At MD Smiles, we are committed to offering you the best dental experience possible. But we don't just offer high quality care that improves your oral health - we practice dentistry that is completely personalized to address any problem or concern you have. We can do this so effectively because each member of our team takes time to get to know you so we can better understand your needs, desires, and priorities. When you speak, we listen!
Our dedicated team understands the value of great oral health, and we do everything possible to help you understand it, too. We like nothing better than seeing our satisfied patients leave our office with a happy, healthy smile. Please take a moment to get to know us!
Dr. Jennifer Sokolosky
Jennifer A. Sokolosky, DMD, PA and her team have been serving the Ellicott City area since 1995, providing the highest quality in family dentistry. Dr. Sokolosky is committed to excellence in preventative, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry, and has maintained this commitment through ongoing continuing education. She has completed thousands of hours of continuing education during her career.
Dr. Sokolosky and her staff are always excited by the possibilities of todays's dentistry advancements. Modern cosmetic and restorative dentistry have opened up whole new arenas of opportunity for patients looking to improve the function and esthetics of their smiles, maintain oral health, and receive the highest quality of dental care available. As the field continues to evolve, advances in techniques, technology, and materials are making possible today what could only be imagined yesterday. Dr. Sokolosky derives immense satisfaction from taking continuing education classes with her staff in order to expand her practice. She looks forward to sharing these advances with her patients.
Dr. Jennifer Sokolosky attended Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia as an undergraduate. After graduating with a B.A. in Biology in 1987, she attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Here she received her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1992. Dr. Sokolosky went on to advanced studies as a Pediatric Dental Fellow at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia. She then continued her Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Stony Brook in Long Island, NY. She is privileged to be serving the Ellicott City area since opening her dental practice in 1995.
Dr. Sokolosky is an active member in the Maryland State Dental Association and Howard County Dental Association. She has completed many of the highly acclaimed live patient and hands-on courses with Dr. David Hornbrook and Dr Ross Nash mastering many aspects of advanced and cosmetic procedures. Many of the other advanced continuing dental education classes she has taken have allowed her to gain knowledge, skills, and motivation to keep her enthusiastic about dentistry today, including Dental Sleep Medicine.
Outside of the office, Dr. Sokolosky enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Dr Seung Paik
Dr. Paik completed his dental degree, specialty training in prosthodontics, and a Master of Science in oral biology from the University of Maryland Dental School, where he is now a clinical assistant professor. He practiced in Annapolis for two years before establishing his own private practice in Columbia in 2007. He joined Dr Sokolosky in 2018.
Dr. Paik is an active member of the American Board of Prosthodontics and the American College of Prosthodontists, has held the Vice President position for the Maryland Korean Dental Association, and lectures to Howard County general dentists to further their treatment knowledge.
A board-certified prosthodontist who is passionate about his work, Dr. Paik is known for his unwavering commitment to providing each of his patients with a beautiful and functional smile. His empathetic and compassionate nature makes him a favorite among patients.
Lyda Catalani, EFDA, RHA
Patient Care Coordinator
Lyda is the first smile you will see as you enter our office. She began her dental career in 2005 as an expanded functions dental assistant. Over time she transitioned to an administrative role as Patient Care Coordinator, helping patients coordinate their appointments, treatment plans, and insurance.
While she grew up in Southern Maryland, she currently resides in Randallstown with her husband and three daughters. In her spare time, Lyda enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.
Jillian is a Laurel native. She is now working at our front desk to help answer patient questions and schedule appointments, as well as, in the patient area helping out Keirsten and the other hygienists. Jillian graduated from Hammond High School and on schedule to enroll in the Dental Hygiene program at Howard Community College.
When she is not in school or working, Jillian enjoys staying active, and spending time with her friends and family.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Therese is a native of Moorhead, MN. She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Maryland. She is a member of the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Society, the Phi Beta Kappa Society, and is a recipient of the Community Oral Health Award.
Therese has been with our practice for over 11 years and is happy to have the opportunity to work with such great patients and an amazing team of professionals. When she’s not busy helping our patients, Therese spends her time reading, cooking, traveling, and playing tennis.
Dr Sokolosky's Dental Assistant
Keirsten is a part of our Ellicott City dental team as our Dental Assistant . She especially enjoys being able to work with our patients and watch the changes that their dental treatment makes to their self-esteem and confidence. She is a board certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and a board certified Orthodontic Assistant. She participates in many continuing education classes along with Dr. Sokolosky.
She is a native of Baltimore and spends her free time with husband and family, summer days on a boat and playing coed softball.
Dr. Paik Dental Assistant
Hana started off with administrative work for Dr. Paik until she has transitioned over with the best of specialists to regain their smile through cosmetic dentistry & quality dental implants as an assistant. She believes there is much more than a dental procedure. It is an investment for the patients to recharge their self-esteem and impact on overall health. Hana is fluent in Korean.
During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs
Dr Paik Receptionist
Jenny has worked for Dr. Paik since 2007. She began her dental career over 16 years ago. Jenny enjoys helping and interacting with patients.
Jenny was born in Korea and spent her early childhood in Korea, she speaks fluent Korean.. She loves traveling, playing the piano and spending time with her family.