|Deborah Rodriguez, DDS '85||Department of General Dentistry|
Assistant Professor Deborah Rodriguez, DDS, earned her certificate of dental hygiene from the Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists in 1977. She then received a DDS from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1985 and completed an advanced education in general dentistry residency in 1986. She established a general dentistry practice in Crofton in 1987. Dr. Rodriguez began her teaching career in 1992, as an associate professor of dental hygiene at Baltimore City Community College and later served as an assistant professor at UMSOD from 2001 through 2005. Since 2001, she has worked as a general dentist in Crofton and has also worked with the Anne Arundel County Health Department since 2005. Dr. Rodriguez is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and a member of the American Dental Association, Maryland State Dental Association and Anne Arundel Dental Association. She currently serves as an assistant professor and general practice director in the Department of General Dentistry.