Our Staff

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Dr. Andrew B. Smith, D.D.S

Dr. Smith graduated cum laude with acclimations and awards, earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated with honors. Working in dental offices and laboratories throughout his college years gave him an appreciation of all aspects of the profession.

Following graduation, he worked as an associate dentist in several well respected dental practices in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Montgomery and Harford counties. He is currently active in many local and national professional organizations including the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Smith has become one of only a few Cerec Mentors in the United States teaching and advising other dentists on the intricacies of Cerec technology.

Dr. Smith grew up in eastern Pennsylvania. He knew at a very young age that he wanted to become a dentist and will always be grateful to his parents for fostering his dream and encouraging him along the way. Dr. Smith values quality time with his family including his wife, sons and their dog.

Dr. Smith is passionate about your dental health and esthetics, and looks forward to welcoming you to Smith & Co. Dental Practitioners.

Your smile is our priority!

Dr. Michael Rosen

Associate Dentist

Dr. Rosen graduated college as a double major from the University of Delaware where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in both Chemistry and Criminal Justice. He then continued onto Dental School at the University of Maryland where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. While at the University of Maryland, he was an inducted member of the Gamma Phi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society, as well as a member of the dental school admissions committee. After graduation, he further enhanced his dental knowledge base and clinical skill set by completing a General Practice Residency at the VA Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. During his residency he received advanced training in numerous disciplines in dentistry including dental implants, endodontics, oral surgery, prosthetics and restorative procedures. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Maryland State Dental Association.

Dr. Rosen currently resides in Baltimore County with his wife and their puggle puppy, Bentley. When he is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends. Dr. Rosen appreciates living close to downtown Baltimore and frequently visits the Baltimore Harbor. He enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants and spending time outdoors.

Carol Moretz

Office Manager

Carol is a qualified dental assistant with incredible experience. She feels fortunate to have worked in the dental profession for 20 years at several different positions including office management. Carol knows the answer for all of your questions and is delighted to welcome you to Smith & Co. Dental Practitioners.

Laura Pedersen

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Laura has been excelling in her professional career in dentistry for over 15 years. She joined the office team in 2011 after moving to her hometown in Maryland from Virginia. If you have a question regarding treatment, insurance or our office in general, Laura can answer everything. From the first contact, she is happy to welcome you to Smith & Co. Dental Practitioners.

Laura has three wonderful daughters that keep her on her toes when she is not at the office.

Cathleen Yost


Cathleen, a hygienist at Smith & Co. Dental Practitioners, graduated with honors from the Harrisburg, PA Dental Hygiene program in 2008. She is not only skilled at maintaining your oral and dental health, but cares about you as one of our valued patients. Prior to becoming a Dental Hygienist, she spent several years as a qualified dental assistant and thus, has a breadth of knowledge on the various aspects of dentistry unequaled in the profession.

Cathleen resides in southern Pennsylvania with her husband.

Leslie Vettas


Leslie, a hygienist at Smith & Co. Dental Practitioners, earned her hygiene degree from the Harford Community College Dental Hygiene Program in 2009. With several years of assisting in other aspects of dentistry, she has a wealth of knowledge and is highly skilled at providing excellent dental care.

Leslie lives in Edgewood with her husband.

Ashlie Toliver


Ashlie, a hygienist at Smith & Co. Dental Practitioners, has been with the practice since 2011. She is a genuinely caring individual that wants you to have the best dental experience and dental health possible. After earning her hygiene degree from Allegheny College of Maryland, she transitioned from her hometown on the Eastern Shore to Harford County.

Ashlie and her husband call Rising Sun home.

Liz Baggett


Liz has been a dental assistant since 2007.  She has been working with Smith & Co. Dental Practitioners since 2009 as she finished earning her associate’s degree.  Liz is quite skilled in providing excellent customer service as she makes patients feel comfortable during dental treatment.

In her personal time, Liz enjoys spending time with her son.  They camp, hike and swim and thoroughly maximize every opportunity to be outside in the summer time.