Our Staff

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 is 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 was one of only a few original Cerec Mentors in the United States teaching and advising other dentists on the intricacies of Cerec technology. His mastery of dental implantology has earned him awards in the field. In addition to full time clinical dentistry, he founded and facilitates several elite continuing education programs; giving instruction to fellow dental colleagues.

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 dogs.

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. Hannah T. Hoge, D.D.S

Dr. Hannah Hoge believes in comprehensively addressing your dental needs to promote your overall health and wellbeing. She strives to provide thoughtful, honest, and compassionate care to all patients. With a careful eye for detail, she is dedicated to helping you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile.

Before attending dental school, Dr. Hoge received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in biochemistry with a minor concentration in oboe performance from Hillsdale College. While working in medical and dental offices throughout her undergraduate years, she realized her passion for healthcare; she found dentistry to be the perfect combination of her scientific and artistic interests.

Dr. Hoge graduated at the top of her class with Summa Cum Laude distinction from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. She was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary dental society and was the recipient of the Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics Excellence in Prosthodontics Award and the Nathan David Gold Memorial Award for conscientious, empathetic, and enthusiastic clinical practice.

Dr. Hoge is committed to excellence and evidence-based dental care. She is a member of the Maryland State Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.

Outside of the office, Dr. Hoge enjoys playing the oboe, painting, traveling, and pursuing the perfect cup of coffee. She loves spending time with her husband and their cat.

As a Bel Air native, Dr. Hoge is thrilled to practice at Smith & Co and serve her hometown community.

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.

Jennifer Escobar

Office Administrator

Jennifer is our office administrator. She and her family relocated from Texas in 2017. She has been working in the dental field since her move to Maryland.

In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys family time and making memories!

Kathy White

Dental and Administrative Assistant

Kathy is a qualified dental assistant and administrative assistant. She graduated from the Baltimore County Community College Dental Assistant Program. She has been in the profession for over forty years in multiple roles within the dental office and is happy to assist patients with any question that they might have.

In her spare time, Kathy enjoys cooking and spoiling her grandchildren.

Alleah Peterson

Dental Assistant

Alleah is a qualified dental assistant and has been active in the dental profession since 2019. She attended Harford Community College’s dental assistant program and focuses on making patient’s visits pleasant and enjoyable.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, exercising and creating handmade jewelry.

Amber Cirrani

Dental Assistant

Amber is a dental assistant that has been with our practice since 2020. Receiving her certificate from Harford Community College, Amber has worked in the dental field for 5 years.

When Amber is not at work, she is enjoying her free time with arts and crafts along with photography. She has always had a strong passion for art ever since she was young and continues those hobbies to this day.

Amber is very dedicated to the dental health care profession and always makes sure her patients feel comfortable and leave her chair with a smile.

Johanna Reier, RDH

Dental Hygienist

After a career change, Johanna graduated from CCBC and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2009.

She lives in Abingdon with her husband and so who keep her busy. But in her spare time, she likes to remain active with running, yoga and cooking!

Ashlie Toliver, RDH


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 Allegany College of Maryland, she transitioned from her hometown on the Eastern Shore to Harford County.

Ashlie and her husband call Rising Sun home.

Leslie Vettas, RDH


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.

"I have been seeing Dr. Smith for 10+ years. My entire family including my husband, and my daughter and son-in-law, and our three grandsons have all see Dr. Smith and all experiences were excellent. My husband had extensive bridge work, I had several crowns. No discomfort ever. My grandsons were all treated well and were completely relaxed with Dr. Smith and his staff. I would highly recommend Smith and Co. Dental Practitioners for patients of all ages."
— Sharyn B. —