Diana Capobianco, D.D.S.
Growing Smiles founder, Dr. Diana Capobianco, is a pediatric dentist with over 20 years of experience in dentistry for children. She earned both her dental degree and specialty certificate from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, where she served as a part-time clinical professor teaching pre-doctoral students and pediatric residents. She is a member in good standing with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Dental Association, among others, including the Harford-Cecil Dental Society, and the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, where she has served as President and continues to serve on the Executive Board. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and a member on the Council for Pediatric Dental Education. She serves as the liaison between the MAPD and the Maryland Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Diana has received countless awards and recognition from colleagues, charities, professional organizations and her peers, including year after year, the prestigious “Best Pediatric Dentist” award.
Dr. Diana has been inducted into the prestigious International College of Dentists, the world’s oldest honor society for dentists. She has also been honored as a Fellow in The Pierre Fauchard Academy in recognition of her many accomplishments. Dr. Diana volunteers many hours with Catholic Charities, Early Head Start programs and other charitable organizations as well as the Harford and Cecil County Health Departments.
Todd Lyman, D.D.S.
Dr. Lyman joined the practice in 2011. He is often referred to as “the singing dentist,” as he calms children with his silly songs. Committed to helping others, Dr. Lyman participates in many community-based programs directed toward improving the oral health of those less fortunate. Some of these include the Esperanza Clinic and Headstart. Dr. Lyman is also a merit badge counselor to the Boy Scouts of America, a volunteer with Welcome One Homeless Shelter, and very active in his church. He is a cum laude graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry and received his Master’s degree and his Certification in Pediatric Dentistry from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Lyman has a passion for preventative dentistry. His research has been published in the leading research journal for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Lyman is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. And he serves as the President of the Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Lyman enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, running, coaching soccer, playing tennis, and playing basketball (and he’s probably the only one on the court with a bright green mouthguard!).
Chris Bailey, D.D.S.
Dr. Chris Bailey joined Growing Smiles in 2017 and is excited to return to the Baltimore area. He earned his DDS from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, where he received the graduating senior awards for exemplifying qualities of ethical standards, kindness, and humanitarianism as well as dedication, service, and empathy to the underserved child populations in Maryland. Dr. Chris completed a General Practice Residency at Christiana Hospital in Delaware, treating patients of all ages with a variety of complex medical conditions. He then pursued his pediatric training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, gaining experience with treating children in office, under sedation, in the operating room, and handling emergencies. Dr. Chris’ passion for working with children with special needs makes all the difference in the dental experience for them with his humor, compassion, and patience. Dr. Chris strives for excellence in providing up-to-date evidence-based dental care for children and having fun along the way!
Dr. Chris is a board-eligible pediatric dentist and can hardly believe he has found a profession he is more excited about than his dream to become a professional soccer player or musician. He enjoys spending time with his wife Shelley, family, and friends. On the weekends you can find him playing music, watching his favorite soccer teams (Arsenal and Barcelona), or out water skiing!
Roxanne Clarke, D.D.S.
Dr. Roxanne is originally from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She earned her DDS from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2009 and practiced general dentistry for almost eight years, primarily seeing children. In 2018, she completed a fellowship training in Dental Care for the Developmentally Disabled at Stony Brook University in NY, where she excelled in treating patients with special healthcare needs and medical complexity. She then returned to her alma mater, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, to complete her training in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Roxanne is passionate about serving the underserved and special needs populations. She is dedicated to supporting children in need and has volunteered her time to the cause, both locally and overseas. Some of her volunteer work include participating in Give Kids a Smile-ADA Foundation events in Maryland and New York, community-based projects for disadvantaged youth in Philadelphia, mission trip to Ecuador providing free dental care to hundreds of children, and educating children in local daycare centers and elementary schools on the importance of oral healthcare.
Dr. Roxanne has received recognition by Making a Difference in the Lives of Maryland’s Children. She is also a member in good standing with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association and Baltimore County Dental Association.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, game nights with her husband and their two wonderful kids and relaxing to reggae music. She is the biggest Baltimore Ravens fan and cannot get enough of football season!
Heba Rashed, D.D.S
Dr. Heba Rashed grew up in Northern Virginia where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in global & community health at George Mason University. She then completed her dental training at the Virginia Commonwealth University where she found her passion of treating children. She went on to pursue specialty training in pediatrics at the University of Maryland where she learned to provide the very best evidence-based care for children, from infancy to adolescence, and anyone with special health care needs.
Dr. Rashed’s goal is to have happy kids with healthy smiles. She is passionate about helping children overcome their fear of the dentist and helping them establish good oral health practices that they will use throughout their life. Dr. Rashed has volunteered locally for Mission of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile. She has volunteered internationally on a mission trip to Greece where she and her husband set up an oral hygiene clinic for the pediatric population.
Dr. Rashed speaks fluent Arabic and is trying to learn Spanish. She is a big foodie and enjoys trying different cuisines at local restaurants. Dr. Rashed enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, riding her Peloton, and going to the beach.
Yea Katie Nam, DDS
Dr. Katie Nam is excited to join Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry and serve patients at our White Marsh and Bel Air locations. Dr Katie completed her undergraduate education at Georgetown University before attending University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine for her dental degree. She then attended Temple University Hospital for her pediatric dental residency. In 2020, Dr. Katie won the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry for scoring top three percent in the 2020 Qualifying Examination. She is fluent in both English and Korean.
Dr. Katie loves being able to exercise her passion for dentistry by working with children in underserved communities as well as those with special needs. She has traveled to San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic, for dental outreach where she offered free dental care for the pediatric population. She loves being involved with multiple outreach and advocacy programs including the Give Kids A Smile program, Special Olympics, and other events through the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry. She has been a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
When she’s not at work, Dr. Katie spends time practicing yoga and pilates. She and her husband also love to travel, cook, and bake together. Dr. Katie is a huge fan of Disney. Her favorite movies are Frozen I & 2 and Coco, but she has never been to Disneyland, yet! She is a seafood lover, and is very excited to enjoy Maryland’s blue crabs!