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.

Dominique Tooth Fairy Smiles Team

Dominique | Dental Assistant

Dominique grew up in a Military family and enjoyed living in Japan. She settled in Maryland and graduated from Meade High School in 2016. She still enjoys traveling to Japan and Canada and wishes to travel the world. Although Dominique has only been a dental assistant for a short time, she loves working in the dental field and working with children.

Donna Piazza

Donna | Dental Assistant

Donna has been a Dental Assistant for over 30 years and has worked in the Annapolis area for 24 of those years. She also is an Instructor for the Dental Assisting Program at Anne Arundel Community College. Donna lives in the Annapolis area on a farm with her husband and has two daughters.

Donna enjoys boating, fishing, and running with her dogs and after her two grandchildren.

Genna Tooth Fairy Smiles Team

Genna | Dental Hygienist

Genna was born and raised in Annapolis and resides here today with her family. She has an 11 year old daughter who loves to dance. She has two mini lop bunnies. She has been working in the dental field for 6 years, first as an orthodontic assistant and now as a hygienist. She loves working with children, and aims to make their visits to the dentist a positive and happy experience. In her free time, she enjoys baking, gardening, traveling, and hiking.

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.

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.

Jill Tooth Fairy Smiles Team

Jill | Sterilization Tech

Jill was born in Baltimore and now lives in the Pasadena area. She graduated from Chesapeake High School. She has always been very outgoing and brings her fun and contagious spirit to Tooth Fairy Smiles. She loves working with children and animals. In her free time, she goes fishing, visits the zoo, or goes to the beach with family and friends. During her short time here, she enjoys working with Dr. Prokop and the entire staff. She loves her job and would recommend Tooth Fairy Smiles to everyone.

Maria Tooth Fairy Smiles Team

Maria | Dental Assistant

Maria was born in El Salvador. She moved to the US and settled in Maryland. She is married and has 2 daughters. Maria enjoys being a pediatric dental assistant at Tooth Fairy Smiles. When she is not working, she loves to spend time with her family

Mary Tooth Fairy Smiles Team

Mary | Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in the Broadneck Penisula, Mary is the oldest girl of 9 siblings. She graduated from Fortis College and has been in the dental profession for 10 years. Mary is engaged to be married and is looking forward to that new stage in her life. In her free time, she likes to go rock climbing. Mary also likes to go on mission trips with her church.

Yvonne DeRidder

Yvonne | Dental Hygienist

Yvonne is a 20-year Maryland resident and a recent graduate of Fortis College where she received her degree and license to practice dental hygiene. She has been in the dental profession for a total of 10 years now and has enjoyed every bit of it. Yvonne’s recent decision to pursue dental hygiene has been the best yet, and she absolutely loves working with children.

In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family. She feels very fortunate to join Dr. Prokops’ wonderful team. Her aim is to help children better understand the importance of oral health in a pleasant and relaxed environment.