All professionals at The Dental Studio of Frederick maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Andrew Aziz
Dr. Aziz was raised in Beltsville, Maryland as the eldest of three children. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Maryland, College Park, earning a degree in Neurobiology and Physiology. Dr. Aziz spent three years completing research at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. He followed this by earning his dental degree at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2011. He has since practiced dentistry in Bethesda, Columbia and Frederick, Maryland.
Dr. Aziz's goal is to provide skilled dentistry to each of his patients while maintaining a comfortable and relaxing enivronment. He enjoys spending time with each patient, allowing him to gain an understanding of their unique needs and concerns. He then patiently develops a thorough treatment plan that satisfies each individual patient's goals. Dr. Aziz places great importance on preventative dentistry and loves educating his patients on proper oral care. He truly believes that a well informed patient is the greatest contributing factor to maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. Dr. Aziz is able to provide a high level of dental care by attending continuing education courses, which provide him with extensive training and education. This training allows him to bring new technology and treatment to his patience with confidence.
Dr. Aziz currently resides in Columbia, Maryland with his lovely wife, Sharon, his beautiful daughter, Sophia, and their dog, Alfi. He enjoys playing sports, cooking, and traveling to new places. He is a die hard sports fan and loves talking about his Redskins, Capitals, Wizards and Orioles.
Sarah - Dental Assistant
Sarah has been a dental assistant for 16 years, 10 of which she has spent working at this practice. She received her Dental Radiation Technologist certification in 2001 and her Qualified Dental Assisting license in 2007. She loves meeting new patients and seeing current patients, who have become family over the years. Besides work, the most important things in her life are her friends and family, which include her boyfriend, tortoise, dog and cat. She also enjoys traveling, rock climbing, four-wheeling, shooting guns, playing disc golf, watching live music and pretty much anything outdoors.
Nancy - Office Manager
Nancy graduated from Hood College in 2015 with a Bachelors Degree in Law and Society. After graduation came a terrific opportunity to join the dental field as an office manager. Job tasks for Nancy include coordinating front/back office patient flow, patient/office communication, and administrative duties to name a few! Nancy lives with her husband, Michael, and two adorable cats. Nancy hopes to attend law school within the next few years concentrating on Constitutional Law.
Carla - Registered Dental Hygienist
Carla is the newest member of The Dental Studio of Frederick team. She is the spouse of an Army officer and relocating was a frequent necessity. Being a dental hygienist allowed her the flexibility to take her career along for the ride. Moving to Frederick 16 years ago was their final military relocation. They fell in love with this area and decided to make this their forever home, along with their two daughters and many furry pets.
For the past 28 years (and counting) she has been following her passion, dental hygiene. Through the years of providing dental care, she has met many wonderful people and she takes pride in sharing her experiences and clinical skills with her patients. The many advances in research regarding the mouth and body connection truly excites her. She looks forward to educating her patients with this abundant knowledge. Carla's goal is to treat everyone as an individual and help them have a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. It is a privilege for her to introduce herself to each of our current and future patients.