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Meet Our Team
Harold “Hal” Snyder, D.D.S., M.S.
Harold “Hal” Snyder, D.D.S., M.S., is a Board Certified Periodontist who graduated from the Virginia Military Institute (with distinction), and the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. He completed his periodontal residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center and received his Master’s Degree at the Medical College of Georgia. His distinguished 23-year military dental career provided him with extensive clinical experience in all aspects of dentistry and periodontics. Dr. Snyder is an accomplished clinician in all complex periodontal and implant procedures but, is especially adept in periodontal plastic surgery achieving unmatched cosmetic results.
Dr. Snyder is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a fellow of the American College of Dentists, a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a former Associate Clinical Instructor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and current Consultant at the Medical University of South Carolina Periodontal Residency. He has received numerous academic and professional awards and has lectured internationally. A decorated veteran, Colonel Snyder was awarded both the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit medals. Dr. Snyder exudes passion for dentistry and periodontics. A life-long learner, he attends numerous dental continuing education courses, is a frequent volunteer to Mission of Mercy, member of the Frederick County Dental Society, and is President of the Frederick FSK Dental Study Club. What does that mean for our patients? He is a doctor at the forefront of the latest techniques, materials, and technology. Treatment recommendations are evidence-based from current scientific studies, not a sales pitch from a company. He and his family live in the Frederick area where they are active in the community.
Hygienists and Assistants
Ashley, R.D.H., Periodontal Hygienist
Ashley has been in the dental field for over thirteen years, over three of those years have been in dental hygiene. Her passion for dental care started in the United States Air Force Reserve where she served as a dental technician. She is a proud member of the American Dental Hygienists Association and sits on our local board here in Frederick County. She is passionate about her periodontal treatment and hygiene therapy. Patient care, comfort, education are the cornerstones of her hygiene care. In her personal time, she enjoys being outdoors with her family. They enjoy traveling, running and biking together.
Raychene, R.D.H., Periodontal Hygienist
Raychene, R.D.H., Periodontal Hygienist, has nearly thirty years of dental care experience. She is an active member of the State Dental Hygienist Professional Association (DHPA), the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), and the Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association (MDHA). She has also served as a national committee officer for the ADHA. Raychene is dedicated to educating patients in the prevention of periodontal disease.
Natalie, Insurance Specialist
Natalie is the Insurance Specialist for our practice. She has over ten year’s experience in the dental field and had the privilege of working for a general dentist in Frederick for most of that time. She was provided with many continuing education courses to understand new dental procedures, which in turn has been as asset now working in a specialists office.
She is responsible for processing all insurance claims and her attention to detail and persistence allows her to go above and beyond to maximize our patient’s insurance benefits. Her years of experience give her the ability to understand the recommended dental treatment. It has also given her the knowledge to help educate patients on why the procedure is necessary.
Her true expertise is customer service and making our patients feel like they are number one.
When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family of three children and husband of 16+ years. They enjoy watching movies together, eating good food and traveling as much as possible!