Staff

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 Assistant:

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.

Katy Rowe – Practice Manager:

Katy has been in the dental field for over 15 years. She is knowledgably 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 practice manager, she will maximize your patient benefits with you current dental treatment plan.  She will also work to find ways to make your finances work and handle all your insurance needs. Katy lives in Calvert County. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and going camping.

Betsy Luke – Practice Administrator:

Betsy is our practice administrator. She is our go to lady for dental insurance claims. Betsy has been with the practice since the beginning. Prior to that she acquired her bachelors in sociology. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, praying, catching up with her friends and spending time with her family. Her love for the practice that her and her Dr Luke set up is what motivates Betsy to give it her all.

Allison Bowling – Dental Hygienist:

Allison, the office’s registered Dental Hygienist, provides all of the cleanings, deep scaling, and sealants for the office. She has been with the office since 2020, and has been practicing dental hygiene since 2018. She is a proud member of the American Dental Hygienist Association. In her spare time, Allison enjoys reading and learning to cook new recipes. She is dedicated to providing the best possible care for our patients.

Kasey Mersch – Dental Assistant:

Kasey has been our lead dental assistant since 2009 and has experience as a dental assistant for more than 19 years. 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. In her spare time, she likes to ride horses with her daughters on the family farm. Kasey enjoys making the smiles brighter for the people of Southern Maryland.

Katy Rowe – Practice Manager:

Katy is our practice manager and has been with us since June of 2018. She has been in the dental field for over 15 years and is knowledgable about treatment plans and dental insurance. As a practice manager, she will maximize your patient benefits with your current dental treatment plan.  She also works to find ways to make your finances work and handle all your insurance needs. Katy lives in Calvert County and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and going camping. She loves making every patient feel as comfortable as possible and helping them any way she can.

Ingrid Aguilar – Front Desk Coordinator:

Ingrid is the front desk coordinator for Southern Maryland Family & Prosthodontic Dentistry offices. She started her current position in April of 2021 and has worked in dental industry for over a decade. Prior to her current position, she was the front desk coordinator for a dental practice in Germantown, MD for seven years. In her spare time she likes to travel and hike.

Amber Farrell – Dental Assistant

Amber Farrell, dental assistant, aids both Dr. Joseph Luke and Dr. Jonathan Luke by setting up equipment for the doctors and once they are finished, she breaks-down the room to get ready for the next patient. Amber also gets to work by the doctor’s side during dental procedures. Amber is a recent hire at Dr. Joseph Luke Dental Practice, and prior to that, she has worked as an orthodontics assistance for a year. Amber has received her Certified Dental Assistant certificate through the College of Southern Maryland at the end of 2019; she is currently working towards receiving her radiology license. Amber enjoys DIY projects around the house, kayaking, taking her puppy for walks and spending time with family and friends. Amber has aspired to work in the dental field at an early age. She enjoys working on patients with the doctor and giving them a quality experience throughout their visit at Dr. Luke’s Dental Practice.