Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Dr. Dmitry I. Nurminsky, D.D.S, PH.D.Dr. Nurminsky has the highest commitment and dedication to the practice of dentistry. After earning M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at Moscow State University, Dr. Nurminsky obtained a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland. He studied at Harvard and held faculty appointments at Tufts University and University of Maryland, teaching at Tufts Dental School and U. Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Nurminsky is a well published author, and an active member in the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Society, Southern Maryland Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Bowie/Crofton Study Club. When not in the office, Dr. Nurminsky enjoys time with the family, and he likes playing badminton, traveling, skiing, and dancing.
Sheri MartinSheri is one of the first smiling faces welcoming you upon walking into our office. She has over 16 years of experience in the dental industry. Sheri uses her wealth of knowledge to help our patients in a variety of ways ranging from maximizing benefits from their dental insurance plans, to scheduling treatments, to chairside assisting. Sheri finds pleasure in making sure everyone feels welcome and enjoys their experience in the office. She loves it when patients leave with smiles on their faces! Sheri is a proud mother of two wonderful children! When not at the office, she is with her family at the soccer fields, riding bikes, enjoying walks at local parks or working on home projects. Spending time with them is what she enjoys the most! Sheri believes in a healthy lifestyle… however still has a weakness for desserts
Jill StricklandPrevention and education are important to Jill, practicing dental hygiene for over 25 years. A graduate of dental hygiene program in Baltimore, she was awarded the Honors Society highest achievement award. Jill has also been teaching Dental Assisting/Radiology at AACC for the past 8 years, sharing her passion for dentistry. She has worked in Bowie her entire career and established lasting relationship with many of our patients. Jill maintains 30 continuing education hour credits and CPR certification every2 years. A mother of two children, Jill and husband Bill enjoy weekends at their Bethany Beach home with family.
Brie SomervilleBrie’s priority is maintaining the comfort of the patients while effectively and efficiently assisting Dr. Nurminsky in delivering dental care. She joined this lovely team in 2019, bringing with her over 11 years of experience and skills in both dental assisting and front desk. Brie enjoys spending her free time with family and likes cooking, listening to music and TV binging.
Mina, RDHMina attended Allegheny College of Maryland for her dental hygiene degree, where she achieved 100% on her clinical boards. In her 30+ years experience in dentistry, Mina finds educating and demonstrating proper oral hygiene care for prevention, to be her niche with patients. Mina considers herself a cinephile and cynophile. She spends most of her free time with cinema and with her love for dogs, volunteers with rescued dogs in Montgomery County, where she’s been a long time resident. Mina also loves to travel abroad, experiencing other cultures, with her husband and friends.
Tanja Draganic, RDH BSTanja joined our team in 2016 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is a graduate of the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry, with a B.S Degree in Dental Hygiene. With over 20 years of experience, she has had a pleasure of working in a myriad of areas within dental specialty – from working as a Dental Assistant, Dental Technician, to working as a Dentist in her home country of Serbia. Her passion is assisting patients maintain their overall oral health, and minimize tooth decay, by providing highest form of preventive care. Tanja is a zealous advocate for increasing health literacy, and goes the extra mile for her patients, making sure they have all the information to make wiser choices about improving their oral health. She is continuously updating her knowledge of the latest dental advancements by taking continuous education webinars and lectures. Tanja is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association, Triple Crown Study Club, and Phi Theta Kappa honor society. She has also volunteered at the Veterans Affairs Dental Clinic and the Mission of Mercy. In her spare time, Tanja enjoys spending time with her family, and her toddler twins keep her quite busy.