Our office is a fully staffed family practice that has been offering complete dental care to adults and children for more than 30 years. Our services include Cosmetic, Orthodontics with Dr. Eger, as well as Periodontal Care.
Doctors Lasher and Harriman are members of the American Dental Association and the Maryland State Dental Association. They also belong to the Paxtuxent Dental Society. In addition to their normal practice, they also work with the community to assist in enhancing oral health. Your health is their priority.
Dr. Michael Lasher, DDS
Dr. Lasher received a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Maryland at College Park in Biochemistry. He then went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University Of Maryland Baltimore College Of Dental Surgery in 1979. Dr. Lasher received honors in Prostodontics and a fellowship in Geriatric Care at the Waxner Center in Baltimore Maryland.
Dr. Lasher is a member of the American Dental Association and has been a Delegate to the Maryland State Dental Associations House of Delegates for the last 10 years.
Dr. Lasher has lived in Southern Maryland since he was 10 years old. He graduated from Crossland High School in 1969 and moved to Charles County in 1979.
Dr. Lasher’s practice philosophy is to treat all patients with kindness and respect, as he would like to be treated. His main objective is to help his patients achieve a smile they are happy with.
Dr. Karen Harriman, DDS
Dr. Harriman has been practicing dentistry in Waldorf, Maryland for over 15 years. A native of Ontario, Canada, she received an Honors Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Guelph. She then went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University in 1994, graduating with honors. Prior to joining Dr. Lasher, Dr. Harriman spent a year and a half practicing dentistry and working with the Inuit, in the Canadian Arctic.
Dr. Harriman is a member of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, the American Dental Association, the Maryland Dental Association and the Patuxent Dental Society.
Away from the office, Dr. Harriman loves spending time with her husband and two children, and enjoys a variety of sports, including skiing, both water and downhill, running and pilates.
Dr. Harriman’s practice philosophy is to help you achieve your optimal oral health utilizing the highest standard of care in the most comfortable way possible.
Dr. Dorie Eger, DDS, MS
Dr. Dorie Eger is uniquely trained as a specialist in both Periodontics and Orthodontics. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1995, graduating first in her class. Continuing her studies at the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, she completed post graduate residency programs in both Periodontics and Orthodontics in 1997 and 2001 respectively. Along with certificates in both of these areas, she earned a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology.
Having practiced in both specialty areas, Dr. Eger now limits her practice to Orthodontics, but brings to this specialty area her expertise and knowledge associated with her advanced training.
Dr. Eger is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the American Dental Association.
Born and raised in Maryland, Dr. Eger lives in Montgomery County with her husband and 2 children. She most enjoys spending time with her family, martial arts training (she has black belts in Tang Soo Do and Tai Jitsu), and riding her motorcycle.
Dr. Eger’s practice philosophy: To provide excellent orthodontic care and treatment in order to give each patient a healthy and attractive smile they can feel great about!
Dr. Evelyn M. Chou, DDS
Dr. Chou earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Bioengineering. She then went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland Dental School in 2010.
Dr. Chou is actively involved in the Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the MSDA and the Patuxent Dental Association.
Dr. Chou specializes in general and cosmetic dentistry with a focus on crowns, bridges and implant restorations.
Dr. Chou is committed to educating her patients so they are well informed about the care they receive. A patients overall well-being and concerns are her top priority. She builds a positive rapport with her patients, treating them with respect and compassion.
Dr. Martin Leybovich, DDS
Dr. Martin Leybovich attended Touro College where he graduated Suma Cum Laude in 2004 earning a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Biology. In 2010, he completed his dental training at the University of Maryland Dental School. In June 2013, he completed his Periodontal and Implant residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. During his residency, Dr. Leybovich was selected as a student ambassador to the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation and in his final year of residency, he was selected as Chief Resident.
In addition, the data from his master’s thesis is awaiting publication in an internationally renowned periodontal and restorative journal.
Dr. Leybovich places specific focus on providing periodontal treatment as part of one’s comprehensive treatment plan and also emphasizes treating the individual as a whole and not just fixing isolated periodontal problems.
Dr. Leybovich is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association, and the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Dr. Leybovich was involved in reinstituting the Periodontology Clerkship at the dental school and was selected to the Gorgas Odontological Honor Society.
Dr. Leybovich has been married to his lovely wife Lisa since 2005 and they have four wonderful children, 3 boys and a girl. He enjoys spending time with his family and is a very big sports fan. The family currently resides in Pikesville, MD where they are active members of the community.