Our dental team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly and caring. Our staff’s number one priority is to make your dental visit as pleasant as possible. We are here to help you and we are more than willing to answer any question or concern.

Dentists

Eric D. Levine, DDS


Dr. Eric Levine graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School. After opening offices in Washington, DC and Olney Maryland, Dr. Levine accepted a full-time appointment to teach at the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry.

Dr. Levine was the course director for the Year I preclinical course in operative dentistry as well as having an intramural practice with a focus on restorative dentistry.

Dr. Levine has a wide range of experience and expertise in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He incorporates the latest advancements in dentistry with an emphasis on patient comfort to provide his patients with the best possible care.

Dr. Levine, his wife Wendy, and two children live in Olney. When he is not in the office Dr. Levine enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

Leonard H. Bers, DDS


Dr. Leonard Bers has practiced in the Upper Marlboro area for 35 years, providing care for children and adults as well as for individuals with special needs.

Dr. Bers, a native Washingtonian, grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in Natural Sciences and from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Bers completed a dental residency at Prince George’s General Hospital and Medical Center.

As an active member of the American Dental Association and the Southern Maryland Dental Society, Dr. Bers has served in many positions including Editor of the society newsletter, a longtime executive board member and state dental association delegate. He has served on the state dental legislative committee working on many oral health issues.

Dr. Bers is one of a small group of Maryland dentists to have earned a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry and membership in the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Besides practicing in his Upper Marlboro office, Dr. Bers is also a clinical instructor at the University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore teaching 3rd and 4th-year dental students. His area of interest at the university is in urgent care.

Dr. Bers spends 2 weeks every year at the DVI (Dental Volunteers for Israel) Trudi Birger Dental Clinic in Jerusalem providing care for children and young adults who cannot receive dental treatment elsewhere; the clinic is unique in that it provides care for those in need despite their cultural or religious background. He is on the board of directors of American Friends of DVI working toward the financial and treatment stability of the clinic.

For over 8 years, Dr. Bers was also associated with a progressive dental practice in Cooperstown, NY, home of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

In his off time, Dr. B busies himself with home projects and traveling with his wife.

Hygienists

Rebecca Amador


Rebecca was born and raised in Montgomery County. Her career as a dental hygienist has spanned over 20 years and has been with our practice since 2009. From a very early age, she knew that she wanted to be a dental hygienist. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene & Certification for delivery of anesthesia from the University of Maryland, School of Dental Surgery and has a Certification of Dental Hygiene from Howard University. She is passionate about dental hygiene because it is a profession that helps people stay healthy and feel good about themselves and is an important part of everyone’s overall health. She loves getting to know her patients and their families. She aspires to treat each person as an individual and give the best treatment she can while educating and informing them of their current oral health. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys reading and spending time with her husband and children.

Theresa Ballenger


Theresa was born and raised in a large, close-knit family in Montgomery County, MD. She has been married to her husband for 28 years and has three daughters. Theresa earned her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from Allegany College of Maryland. As an experienced Dental Hygienist practicing for more than 30 years, she enjoys the opportunity to help patients obtain optimal oral health and understand its importance. She feels her position as a Dental Hygienist is extremely important and rewarding, and she loves connecting with and getting to know her patients. Outside of the office, Theresa loves being outdoors and spending time with her family.

Jocelyn Yan


Jocelyn graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School with her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2003 and licensed to provide local anesthesia. She has resided in Olney and practiced with the Olney Dental Center for over 14 years to provide the best individualized care for each patient. She aims to create the best and most comfortable environment at each visit, with her main goal of creating the best possible dental experience. Jocelyn is married with two children and loves to support her local shops and community. With a genuinely friendly personality, she will always take the time to chat when you find her at the gym or out and about with her family and friends.

Assistants

Tanja Jack


Tanja was born and raised in Berlin, Germany. She completed her apprenticeship to become a certified druggist and worked in the healthcare department for the largest retail pharmacy in Europe, DM (Drogerie Market). Tanja first traveled to the United States as an Au Pair in 2013. She traveled to many states, made new friends that became family and met her wonderful husband, Keeven. Tanja has been a member of our wonderful team since 2016 and is passionate about her work as a dental assistant. Throughout that time, she has attended and completed several dental programs obtaining certifications in dental radiology, phlebotomy, and PRP. She also assisted Dr. Levine during his implant seminar in the Dominican Republic, held by Dr. Arun Garg. Tanja will continue to advance her education in her career.

Christy Jones


Christy grew up in a small suburb in Howard County. She graduated from the University of Maryland – College Park in 2016 where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Upon graduating she began preparing for the Dental Admissions Test as she is an aspiring dental student. She began working at the Olney Dental Center as a dental assistant shortly thereafter. She has varied experiences volunteering around the world which ultimately fuels her drive to make a difference in the world. Christy is passionate about dentistry and the ability to play a hands-on role in providing quality care for patients and ultimately bringing smiles to many faces. She hopes to begin her dental education journey during the Fall of 2019. During Christy’s free time she enjoys being active and outdoors with her dog, Stella. She also enjoys spending time with her close friends and family.

Front Desk

Elizabeth Rodriguez


Elizabeth was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and moved to Montgomery County in 2012. She recently graduated from Sherwood High School in 2016 and joined the Olney Dental Center family in 2017. Since joining the team, Elizabeth has become the Scheduling and Financial Coordinator for the office and is willing to answer any questions that may arise. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.