Meet OUR TeaM
Michael Sobol, D.D.S.
Dr. Sobol graduated from the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry in 2002. His commitment to excellence led him to contend for and complete the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency Program (AEGD) at the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry in 2003. His advanced training ensures he can provide his guests with not only all of their General and Cosmetic Dentistry needs, but also with specialty services in the areas of Implantology, Endodontics, Oral Surgery and Periodontics.
After graduation, Dr. Sobol focused his energy on perfecting his craft as an Associate Dentist in the Baltimore area. In 2005 he joined Dr. Ira Bloom at Premier Dental Care. With the retirement of Dr. Bloom in 2010, Dr. Sobol became the sole owner of Premier Dental Care.
Committed to providing our guests with state of the art dentistry, Dr. Sobol continues to pursue advanced education in the art and science of dentistry with a focus on cosmetic dentistry, implantology, endodontics and sleep apnea. He has trained at the Doctor’s Organization for Conscious Oral Sedation (DOCs), Zimmer Institute, SomnoMed Academy, completed a 2-year and continum in orthodontics. He is a member of the Maimonides Study Club. He has introduced implants, conscious oral sedation dentistry, life-saving oral cancer detection technology, and the treatment of sleep apnea to our guests at Premier Dental Care.
Dr. Sobol is proud to welcome patients to a practice where real caring and compassion combine with education and experience to provide the best in dental care. His philosophy of service to his guests along with the support of a hand-picked, knowledgeable team creates excellence in both guest care and clinical results.
Dr. Sobol enjoys spending time with his wife Shana, his daughters, extended family and friends. At any given time, you can find Dr. Sobol helping his wife Shana by driving carpool, helping the girls with homework or on those rare occasions – enjoying some quiet time!
Aron Turner, D.D.S.
A native of Los Angeles, California, Dr. Aron Turner came to Maryland in 2005, where he attended the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, receiving his degree in 2009. While there, he was a member of OKU (Omicron Kappa Upsilon) National Honor Society in Dentistry, Gamma Pi Delta (Prosthodontics Honors Society), and the Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society. After graduating, Dr. Turner completed his General Practice Residency at VA Baltimore Medical Center in the fields of Hospital Dentistry, Dental Implants, and General Dentistry. From 2010-2012 he continued his training for Oral Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he gained skills in dental and maxillofacial trauma, complex dental extraction, pre-prosthetic surgery, implantology, medically compromised patients, and general anesthesia.
He brings his extensive knowledge and advanced skills to Premier Dental Care, to serve the community and promote the importance of excellent dental health.
When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Turner enjoys being with his family. His wife, Zahava, also serves the medical community, working as a pediatric dietitian for Johns Hopkins Hospital Children’s Center. In addition to spending time with Zahava, their two sons, and daughter, Dr. Turner volunteers as a mentor for the Senator Ben Cardin Jewish Scholars Program.
Moshe Stern, D.D.S., M.S. | Orthodontist
Dr. Stern was born and raised in NY and moved to Maryland in 2000 to attend Ner Israel Rabbinical College where he received his Master’s Degree in Talmudic Law in 2006. While attending rabbinical college he participated in a duel curriculum program with Towson University where he took his prerequisite classes to prepare for dental school. He was then accepted to University of Maryland Dental School where he graduated at the top of his class, Magna Cum Laude. Upon graduation, Dr. Stern was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) national dental honor society. He was chosen for this honor by his faculty based on his exemplary character and academic achievements. Dr. Stern continued at the University of Maryland to complete his orthodontic training where he served as chief resident for the program. During his residency he completed original research in orthodontic adhesives earning him a Masters in Biomedical Sciences.
Dr. Stern has served on the John Hopkins Cleft palate team and has lectured both at the university and at local study clubs. Always trying to provide his patients with the best treatment options available Dr. Stern has traveled across the country to receive additional training in the most contemporary orthodontic techniques. He is a certified provider of Wilkodontics® Accelerated Osteogenic OrthodonticsTM, Invisalign®, and is trained in the Six Elements of Orofacial Harmony, with additional training in its application to Orthognathic surgical planning. The “Six Elements of Orofacial Harmony” pioneered by Dr. Larry Andrews emphasizes a comprehensive view of the face, teeth, jaws, and joints, to achieve optimal health, function, and facial esthetics. Dr. Stern currently serves as president of the Maimonides Dental Study Club located in Pikesville, MD.
Among Dr. Stern’s many achievements, in 2015 and 2016 was named as a Top Dentist by Baltimore Magazine.
Dr. Stern believes in giving back to the community and has participated in a wide range of community service ranging from the Special Olympics to Quest for Care (dental fund for the indigent). He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Mid Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, Maryland State Society of Orthodontists, as well as the American Dental Association.
Dr. Stern is known not only for his skill as an orthodontist, but for his charismatic personality, his warmth, and concern for all. He is well liked by his patients, staff and peers. At heart, he is very much a family man and enjoys spending his time off with his wife Barbara and their four wonderful children.
Martin Leybovich, D.D.S., M.S.D. | Periodontics & Dental Implants
Dr. Leybovich grew up in Brooklyn, NY and attended Touro College where he graduated Suma Cum Laude in 2004 with a Bachelors in Science in Biology. In 2010, he completed his dental training at the University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Leybovich was involved in reinstituting the Periodontology Clerkship at the dental school and was selected to the Gorgas Odontological Honor Society. 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. During his training, Dr. Leybovich placed specific focus on providing periodontal treatment as part of one’s comprehensive treatment plan and also emphasized treating the individual as a whole and not just fixing isolated periodontal problems. In addition, the data from his master’s thesis is awaiting publication in an internationally renowned periodontal and restorative journal. Dr. Leybovich is able to provide all the various periodontal surgical treatment modalities including: periodontal resective pocket elimination surgery, crown lengthening, regenerative surgery (with and without the use of biologics), periodontal microsurgery, and periodontal plastic surgery. He is trained in all aspects of implant therapy including atraumatic extractions, implant placement, ridge augmentation, and sinus grafting (external and internal). With the popularity of dental implants throughout the dental profession, peri-implantitis (the implant form of periodontitis) has become more prevalent, and thus, Dr. Leybovich has received extensive experience in treating peri-implantitis. In conjunction with an orthodontist, he is also certified in providing Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics™, whereby orthodontic treatment can be completed two to three times faster than usual. 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 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. His wife is an echocardiographer who has previously held positions at St. Agnes Hospital in Catonsville, MD and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Their family currently resides in Pikesville, MD where they are active members of the community.
Dawn Losego, Q.D.A. | Dental Assistant/Clinical Coordinator
Knowing she wanted to make a difference in lives of people, Dawn pursed a career in dentistry as a Dental Assistant. With certifications as an Expanded Function Dental Assisting and a Radiographic Technologist, she is a licensed Qualified Dental Assistant by the State of Maryland.
Dawn joined Premier Dental Care in 1994, first working with Dr. Ira Bloom for over 16 years. During this time she completed advanced general dentistry education courses at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute (LVI) on Cosmetic Design and Practical Occlusion I & II; the Doctor’s Organization for Conscious Oral Sedation (DOC’s); Mastering Posterior Techniques of Cerec CAD/CAM and Esthetic Inlays and Onlays, just to name a few. Today she works side by side with Dr. Sobol as his professional partner in care and the Clinical Coordinator of the Premier Dental Care Team.
Dawn’s philosophy reflects her great personality – “Doing it right the first time serves our guests well!” Her goal is to ensure all of our guests have an exceptional and rewarding experience each and every time they visit Premier Dental Care. With a beautiful smile and a kind word, she accomplishes this by putting our guests first and making sure they receive only the best care in a timely manner.
Born in Baltimore, Dawn moved to Carroll County with her family in 1982. She graduated from North Carroll High School in 1991. Dawn and her husband, Lenny, together have four children, Alyssia, Trevor, and twins, Chase and Maci. When not at Premier Dental Care, you will find Dawn having fun with her family, cooking and shopping. They live in Littlestown, Pennsylvania.
Denise Geiman | DENTAL ASSISTANT
Denise began her dentistry career in 1998, where she worked and trained as a dental assistant, and has been with Premier Dental Care since October of 2015. Denise assists our dentists in all dental procedures. While she’s assisting her goal is to always make sure the patients’ concerns are heard and that they feel comfortable. She believes that our practice is unique because the team shares the same mission: To promote the importance of dental health while putting the patient first, working hard, and working together as a comprehensive team. Her favorite thing about being a dental assistant is the time spent with each patient, listening to his or her stories and getting to know them on a personal level.
If you ever hear laughter coming from somewhere in the office, Denise probably has something to do with it. She is always able to keep office moral high. Her naturally nurturing way and compassion for all people is a perfect fit for the most nervous dental patients. In her spare time, Denise enjoys spending time with her family and friends (she actually credits her sister, who she shadowed as an assistant, for sparking her passion for dentistry). She also volunteers at her son’s school and a local retirement center.
Carrie Francis | Dental Assistant
Carrie joined the Premier Dental Care team towards the end of 2015, and has said that she’s, “loving every minute of it!” Carrie graduated from DATS in Westminster with a great desire to make a difference in someone’s life, and she certainly does that every day. She loves being able to interact with our large group of dental professionals and specialists in order to collectively enhance a patient’s oral heath with a completely personalized fit. Her cheerful attitude is contagious!
When she’s not working, Carrie loves to cook, bake, and spend time with her husband.
Erin, R.D.H. | Dental Hygienist
Erin, the newest member of the Premier Dental Care team, has been in the dentistry field for over 10 years. She received her training at Baltimore City Community College and, in addition to being a Registered Dental Hygienist, is also certified in local anesthesia. She choose dentistry simply because she loves teeth (and loves helping people)! Erin’s kind and gentle personality are apparent in her ability to ease patient anxiety. In addition to providing excellent preventative care, she also enjoys the opportunity to form relationships with patients and help educate them on good dental hygiene.
Erin also has a love of animals. If she were not in the dentistry field, she’d be caring for animals, which she does in her spare time as a volunteer at an animal shelter. In addition to volunteer work, Erin also enjoys traveling, hiking and being outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends.
Jennifer Storm | Receptionist
Jennifer is the front office staff member that has contact with absolutely everyone that comes into our office. She graduated from the Thompson Institute in Chambersburg, PA with a medical assistance degree and has been active in the field of dentistry for over 14 years. She joined our team in 2015 and has since proven to be an invaluable lifeline to our patients for scheduling appointments, taking payments, and being the smiling face that checks our patients in and out.
Outside of the office, Jennifer loves spending time with her family and friends. She has three beautiful children and has been married to her husband Ryan for 10 years.
Kim Frock | Front Desk Coordinator
Kim is the other smiling face that our patients see every time they check in or out at our front desk. Not only does Kim greet patients, she also assists with the insurance filings and billings for the practice, as well as filing and other front office tasks. With over 22 years of experience in the dental field, Kim knows a thing or two about getting your paperwork done quickly and efficiently, and also how to get the most out of your dental insurance coverage. She loves the variety of specialties included at our practice, and of course, the people she works with!
When Kim isn’t working, she enjoys babysitting her grandchildren, working out, reading, and being involved in volunteer work through her local church.
Jennifer Litsinger | Office Administrator
Jenn has been in the dentistry field for over 24 years, having started as a dental assistant. She received her training at the Maryland State Dental Association and the University of Maryland Dental School. With her extensive experience in the dentistry field, including 10+ years as an office manager, Jenn fulfills many roles in our office. She primarily serves as our office administrator, but you’ll also find her at the front desk and assisting our dental team with patients. Jenn’s commitment to the dentistry field and our practice is evident in willingness to take on whatever is given to her with enthusiasm. She is continuing her education and is currently enrolled in the Business Administration program at CCBC.
When Jenn isn’t at the office, you can find her with the Charm City Roller Girls. She’s been a part of roller derby for over 10 years and is currently an official referee!
Amy Eckard | Orthodontic Assistant
Amy is a vital part of Dr. Stern’s team, assisting with all of the various aspects of orthodontic care for our patients. She graduated from DATS of Maryland after spending time working in a business-oriented background. She made the career change because, “I wanted a more fulfilling career…. and there is nothing more fulfilling than seeing your patients smile!” She loves to see the transformation in her patients from where they start and when they finish with their new smile. She especially loves, “…that special moment when the braces come off and they give that first smile.”
In that time that Amy has been at Premier Dental Care, she has developed personal relationships with her patients that instill a sense of trust and dedicated care that will last a lifetime. Outside of work, Amy loves to spend time with her fiancee and their children, and is always involved doing volunteer work at her children’s schools.
Eryca Ecker | Orthodontic Assistant
Eryca has been an integral member of Dr. Stern’s orthodontic team since early 2015. They joined the practice together, and she loves the level of caring for the patients that every single member of the Premier team exhibits. She enjoys creating that personal relationship with her patients as she assists Dr. Stern with procedures, pours and trims models, and keeps the treatment rooms sanitized and prepared using the skills she learned at DATS of Maryland. She also loves the positive atmosphere of the office with all of it’s positive coworkers – – which is why she’s usually beaming with a smile!
Outside of the office, you’ll find Eryca in the great outdoors. She rides horses, volunteers walking dogs for the Carroll County Humane Society, and runs 5k’s for different organizations.