We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Tilly graduated in 1979 from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has had experience in several general and pediatric practices in Pennsylvania and Ohio before relocating and joining our office in 1988. She regularly attends continuing education classes to stay current with the most up-to-date dental developments. Over all the years of working in this practice, Tilly has never gotten over seeing patients transform their smiles and dental health.
Tilly and her husband Phil enjoy going to Redskins games. On a nice day, you'll find them beating a little white ball around the golf course! They have two children. Their daughter, an Auburn University graduate, lives in Atlanta, and their son also graduated from Auburn University and lives in Kentucky.
Janet is a chairside assistant and has worked in family practice for more than 30 years. She received her training at Montgomery College and is certified by the Dental Assisting National Board in Radiation Health and Safety. Working in the same practice for so many years has enabled her to really get to know the patients and their families and better care for them. After all these years, she still loves and is excited by the advances in dentistry!
Janet and her husband have four grown children and enjoy traveling and visiting with them.
Karen was happily added to our team in January of 2014. Karen has nearly 30 years of dental assisting experience and has proven to be a hard working team player. Given her experience, it is no surprise that she has acquired excellent assisting skills. Karen finds great joy in learning about our patients.
Karen and her husband Ernie have two grown children and six grandchildren. When she is away from the office, she will most likely be found at the family camp in West Virginia.
Beth joined our staff in 2006 after working in dentistry as a new patient coordinator and office manager for 17 years. She is highly experienced and knowledgeable in many aspects of billing and dental insurance. She is a valued and caring member of our staff who tries her hardest to make dental care available and affordable for everyone.
Beth and her husband live in Olney where they enjoy fixing up and decorating their western-themed home. Since they are always in search of unique artifacts and antiques to fill their rustic “cabin,” they enjoy traveling out West whenever they have the chance. In her free time, Beth also enjoys working out, stamping homemade cards, and baking.
Barbara rejoined our office in 2007 after having worked with us previously for eight years. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh after earning her dental hygiene degree. She is active in many dental associations and regularly attends continuing education classes to keep up to date on all the new dental techniques and developments. Educating patients is Barbara's favorite part of her job and she loves seeing the results of good home care!
Barb and her husband Michael are the active parents of a son and daughter and live in Germantown, MD.
MyraNettie has been a dental hygienist since 1976, when she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the Ohio State University. She has lived in Maryland for the past 26 years and has been with our team since 2008.
MyraNettie and her husband are avid motorcyclists. They have two daughters and a son.
Kathy joined our team in August 2012. She worked with Dr. Samuel Blum for 25 years and came to our office after he retired. Along with Kathy came many of Dr. Blum's wonderful patients. Kathy earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1976 from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She loves helping children and adults learn more about their dental health. She regularly participates in continuous education courses and enjoys learning about new dental procedures.
Kathy enjoys spending time with her two daughters Leah and Kristin, babysitting their pets, and traveling internationally with her soccer team Vintage Lightening.
Shari joined our office in 2017. She works with our front desk team to schedule appointments, correspond with other dental professionals, assist with a variety of administrative tasks, and ensures that our office is a pleasant environment for patients. Shari appreciates being a part of a team that shows genuine concern for patients and works so well together.
Shari has two children and four grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, exercising, and gardening. She is also involved with her church, where she volunteers with meal preparation for Sophia House and moving homeless participants into Dwelling House.
Karen began with Dr. Sorkin’s team in 2016. She helps to schedule appointments, documents payments. Keeps track of correspondence, and makes sure patients feel comfortable while they’re in our office. Karen loves the professionalism and the concern shown to each and every patients who walks through our doors. She couldn’t ask to work for a more family-focused atmosphere.
A native of Montgomery County, Karen is married with a 23-year-old son and a golden retriever named Lucie. Her free time is spent teaching spin classes, working out, walking her dog, and being active in her church by singing with the worship team.