Sharon is our Practice Administrator and oversees all our locations and staff. She is responsible for making sure our patients receive the highest level of customer service. Sharon has been with Cieplak Dental Excellence since 2011. She achieved Fellow status through American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM) in 2017 – a professional distinction recognizing her skills and leadership in the industry as the best of the best. Sharon was nominated for AADOM’s Practice Administrator of the Year in 2017 and 2018. She has been married for over 25 years, and is the mother of three wonderful sons and a proud grandmother of three. She has lived in Charles County for most of her life, and loves spending time with family, reading and crafting. In her spare time she volunteers with Special Olympics Maryland and a local cat and kitten rescue group.
Lori has been in the medical/dental field for almost 30 years, working in several different areas of the office. As our Patient Care Coordinator, she enjoys helping people achieve their perfect smile with her extensive knowledge of financing options. Lori joined our office in April 2013. She is married and has two grown sons. She has lived in the Southern Maryland area for about eight years. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and the beach.
Kandyce is our Clinical Supervisor. She has been with Cieplak Dental Excellence since January 2013 and has worked in the dental field for over eight years. Our patients really love her warm smile, and often ask for her just to say hello. Kandyce really enjoys interacting with her patients. She has resided in Southern Maryland her entire life, and outside of work she loves spending time with her wonderful daughter.
Kelly brings over 25 years of experience in the dental field, bringing with her extensive skills as an oral surgery assistant, dental implant coordinator and has tons of OSHA knowledge! Kelly is married and lives in Calvert County with her family. Kelly loves cooking, boating, fishing, jewelry-making and anything outdoors with family and friends.
Nikki D. has been a dental assistant for over two years and obtained her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification in 2016. She finds working as a dental assistant to be very rewarding, and really enjoys seeing people’s smiles transform. She has been a lifelong Southern Maryland resident and spends most of her free time with her young daughter. During the summer, you can usually find her on the river!
Betsy is one of our wonderful Registered Dental Hygienists. With over 30 years of experience, her patients love her kind, patient, gentle ways. She enjoys helping her patients understand the importance of good oral health. Betsy has been with Cieplak Dental Excellence since January 2014. She graduated from Lakeland Community College in Mentor, Ohio and eventually moved to Charles County. She married her husband, Bob, over 30 years ago. She is the proud mother of three beautiful grown daughters and has recently added a gorgeous granddaughter to her family. Her hobbies include skiing, sewing and crafting, bike riding, swimming, reading, hiking and anything outdoors.
Jen joins our incredible team of awesome dental assistants. She loves interacting with our patients and looks forward to meeting many of our other patients. Her sunny smile and warm personality put everyone at ease immediately. Jen moved to the Southern Maryland area about a year ago, coming to us from the Gettysburg area of Pennsylvania. She has two beautiful children and lives in St. Mary’s County. During her spare time, she likes to be outdoors with family, especially her children.
Krystal has been a Registered Dental Hygienist at Cieplak Dental Excellence since early 2016. She is a lifelong St. Mary’s County resident and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2009. Krystal has had experience with both adults and children during her 13 years in the dental field. Krystal is married to her childhood sweetheart, and together they have two children at home and one in heaven. When Krystal isn’t working, her family keeps her running and busy. They enjoy sports, vacationing and making memories.
Colleen has been a Registered Dental Hygienist with Cieplak Dental Excellence since 2016. She graduated from Fortis College Dental Hygiene Program (Landover, MD) in 2014. Colleen was a dental assistant for four years prior to becoming a dental hygienist, and has been in the dental field for almost 10 years. She loves dentistry so much that she even has a tooth tattoo – ask to see it at your next cleaning appointment! Colleen’s goal as a dental hygienist is to help her patients understand the importance of a healthy mouth by providing complete oral health education during every visit. She has also dedicated to helping her patients’ understand the oral systemic link to other health concerns/conditions. A lifelong Southern Maryland resident, when Colleen isn’t helping people achieve a beautiful and healthy smile she enjoys spending time with her family playing sports, swimming and making people laugh.
Nikki B. has been in the dental field for over 5 years as a Scheduling Specialist. She enjoys helping patients with scheduling needs and also greeting everyone that walks in our door. She has been a lifelong Southern Maryland resident and resides in St. Mary’s County with her 2 daughters. She enjoys date nights with her boyfriend, being outside with her family, making memories and photography.