Our Staff Is Dedicated To Patient Comfort

About Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients fell right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care.  We try to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending and continuing education courses and seminars.


Kasey Mersch-Dental Assitant 

Kasey has been a dental assistant for nine years. She has been our lead dental assistant since 2009. She assists Dr. Luke with procedures and help our other team members when needed. She also educates our patients by answering any questions or explaining treatments. She enjoys making the smiles brighter for the people of Southern Maryland. In her spare time, she likes to ride horses with her daughters on the family farm. 



Cassidy Lacey-Dental Assitant

Cassidy has been in the dental field for over 2 years. She  attended the Dr. James A Forrest Career and Technology Center during her high school years in the Dental Assisting program. After her grauduation in 2016, she has continued her education to pursue a professional career in the dental field. In her spare time, she is pursuing her passion as a professional model. She enjoys spending time with family and friends when she is not traveling .    

Katy O'Connor-Patient Care Coordinator 

Katy has been in the dental field for over 15 years. She is knowledable about treatment plans and dental insurance .  She joined our practice in June of 2018.  She loves making every patient feel as comfortable as possible and helping them any way she can.  As a patient coordinator, she enjoys walking her patients through their visit from the initial phone call up until they walk out the front door after a great dental experience. Katy lives in Calvert County. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and going camping. 


Samantha Koch- Registerd Dental Hygienist 

Samantha grew up in Pittsburgh Pa. She moved to southern maryland and joined our practice in June. She has over 3 years experience in the dental field. Samantha does her absolute best in helping her patients improve their dental education and experience. In her spare time, she enjoys writing short stories and karoaking. 



Marie Gray- Business Manager 

Marie was born and raised in Maryland. She has lived in Charles County for over 30 years. She joined the practice in October of 2015. She has over 8 years of experience in the dental field. She is knowledgeable insurance and billing. She will try to maximize the patient’s benefits with their current dental treatment plan.  She will find ways to make your finances work and handle all your insurance needs. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her husband and her children and 4 grandchildren. 


Betsy Luke - Office Administrator

Betsy is our practice administrator. She is Dr. Luke’s wife and she has been with the practice since the beginning.