As highly trained, exceptional professionals, we are dedicated to serving you. Each member of our team plays an important role in your care. You can be assured you are receiving only the best in dental care as well as good old-fashioned courtesy and compassion whenever you visit our office.
Mark Lustman, D.D.S.
With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Lustman practices comprehensive dentistry with interests in the areas of esthetics, implantology and temporomandibular disorders (TMD).
Dr. Lustman earned his D.D.S. from the University of Maryland Dental School in 1972 and served in the Dental Corps. of the United States Navy following graduation. Continuing education has been an important part of Dr. Lustman’s distinguished career, having completed extensive post graduate courses in all areas of general dentistry.
His commitment to excellence through education is also reflected in his work as teacher, lecturer and co-author. Dr. Lustman is a member of numerous professional societies: including American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Greater Maryland TMD Study Club and Maryland Implant Study Club.
Harvey Cohen, D.D.S.
Dr. Cohen practices general dentistry, and also has special interests in esthetics, implantology, and caring for apprehensive patients.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Cohen earned his D.D.S. degree from the University of Maryland Dental School in 1974. He has served as a clinical instructor at the Maryland Dental School, has lectured for the Essex Community College Physicians Assistant Program, and is a member of the medical staff of Franklin Square Hospital.
Throughout his years of practice, Dr. Cohen has remained committed to professional excellence. In 1995 he was awarded Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), an honor recognized by a “Governor’s Citation” and a Resolution from the Senate of Maryland. Dr. Cohen is a member of numerous organizations including: American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Maryland Implant Study Club, and the Academy of Osseointegration.
Robin has worn many hats in our practice. Her career with us began in 1977 as a dental assistant for Dr. Cohen. After two years in this capacity, she moved to the front desk as a receptionist for six years. She missed the clinical aspects of dentistry, so returned to school and completed her degree in dental hygiene in 1987. She prides herself in tailoring each patient’s treatment to his/her individual needs.
Melissa graduated from the Alleghany Community College Hygiene Program in 2000 with an additional five years experience in a dental setting as an assistant. She is a native of Baltimore, where she currently resides. Melissa is very caring and provides our patients with a gentle touch.
Kelly graduated from the Tunxis Technical College and had her clinical experience in conjunction with the University of Connecticut. She won first prize in her research project working with caregivers of Alzheimer’s Disease patients, comparing the success of Oral B® electric toothbrushes to manual toothbrushes. Kelly joined our practice in 2001, and brings with her a passion for pediatrics and geriatrics. Kelly’s expertise and enthusiasm has translated into school visitations and other dental projects.
Brigid began serving our office in October 2016. She joined the team as a Dental Hygiene temp, but with her talent and exceptional care, she quickly became an official member of the team by January 2017. Brigid earned her Bachelor Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. She has over 30 years of experience and can perform a range of services which include preventative and non-surgical periodontal procedures. She enjoys implementing new techniques and delivering quality care to her patients.
Janet began working in our practice as a dental assistant in 1987 and was with us for 13 years before moving out of state in 2000. In 2009 she returned to our team in both clinical assisting and front office roles, and we’ve been happy to have her back. She enjoys connecting with our patients and making them feel welcome and comfortable.
Trish graduated as a certified dental assistant from the Medix School in 1997, and joined our practice in 2002. She has taken numerous continuing education courses in implant and cosmetic dentistry and has assisted on extensive cases with implants, veneers, crowns and bridges. She enjoys keeping up with the newest technology and materials in order to achieve the best aesthetic outcome for her patients. With her vivacious personality, she makes every dental visit a pleasant experience.
Carol joined the dental field after graduating from Medix School in 1980. She is knowledgeable in many areas of the dental practice, but she thoroughly enjoys working at the front desk because she has the opportunity to welcome patients into a comfortable and friendly environment. Carol has been with the practice since 2001 and prides herself in understanding each patient’s individual needs.
Terry, a native Baltimorean, just returned to our office in January, 2010, following a six and a half year hiatus. During this time, she got married and lived in Japan. She now works with us 2 days a week, sharing administrative responsibilities at our front desk. Terry possesses comprehensive knowledge of dental insurance and excellent organizational skills, which, along with her caring nature, enable her to achieve a high level of customer service.
Elsa joined our practice in 2004 after many years in a rewarding career in the field of education. She is responsible for our special marketing projects and is also the coordinator for our hygiene recare program. She and Dr. Lustman have been happily married since 1968, and enjoy spending quality family time with their children and grandchildren.