Our Team

Dr. Jeffrey S. Leigh

Dr. Jeff Leigh has been in practice in Annapolis since 1998. He earned his dental degree from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, where he graduated with honors in 1997. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Leigh completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center and advanced training at the University of Colorado in Denver.

While in private practice, Dr. Leigh continues to take numerous continuing education classes locally and internationally. His affiliations include The American Dental Association, Anne Arundel County Dental Society and Maryland State Dental Association. As a second generation dentist, his practice emphasis is on Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Leigh resides in the Annapolis area where he and his wife are raising and enjoying their three children.


Dr. Robert A. Leigh

Dr. Robert Leigh attended the College of Wooster in Ohio, earning his Bachelors Degree in 1964. He then attended graduate school at Kent State University in Ohio. Dr. Leigh earned his dental degree from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1969. Following dental school he completed an internship at The United States Public Health Service Hospital in Galveston Texas. Before opening his own practice, he worked for two years at The National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland as a clinical associate. Dr. Leigh opened his family practice in Annapolis in 1972 and was joined by his son Dr. Jeff Leigh in 1998.

Outside of the office Dr. Leigh and his wife enjoy tree farming, sailing, traveling and spending time with their five wonderful grandchildren.


Missy Griffin- Office Administrator

Missy, an Annapolitan as of 6 months of age, started with our practice in February, 1981. She was educated at the University of Arkansas. She has over 38 years in the dental field.

She began her career with the practice working as a scheduling coordinator then went into clinical as Dr. Robert Leigh's assistant. She has now been our Administrator for several years. Missy proudly has 2 grown sons, a granddaughter and her companion of 12+ years, Ray. She enjoys cooking, fishing and time spent in Key West.


Laurie Gayle- Scheduling Coordinator

Laurie started with our practice in June 2011. She is responsible for making your appointments and will have a warm welcome for you as you enter our practice.

Laurie has lived in Annapolis since 1972. She has 2 wonderful children and enjoys "Blues/Rock" music, kayaking, yoga, Navy lacrosse, and getting together with friends/family.


Rose Thomas- Financial Coordinator

Rose started with our practice in December, 2011. She completed the Bryman Medix School for Dental Assisting in 1986. She is here to help you with any Insurance questions you might have as well as billing concerns.

Rose lives in Glen Burnie. She has 3 adult children and 2 lovely granddaughters. She enjoys reading, walking, and playing with her grandchildren.


M. Keys Chappelear- RDH

Keys has been with our practice since September 1977. She holds an Associates Degree from School of Dental Hygiene, East Tennessee State University. She has over 42 years of Dental Hygiene experience.

Keys (known as Mary to some) has 2 grown sons who live close by. She bas been married to her husband Scott for 42 years. She enjoys jet skiing, small bore target shooting and hand painting ornaments for her store in Rehobeth Beach (the Chirstmas Spirit)


Lenore Clevcnger- RDH

Lenore has been with our practice since April 1990. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science Degree from the University of Maryland. She has over 30 years of Dental Hygiene experience and spent 6 years as a dental hygiene educator at the University of Maryland.

Lenore lives with her husband of 28 years and has 2 great children. Her interests include gardening, cooking, reading and outdoor activities.


Leslie Schneider- RDH

Leslie, a native Annapolitan started with our practice in August 2002, She holds a Dental Hygiene Degree from the University of Maryland. She has over 36 years of Dental Hygiene experience.

Leslie enjoys spending time with their 6 grown children and families. She has been blessed with grandchildren that make growing old worth while. They are the pride and joy of her life. She also enjoys browsing through antique/thrift shops for furniture/accessories to refurbish.


Shannon Maker- RDH

Shannon has been with our practice since July 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland Dental School.
She started as a Clinical Assistant until completing her Hygiene Degree.

Shannon and her husband Mike have two daughters. She enjoys traveling, baking, reading, running and spending time with friends/family.


Ashley Boone- CDA

A native Annapolitan, Ashley started with our practice in 1992. She received her training at Anne Arundel Community College and The Maryland State Dental Association. She is certified in Dental Radiology, Expanded Functions General Dentistry, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry. Ashley and her husband enjoy their two son's sporting events, spending time hiking, fishing, swimming and relaxing at their family mountain cabin.


Kathryn Ferguson- CDA

Kathryn started with our practice in October 2014. She received her training with the Maryland State Dental Association and is certified in Dental Radiology, Expanded Functions General Dentistry, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry. Awarded the opportunity to start as a scheduling coordinator in 2005, she then transferred to Clinical Staff in 2006. Kathryn has an adorable 3 year old little boy. She enjoys road trips, spending time with family, movies and music.