Pediatric Dentistry
129 Lubrano Dr. Suite #300
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 224-0018

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Meet Your Pediatric Dentists

Dr. Nilda Collins

Dr. Nilda Collins

Annapolis, MD Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Collins And Associates

Dr. Collins obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Collins also completed a 3 year specialty program at the University of Pittsburgh and obtained a Master's Degree (M.D.S.) in Pediatric Dentistry. During these 3 years, Dr. Collins was a Clinical Instructor in Pediatric Dentistry and the Chief Resident for 1 year. Dr. Collins is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She has also been on the medical staff at Anne Arundel Medical Center since 1990.

Dr. Collins has been practicing Pediatric Dentistry since 1986. She was a full time associate for 1 year in Beaver, Pennsylvania, and for 2½ years in Bowie, Maryland. She opened her own practice in Annapolis, Maryland on February 15, 1990.

Dr. Collins is an American citizen, born in Chile, S.A. Her husband, Steven, is a civil engineer originally from Maine. They moved to Maryland in 1987 and decided to stay here permanently. Dr. Collins is also the proud mom of two children, Christina and Patrick.

Dr. Tyson Bross

Annapolis, MD Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Collins And Associates

Dr. Tyson Bross

Dr. Tyson Bross obtained his DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) from the University of Connecticut in 2006. During his training in Connecticut, he also completed a PhD in Genetics and Developmental Biology. As part of his combined training, Dr. Bross has spent a great deal of time teaching and performing research in addition to his dental education.

He completed his pediatric dental training at the prestigious Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in 2008, where he was chief resident. In addition to advanced training in the dental techniques and treatment of children, this hospital-based residency provided expertise in dental sedation, the management of trauma, and the treatment of patients with special needs.

Following his residency, Dr. Bross spent time as a pediatric dental associate in Philadelphia, PA and Salisbury, MD. He is very happy to have settled down in the Annapolis area, and lives with his wife, Brittany, and their three children.

Dr. Bross has a fun and easy-going personality, and spends his free-time surfing the area's Atlantic coastline. He also is an accomplished guitarist and avid golfer. He is looking forward to meeting the parents and children of our office and is excited for the opportunity to ensure that all our children can have happy and healthy smiles!

Dr. Kenny Zamora

Annapolis, MD Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Collins And Associates

Dr. Kenny Zamora Annapolis, MD Pediatric Dentist

Dr.Zamora obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his Pediatric Residence at CDHC Long Beach and Miller Children's Hospital. Dr. Zamora also completed a two-year specialty training program in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Southern California. ;His education included training with special health care needs patients, and treatment of children under general anesthesia, and both IV and oral sedation. He is a Board-certified Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Zamora was born in Edinburg, Texas and then raised in Caldwell, Idaho with his family of six. When he is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys running, golfing, traveling, and mostly spending time with his fiance Sarrah and their dog Twix.

Dr. Jessica Lee

Annapolis, MD Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Collins And Associates

Dr. Jessica Lee Annapolis, MD Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Lee was born in Washington DC and grew up with 3 younger siblings. She attended Cornell Univerisity and studied Bioengineering. After college, she came back to Maryland and worked at a biotech company for two years before deciding to pursue dentistry.

Dr. Lee received her D.D.S at the University of Maryland. After spending time working with children at Maryland, Dr. Lee decided to pursue further training in pediatric dentistry. She then spent two years in Philadelphia where she completed her Pediatric Dental residency a the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Unversity of Pennsylvania. Her education included training with special health care needs patients, facial/dental trauma, oral sedation and treatment of children under general anesthesia. In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, and cooking.

Meet Your Dental Hygienists

Terri Schnetzler


Terri earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maryland, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Terri originally joined Dr. Collins and Associates in 1994.

She is a longtime animal lover and has even worked in an Animal Hospital where she did dental cleanings on dogs and cats.

She lives in Bowie with her two children, Chris and Kaleigh.

Elena McDougal


Elena has been working for Dr. Collins and Associates since October 2005.

She moved to the Annapolis area in 2005 from West Virigina. She currently lives in Crofton with her husband, Matt and their two daughters, Natalie and Haley.

When she is not working she loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves children and meeting new people! She enjoys her job because it not only gives her the opportunity to make it a great experience for the kids, but also make the parents feel comfortable as well.

Laurie Giordano


Laurie earned her Dental Hygiene Certificate and Associate Degree in Applied Science from Baltimore City Community College, which she attended with her youngest daughter, Tesa. They both graduated in June 2006. Tesa worked with Dr. Collins and Associates for over a year, and when she left the practice to be closer to home following the birth of her daughter, Olivia, Laurie stepped in to fill Tesa's position.

Laurie lives on the Eastern Shore near her two daughters, Koree and Tesa, both of which are married and have children of their own.

Laurie loves spending time with her five grandchildren. She also enjoys fishing, boating, baseball and being outdoors.

Lauren Johnson


Lauren started at Dr. Collins, Bross & Associates in 2011 as a hygiene assistant. She left to attend& hygiene school at Baltimore Community College pursuing her dream of becoming a dental hygienist. After graduating in 2014, Lauren returned to the practice as a full time hygienist. Lauren resides in Annapolis with her husband Dave and their two dogs Mason & Camden. In her free time she enjoys running, cooking, and cheering on the Washington Capitals!

Meet Your Office Manager

Kelly Evans


Kelly is the manager of the practice. She has been with the practice since 2002.

She lives in Arnold with her husband Marcus and their four children Keaton, Brayden, Talon, and Marley. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.