Dentist in Finksburg, MD
All our professionals at Finksburg Dental Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Jan Katzen, DDS
Dr. Jan Katzen DDS is a board certified general dentist, focusing in cosmetic dentistry. Utilizing modern techniques and materials, Dr. Katzen offers complete dental services, including general dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, Invisalign, crowns, bridges, root canals, and implant restorations.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Dr. Katzen received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2004. While attending dental school, Dr. Katzen organized free annual dental screenings for nursing home residents and was an active member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Dr. Katzen went on to complete a general practice residency at the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL, where he served as Chief Resident at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Following his residency, Dr. Katzen joined Finksburg Dental in 2005.
Committed to providing the highest quality of treatment, Dr. Katzen furthers his education by regularly attending continuing education courses in all aspects of dentistry. He is Invisalign certified and stays current in modern dentistry methods and procedures.
A Baltimore native, Dr. Katzen resides in Reisterstown, MD with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children, Mia and Camden. In addition to traveling, Dr. Katzen enjoys basketball, golf, and softball. He is a lifelong fan of the Ravens, Orioles, and Terps.
Leland Aiken, DDS
Dr. Aiken is a life long resident of Baltimore. He has received an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Duke University, a masters degree in biological sciences from UMBC, and a doctor of dental science degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. After graduation from dental school, Dr. Aiken completed his residency at the U.S. Public Health Service hospital in New Orleans. He is excited to join Finksburg Dental Associates after practicing dentistry in Baltimore for many years. Dr. Aiken is passionate about providing superior dental care in a comfortable and compassionate environment. His clinical interests include: restorative and cosmetic dentistry, preventative care, and the restoration of dental implants. Dr. Aiken lives in Baltimore County with his wife and two rescue dogs, and has three adult children and a new daughter-in-law. He enjoys traveling, reading mysteries and non-fiction history, and of course following our local sports teams.
Lisa Patel, DDS
Dr. Lisa Patel received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and then earned her doctorate from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry. Dr. Patel is a general dentist who treats patients of all ages and regularly performs cosmetic restorations, crown and bridge work, implant restorations, root canals, dentures, and many other common dental procedures. She believes in making her patients feel comfortable and giving them the most positive dental experiences possible. Dr. Patel is continuously looking to learn and improve her skills by taking continuing education courses to provide her patients with the highest level of care. She enjoys baking, listening to music, and spending time with her family.
Victoria Gibbons, RDH
Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene earned at Baltimore City Community College 2005 Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene earned at The University of Maryland School of Dentistry 2008 Victoria joined our team in 2006. She is dedicated to high standards of excellence, integrity and compassion toward all her patients. During the year she attends several hours of continuing education courses because she enjoys learning current skills which enable her to give the best possible treatment to her patients. Victoria’s goal is to help all her patients achieve the long lasting benefits of good oral health.
Victoria is a native to Maryland, and has lived in Carroll County for the last 15 years. Outside of work Victoria is very involved with her families school and sport activities as well as being active in her church.
Vickie Stark, RDH
Vickie Stark graduated from Allegany College in Cumberland, Md with her Dental Hygiene degree in 1984. She was born and raised in Mt. Rainier, Md and, yes, that means she's a redskins fan! After Vickie and her husband, Chris, were married (going on 25 years), they lived in Laurel before moving to Carroll County in 1995. She has worked with Carroll County Dental Associates and Finksburg Dental since 1996.
Vickie and her husband have 5 beautiful children ranging from the ages of 22 to 13. Vickie and her family are very involved with their activities from basketball, lacrosse, baseball, dance, swimming...you name it, and they have probably done it! Vickie and Chris are parishioners of St John’s Catholic Church in Westminster, and their kids all attended St. John School. Vickie absolutely loves her career as a Registered Dental Hygienist. It allows her to provide a wonderful service to patients and she truly receive a great deal of satisfaction doing so.
Katie Nelson, RDH
Katie’s career in the dental field began as a dental assistant in Frederick, MD. During this time, she worked toward her degree in Dental Hygiene. Katie graduated magna cum laude from Harrisburg Area Community College in 2010. She has participated in community events such as Sealant Saturday. This beneficial program provides dental sealants and exams to underprivileged children. She has also volunteered at the annual event, Literacy Day, and in local kindergarten classrooms reading books to children and helping them make dental related crafts to encourage excitement about dental health. Katie became a part of the Finksburg Dental Associates family in 2011.
Although, born and raised in Maryland, Katie currently resides in Pennsylvania. Katie and her husband have three beautiful children who keep them quite busy with school and church activities, baseball, soccer, art classes, and horseback riding.
Hollianne Draper, BS RDH
Holli is a “military brat” who traveled around the world by the time she was eight years old, living in Idaho, South Carolina, Germany, and Maryland. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2012 and later graduated Valedictorian and Magna Cum Laude with an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from Fortis College in 2016. Holli has worked in the dental field since 2009 with a background in both general dentistry and oral surgery. She joined our team in April 2017 and is dedicated to providing personalized, high quality care to her patients. She believes in providing a comfortable environment for her patients and treating them as she would treat members of her own family. Outside of dentistry, Holli enjoys baking, completing DIY projects with her husband, and escaping to their cabin in Western Maryland to enjoy the outdoors.
Jamie Bell-Josephson, Office Manager
Jamie is our newly promoted Office Manager at Finksburg Dental Associates. Jamie came to Finksburg over 5 years ago with only a background in Finance looking to make a big life change and challenge herself. Since joining our group, Jamie has grown to love the field of dentistry. Her goal each day is to help each patient understand their dental needs by educating them on how insurance and Care Credit can easily be utilized to help them achieve their best smile! She loves to join in on all of our marketing campaigns. She can be seen in our TV commercials, around the Carroll County community working festivals, going to schools and local offices to help educate and raise dental awareness. Jamie loves to smile and is quick with a joke to help ease patients’ anxieties and concerns. She currently resides in Frederick County with her Husband, Daughter, Step-Son and Pit Bull. She is an adventurer and enjoys camping, hiking, swimming and trying new things.