Dennis M. Cherry, DMD
Dr. Cherry was born and raised in western Pennsylvania. He attended Duquesne University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He then moved to Philadelphia and attended the Temple University School of Dentistry where he received his D.M.D. degree in 2001. He continued his dental training for one year at Temple’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. Dr. Cherry moved to Annapolis, MD in 2005 with his family. He has 3 kids-Elise, Parker, and Brady. In his spare time Dr. Cherry enjoys spending time wiht his family, playing golf, watching sports, and cooking.
When Dr. Cherry first moved to Maryland he worked on the Eastern Shore until 2015 when he opened his own practice, in Severna Park. Since then his practice has fluorished. Dr. Cherry takes pride in being a perfectionist. He wants the best for his patients, so it is provided. Dr. Cherry is a very well-rounded dentist, about 90% of the work is done for you here in the office, he only refers out when absolutely necessary.
Come on in to meet Dr. Cherry because he can't wait to meet you and help you get started to having the best oral health possible!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Christy was born and raised in Maryland. Christy moved from living on the Eastern Shore to now living in Howard County with her boyfriend, Mike. Christy is a dog lover to say the least and is a proud dog mom to her Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Benji. In addition to taking care of Benji, Christy enjoys hanging out with friends, cooking/baking, and going to the gym.
Christy has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since June of 2015, after graduating from University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. After graduating Christy realized her passion for teaching and in addition to being Dr. Cherry's full time hygienist, she also works as a clinical instructor at University of Maryland, teaching future dental hygienists. Christy has been with Dr. Cherry since 2018. She takes great efforts in building relationships with her patients, it was one of her reasons for becoming a dental hygienist. Christy is a people person and will certainly put you at ease, in addition to having fun during your dental visits! So schedule your check up with her today! She can't wait to meet you.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Kirin is originally from Suffern, NY. She graduated from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry’s, Dental Hygiene program, in 2000. While working as a hygienist, Kirin continued her education with Sullivan University and obtained a Bachelors in Business and Marketing in 2005 and an MBA in 2010. She loves her job as a registered dental hygienist and has continued to work in clinical hygiene since 2000. Her favorite part of the job is interacting with patients, you definitely won't have boring appointment with Kirin! Kirin also enjoys continuing her education in the dental field. She strongly believes it is important to keep up to date with the constant changes in dentistry - so she attends continuing education classes on a regular basis.
Kirin has moved around the country for her husband’s career and has obtained licensure in KY, SC, CA, and MD. Kirin and her family moved to Severna Park in 2011 and are happy to have made Maryland their new home. Kirin enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and miniature poodle, Charlie. She loves traveling, gardening, reading, cooking, and spending time by the river! Kirin is also Girl Scout Leader and enjoys volunteering at her daughter’s school. She looks forward to meeting you soon!
Patient Care/Insurance Coordinator
Alex is originally from Northern Virginia where her family still resides. She moved to Annapolis with her boyfriend in the summer of 2019, when we were lucky to add her to our team. Alex is of Panamanian background making her even more valuable since she is bilingual in English and Spanish. Alex loves traveling, music and cooking vegan food! She is always up for the challenge of a new recipe.
Alex has been in the dental field since 2014 as a Patient Care Coordinator and Insurance Coordinator. She has a learned a lot in her years as a Patient Care Coordinator and has excellent knowledge on dental insurance and treatment planning. With her nice personality and professionalism she makes scheduled visits stress free and will help you any hassle insurance may bring to the table. Give her a call to set up your next appointment!