Dr. Etzkorn graduated in the top 10% of the class from University of Maryland Dental School with Magna Cum Laude status. She has received the following awards and certificates:
Dr. Etzkorn is also trained as a fine artist, having exhibited and sold artwork at the Delaplane Center for the Arts. She is a native of Frederick, Maryland and graduated Magna Cum Laude from her undergraduate studies at James Madison University. She has received over 180 hours in additional specialized training in areas of advanced dentistry techniques including laser dentistry, sedation, root canal therapy, and Invisalign.
Dr. Etzkorn started this practice and opened her doors in October of 2013. Before opening this office, she was an associate dentist in Solomons Island, MD for two years, practicing with another general dentist who focused on implant dentistry. Dr. Etzkorn provides the full range of dental services including fillings, crowns, cosmetic procedures, pediatric care, root canals, etc.
Dr. Etzkorn is a generous contributor to the community, having dedicated many hours pro bono treating the dental needs of homeless patients in Baltimore, MD. She is also an active participant in the Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy and accepts Maryland Healthy Smiles for the underserved children and pregnant women at her office in Westminster, MD.
Katie - Dental Hygienist, RDH
Katie has been working as our only dental hygienist since she graduated in 2014 with her associate's degree in dental hygiene from Pennsylvania College of Technology. She is currently working on obtaining her bachelor's degree in dental hygiene with a concentration in health policy and administration. She loves to work with patients of all ages, especially children. In her spare time, she is a volunteer firefighter and EMT. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, camping and riding on his motorcycle.
Trina - Office Manager, EFDA
Trina has worked in the dental field for 16 years. She graduated from the dental assisting program at Harrisburg Area Community College in 2000. She is very knowledgable about all types of dental procedures and dental insurances and will always make sure you are well informed. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family — between sporting events, vocal classes and guitar lessons, she is always getting into something fun!
Jaime - Treatment Coordinator
Jaime has had 8 years of experience in the dental field. As a treatment coordinator, she is happy to discuss treatment, scheduling, and addressing any questions or concerns you may have. In her spare time, she enjoys antique shopping and spending time with her husband and two dogs. She looks forward to a bright future with Westminster Family Dentistry and continuing her education to better serve her patients.
Bri - Dental Assistant, EFDA
Bri has worked in the dental field for 8 years. She is experienced with working on all types of dental procedures and providing gentle dental care to her patients. Her warm personality makes even the most anxious patients feel at ease and she makes her patient's comfort her top priority. She has two children of her own, Hannah and Alivia, and is great with working with children. She looks forward to seeing you at your next visit!
Nichole - Dental Assistant
Nichole became a dental assistant after she made a transition from the veterinary field in 2016 and completed her dental assisting program. She loves dental assisting and enjoys seeing the satisfaction patients get after a positive dental experience. She treats all her patients with the utmost kindness and care. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her fiance, border collie and four cats.