ages three to ninety-five years old as well as mentally and physically challenged patients. She looks forward to the continual learning process with my profession. In her spare time, she loves being with her family, outdoor activities, and cheering for the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens.
Hailey is a native of Kent Island and would say that dentistry chose her. She has become very passionate about caring for her patients and enjoys listening, educating, and attending to them. Hailey finds that a patient’s trust is a very rewarding part of her day.
As a way to give back to her community, she devotes a majority of her free time as a volunteer youth cheerleading coach. Hailey also enjoys spending time with her family, attending Navy sporting events and watching the Dallas Cowboys.
Mira was born and raised in a small town in Wisconsin. She moved to Maryland with her husband, who is in the Army. After moving here Mira discovered her passion for dentistry. She is compassionate and caring with patients and has been in the dental field for several years.
Mira enjoys exploring Maryland with her husband and in their down time they play with their two dogs, Django and Jersey.
Contact our office to learn more about our team.