Dental Staff

Doctors

All our professionals at Padonia Dental Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

 

Dr. Rodrigo Vallar

Dr. Rodrigo Vallar

Dentist in Cockeysville, MD

Padonia Dental Associates

Dr. Rodrigo Vallar is a graduate from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry. While attending Dental School, he was an honorary member of the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society. Utilizing a comprehensive approach, Dr. Vallar performs a wide array of modern dental services. With his compassionate and approachable demeanor, he excels at placing his patients at ease. Dr. Vallar has been with Padonia Dental Associates for fifteen years. He finds improving his patients' self-esteem through cosmetic dentistry most rewarding. Dr. Vallar enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. When he is not supporting local sports teams, he is coaching and cheering on his daughters. He appreciates vacationing, mountain biking, snowboarding and relaxing with a movie in his spare time.

 

Dr. Ranju Bhasin

Dr. Ranju Bhasin

Dentist in Cockeysville, MD

Padonia Dental Associates

Dr. Ranju Bhasin, a Maryland native, graduated Cum Laude from the University of Maryland in College Park with a degree in Biology. She attended the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry. During her time at the dental school, Dr. Bhasin was a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society and Gamma Pi Delta Honor Society. She completed her residency program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston where she focused on providing comprehensive dental care to medically compromised patients in a hospital setting. Through her time in private practice, she has dedicated herself to providing the highest level of dental care while minimizing anxiety for her patients. Dr. Bhasin offers sedation options to ensure the comfort of her patients! In her spare time, she enjoys trying out new recipes, traveling, spending time with her family, and following Maryland sports (go Terps!).

 

Dr. Richa Dutta

Dr. Richa Dutta

Orthodontist in Cockeysville, MD

Padonia Dental Associates

Dr Dutta obtained her dental degree in India before attending the University of Southern California’s Advanced Program for International Dentists to earn her DDS. She then went on to pursue her true love of orthodontics at Boston University’s Henry Goldman School of Dentistry where she earned her Masters of Science degree and a specialty degree in Orthodontics.

Dr. Dutta is a dedicated Orthodontist who is an active member of the American Academy of Orthodontists, Mid Atlantic Society of Orthodontists (MASO) and Maryland State Society of Orthodontists (MSSO). Her kind disposition and friendly smile make both adult and child patients feel at ease during their appointments. Her warm personality and chairside manner give patients comfort when asking questions. She also always takes the time to ensure that each patient understands all his or her treatment options.

She has been the Chair of the Government Affairs Committee under MASO, is a delegate to the AAO, and in her spare time, she enjoys swimming, reading, cooking and running behind her 4 year old twins.

 

Dr. Youngsook Chae

Dr. Youngsook Chae

Endodontist in Cockeysville, MD

Padonia Dental Associates

Dr. Chae earned her Bachelors of Science in Biochemical Pharmacology (summa cum laude) at State University of New York in Buffalo, NY. She then pursued her Doctor of Dental Medicine at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. She completed her residency training in the Department of Endodontology at the Temple University of Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry. In the past, Dr. Chae has worked for a pediatric-based clinic, serving patients in underserved communities, as well as in private practice. She is currently a member of the American Association of Endodontics. In her spare time, Dr. Chae enjoys hiking and yoga.

 

Dr. Kristen Millender

Dr. Kristen Millender

Dentist in Cockeysville, MD

Padonia Dental Associates

Dr. Millender is committed to practicing evidence-based dentistry and strives to stay up to date on the latest clinical techniques as well as diagnostic and treatment planning protocol. Her energetic yet calming nature often places anxious patients at ease during dental appointments, an essential attribute to successful treatment outcomes.

Dr. Millender completed her undergraduate studies in Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University and soon after relocated to Miami, FL and completed her master's degree in Biomedical Sciences at Barry University. Dr. Millender graduated from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, and is proud to serve as a dental practitioner at Padonia Dental Associates.

Dr. Millender is a member of the American Dental Association and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc - an international serviced based sorority, recognized for its nobility and service to the public since 1913.

When not in the dental office, Dr. Millender enjoys meditation, spending time with her family, mentoring pre-dental students, and collaborating on various projects with her friends and colleagues.

 

Jacyln Kim, RDH

Jacyln Kim, RDH

Padonia Dental Associates

Jaclyn, a native of South Korea, grew up in Baltimore after moving with her family to the U.S. at the age of seven. She attended the University of Maryland Baltimore County where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and minor in Sociology. She then continued her education at the University of Maryland Dental School where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Jaclyn has been with Padonia Dental for 20 years. Her compassionate and friendly demeanor has put hundreds of patients at ease over the years. She is also committed to keeping her clinical skills and knowledge up to date with ongoing continue education. Jaclyn is fluent in English and Korean. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, art, music, cooking,

 

Tamara Marrow, RDH

Tamara Marrow, RDH

Padonia Dental Associates

Tam, a native of Baltimore, began her dental career as a Sterilization Technician in 2009. She then received her Associate in Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Baltimore City Community College in 2012. In 2015, she received a certification in local anesthetic from the University of Maryland Dental School. Once a week, Tam helps students at the Dental Hygiene School with instrumentation classes. She attends a variety of continuing education courses to advance her knowledge and remain up to date with changes in the industry.

 

Cathy Le, RDH

Cathy Le, RDH

Padonia Dental Associates

Cathy attended University of Maryland School of Dentistry where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. After graduating, Cathy joined Padonia Dental Associates has been practicing hygiene with them for 7 years. Her caring and friendly personality helps put patients at ease while they are in the dental chair. Cathy is a native of Baltimore County. When not working, she loves to spend time with her husband and two young children. Cathy enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and is a big foodie.

 

Edie Stansbury, RDH

Edie Stansbury, RDH

Padonia Dental Associates

Bio Coming Soon.

 

Meghan Welch, RDH

Meghan Welch, RDH

Padonia Dental Associates

Bio Coming Soon.

 

Michelle Miller, Office Manager

Michelle Miller, Office Manager

Padonia Dental Associates

Bio Coming Soon.

 
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Monday: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday: 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday: 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
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