Tooth Fairy Smiles Team


Mission Statement: Our mission is to help your child have a healthy and cavity free childhood while providing the quality and care needed to create a positive dental experience.

Ashley Welch

Ashley | Dental Assistant & Patient Coordinator

Ashley is a Maryland native who graduated from Southern HS in 2007.  She has been a dental assistant for 9 years, all spent at Tooth Fairy Smiles.

She is married and has twin daughters. She loves spending time with her family at the beach.

Team Member - Bianca

Bianca | Dental Assistant

Bianca was born and raised in Annapolis. She attended AACC and received her Dental Assistant Certification. When Bianca isn’t working, she spends time with her two amazing children. She also loves to attend festivals and go out to eat!

Tooth Fairy Smiles - Team - Elle

Elle | Dental Assistant

Elle was born in Alabama and raised in Maryland. She went to AACC for dental assisting and received her certification in December of 2020. She loves the new career path and is excited to learn new things each and every day. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, which includes competing in horse shows and skateboarding.

Tooth Fairy Smiles - Team - Genna

Genna | Dental Hygienist

Genna was born in Annapolis and resides here today with her family. She has two daughters and two mini lop bunnies. She has been working in the dental field for 7 years, both as an orthodontic assistant and a hygienist. She loves working with children and strives to make their visits to the dentist a positive and happy experience. In her free time, she enjoys baking, gardening, and traveling.

Team Member - Inesia

Inesia | Sterilization Technician

Inesia was born and raised in North Carolina and moved to Maryland in 2004. She enjoys spending free time with her family, shopping, and traveling. This is her first time ever working in the dental field. She loves learning new things and is enjoying it tremendously here at Tooth Fairy Smiles.

Janet Tate

Janet | Dental Receptionist

Janet is a Georgia native who moved to Maryland in 2004. She has two grown daughters who keep her very busy. After being a stay at home mom for many years, Janet decided to pursue a business in home childcare. Now, she enjoys working in the dental field at Tooth Fairy Smiles.

When she is not working, Janet enjoys spending time with her daughters, her dogs, boating, and traveling.

Team Member - Janice

Janice | Dental Assistant

Janice is a Washington, D.C. native. She is an alumnus of Howard University and Prince George’s Community College. She loves dentistry and has a passion for it. In her spare time, she enjoys art, music, reading, and spending time with her family.

Janice bio pic

Janice | Dental Hygienist

Janice is a mother of three and grandmother of six. She has been married for over 40 years. She graduated with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene at Howard University and a Bachelor of Science from Maryland University. Janice has been working in pediatric dentistry for twenty years as an Assistant and Hygienist.

Tooth Fairy Smiles - Team - Karrington

Karrington | Dental Assistant

Karrington was born and raised in Prince George’s County. She comes from a very large family, many of whom are doctors. So, it was only natural that she was interested in a career in the medical/ dental field. She likes taking on new challenges and learning new things. In her free time she loves taking her dogs to the park, bike riding, and coloring.

ToothFairySmiles-Bio-Mariah_1

Mariah | Dental Hygienist

Mariah grew up in Ohio. Since 1st grade she has always wanted to work in the dental field. She received her dental hygiene degree at West Virginia University. She moved to Maryland in 2016 and returned in October 2020. Since returning, not only is she working here (again) at Tooth Fairy Smiles, but also has added to her family. She now has two adorable twin boys. When not at work, she stays extremely busy outdoors, with her boys and her golden retriever!

Team Member - Shawna

Shawna | Dental Hygienist

Shawna grew up on a horse ranch in Montana and has recently moved to the Annapolis area with her husband. She received her B.S. in Public Health at Fresno State. She continued her education in California at Fresno City College, receiving an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Shawna has worked as a dental assistant and registered dental hygienist for over 10 years. She loves working with kids and making their dental visits fun and educational. When she is not working, Shawna’s hobbies include horseback riding, hiking, skiing/snowboarding, reading, going to movies, and exploring this new area.

Team Member - Yesenia

Yesenia | Dental Receptionist

Yesenia was born in El Salvador, but was raised here in Maryland. She graduated from Glen Burnie High School in 2021. She loves volleyball and currently coaches a league in her free time. She enjoys working in the dental field as there is always something new to learn!